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  • Overall approach
    1/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "Forest is one of the most important natural resources on the earth, and one of the most important assets for our future generations".
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    20/86
    • Pulp & Paper
      20/86
      • Commitment Strength
        15/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          10/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            "The raw paper products of the Company have passes the foresty certification of the Forest Stewardship Council (“FSC”) in 2010, and have also passed the certified evaluation by a third party each year. By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          5/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Reduction of material inputs
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "The Company has adopted a series of measures to reduce the consumption of packaging materials. • Fully import automatic packaging machines; • Change of medium packaging bags from hand packaging bags to machine packaging bags to reduce the cutting edge length of medium packaging bags; • Optimise the arrangement patterns of some paper box products to minimize the space used; • Conduct a stock-taking of the existing paper boxes, and improve paper boxes of too tall and too wide to reduce wastage".
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        5/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "By the end of 2016, a total of 7 subsidiaries of Hengan International had acquired FSC/ COC certification".
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Hengan International report the total volume of packaging used for 2018 at 92,172 Tonnes. 
      • Social Considerations
        0/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
          UN Declaration for HR; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    15/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    5/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Hengan International is a Chinese manufacturer of paper products including sanitary napkins, disposable nappies and tissue paper.

Sector
Industry sector 
Paper & packaging
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
China
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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