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  • Overall approach
    1/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: Soy Moratorium
      [Translation] "IMCOPA participates and supports responsible soy cultivation as part of the Soy Moratorium, a measure that establishes the non-acquisition of soy cultivated on deforested areas in the Amazon biome, avoiding deforestation and environmental imbalances."
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
  • Commodity score
    9/88
    • Soy
      13/88
      • Commitment Strength
        11/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          4/11
          • Commitment details
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Protects priority forests (including High Conservation Value)
            2.7/8
            Other certification scheme: ProTerra 

            Which certification schemes are used?: Other certification

            (For downstream soy companies only) Does the company commitment also explicitly apply to hidden/indirect soy?: No
            [Translation]"IMCOPA participates and supports responsible soy cultivation as part of the Soy Moratorium, a measure that establishes the non-acquisition of soy cultivated on deforested areas in the Amazon biome, avoiding deforestation and environmental imbalances.[...]  The entire IMCOPA line of Non-GMOs is certified by the ProTerra Foundation, a non-profit organization that is recognized worldwide. The purpose of the ProTerra standard is to encourage good agricultural practices, the protection of areas of high conservation value, the environment and biodiversity in general, rural workers and communities, establishing a link between production and demand for non-GM products with traceability total."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Product line; Location
            Only applies to the Amazon Biome, and to non-GMO soy - [Translation] "IMCOPA participates and supports responsible soy cultivation as part of the Soy Moratorium, a measure that establishes the non-acquisition of soy cultivated on deforested areas in the Amazon biome, avoiding deforestation and environmental imbalances. [...] The entire IMCOPA line of Non-GMOs is certified by the ProTerra Foundation, a non-profit organization that is recognized worldwide. The purpose of the ProTerra standard is to encourage good agricultural practices, the protection of areas of high conservation value, the environment and biodiversity in general, rural workers and communities, establishing a link between production and demand for non-GM products with traceability total."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            [Translation] "IMCOPA participates and supports responsible soy cultivation as part of the Soy Moratorium, a measure that establishes the non-acquisition of soy cultivated on deforested areas in the Amazon biome, avoiding deforestation and environmental imbalances. [...] The entire IMCOPA line of Non-GMOs is certified by the ProTerra Foundation, a non-profit organization that is recognized worldwide. The purpose of the ProTerra standard is to encourage good agricultural practices, the protection of areas of high conservation value, the environment and biodiversity in general, rural workers and communities, establishing a link between production and demand for non-GM products with traceability total."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          9/9
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            5.3/5.3
            [Translation] "Preserved Traceability Program: IMCOPA maintains a program to monitor the entire production chain, which allows the supply of soy products to the market without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).Throughout the entire production chain, we guarantee Preserved Traceability by performing traceability from planting and harvesting, with numerous analyzes carried out, including transportation to final delivery to our customers."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            [Translation] "Preserved Traceability Program: IMCOPA maintains a program to monitor the entire production chain, which allows the supply of soy products to the market without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).Throughout the entire production chain, we guarantee Preserved Traceability by performing traceability from planting and harvesting, with numerous analyzes carried out, including transportation to final delivery to our customers."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            [Translation] "Preserved Traceability Program: IMCOPA maintains a program to monitor the entire production chain, which allows the supply of soy products to the market without the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).Throughout the entire production chain, we guarantee Preserved Traceability by performing traceability from planting and harvesting, with numerous analyzes carried out, including transportation to final delivery to our customers."
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
      • Social Considerations
        0/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Details of commitment: Child labour
          [Translation] " Suppliers must not, strictly, make use of child labor."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
          Not a requirement for suppliers - "[Code of Conduct] was developed with the aim of achieving and maintaining ethical standards that reflect the moral values of our company and that guarantee harmony and respect at work and in relations with customers and suppliers [...] WE OFFER opportunities to any qualified person, without discrimination or prejudice of any nature, race, creed, nationality, sexual orientation, physical condition, etc."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        0/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
          Not accessible to external stakeholders - "COMMUNICATION CHANNELS IMCOPAA IMCOPA has several communication channels with our employees, suppliers and customers, among them: Jornal Trimestral, SAC MuralsIn addition to the Direcionando Program, an internal channel open to employees, encouraging participation through criticism, doubts, and complaints, summoned and the practice and transparent management, of clinic and results, such as which will be treated with respect and impartiality."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper *
      0/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/6
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/5
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/6
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        0/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        0/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    7/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    0/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/18
    Avg. score

Profile

IMCOPA Food Ingredients produces and exports soybean products in Brazil. It claims to have installed capacity of more than 1.5 million metric tonnes of beans. Imcopa Food Ingredients is selected as a powerbroker for soy and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Animal feed
Segments
Manufacturer
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HQ 
Brazil
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Imcosoy, Imcopa

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