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  • Overall approach
    4/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Zero-deforestation
      4/6
      Commodities (if applicable): 0
      "Prima Foods S.A. does not acquire cattle from suppliers involved in deforestation, the invasion of environmental protection areas and areas reserved for native Brazilians, land disputes or the use of labour working in conditions analogous with slavery."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • 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
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    23/84
    • Beef
      23/84
      • Commitment Strength
        14/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          14/17
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            8/10.7
            "Prima Foods S.A. does not acquire cattle from suppliers involved in deforestation, the invasion of environmental protection areas and areas reserved for native Brazilians, land disputes or the use of labour working in conditions analogous with slavery."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            3/3
            "Prima Foods S.A. does not acquire cattle from suppliers involved in deforestation, the invasion of environmental protection areas and areas reserved for native Brazilians, land disputes or the use of labour working in conditions analogous with slavery."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            "Prima Foods S.A. does not acquire cattle from suppliers involved in deforestation, the invasion of environmental protection areas and areas reserved for native Brazilians, land disputes or the use of labour working in conditions analogous with slavery."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          [Translation] "The guidelines determine the ethics of our company, that is, the attitudes we consider appropriate to ensure Prima Foods' reputation, our assets and good relationships with employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, governments and society in general. Prima Foods is committed and committed to providing equal opportunities to all its employees. We will not discriminate against race, color, gender, religious creed, age, social class, sexual orientation or disability.Union entities- We strive to maintain a respectful relationship with union entities and we do not discriminate against unionized professionals.We do not admit child labor and forced or compulsory labor, understood as that performed under threat or without the employee's consent. We make sure that our suppliers do the same."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          [Translation] "The guidelines determine the ethics of our company, that is, the attitudes we consider appropriate to ensure Prima Foods' reputation, our assets and good relationships with employees, shareholders, customers, suppliers, governments and society in general. Prima Foods is committed and committed to providing equal opportunities to all its employees. We will not discriminate against race, color, gender, religious creed, age, social class, sexual orientation or disability."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable 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
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: RH Ombudsman

          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental
          [Translation] "Communication channelsThe RH Ombudsman is a channel for local relationships with our stakeholders (employees, interns, apprentices and third parties) and which acts independently. Through it, manifestations are received and classified, according to their nature, into:c) Complaints: manifestation containing displeasure regarding any situation, action or omission involving Prima Foods and / or its collaborators and third parties.d) Doubts: for guidance on any specific situation involving conflicts of interest and ethical dilemmas or clarifications on the correct application of the Prima Conduct Business Conduct Guidelines, policies or procedures. e) Evidence of irregular conduct or unlawful act: to report suspected irregular conduct (interpersonal and interest conflicts, negligent or abusive practice, in the environment) work), ethical deviations, illegal acts (fraud, theft, corruption) and violation of institutional policies and procedures that may cause damage to Prima Foods. Contact with the Ethics Line can be made by e-mail: Linha-Ética @ Prima Foods.com.br"
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          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
  • Commitment strength
    14/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/18
    Avg. score

Profile

JBJ Investimentos is the parent company of JBJ Agropecuári, whose line of business is in cattle raising and exporting in Brazil. JBJ Agropecuári processes 200,000 heads per year and uses 80,000 hectares of land. JBJ Investimentos is selected as a powerbroker for beef.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agri commodities
Segments
Trader, Processor, Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Brazil
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

JBJ Agropecuaria, JFG, BeefBistro, Mataboi, SAF

How we assess the Forest 500

To ensure deforestation free supply chains, companies need to adopt and implement timebound and measurable policies for forest risk commodities.

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