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  • Overall approach
    3/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      3/4
      Zero deforestation/Deforestation-free commitment or, for timber, pulp & paper companies only, commitment to well implemented harvest and no deforestation of HCV & HCS areas
      3/4
      Do they have a commitment for other non-Forest 500 commodities, if so which?:
      [translation] "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
      0/2
    • 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
    18/88
    • Beef
      18/88
      • Commitment Strength
        8/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            5.3/8
            "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
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            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."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "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
            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
            Target date is current
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • 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
          "Forced and Child Labor We do not accept child labor and forced or compulsory labor, deemed as work carried out under threat or without employee consent. We make sure that our suppliers act accordingly. [...] Prima Foods is devoted and committed to providing equal opportunities to all its employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, sex, religious creed, age, social class, sexual orientation, and persons with disabilities."; " we use a judicious process for supplier selection, and only purchase from those farmers who do not engage in deforestation, encroachment upon land-conservation units or indigenous land, and who are not involved in agrarian conflicts or slave labor. [..] We seek to maintain a respectful relationship with union entities and do not discriminate against unionized professionals." 
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          "Prima Foods is devoted and committed to providing equal opportunities to all its employees. We do not discriminate against race, color, sex, religious creed, age, social class, sexual orientation, and persons with disabilities."
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
          Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
          0/0
          [translation] "And that is why we have adopted a careful selection process for suppliers, considering only those who are not involved in deforestation, invasion of conservation units or indigenous lands, agrarian conflicts or the use of slave labor."
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/50
        • 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
          Yes, required
          2/2
          Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          Yes, required
          2/2
          A prerequisite for suppliers: "we use a judicious process for supplier selection, and only purchase from those farmers who do not engage in deforestation, encroachment upon land-conservation units or indigenous land, and who are not involved in agrarian conflicts or slave labor."
        • 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, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes, publicly accessible grievance mechanism
          2/4
          "Communication channels. The HR Ombudsman is a local relationship channel with our stakeholders (employees, interns, apprentices and third parties) and which acts independently. Through it, manifestations classified, according to their nature, are received and dealt with: (...) c) Complaints: manifestation containing displeasure regarding any situation, action or omission involving Prima Foods and/or its employees and third parties. d) Doubts: for guidance on any specific situation involving conflicts of interest and ethical dilemmas or clarification on the correct application of the Business Conduct Guidelines, Prima Foods 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 workplace), deviations, ethics, unlawful acts (fraud, theft, corruption) and violation institutional policies and procedures that may harm Prima Foods."
        • 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
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          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
  • Commitment strength
    8/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/50
    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.

All assessments use policies published on company websites, some links may have changed or been removed since the time of assessment.

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