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  • Overall approach
    1/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      "Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request.• Do not use wood from intact natural forests or other sites geographically identified as “High Conservation Value Forests”.• Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
    • 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
    8/88
    • Leather
      1/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • 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
        • 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
        1/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • 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
           "Natuzzi suppliers are required to acquaint themselves with the rules contained in the Natuzzi Code of Ethics and to abide by them." "It undertakes to treat every one of them with due respect, by [...] not tolerating, and punishing all forms of discrimination based on race, eth-nicity, gender, political and religious belief, age or sexual orientation".
        • 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
        • 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
      1/88
      • 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
        1/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • 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
          "Natuzzi suppliers are required to acquaint themselves with the rules contained in the Natuzzi Code of Ethics and to abide by them." "It undertakes to treat every one of them with due respect, by [...] not tolerating, and punishing all forms of discrimination based on race, eth-nicity, gender, political and religious belief, age or sexual orientation".
        • 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
    • Timber
      22/88
      • Commitment Strength
        13/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/11
          • 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
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request.• Do not use wood from intact natural forests or other sites geographically identified as “High Conservation Value Forests”.• Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request.• Do not use wood from intact natural forests or other sites geographically identified as “High Conservation Value Forests”.• Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request.• Do not use wood from intact natural forests or other sites geographically identified as “High Conservation Value Forests”.• Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
          • 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
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          8/9
          • 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
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        1/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • 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
           "Natuzzi suppliers are required to acquaint themselves with the rules contained in the Natuzzi Code of Ethics and to abide by them." "It undertakes to treat every one of them with due respect, by [...] not tolerating, and punishing all forms of discrimination based on race, eth-nicity, gender, political and religious belief, age or sexual orientation".
        • 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
        6/50
        • 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
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood" [...] "Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request."
        • 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
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes, for its suppliers
          3/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified 

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 100%

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 100%
          "In accordance with the wood traceability principle, suppliers should regularly report source, volume and species of all the sold wood. Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants: [...] • Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          1/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          1/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No
          "Natuzzi Group will cancel any supply contracts with all those producers who do not undertake to respect the following important conditions, strictly followed in the majority of the Group's production plants:• Declare the Country of origin and confirm the legal status and the exact position of cutting and tree trunks transport, by all the appropriate documents. The seller is committed to providing the documents to the buyer within 48 hours upon request.• Do not use wood from intact natural forests or other sites geographically identified as “High Conservation Value Forests”.• Do not sell wood coming from the logging of forests related to social conflicts, from logging operations in tropical or subtropical regions linked to the project of converting natural forests to plantations and wood originated from genetically modified trees."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • Commitment strength
    4/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    2/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    1/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Natuzzi is an Italian manufacturer of sofas, armchairs, and living room accessories. The group claims to be the largest furniture manufacturer in Italy, the most recognised furniture brand in the world among luxury goods, and a world leader in leather upholstery. Many of Natuzzi’s products are made using leather. Natuzzi is selected as a powerbroker for leather, timber and paper packaging.

Sector
Industry sector 
Furniture & flooring
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Italy
Company Type
Company type 
Public listed
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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