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  • Overall approach
    4/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
      Commodity-specific commitment - commitment that does not apply to all of the commodities the company is exposed to
      0/4
      Commodities (if applicable): Pulp & Paper
      "As part of our efforts to fully eliminate deforestation, we have been requiring our suppliers to supply wood products from areas that avoid High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF) and High Carbon Stock Forests (HCSF) since 2016."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: UN Global Compact
      Company is a signatory to the UN Global Compact.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      "for pulp and other forest resources which we use in large amounts, we procure materials from managed forests, eliminate the use of illegally logged timber and strive to protect the rights of local residents and workers to contribute to the “mainstreaming of biodiversity."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Does the company recognise the risk as financial, operational, competition, reputational, or other? Please detail.: Reputational, Operational
      "Approximately 70% of Unicharm products contain pulp. As a company that uses pulp, we believe that we run the risk of developing a reputation as participants in deforestation. We are conducting risk evaluations and assessments into whether a judgement of Unicharm as unenthusiastic in our measures to counter deforestation could turn into a judgment that our company is also unenthusiastic in measures to address climate-related issue, adversely affecting our brand value." [...] "We perceive that a risk for Unicharm is reduced supply of materials due to destruction of forests and depletion of water resources in the upstream processes of forest-derived resources (paper, pulp, palm oil, etc.)."
    • High-level management of deforestion
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Which commodities does it apply to?: Palm oil; Pulp & Paper

      How often does the committee or board meet to assess company's progress on addressing deforestation-related issues?: Quarterly
      The companies Eco Plan 2020 Sustainable Material Procurement Targets include Palm oil and paper certification - "Four times a year at the ESG Committee meeting chaired by the Representative Director, plans and progress on environmental activities, quality issues, social issues and other important governance matters are shared. Specific plans are reported using “Eco Plan 2020” as the baseline, in line with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) announced in June 2017"
    • 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
      Yes
      0/0
      Type of climate target: Other or unclear

      What is the target date for the company to achieve their climate target?: 2030
      "By 2030, Unicharm aims to achieve a reduction of 90% for Scope 1 [...] and of 30% for Scope 2[...] both as compared to 2016 level"
  • Commodity score
    36/88
    • Pulp & Paper
      36/88
      • Commitment Strength
        15/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Does the company have a commitment to the protection of other specific named ecosystems?: HCS

            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC; PEFC
            "2050 vision [...] Realizing a society with zero forest destruction related to the purchasing of timber [...] "As part of our efforts to fully eliminate deforestation, we have been requiring our suppliers to supply wood products from areas that avoid High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF) and High Carbon Stock Forests (HCSF) since 2016. In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "2050 vision [...] Realizing a society with zero forest destruction related to the purchasing of timber [...] "As part of our efforts to fully eliminate deforestation, we have been requiring our suppliers to supply wood products from areas that avoid High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF) and High Carbon Stock Forests (HCSF) since 2016. In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies"
          • Target date
            2031-2050
            0/0.7
            Target date
            2031-2050
            0/0.7
            "2050 vision [...] Realizing a society with zero forest destruction related to the purchasing of timber [...] "As part of our efforts to fully eliminate deforestation, we have been requiring our suppliers to supply wood products from areas that avoid High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF) and High Carbon Stock Forests (HCSF) since 2016. In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.3/0.3
            Unciharm Corp commit to "expanding the use of certified pulp (PEFC and CoC certified)" to 100% by 2030
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          3/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            "By 2020, Unicharm aims to be using raw materials that take the needs of sustainability into account, and recycled materials, for the paper and pulp used in the company's absorbent products. [...]  Giving priority to the use of waste paper, recycled pulp, and mill broke (paper trimmings and scrap generated during the paper manufacturing process). [...] As one of the targets of "Eco Plan 2020", we aimed to switch to recycled paper or certified sustainable forest-derived products for the paper and pulp used in our absorbent products by 2020, falling just short of 100% success at 99%. From 2021, the ongoing efforts will be included in our newly set "Environmental Targets 2030".
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
            If no, what is excluded?: Product line
            "By 2020, Unicharm aims to be using raw materials that take the needs of sustainability into account, and recycled materials, for the paper and pulp used in the company's absorbent products. [...]  Giving priority to the use of waste paper, recycled pulp, and mill broke (paper trimmings and scrap generated during the paper manufacturing process). [...] As one of the targets of "Eco Plan 2020", we aimed to switch to recycled paper or certified sustainable forest-derived products for the paper and pulp used in our absorbent products by 2020, falling just short of 100% success at 99%. From 2021, the ongoing efforts will be included in our newly set "Environmental Targets 2030".
          • Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            "As one of the targets of "Eco Plan 2020", we aimed to switch to recycled paper or certified sustainable forest-derived products for the paper and pulp used in our absorbent products by 2020, falling just short of 100% success at 99%. From 2021, the ongoing efforts will be included in our newly set "Environmental Targets 2030"
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          6/6
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
      • 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: ILO; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "Unicharm Group Sustainable Procurement Guidelines We expect all of our suppliers to understand and comply with the intent of these guidelines." Unicharm Corporation state that they abide by the minimum standards for human rights as set by the ILO and the UN Guiding Principles. They require their suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination.
        • 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
          Unicharm Corporation require suppliers to ensure that workers are not discriminated against on the basis of gender. "We will not tolerate child labor and forced or compulsive labor and we will never discriminate against people based on nationality, race, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, family background, disability or any other factors."
        • 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
        16/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          1/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies"
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            0.8/1.7
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            0.8/1.7
            As one of the targets of "Eco Plan 2020", we aimed to switch to recycled paper or certified sustainable forest-derived products for the paper and pulp used in our absorbent products by 2020, falling just short of 100% success at 99%. From 2021, the ongoing efforts will be included in our newly set "Environmental Targets 2030".
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies
            "In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies"
          • 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
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings; Providing financial support

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: “FSC® Forest Week 2019 ‘Hug Forests!’"
          "Unicharm works with Forest Stewardship Council® Japan (FSC® Japan) to raise awareness of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®), an international forest certification system. We supported “FSC® Forest Week 2019 ‘Hug Forests!’” held July 20 – September 30, 2019."
        • 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
          "Unicharm conducts three types of environmental audits in order to eliminate environmental risks and enhance environmental performance. [...] (1) regular aduits in conformance with ISO14001-compliant envorinmental management systems; (2) onsite confirmations at industrial waste processing partners; and (3) confirmation of compliance with laws and regulations."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          Some disclosure of compliant commodity/unclear % of volume/no verification of reporting
          1/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          Some disclosure of compliant commodity/unclear % of volume/no verification of reporting
          1/6
          What third-party verification is used?: FSC, PEFC
          Unclear how much is FSC and PEFC, and other certifications are not listed - "In 2020, we switched over 95% of our wood-derived materials by weight (not including recycled paper) to sustainable forest resources certified by FSC, PEFC, SFI and other bodies" 
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Unicharm regularly conducts monitoring on suppliers regarding ESG using the "Sustainable Procurement Guidelines" for the purpose of identifying risks. It assesses the status of compliance, labor environment (safety and health [...] harassment and discrimination), [...] child labor and environmental protection. [...] Going forward, the entire Group will make use of the Sedex platform to monitor suppliers." [...] Prevention and Mitigation Systems" [...] Suppliers [...] Human Rights and Labour Monitoring [...] As a result of such internal and external efforts, there was no incidence of human rights abuses in 2020"; Unicharm also have a "Human Rights Due Diligence Process".
        • 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
          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: every three years
          "Evaluating existing suppliers [...] We carry out evaluations from five points of view ([...] environmental impact and delivery) and, once every three years, give commendations based on the scorings for each of the supplier's activities."
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          1/2
          Does the company engage non-compliant indirect suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?: No
          "When using virgin pulp (as opposed to waste paper or recycled pulp), Unicharm will collaborate with suppliers to fully verify that no damage is caused to forest resources."
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Palm oil *
      37/88
      • Commitment Strength
        12/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          4/8
          • Commitment details
            Credible certification scheme
            2/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Credible certification scheme
            2/6
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030.
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030.
          • Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030.
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2022)
            0.3/0.3
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: 2020
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030, and for "Third party certification of palm oil suppliers (Japan)" to be achieved by 2020.
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          5/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030, and for "Third party certification of palm oil suppliers (Japan)" to be achieved by 2020.
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030, and for "Third party certification of palm oil suppliers (Japan)" to be achieved by 2020.
          • Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030, and for "Third party certification of palm oil suppliers (Japan)" to be achieved by 2020.
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.3/0.3
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.3/0.3
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: 2020
            Unicharm Corp. has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil by 2030, and for "Third party certification of palm oil suppliers (Japan)" to be achieved by 2020.
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          3/6
          • Commitment details
            Downstream company, traces to First Importer, no compliance check
            2/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Downstream company, traces to First Importer, no compliance check
            2/4
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            Target date
            2028-2030
            0/0.7
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        5/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Other workers' rights commitments: Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces; Free from abusive practices/undue disciplinary procedures

          Details of commitment: ILO; UNGP; Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association
          "Unicharm Group Sustainable Procurement Guidelines We expect all of our suppliers to understand and comply with the intent of these guidelines." Unicharm Corporation state that they abide by the minimum standards for human rights as set by the ILO and the UN Guiding Principles. They require their suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination.
        • 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
          Unicharm Corporation require suppliers to ensure that workers are not discriminated against on the basis of gender. "We will not tolerate child labor and forced or compulsive labor and we will never discriminate against people based on nationality, race, religion, gender, sexual preference, age, family background, disability or any other factors."
        • 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
        20/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "In 2020, we expanded the use of RSPO-certified oil using the mass-balance system* and actual usage was 131.6 tons (85.9% of total)."
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            "In 2020, we expanded the use of RSPO-certified oil using the mass-balance system* and actual usage was 131.6 tons (85.9% of total)."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes, for all commodity exposure
            1.7/1.7
            2030 target reported as completed "Ensuring traceability to pulp and palm oil production locations (country/region)-Completed"
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: RSPO certification

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            "In 2020, we expanded the use of RSPO-certified oil using the mass-balance system* and actual usage was 131.6 tons (85.9% of total)."
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes, using a third-party verification scheme or certification scheme.
            1/1
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO

            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: Certification scheme 
            "In 2020, we expanded the use of RSPO-certified oil using the mass-balance system* and actual usage was 131.6 tons (85.9% of total)."
          • 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
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "Unicharm conducts three types of environmental audits in order to eliminate environmental risks and enhance environmental performance. [...] (1) regular aduits in conformance with ISO14001-compliant envorinmental management systems; (2) onsite confirmations at industrial waste processing partners; and (3) confirmation of compliance with laws and regulations."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting total volume
          2/2
          Total/partial volume reported: 132 tonnes
          In their 2020 RSPO ACOP report, Unicharm stated that their total usage of palm oil was 132 tonnes, off which 85.87% was certified.
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          Report verified volumes of commodity
          80-99%
          4/6
          For what percent of the company's supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 85.87%

          What third-party verification is used?: RSPO certification

          What is the certified volume?: 113.35 tonnes

          What is the compliant volume?: 113.35 tonnes
          In their 2020 RSPO ACOP report, Unicharm stated that their total usage of palm oil was 132 tonnes, off which 85.87% was certified.
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          "Unicharm regularly conducts monitoring on suppliers regarding ESG using the "Sustainable Procurement Guidelines" for the purpose of identifying risks. It assesses the status of compliance, labor environment (safety and health [...] harassment and discrimination), [...] child labor and environmental protection. [...] Going forward, the entire Group will make use of the Sedex platform to monitor suppliers." [...] Prevention and Mitigation Systems" [...] Suppliers [...] Human Rights and Labour Monitoring [...] As a result of such internal and external efforts, there was no incidence of human rights abuses in 2020"; Unicharm also have a "Human Rights Due Diligence Process".
        • 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?: every three years

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems
          "Evaluating existing suppliers [...] We carry out evaluations from five points of view ([...] environmental impact and delivery) and, once every three years, give commendations based on the scorings for each of the supplier's activities."
        • 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
    14/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    17/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Unicharm Corporation manufactures and sells household care items, including baby, feminine, health and cosmetic products, through these products Unicharm uses pulp and paper.Unicharm Corporation has operations spanning the globe, and holds the top share of diaper sales in China and Indonesia. Unicharm Corp is selected as a powerbroker for pulp & paper.

Sector
Industry sector 
Cosmetics, Personal care, Paper & packaging
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Japan
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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