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  • Overall approach
    0/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific commitment
      0/6
      Commodities (if applicable): Leather
      "We possess a traceability system which identifies raw material origin authenticating the fact that all leather utilized is not provenient from Amazon deforestation regions, law protected areas, embargoed farms by IBAMA or areas that implies child or slave labor."
    • 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
    8/84
    • Leather
      8/84
      • Commitment Strength
        8/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          8/17
          • Commitment details
            Protects priority forests
            5.3/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Protects priority forests
            5.3/10.7
            If Other, specify here: Leather Working Group

            Which certification schemes are used?: Other certification
            "We possess a traceability system which identifies raw material origin authenticating the fact that all leather utilized is not provenient from Amazon deforestation regions, law protected areas, embargoed farms by IBAMA or areas that implies child or slave labor." "According to the instituted protocol by LWG (Leather Working Group) - an international certifier - Vancorous has been reaching maximum pontuations (Gold Award) regarding product traceability, energy use, water consumption, residue and efluent generation, input quality and achieved products."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            If no, what is excluded?: Location
            Only applies to Amazon biome - "We possess a traceability system which identifies raw material origin authenticating the fact that all leather utilized is not provenient from Amazon deforestation regions, law protected areas, embargoed farms by IBAMA or areas that implies child or slave labor." "According to the instituted protocol by LWG (Leather Working Group) - an international certifier - Vancorous has been reaching maximum pontuations (Gold Award) regarding product traceability, energy use, water consumption, residue and efluent generation, input quality and achieved products."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            "We possess a traceability system which identifies raw material origin authenticating the fact that all leather utilized is not provenient from Amazon deforestation regions, law protected areas, embargoed farms by IBAMA or areas that implies child or slave labor." "According to the instituted protocol by LWG (Leather Working Group) - an international certifier - Vancorous has been reaching maximum pontuations (Gold Award) regarding product traceability, energy use, water consumption, residue and efluent generation, input quality and achieved products."
          • 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
        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 commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        0/38
        • 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
          No
          0/4
        • 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
    8/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    0/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Vancouros operates within the leather industry in Brazil, processing and trading leather products. Vancouros Indústria e Comércio de Couros LTDA is selected as a powerbroker for leather.

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

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