Updated on 30.03.2015

Business | ForestForestry Management

Forestry management at Fibria is carried out at the company’s rural properties, where its commercial eucalyptus plantations are, along with its conservation areas for native vegetation, rivers, lakes, and other structures (roads, tracks, fire towers, buildings and so on).

Fibria adopts principles and operational procedures that guarantee the economic, social, and environmental sustainability of its forestry areas.

Check out the summaries of Fibria’s Forest Management Plans:

Summary of Forest Management Plan – São Paulo State
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Wood procurement policy

Fibria Celulose S.A., a producer and distributor of pulp using renewable and sustainable forests, has committed itself to adopting the best available practices to avoid purchasing and/or supplying pulp from the following origins:

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Wood that has been obtained illegally;

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Wood that has been obtained in violation of traditional or civil rights;

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Wood that has been obtained from forests where such activities represent a threat to their high conservation value;

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Wood that has been obtained from forests where land is in the process of conversion into plantations or to non-forestry uses;

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Wood that has been obtained from forests where genetically modified trees have been planted.

In order to ensure that these objectives are met, in all wood procurement procedures, the company shall perform internal risk assessments regarding all suppliers of forestry products, in compliance with FSC-STD-40-005 and NBR 14790 standards.

Based on compliance with FSC® and CERFLOR chain of custody management systems and responsible forest management practices, we declare that FIBRIA does not support, either directly or indirectly, any of the following activities:

  • Illegal logging or illegal trading in wood or other forest products
  • Violation of traditional or human rights by forestry operations
  • Destruction of high value conservation assets by forestry operations
  • Significant conversion of forests for non-forestry use
  • Introduction of genetically modified organisms in forestry operations that is not in compliance with the country’s prevailing legislation
  • Violation of any of the ILO Core Conventions, as defined in the 1998 ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at work

Fibria commitment

Health and Safety, the Environment, Quality and Sustainability are vital strategic matters for Fibria Celulose S.A. and are integrated into the business philosophy. In its Mission and Vision, the company commits itself to making healthy profits and earning widespread recognition while working to ensure that planted forests not only generate economic value, but help to promote individual, social and environmental development.

Constructive relationships with its partners, trust and respect are values that guide our relations with our customers and other stakeholders. The management System Integrated Policy, Code of Conduct and Sustainability Report all spell out the principles that govern the group’s relations with the parties most involved by its activities, as well as giving due importance to communication in handling customer demands and in complying with the country’s prevailing legislation.

We work to adapt our efforts to and implement in our activities the values incorporated in FSC®(Forest Stewardship Council®) certification and the CERFLOR Brazilian Forest Certification Program, in accordance with the NBR ISO 9001, NBR ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards, the FSC-STD-01-001 and NBR 14,789 CERFLOR Forest Management Principles and Criteria, the ABNT NBR 14.790 CERFLOR Chain of Custody standards, the RAC INMETRO (Regulations for CERFLOR Chain of Custody Assessment) requirements, the FSC-STD-040-003 standards for chain of custody certification of multi-site operations, the FSC-STD-040-004 standards for suppliers and manufacturers of certified products, and the FSC-STD-040-005 standards for (controlled) uncertified wood.

We acquire forest products in a responsible manner, while trying to promote social development, environmental preservation and respect for worker health and safety, and we always seek to use wood from responsibly managed forests for our pulp production.

Fibria Celulose S.A. supports responsible forest management practices that promote the sustainability of ecosystems and the long-term preservation of biodiversity and environmental, social and economic benefits, and in our Wood Acquisition Policy we declare and reinforce this commitment.