Management and Strategies | Management systems | About the management
A publicly-held company, Fibria’s Board of Directors is composed of representatives of the shareholders, which interfaces with the president (the Company’s main executive). The president is supported by officers responsible for the areas of Human and Organizational Development, Industrial and Engineering, Forestry, Paper, Supplies and Strategy, International Sales and Logistics, Controls and Risk Management and Treasury, and Investor Relations.
Economic management is distributed between the treasury, investor relations, controller, budget and performance, audit, strategic planning, supplies, commercial, and global logistics departments.
Besides these departments, performance aspects and economic impacts (direct and indirect) are quite important with regard to the activities carried out by the forestry and industrial, corporate and regional departments based in the various units.
Aspects involving market presence are the responsibility of the commercial departments in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the logistics department, which are structured in Brazil and on the continents where Fibria sells its pulp. For its part, the paper business is conducted in Brazil out of the head office and in sales and distribution units located around the country.
Environmental management activities are distributed in the environmental forestry and industrial, technology, sustainability and corporate relations departments. Nevertheless, in the carrying out of their activities, all of the company’s areas share in and are responsible for full compliance with the operating procedures and requirements of the various managerial and forestry management certification systems in effect.
As well as managing the Company’s corporate environmental practices and commitments, the environmental (forestry and industrial) and technology areas also interface with the operating areas with regard to managing environmental aspects of the production activities: consumption and disposal of production inputs; production and use of energy; the obtaining, treatment and reutilization of water; the monitoring of biodiversity; forestry management and administration of conservation areas; atmospheric, liquid effluent and solid waste emissions; compliance with legislation, including satisfying the conditions of operating licenses; and transportation.
The management of aspects related to labor and decent working conditions is theresponsibility of the supplies, sustainability and corporate affairs departments. The forestry and industrial departments also are responsible for appropriate management of these aspects.
Issues related to fair working conditions, relations between workers and governance, workplace health and safety, training and education, diversity and equal opportunities are an integral part of Fibria’s labor management practices, and therefore of its service providers — through linkages with contractual clauses and evaluations of social responsibility practices.
The management of aspects related to human rights, investment practices and purchase processes — non-discrimination, freedom of association and collective bargaining agreements, the abolition of child labor, prevention of forced and slave labor, fair treatment of complaints, indigenous peoples safety and rights — is principally the responsibility of the supplies departments and the human and organizational development, sustainability and corporate affairs areas.
The management of aspects related to society is mainly the responsibility of the sustainability and corporate affairs departments, along with the Conduct Committee, the Office of the Ombudsman and the legal affairs department. The main aspects of company policy with regard to society consist of relationships with neighboring communities, relationships with government agencies and representatives, the policies and mechanisms to combat corruption and unfair competition, and compliance with legislation.
Finally, management of aspects related to product responsibility (customer health and safety, product and services labeling, marketing communications, customer privacy and conformity) mainly is conducted by the paper, hygiene, safety and workplace health and medicine, and sales departments.