Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Stellar Winery (PTY) Ltd - Stellar Multi Estate5 stars

Place, CountryTrawal, Western Cape, South Africa

Contactwww.stellarorganics.com, fairtrade@stellarorganics.com

Certified Productswine fair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Hired Labour
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
2.1.1No Forced Labour1213
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining3042
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers23
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices1011
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1422
2.1.6Health and Safety5864
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1420
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2436
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3236
2.2.5Regular Employment1212
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1419
2.3.2Community Relations615
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples45
2.3.4Animal Rights22
2.5.1Accountable Trade Relations with Buyers1217
2.5.2Fair Trade Policy and Worker Empowerment815
2.5.3Fair Trade Pricing1215
2.5.4Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1818
Total Score Hired Labour394
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 390
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1214
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change811
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1820
2.4.4Waste Management66
Total Score Environmental Criteria51
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 49
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsSocial responsibility is a core value of Stellar Winery. One arm of their Fair Trade programme is the 26 % worker shareholding, the other being a social development programme on the multi-estates and in surrounding communities. The projects in the programme are managed by Stellar Foundation, an independent non-profit organization, and include a free primary health care service catering to upwards of 1000 people, a holiday feeding scheme for at-risk children, a renewable energy initiative and support for rural early education.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumExamples of social responsibility projects that have been undertaken are: Bus project: A bus has been purchased to transport workers of Stellar Winery to and from work, to meetings, training and social events. Medical nurse: They have a medical nurse who sees to minor ailments, chronic medication and medical examination. Sustainable energy: They have started the 'Off the grid' project by handing out solar lights. Community feeding programs: They operate a feeding scheme at three schools during the holidays.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage126 %

Date of Certification
Last Update12.12.2016

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