Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Nature's Pride BV (Social Responsibility)5 stars

Place, CountryMaasdijk, Netherlands


Certified Productsasparagus, asparagus white, asparagus green, avocados, baby corn, banana leaves, bananas plantain, beans thai, beans green, beans long yard, blueberries, dragon fruit/pitahayas, peas, peas mangetout, peas chinese, peas garden, peas snow, peas sweet, chillies red, chillies green, limes, okras, papayas, passion fruit, pomegranates, rambutans, rucola, rucola baby, sorrel, squashes, sugar snaps, potatoes sweet, uchuvas, herbs, spicesfor life logo
Certification Programmefor Life - Social Responsibility 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 Bargaining3035
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers1010
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices1012
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1426
2.1.6Health and Safety5876
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1419
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2430
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3235
2.2.5Regular Employment1415
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1420
2.3.2Community Relations815
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples22
2.3.4Animal Rights00
Total Score Hired Labour339
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 318
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1215
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change813
2.4.3Ecosystem Management66
2.4.4Waste Management68
Total Score Environmental Criteria42
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 42
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsNature's Pride and its packing company Nature's Pack provide a very pleasant, friendly and safe workplace with very good working conditions even compared to already high Dutch Labour standards. Working times are carefully managed to avoid axcessive ovretime and all workers have 5 weeks paid annual leave plus generous sick and special leave arrangements. The company provides good wages with generous pension plans, holiday money, annual bonus for all workers as well as charity money for each worker to donate to a charity of his/her choice. The company takes workers concerns serious and has consulted all its workers in detail regarding the planned new company building, which is being planned as sustainability building.
Furthermore Nature's Pack grants substantial support of community projects both in supplier countries as well as in Holland.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage129 %

Date of Certification
Last Update07.03.2016

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The social policy has been implemented together with the producer group, and is well accepted by the producers. The relationship with the producers and the employees is excellent and everyone…
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