Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Fruticultores Empacadores de General Roca FRUEMPAC S.A.4 stars

Place, CountryGeneral Roca, Rio Negro, Argentina

Certified Productsapples, pearsfair 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 Labour1212
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining3029
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers22
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices1011
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1413
2.1.6Health and Safety6052
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1415
2.2.2Wages2428
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2422
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3231
2.2.5Regular Employment1214
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1412
2.3.2Community Relations68
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples67
2.3.4Animal Rights44
2.5.1Accountable Trade Relations with Buyers1418
2.5.2Fair Trade Policy and Worker Empowerment88
2.5.3Fair Trade Pricing1212
2.5.4Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1819
Total Score Hired Labour317
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 308
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1213
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change89
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1621
2.4.4Waste Management66
Total Score Environmental Criteria49
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 47
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsThe social impact of this program is very significant since it has made it possible to change the quality of life of many people in the community. This is thanks to the spirit of solidarity of many of the members of the group. It has also been possible to improve the quality of life of the members of the whole production chain, thus maintaining a sustainable development for each participant.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumMedication for the daughter of a worker, assistance in transportation costs and clinical expenses for cancer treatment of one of the workers, purchase of glasses for a worker, purchase of education tools for the children of all workers, gas instalation to two families of single mothers.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage102 %

Date of Certification
First02.03.2012
Last Update17.05.2017

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