Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Tierra de Arboles SA - Smallholder Producer Group4 stars

Place, CountrySacatepéquez, Guatemala

Certified Productspeas snow, peas sweet, beans greenfor life logo
Certification Programmefor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Group Operation
ChapterContent of the Fair for Life - Social & Fair Trade ProgrammeNormRating
3.1.1Transparent Adminstration and Relation with Producers2428
3.1.2Pricing and Producer Payments1617
3.1.3Non-discrimination and Gender Aspects1214
3.1.4Internal Control System2022
3.2.1Child Labour and Young Workers on Producer Farms1213
3.2.2Working Conditions on Producer Farms2828
3.3.1Basic Labour Rights for Producer Group Staff3030
3.3.2Employment Conditions for Producer Group Staff2626
3.4.1Commitment to and Management of Social Responsibility88
3.4.2Community Relations68
3.4.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples44
Total Score Group Operation198
Points Reached Last Year (Group Operation): 198
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
3.5.1Internal Monitoring of Environmental Aspects44
3.5.2Environmental Performance of Producers2427
3.5.3Environmental Performance of Processing Group2222
Total Score Environmental Criteria53
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 53
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsThe company is improving its relationship with its workers and suppliers, in order to improve the socio-economic situation of their workers and suppliers. So far, efforts have been made to ensure that temporary workers obtain health insurance, as well as regulate their status as workers so that they do not deprive them of their labor rights. The company also provides 50 % of the transportation costs of the workers, a situation that does not occur in other companies. Within the company originated a workers organization that ensure compliance with the labor contract and improvements in the working conditions. Another important contribution of the company is that it pays its suppliers higher prices than the market provides, thus achieving a cordial and long-term relationship with suppliers.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage106 %

Date of Certification
First21.02.2014
Last Update04.04.2017

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