Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Himalayan Bio Trade Pvt. Ltd - HBTL4 stars

Place, CountryKathmandu, Nepal

Contactwww.himalayanbiotrade.com, hbtlp@himalayanbiotrade.com

Certified Productspaper sheets handmade, paper products handmade, oil dhatelofor life logo
Certification ProgrammeFor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
Performance Rating
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy3018
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions240150
4Respect of the Environment11371
5Local Development and Community Relations1610
6Trading and Supply chain relations126
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3324
9Managing Certification and Performance2520
Total Score Performance Rating305
Certification for corporate social responsibility
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsHimalayan Bio Trade Pvt. Ltd (HBTL) was established in 2000 as a consortium of community enterprises with the aim of sustainable and ethical sourcing of the highest quality products and marketing the value added products to international markets. HBTL’s founding mission was to use underutilized, sustainable forest resources to provide incomes for community forest user groups. Indigenous, smallholder farmers occupy Nepal’s Himalayan forest communities in remote and rural areas, and HBTL’s goal is to link these communities produce with high value international markets. HBTL provides technical and financial support to sourcing enterprises, value addition, product development and diversification and marketing the products. HBTL deals with handmade paper products, essential oils, vegetable oils and butter, herbs and aromatherapy and personal care products. HBTL has been working with Aveda Corp since 2004 initiating the forest certification program in Nepal and marketing the certified natural products to international markets.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage70 %

Date of Certification
Last Update06.03.2019

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