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SUSTAINABILITY

Sustainable practices should be incorporated into our personal and business lives. We seek to promote awareness amongst our colaborators and enhance our daily actions with sustainable practices.

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Environmental Policy

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ENVIRONMENTAL

RESPONSIBILITY

  • 01.

    We use only Chamex International Paper, produced from 100% renewable florests.

  • 02.

    We reuse wood in the fabrication of lifts.

  • 03.

    We use only packaging material fabricated from reciclable semikraft.

  • 04.

    All nails used in our carpintry are recicled.  

  • 05.

    Part of our security equipment is made from recicled material.  

  • 06.

    We reuse ALL paper utilized at our company (reusing as drafts and recycling of fully used paper).

  • 07.

    All company trash is separated and recycled, when possible (office, outdoor area and warehouses).

  • 08.

    Rain water collection system with a capacity of 30,000 liters for use in our bathrooms, gardens and washing of trucks and outdoor area.  

  • 09.

    We reuse all envelopes for internal communication and between all branches in Brazil.

  • 10.

    Our warehouse is constructed with a good ventilation system and translucid tiles, avoiding the waste of non-renewable energy.

  • 11.

    The company air-conditioning system is equipped with R410-A, an ecologically-correct gas, which is energy-efficient and does not affect the ozone layer.

  • 12.

    All our trucks undergo semesterly black smoke emission tests.

  • 13.

    Part of our fleet uses flex fuel.

  • 14.

    Our greenhouse gas emissions are monitored:

    Truck emissions are monitored quarterly; 

    Air-conditioning system emissions are monitored annually;

    Gas emissions derived from air travel are monitored and compensated through the LACMA/FONAFIFO Project – an environmental organization based in Costa Rica, recognized by the UN.

  • 15.

    We always include an environmental awareness speaker at our Annual Training Program. The most recent lecture was by Christianne Maroun, M.S, from the Federal University of Rio de janeiro and specialist in climate change.

  • 16.

    Through composting, we create natural fertilizer from the tree leaves swept at our premises.

  • 17.

    Collaboration with COL – World Cup Local Organization Committee for the recycling of trash generated by COL in the World Cup 2013/2014 Project, through the use of cardboard boxed donated by FINK which, after all possible use, is recycled. We provide, also, the recycling of the paper used by COL.

social

RESPONSIBILITY

  • 01.

    All our employees undergo annual training in using safety equipment, performed by ERGO, company specialized in safety at work.

  • 02.

    We take preventive health measures for our employees (such as the use of personal and collective safety equipment (“EPI” and “EPC”) and provide periodic medical assistance.  

  • 03.

    03. We promote Accident Prevention Week, with lectures and campaigns.

  • 04.

    We participate actively and with financial assistance in the following international programs:  

    LACMA SOS - Supplies humanitarian aid for victims of natural catastrophes in the Latin American region and in projects helping orphanages;

    LACMA BECA - Provides educational assistance for low-income youth.

  • 05.

    We participate directly and actively in natural tragedies throughout Brazil, through the donation and transportation of essential supplies.

  • 06.

    We provide to various employees the following courses: graduation, MBA, language courses, Lacma Packers courses, forklift training, postgraduate courses, logistics courses, Human Resources courses, courses in handling dangerous cargo, specialization courses for conductors of vehicles carrying dangerous products, given by SEST SENAT.

  • 07.

    Our Annual Training Program, developed internally, is conducted one day ech month and consists of training on different aspects important for the company. Themes range from managing warehouses, operations, environmental and social responsibility to insurance, event, art exhibition and moving logistics and relocation.

  • 08.

    Our Uniform Donation Program helps the “Campanha do Agasalho”, as well as other NGO’s.

  • 09.

    The Neighborhood Integration Progam – PIV - promotes integration and supports neighboring comunities through donations on festive occasions such as Children’s Day and Christmas.

  • 10.

    We are supporters of the VEMSER NGO, which helps needy youth through sport and education.

  • 11.

    Partnership with the Augusto Motta University Center (UNISUAM) for the creation and development of a social project involving children from public schools nearby FINK.