|Environmental :: Deforestation ||Biodiversity In Good Company Initiative || ||In Brazil, Faber-Castell has a sustainable ecological cycle program (Over a million of trees Pinus caribaea are planted, in 100sq kilometers in the Amazon rainforest. || ||Faber-Castell |
| ||Social charter of 'respect' || ||voluntarily commits itself to assuring, in all subsidiaries, the terms of employment and working conditions recommended by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The charter includes, amongst other things, a ban on child labour, a guarantee of safe and hygienic working conditions, and also equal opportunities and treatment, regardless of race, religion, sex, or nationality. A committee checks at regular intervals that the terms are being complied with. || ||Faber-Castell |
|Environmental :: Deforestation ||WWF || ||Faber-Castell, the internationally renowned pencil producer, recently joined GFTN-Germany, committing to responsibly sourcing the raw materials used in the two billion pencils they produce each year. A multi-national company, Faber-Castell is producing in 14 factories worldwide and runs 20 sales organizations.
Through their participation in the GFTN, Faber-Castell set a target to source 90 per cent of their raw materials from FSC-certified forests by 2012. Similarly, the company pledges the long-termed continuance and maintenance for their FSC Chain of Custody certificate for their FSC-certified production sites that process wood, including sawmills and pencil factories. With a long-standing commitment to using certified materials, Faber-Castell is well on its way to meeting this goal, having already certified 84 per cent of its product base. ||Nov. 30, 2009 ||Faber-Castell |
|Environmental :: Product Sustainability ||Biodiversity In Good Company Initiative || ||In Brazil, Faber-Castell has a sustainable ecological cycle program (Over a million of trees Pinus caribaea are planted, in 100sq kilometers in the Amazon rainforest. || ||Faber-Castell |
| ||FSC goal || ||Aim is to achieve that more than 95% of their worldwide demand for wood is purchased from FSC-certified wood supplies by 2012. || ||Faber-Castell |