Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)La Azulada SRL4 stars

Place, CountryBuenos Aires, Argentina

Certified Productsblueberriesfair for life logo
Certification ProgrammeFair for Life - Social & Fair Trade Certification
Hired Labour
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeNormRating
2.1.1No Forced Labour1214
2.1.2Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining2826
2.1.3No Child Labour and Protection of Young Workers1011
2.1.4Transparent and Human Disciplinary Practices1013
2.1.5Equal Treatment and Opportunities1418
2.1.6Health and Safety6062
2.2.1Contracts and Good Relation between Employer and Workforce1416
2.2.3Social Security and Social Benefits2425
2.2.4Working Hours and Paid Leave3227
2.2.5Regular Employment1212
2.3.1Commitment and Management of Social Responsibility1414
2.3.2Community Relations610
2.3.3Respecting Rights of Indigenous and Local Peoples66
2.3.4Animal Rights66
2.5.1Accountable Trade Relations with Buyers1415
2.5.2Fair Trade Policy and Worker Empowerment88
2.5.3Fair Trade Pricing1212
2.5.4Fair Trade Development Premium Administration and Use1817
Total Score Hired Labour338
Points Reached Last Year (Hired Labour): 324
Environmental Criteria
ChapterContent of the IMO Environmental ProgrammeNormRating
2.4.1Water Conservation and Water/Air Polution1214
2.4.2Energy Management and Climate Change810
2.4.3Ecosystem Management1820
2.4.4Waste Management64
Total Score Environmental Criteria48
Points Reached Last Year (Environmental Criteria): 45
Social Impact
Social Impact & Special AchievementsThe improvements made since they are committed to Fair Trade are as follows:
1. Communication. A notebook of topics to be treated in meetings was implemented
2. Gas is provided to facilitate food cooking for inland people
3. TV installed
4. Direct TV is provided during the stay of the employees
5. An intermediate agreement was reached for the value of overtime (To be able not to open a 2nd shift and not to harm the workers)
6. The company took over the additional cost of Obra Social of permanent day laborers who did not have access to it (by legal provisions)
7. An exclusive transportation system was implemented with the company Piky Tours SRL for the transfer of people from the interior (They have all new buses). The same company picks them up at a common point chosen by them and moves them to the interior of the farm. The same for the return.
8. The diet of people staying at the farm (in agreement with the kitchen manager) was improved to achieve a reasonable balance of protein and a healthy diet.
Use of Fair Trade PremiumThe 2015 premium was destined to: • 1 TV 29" for the Bedroom of the Warehouse (SET 2016): $ 2,500 • Donation to San Pedro Local School for Building Improvements: $ 16,617. The premium that arises in the present campaign will be destined to school establishment (already chosen by the employees) of Santiago del Estero.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage105 %

Date of Certification
Last Update21.12.2016

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