Certified Operator (Certification Applicant)Everest Gateway Herbs PVT. LTD4 stars

Place, CountryDolakha, Nepal

Certified Productspaper sheets handmadefor life logo
Certification ProgrammeFor Life - Social Responsibility Certification
New modules
ChapterContent of the For Life - Corporate Social Responsibility ProgrammeMaximumRating
1Core Principles and Values66
2Commitment to and Management of CSR Policy2314
3Respect of Human Rights and Decent Working Conditions10773
4Respect of the Environment11159
5Local Development and Community Relations1611
6Trading and Supply chain relations2916
8Traceability, Transparency and Respect of the Consumer3326
9Managing Certification and Performance3823
Total Score New modules246
Certification for corporate social responsibility
Impact, special achievements & commitmentsEverest Gateway Herbs Pvt. Ltd (EGHPL) established in 2004 is a consortium of shareholders from 7 community forestry user groups (30% of the share), pro-poor members of the community forestry user groups (25 % of the share), local level traders (25 % of the share) and private sector entrepreneurs (20 % of the share). The organigram of EGHPL comprises of the executive committee (11 members), company manager, 5 contractors for managing the raw materials collectors and 3 contractors for the production management of handmade paper sheets. EGHPL was established with the aim of value addition of locally available raw materials and providing economic and social benefits to the poor households of the forest depended community. EGHPL sells all its production (handmade paper sheets) to Himalayan Bio Trade Pvt. Ltd (HBTL) which is finally purchased by Aveda Corp for its intended use for packaging holidays items. It is Aveda Corp who initiated both HBTL and EGHPL to be For Life-Social Responsibility certified since 2015. EGHPL obtained FL certification after audit in 2017. EGHPL has a long term vision of sourcing raw materials from all over Dolakha and adjoining areas and expansion of handmade paper production quantity.

Reached percentage of the applicable Total Norm Points for the overall performance
Percentage67 %

Date of Certification
Last Update14.03.2019

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