The commitments assumed by AMAGGI are selected based aligning the initiatives with the company’s values and strategies.
The objective is to disseminate the principles in our operations and value chain, managing the impacts on our business and the
sector, as necessary.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
A United Nations (UN) initiative, with the objective of engaging the signatory countries to act in crucial areas for global sustainable development. It is a set of 17 macro-objectives to be achieved by 2030, through concrete actions by governments and the society. We at AMAGGI support and disclose the Sustainable Development Goals to our employees and key stakeholders.
UN international commitment to adopt principles related to Human Rights, labor relations, environment and fight against corruption in all business practices. We have been a signatory since 2009.
In 2013 we took part in the creation and coordinated, for two cycles, the Platform Action for Sustainable Agro. In 2016, we became part of yet another thematic group within Rede Brasil, the Action Platform to Communicate and Engage. Currently, AMAGGI coordinates this platform.
Food and Agriculture Business Principles (PEAA)
Commitment launched in 2014 by the UN Global Compact, aiming to collaborate in the development of efficient and practical solutions to increase food systems security and agriculture sustainability. Together with 20 other organizations from the private sector, we were present at all creation stages, being the only Brazilian company invited to take part in the process of elaborating the principles.
Business Pact against the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents on Brazilian Highways
Commitment formally assumed by AMAGGI in 2014. Since then, we have supported the ‘Na Mão Certa’ Program, coordinated by the non-governmental organization Childhood Brasil, which works to mobilize companies and entities on the fight against the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents on Brazilian roads and waterways.
Business Pact for Integrity and Against Corruption
Commitment organized by the Ethos Institute of Business and Social Responsibility with the aim of promoting a more honest and ethical market, eradicating bribery and corruption. AMAGGI joined since 2009. Annually, we access and update our actions on the pact monitoring platform, demonstrating our commitment to the agreement signed by the organizations, which is described in the Thematic Guide: Integrity, Preventing and Combating Corruption.
National Pact for the Eradication of Slave Labor
Commitment aimed at eradicating all forms of slave-like labor in the country. The Company has been a signatory since 2005. Annually, we submit our monitoring report to the InPACTO organization, reporting actions taken to eradicate slave labor in the production chain. Our actions achieved our monitoring reports be released as benchmarking to InPACTO associates.
Child Friendly Company Program
An Abrinq Foundation initiative that aims to mobilize companies on social actions for the benefit of children and adolescents in Brazil. Participating since 2009, in 2018 we renewed the title in recognition of our commitment to the defense of children and adolescents.
Commitment established by industries and exporters affiliated to the Brazilian Association of Vegetable Oil Industries (ABIOVE) and the National Association of Cereal Exporters (ANEC) not to trade soybeans from areas of the Amazon biome, deforested after 2008.
We joined the moratorium in 2006 and annually receive an external audit to certify compliance with the agreement.
Green Grain Protocol
It is a joint initiative of the Federal Public Ministry, the state government of Pará, the Ministry of the Environment (MMA) and the State Secretariat for the Environment and Sustainability (SEMAS), and local companies in the sector in order to establish purchasing procedures that ensure legal and sustainable soy agricultural production in the state and strengthen the Rural Environmental Registry (CAR) as an environmental management tool. We joined the Protocol in 2018, due to our operations in Pará.
Race to Zero
In 2021, AMAGGI became a signatory of the Race to Zero global movement of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which seeks to gather support from leaders, companies, cities, regions , investors for a more inclusive, healthy and sustainable, resilient and zero carbon world that prevents future threats and creates decent jobs.
The initiative aims to reduce emissions by 2035 and zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Sea Cargo Charter
In line with the company’s ESG strategy, AMAGGI Switzerland took an important step in the climate agenda by becoming the 31st signatory of the Sea Cargo Charter, an initiative that aligns ship charter activities with environmental aspects related to greenhouse gas emissions. By providing a parameterized methodology for measuring the climate footprint of charter activities, the Sea Cargo Charter allows signatories to track their progress against global climate goals and make more sustainable decisions.