Certifications

Social and environmental

CERTIFICATES, RECOGNITIONS
AND MEMBERSHIPS

 

 

 

 

 

  • PONTES has receive 5 leaves – the highest ranking of Fair Trade certification from Fair for Life

    Certification for fair trade, respect for human rights, fair working conditions, promotion of biodiversity, sustainable agricultural practices, and positive local impact.

  • CERTIFICATE BIOETHICAL CARNAUBA ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE

    Social responsibility and traceability, ensuring communities’ living conditions, biodiversity preservation, human rights, and sustainable living.

    Compliance with the TAC issued by the Public Labour Ministry

  • SIGNATORIES CARNAÚBA SUSTENTÁVEL

    It commits the signatories to contribute effectively to the conservation of the Caatinga and to invest in the

    social sustainability of the carnauba production chain.

  • PONTES RECOGNIZED AS A BENCHMARK COMPANY IN SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    Benchmarking brazil is as one of the most renowned sustainability seals of the country that acknowledges, certifies and shares the best Brazilian institution social and environmental practices.

  • UEBT ETHICAL BIOTRADE MEMBERSHIP 

    Pontes is a member of UEBT: we are committed to sourcing with respect for people and biodiversity.

  • selo ouro do ghg protocol

    GOLD SEAL IN THE GHG PROTOCOL PROGRAM

    The Gold Seal is awarded to companies that demonstrate excellence in their greenhouse gas emissions management practices. This recognition is an important milestone in our commitment to sustainability.

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    TARGETS APPROVED BY THE SBTI

    The SBTi is a global initiative that helps companies set ambitious emission reduction targets in line with the latest climate science.

  • RECOGNIZED BY UNITED NATIONS GLOBAL COMPACT FOR GENDER EQUALITY –  Elas Lideram 2030

    The award, given during the 68th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York, recognises companies that stand out in defending the human rights of women and young girls, especially the most vulnerable.

  • AWARD FROM WECONNECT INTERNATIONAL IN THE “ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECT” CATEGORY

    This recognition is the result of our commitment to preserving the Caatinga biome.

  • AWARDED WOB CERTIFICATION BY WECONNECT

    By supporting Women-owned businesses certified companies, you help support not only the company, but the entire economy.

Market Access

HIGH STANDARD FOR INTERNATIONAL MARKETS

  • ORGANIC CERTIFICATION

    Certifies the products are organic, produced without the addition of chemical fertilisers and agrochemicals. Synthetic chemical fertilisers of | high solubility and transgenic are forbidden. The area with organic agriculture must be isolated to avoid contamination by agrochemicals or transgenic plant pollen from other properties.

  • VEGAN CERTIFICATE

    Attests that the products have not been tested on animals, are free of animal ingredients, and cruelty-free.

  • HALAL CERTIFICATION

    Norms, standards of excellence and requirements to meet the Islamic market.

  • KOSHER CERTIFICATION

    Norms, standards of excellence and requirements to meet the Jewish market.

Food quality and Safety

‘HIGHEST STANDARD’ IN QUALITY AND SAFETY

  • Ensures higher quality in the delivery of products or services, focusing on the company’s strategic management. Contributes to improving operational efficiency and also customer satisfaction.

  • Provides specific requirements for a food safety management system that enhances the ability to consistently provide products and services that

    meet customer as well as statutory and regulatory requirements.

  • Assesses all the production stages in a preventive manner, identifying, evaluating and controlling the hazards that are significant for food safety.

  • Certification that guarantees food safety. It demonstrates that a company provides a solid structure for control measures and preventive verification in the processes that involve growing, harvesting, packaging and preserving products for human consumption.

  • Food safety certification based on the internationally recognised ISO 22000 and complemented by technical standards such as ISO TS 22002-1 for food manufacturing and ISO TS 22002-2 for packaging.

Quality & food safety policy

Pontes Industria has implemented the following quality & food safety policy:

1. Eliminate or reduce the physical, chemical and biological risks that may exist at all stages of the
process.

2. Meet all statutory and regulatory requirements for quality and food safety applicable to the
product.

3. Ensure continuous implementation to the process and product improvement through the
Management System to ensure Quality & food safety policy Ensure customer satisfaction.