Human Rights

Pontes believes passionately in sustainable production, in advancing the human rights of workers in the Carnauba wax community, and in nurturing the transformation and economic development of that community.

Through our Institute Pontes para o Crescimento (Bridges for Growth), we promote a continuous program of educational and healthcare initiatives, and codes of practice for employers, ensuring that the rights of Carnauba workers are respected and their standard of living raised.

This issue relates to the following Sustainable Development Goals

Supply Chain Training

Since 2016 “Pontes Para o Crescimento” undertakes initiatives designed to empower those who work in the extraction fields, encouraging better working practices, health and safety, and opening up educational opportunities.

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Supporting Rural Workers

The wellbeing and living standards of our rural workers are always central to our concerns and activities. With a combination of supply chain training, educational visits to producerts…

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Domingos Pontes’ Farm

Pontes is the only company to have its own farm. Not only a farm, but a model of production. From harvest to consignment, every step of the Pontes manufacturing journey is certified…

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Project Developpp

Our company is strongly committed to supporting local producers in any way we can. To scale up the positive impacts of our supply chain training programme and deliver long-term sustainable…

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Project to promote the regularization of carnauba powder extraction machines and training

Pontes has been incessantly investing in technical studies of how to adapt…

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