Environment

An organization focused on sustainability should consider the good environmental practices. Hence, Cikel's Environmental Management Department seeks to manage the different environments, looking for the collaboration of all involved departments in order to reach the environmental quality constant improvement of the services, products, and work environment in the company.

The programs developed by the Environmental Management seek to adequate the structures in the company to become the reference in sustainable environmental patterns, as well as follow the national and international standards of environmental certifications.
 

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

Environmental Diagnosis

The Environmental diagnosis on Cikel units are made every two years aiming to indentify the current situation of parameters on physical, biological, and anthropic means of every place. The information obtained with the diagnosis allows that studies are dveloped about possible implications and environmental solutions at the business areas, as well as the planning and development of improvements. 

The action plans, facing the diagnosed identifications, are defined in a decision making with the raising of priorities and deadlines in a phase of planning that seeks the fitting of eventual irregularities.

Commitment

Cikel has as a commitment the responsible maintenance of its forest areas, as well as the environmental preservation. It handles around 450,000 hectares of forests on northern Brazil, located on Pará and Maranhão States. These areas are destined to the wood extraction and processing for floors and other products.

Through a work focused on sustainability, all its green area is certificated for the suitable use of its natural resources, with the commitment to follow all the legal measures referring to the environmental preservation and to adopt conducts that inhibit the predatory action of any nature against the fauna and flora existent in its properties.
 

SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Environmental Education

The Environmental Education Program is an initiative from Cikel on trying to promote the sensitiveness of collaborators and communities by means of educational actions focused on socio-environmental activities of protection, recuperation and improvement, and by strengthening the educational function for the cultural and social changes. The Program is governed by the principles of Sensitiveness, Comprehension, Responsibility, Competence, and Citizenship.

Solid Residues Management

With the objective to minimize environmental impacts due to solid residues generation, the collaborators are made aware about the importance to reduce the generations of residues, make a selective collection and make the destination correctly. This process is disseminated by means of a manual that describes the intentions and benefits of adequate residues management, orientating its handling during the execution of activities in the company.

Environmental Impact Management and Environmental Monitors

In order to manage the appearance of possible environmental impacts, it was elaborated a matrix of Environmental Aspects and Impacts which have as the objective to qualitatively identify and analyze the strong and weak environmental points on the undertaking. This action takes advantage of tendencies and opportunities on the efficiency and verticalization of productive processes. The Matrix is annually updated as a measure of monitoring and evaluation of advancements.

Management of Liquid Effluents and Hydric Efficiency

This program aims to manage, tread, and reuse all the industrial effluents, whose basic concerns pass by the reduction of consumption on the provision water, separation and treatment of effluents produced and reuse of treated effluents for specific ends. This is found ruled on the following objectives: Separating and treating the liquid effluents produced due to reuse needs; Reducing the consumption of provision water; and Protecting the environment and valorizing the natural resource.

Management of Carbon Credit Projects

Facing the precepts of sustainability, and guided on the reduction of environmental impacts coming upon the company segment, Cikel has the objective to evaluate the contribution of its businesses to the climate changes with the realization of emissions inventory and the identification of potential carbon credit projects adding possibilities of fomentation derived from the world carbon market and directing the national wood segment on the adjustment of socio-environmental practices.

Energetic Efficiency

It aims to implement actions of energetic efficiency on the systems of illumintation, environmental conditioning and productive process of wood benefaction.