Sustainability

Our path

2021

Lipsa initiated the verification of our No Deforestation commitment using Starling, a satellite-based monitoring system provided by Airbus and EarthwormFoundation. The Starling technology is able to receive forest cover change updates in near real time, and to link it with our supply chain data.

2020

Set up a tool to verify and monitor that the labour conditions are respected and not deforestation is caused. Support for transformation activities in the industry. New website to extend the information on sustainability. Compilation of grievances posted on our website.

2019

LIPSA becomes an Earthworm Foundation member.

We update our NDPE policy. We published our 2019-2020 action plan. Fist progress report on our action plan. Non-compliance protocol for our suppliers. Decision tree for cases of deforestation and non-compliance and labour-social issues. Support for transformation activities in Guatemala. List of 2019 GFW mills mapped out on the GFW platform.

2018

We improved our traceability mapping and expanded its scope. We secured the participation of our main suppliers. We became partners of the Earthworm Foundation.

2017

We adopted a NDPE [No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation] policy and created our first action plan. We began to trace up to mills.

2016

First collaboration between LIPSA and Earthworm Foundation, through one of its members, Vandermoortele.

2013

LIPSA obtains the ISCC [International Sustainability and Carbon Certification] certification.

2009

LIPSA obtains the RSPO certification.

2005

LIPSA becomes a member of RSPO [Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil].