Membership

1-0069-08-000-00

Category

Ordinary

Sector

Oil Palm Growers

Country

Guatemala

Member since

3 September 2008

Web
agrocaribe.com

Agrocaribe

Agrocaribe, in its wish to become a member of RSPO, has created the Environmental and Social Responsibility Department in order to promote, apply, and support the Priciples & Criteria of RSPO. Also in order to encourage the sustainable palm oil production, Agrocaribe has promoted the Oil Palm Growers Association through which the company wants to start the implementation of the P&C of RSPO. In addition to this, the company recently became a member of Centrarse, an association supported by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. which is in charge of promoting and developing the Social Responsibility Program in Guatemala.

On the other side, Agrocaribe has a Search and Development Department in charge of the implementation of new technologies for the crop management. This area has made an Integrated Pest Management program to reduce the use of pesticides and look for alternatives of pest control. An example of this is the creation of a snake hatchery for the rat control, a plague that really affects the crop. Also, we have started the use of the empty fruit bunch, as a culture medium in the nursery area. In the plating area, we have sown cover crops to reduce the soil erosion and weed control. Finally, this department is in charge of developing fertilization progams bases on foliar, soil and production analysis in order to apply only what's necessary for the plant.
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  • Extractora La Francia
  • Sistemas Integrales Montañas del norte S. A.

ACOP Report Submissions


ACOP PERIOD FILE NAME FILE SIZE
2016 agrocaribe-ACOP2016.pdf 31.9 KB
2015 agrocaribe-ACOP2015.pdf 19.8 KB
2014 agrocaribe-ACOP2014b.pdf 22.0 KB
2013/2014 agrocaribe-ACOP2014.pdf 17.4 KB
2012/2013 AGROCARIBE.pdf 27.6 KB
2011/2012 ACOP2012_GRW_1-0069-08-000-00-61.pdf -

Supply Chain Certification

APPROVAL DATE EXPIRY DATE SUPPLY OPTION LOCATION CERTIFIED UNIT/FACILITY CERTIFICATE
14 Aug 2015 13 Aug 2020 MB,SG,IP Guatemala 4 Facilities; AGROCARIBE KM 273.3 Carretera al Atlantico, Finca Dublin Morales, Izabal, C.A. 01014, Guatemala; Corporación Agroindustrial del Caribe S.A - AGROCARIBE, KM 273.3 carretera al Atlántico, Finca Dublin Morales Izabal- Guatemala; Servicios Integrales Montañas del Norte S.A (Servintegrales), Zolic, Km. 300 Carretera al Atlántico, Santo Tomas, Izabal – Guatemala; Extractora del Atlántico, KM 276 Carretera al Atlantico, Camino a Aldea Champon Agrocaribe_Certifi…

Organisation's Commitments Toward Sustainability

  • How will your organisation promote the RSPO internally and to other stakeholders?
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  • Where relevant, what processes is the organisation establishing to engage with interested parties, for example to resolve conflict or to use sustainably produced palm oil?
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  • Where relevant, how will your organisation work towards implementing the RSPO Principles and Criteria or assessing supplier performance against these criteria?
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