|Bahia Specialty Cellulose (BSC)/Copener Florestal, Bracell Group and José Reinaldo Soares da Silva, and Izabel Lopes Soares da Silvas|
|Description||Specific instance alleging that Bahia Specialty Cellulose (BSC)/Copener Florestal, Bracell Group did not observe the OECD Guidelines.|
|Date||10 Nov 2018|
|Industry sector||Agriculture, forestry and fishing|
In November 2018, José Reinaldo Soares da Silva, representing Izabel Lopes Soares da Silva, owner of the Fazenda Estrela Dalva, submitted a specific instance to the Brazil NCP alleging that Bahia Specialty Cellulose and Copener Florestal (BSC/Copener), of the Bracell Group from Singapore, did not observe the Guidelines. The submitter alleges that the company improperly exploited land and is seeking a restitution of property and compensation.
The NCP has requested further information from the submitters, and is still waiting on a response.