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Bahia Specialty Cellulose (BSC)/Copener Florestal, Bracell Group and José Reinaldo Soares da Silva, and Izabel Lopes Soares da Silvas
Lead NCPBrazil
Supporting NCP(s)
DescriptionSpecific instance alleging that Bahia Specialty Cellulose (BSC)/Copener Florestal, Bracell Group did not observe the OECD Guidelines.
Theme(s)General policies
Date10 Nov 2018
Host country(ies)Brazil
SourceIndividuals
Industry sectorAgriculture, forestry and fishing
StatusIn progress
Summary

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.