With a direct impact on the business, the environmental issue is institutionally approached in the company’s Philosophy, the Quality Management Policy and the Conduct Code, the main documents that define Zilor’s and Biorigin’s action guidelines.
The entire production process uses renewable resources, from clean and renewable electric power, coming from the biomass made by the sugarcane bagasse and crop residues, up to the treatment and reuse of the produced effluents, used for fertigation.
The company also develops a series of biodiversity preservation actions, such as the production of springs and preservation, management, and recovery of permanent preservation areas of farms and natural reserves.
United States Environmental Protection Agency
This certification was created focusing on the effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and expand the renewable fuel sector, reducing the petroleum dependency.
GHG Protocol Brazilian Program
The GHG Protocol Brazilian Program encourages the elaboration and disclosure of greenhouse effect emission (GEE) inventories, offering the participants access to tools and global standards.
Sedex is a community entity dedicated to improving responsible and ethical business practices on global supply chains.
Biorigin is a member of Sedex since 2012.
The Bonsucro accreditation promotes the sustainable production and establishes a production standard for better social, environmental and economic practices.
Biorigin is the first producer to reach the Bonsucro Chain of Custody Standard for yeast extracts and derivatives from certified fermentable sugar, reinforcing Biorigin’s commitment to social, environmental and economic practices for sustainable supply.
Zilor counts on several education programs for young people, in addition to environmental awareness and preservation programs and social and cultural commitment programs. The company’s priorities are systemic actions, gathering the community and its agents, with effective visibility and relevance.
Some of our social projects:
Always Learning - The municipality of Quatá/SP, which houses one of the company’s three industrial units and its the largest in number of employees, has been the stage for several social initiatives promoted by Zilor, through the Always Learning project. The actions developed for young people from 7 to 17 years old are based on the exchange of knowledge on subjects such as Sustainability and Environment, Cinema, Social Transformation, Volunteering, Project Development and Fundraising, in addition to sports activities during school hours, which help develop their Citizenship.
Zillo Lorenzetti Musical Band - With 29 years of existence, the social project offers classes during school hours for children and teenagers from 7 to 17 years old living in Lençóis Paulista/SP. Music is part of the pedagogical project, which focuses on social and educational activities, family and cultural integration. The purpose of the initiative is to offer practices that awaken values, creativity and youth leadership.
Zillo Lorenzetti Choir - With 36 years of experience and tradition in the cultural and musical scene of Lençóis Paulista and Macatuba/SP. With over 50 members of the community, it continues to delight through a diverse repertoire presented at events in the region.
CODE OF ETHICS
Zilor’s Code of Ethics is a set of principles that reflect our relationship with our customers, employees, communities, and shareholders. Knowing, understanding and experiencing the Code of Ethics is key to build Zilor’s and Biorigin’s reputation.
To learn more and view the Code of Ethics, visit the website: https://www.zilor.com.br/en/ethics-program/