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Unicharm Brazil Obtains “CoC Certification”*1
Issued by PEFC*2 Forest Certification

Unicharm Corporation (CEO & President: Mr. Takahisa Takahara) subsidiary in Brazil, UNICHARM DO BRASIL INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO DE PRODUTOS DE HIGIENE LTDA. has obtained “CoC Certification”*1 issued by PEFC*2 Forest Certification at their plant.


*1 CoC(Chain of Custody)Certification certifies appropriate processing and distribution of forest products produced from certified forests.

*2 PEFC (Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) is a certified program with mutual recognition of forest certification programs around the world.

*3 Forest certification system is a system that aims to promote the sustainable use and protection of forests by attaching a certification mark to timber and other products produced from properly managed forests.



In May 2020, we announced our "Environmental Targets 2030," an initiative to protect the natural environment. This "Environmental Targets 2030" deals with three pillars: "Plastics problem," "Climate change," and "to not contribute to deforestation (procurement)." In the stated last pillar, our target is to switch 100% to certified pulp (PEFC) by 2030.

List of our PEFC*1 "CoC Certified"*2 Plants:

- Japan: Fukushima Plant, Shizuoka Plant, Shikoku Central Manufacturing Plant, Shikoku Ohnohara Manufacturing Plant, Kyushu Plant,

             Mie Plant  

- Thailand: Uni.Charm (Thailand) Co., Ltd., DSG International (Thailand) PLC.


- Taiwan (Greater China): United Charm Co., Ltd.

- South Korea: LG Unicharm Co., Ltd.

- Malaysia: Disposable Soft Goods (M) Sdn. Bhd.

- United States of America: The Hartz Mountain Corporation

Contributing to the 17 SDGs through obtaining PEFC*2 CoC*1 Certification

Unicharm believes that this act will contribute to the following goal of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the United Nations in 2015.


12.Responsible Consumption and Production   15.Life on Land


We will continue to the achievement of the SDGs by solving environmental and social issues through our business activities, including the provision of products and services.

<Related Information>

・Unicharm Sustainability:


・Unicharm "Environmental Targets 2030"           


・PEFC Japan                   



<<For inquiries>>

Unicharm Corporation, ESG Division, Public Relations Office  

 Email: brand-pr@unicharm.com

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