2020 SASB Disclosures Reference Table
West Fraser is primarily classified by Sustainable Accounting Board Standards (SASB) in SICS Consumer Goods Sector “Building Products & Furnishings.” Information relevant to Canadian operations under SICS General Issue Categories for Forest Management and Pulp and Paper Products, are also identified in the SASB standards index for this report. The 2020 Responsibility Reporting covers sustainability data for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020 for all of West Fraser’s managed operations (as detailed in the 2020 Annual Report, page 8).
This report is also been prepared in accordance with:
- GRI Standards. See the GRI Content Index here.
- Reflecting the recommendations of the Task Force for Climate-Financial Disclosure (TCFD), West Fraser provides information about our strategic approach, risks, opportunities and performance related to climate change.
Please see our website www.westfraser.com/investors/reports to access other reporting related to our sustainability disclosures such as our Annual Report, Information Circular, Financial Statements and Governance documents.
Contact [email protected] for more information about topics covered in this report.
|SASB CODE||TOPIC||Metric||Location or Response|
|CG-BF-000.A||Annual production||By product segment:|
Lumber, Engineered Wood, Pulp
Lumber 5,958 MMfbm
Engineered Wood 1,242 000s MSF 3/8"
Pulp 1,229 Metric tonnes
Greater segmentation available: 2020 Annual Report, pages 20-21
|CG-BF-000.B||Area of manufacturing facilities|
1.04 million square meters
Energy Management in Manufacturing
See more: Energy
|CG-BF-250a.1||Management of Chemicals in Products||Discussion of processes to assess and manage risks and/or hazards associated with chemicals in products|
This is relevant to West Fraser's treated wood and panels - all of which meet stringent standards.
|CG-BF-410a.1||Product Lifecycle Environmental Impacts||Description of efforts to manage product lifecycle impacts and meet demand for sustainable products|
Life Cycle Assessments (LCA’s) and Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for the Company’s products provided in Product Quality & Life Cycle
|CG-BF-410a.2||Product Lifecycle Environmental Impacts|
Wood Supply Chain Management
(1) Canada: ~13 million cubic metres
(2) Percentage of fibre from third-party certified forest lands:
(3-5) Fibre sourcing/chain of custody certifications - whole log:
Residual fibre certifications: