Impact and dependencies assessment
The company has not holistically assessed its impacts or how it depends on nature, including biodiversity. It has an opportunity to start such an assessment across its value chains, focused on quantification of its impacts or dependencies.
Key areas and species
The company does not disclose key species or areas important for biodiversity affected by its operations or suppliers. It has an opportunity to increase its transparency.
Ecosystem conversion and restoration
No evidence was found regarding Fletcher Building ‘s efforts to avoid ecosystem conversion, including deforestation, or promote restoration. The company has an opportunity to develop a strategy and publicly report on specific, time-bound targets around this topic. Moreover, Fletcher Building does not disclose a commitment to restore ecosystems, nor details and outcomes of ecosystem restoration projects in areas affected by its own operations or by its suppliers.
Resource exploitation and circularity
No evidence was found regarding the company’s efforts to work towards a circular economy or which organisms it exploits. Fletcher Building has an opportunity to develop a strategy and publicly report on specific, time-bound targets. The company does not disclose efforts to improve soil health.
The company does not disclose relevant information related to water, in its operations or supply chains. The company does not disclose a commitment to respect the right to water. The company does not disclose its processes for implementing preventive and corrective action plans for identified specific risks to the right to water and sanitation in its own operations.
The company is reducing its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions. The company commits to reducing 30% of its Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 2030, which is aligned with a well-below-2 degrees pathway. The company reports progress against its scope 1 and 2 emissions target. While the company discloses it has a science-based target aligned with a well-below-2 degrees pathway. No evidence that Fletcher Building reduces its scope 3 emissions was found. The company has an opportunity to disclose a time-bound target to reduce its scope 3 emissions, aligned with a 1.5-degree trajectory and to report progress against it.
The company has not identified any activities that could lead to the introduction of invasive species in its own operations.