Jiangsu Xiangsheng Viscose Fiber Co.

Jiangsu Xiangsheng Viscose Fiber Co., Ltd. part of the Xiangsheng Group

Hangzhou, China

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Completion of CanopyStyle Third Party Verification Audits

Undertaking Annual Audits

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Audits Public and Results Acted On

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Audit risk results

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Contribution to Conservation Legacies

A&E promotion

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Public Collaborative Leadership

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Influences Decision Makers

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Legislated protection

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Innovation via New Alternative Fibers

Partnerships

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R&D Investments

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Scaling to commercial products

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Targets & timelines

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Aggressively increasing commercial scale

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Adoption of Robust Forest Sourcing Policy

Policy adoption

Policy meets all CanopyStyle criteria

Traceability & Transparency

COC & supplier list completed

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Track & trace system in place

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Public sharing of supplier list

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Forest of origin is public and mapped

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Leaders in Supply Chain Shifts & Sustainable Sourcing

Producer Is Proactive

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FSC preference

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Forest Mapper support

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Associated with High Risk of Sourcing from Ancient & Endangered Forests and other Controversial Sources

Risk is known and no action is taken

Initial action taken to adress risk

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Sourcing risk has been resolved

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Risk of sourcing from Ancient & Endangered forests

Jiangsu Xiangsheng developed a policy in 2016, but since then there is no evidence that they have taken further steps. Because of the company’s lack of responsiveness, delay in sharing information about its raw material sourcing and lack of progress in completing the CanopyStyle verification audit, Jiangsu Xiangsheng is considered high risk of sourcing from Ancient and Endangered Forests and other controversial areas.

Canopy recommends a considered approach by the marketplace at this stage.

Key Improvements Required

To be consistent with other viscose producers in advancing along the Solutions Pathway, we expect Jiangsu Xiangsheng to complete the Chain of Custody survey and share sourcing data with Canopy and the ‘Leaders Group’ as soon as possible. Jiangsu Xiangsheng is required to initiate the third party CanopyStyle Audit of policy compliance.

Areas where the company is showing leadership

No significant leadership shown to date. Jiangsu Xiangsheng is encouraged to demonstrate leadership moving forward.

Number of viscose, lyocell and dissolving pulp mills + location and production volumes

Jiangsu Xiangsheng Viscose Fiber Co. has 1 viscose mill in China.

• Xiangsheng’s total viscose production is 270 000 tonnes.

The produce man-made cellulosic fiber (MMCF) mainly standard viscose fibers and rayon.

The company has been unresponsive in providing information. Like many other viscose producers, the company is expected to source from a large variety of tree species.