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  • Market cap:
    15,804,000,000 USD
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    CON GR Equity
  • ISIN:
    DE0005439004
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Company assessment: Continental AG – March 2022

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 49.8% 52.75 / 106
  • Organisation: 12 / 25 48%
  • Policy: 31.5 / 50 63%
  • Practice: 9.3 / 31 29.8%
  • Self-reported: 7.3 / 31 23.4%
  • External: 2 / 31 6.5%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    9.75 / 10 97.5%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 3 91.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • 1. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment for all its operations?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      2. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment applies to all suppliers?

      The company has published a sustainable natural rubber policy which applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company's chief sustainability officer has responsibility for sustainability.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      4. One or more members within the board of the company have responsibility for sustainability?

      One member of the board has responsibility for sustainability.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      5. Percentage or number of women in senior management team?

      30% - The company reports 30% of managers in the first level of management below the executive board are women.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      12.5% - The company reports 12.5% of its Executive board were women in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      7. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with natural rubber production?

      [Externally verified] The company is member of SNR-i, UNG, and WBCSD.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      8. Collaboration with stakeholders to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with natural rubber production?

      The company collaborated with Michelin and SMAG to develop Rubberway (a risk analysis tool for rubber sourcing) and served on the GPSNR Executive Committee and various working groups aiming to improve supply chain traceability and avoid sustainability risks. Additionally, the company collaborates with Gesellschaft f�r Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) on a traceability project in Indonesia which also trains smallholders on sustainable farming practices.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's latest sustainability report was published in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has prepared its sustainability report in accordance with GRI Standards but does not specify Core or Comprehensive. The company has also has submitted a CDP questionnaire.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has conducted a climate risk assessment and also published its CDP climate change 2020 report. Information is not externally verified.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    3 / 14 21.4%
    • Organisation: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Policy: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      The company provides a list of operations in different regions.

    • 13. Lists countries sourcing from?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 14. Total land area managed/controlled for natural rubber (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 15. Total natural rubber planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 16. Scheme smallholders/outgrowers planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 17. Unplanted area (areas designated for future planting) (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 18. Conservation set-aside area, including HCV area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 19. Maps of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 20. Management plans for natural rubber production are available for all estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 21. Monitoring of management plan implementation available for all estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 22. Maps of scheme/outgrower smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Names and locations of all third-party supplying industrial estates/management units?

    • N
      0 / 1

      24. List of jurisdictions where sourcing from smallholders?

    • 25. Number of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 26. Names and locations of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 27. Number (or percentage) of company-owned processing facilities that source from company-owned operations and/or third parties?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 28. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned processing facilities that come from company's own operations and/or third-parties?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      29. Number of third party supplying processing facilities?

    • N
      0 / 1

      30. Names and locations of all third party supplying processing facilities?

    • N
      0 / 1

      31. Number (or percentage) of third party supplying processing facilities that source from their own plantations and/or third party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1

      32. Reports total volume (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplying processing facilities that come from the supplying facilities' own operations and/or third parties?

    • N
      0 / 1

      33. Total volume (or percentage) sourced for manufacturing that comes from intermediary traders rather than directly from processing facilities?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      34. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to processing facility level?

      The company commits to reach all direct suppliers of Central Purchasing with its purchasing policy by end of 2021, however it isn't clear if this covers all suppliers of processed rubber.

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Percentage of supply traceable to processing facility level?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      36. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to industrial plantation level?

      The company has reported a commitment to achieve 100% traceability of its natural rubber supply from industrial plantations within three years (policy published in 2021).

    • 37. Percentage of supply from own processing facilities traceable to industrial plantation level?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      38. Percentage of supply from third-party processing facilities traceable to industrial plantation level?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      39. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to jurisdictional level for smallholders?

      The company provides a commitment to achieve full traceability to jurisdictional level for smallholders, however, the commitment is not time-bound.

    • 40. Percentage of supply from own processing facilities traceable to smallholder at jurisdictional level?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply from third party processing facilities traceable to smallholders at jurisdictional level?

  • Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives
    2 / 3 66.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      42. Member of the Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR)?

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of GPSNR. This has been verified via the GPSNR website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      43. Submitted self-declaration form for the Sustainable Natural Rubber Initiative (SNR-i)?

      The company has submitted a self-declaration form for SNR-i.

    • 44. Percentage area (ha) FSC certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 45. Time-bound plan for achieving FSC FM certification of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 46. Percentage of scheme/outgrower smallholders (ha) FSC-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 47. Time-bound plan for achieving FSC certification of scheme/outgrower smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 48. Percentage of natural rubber supply (tonnes) from independent smallholders/outgrowers/third-party natural rubber suppliers that is FSC-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      49. Percentage of all natural rubber products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that is FSC-certified?

    • 50. Percentage area (ha) PEFC certified (excluding FSC certified area)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 51. Certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 52. Commitment to become 100% certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    4 / 10 40%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 7 50%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • 53. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • 55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      The company defines deforestation as the degradation of HCV and HCS areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past October 2018 will not be accepted.

    • 58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

    • 60. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      61. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

    • 62. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company recognises the importance of a landscape and jurisdictional approaches, however, limited details available. The information is not externally verified.

    • 65. Biodiversity policy?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • 67. Identified species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 68. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 69. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      70. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to protect species from "over-hunting" in their operations.

    • 71. Commitment to protect areas from illegal activities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      72. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities applies to all suppliers?

      Suppliers are committed to protect wildlife from poaching.

    • 73. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    1 / 5 20%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • 74. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      75. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments applies to all suppliers?

      The company is committed to source rubber that does not contribute to deforestation and protects high conservation values, but is isn't clear if it is explicitly required that all suppliers conduct HCV assessments.

    • 76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available for all new plantings since 1st April 2019?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 77. High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans available for all new plantings since 1st April 2019?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 78. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      79. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to protect high carbon stock forests but does not reference the HCS Approach, as defined by the HCS Approach Toolkit.

    • 80. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 81. Peer review of all High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments undertaken since April 2015 by the HCSA Quality Assurance Process?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      82. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      83. Commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      84. Social and environmental impact assessment (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    4.5 / 9 50%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 6 58.3%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • 85. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      86. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports its commitment to no planting on peat of any depth in its Sustainable Natural Rubber sourcing policy.

    • 87. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 88. Implementation of commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 89. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      90. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applies to all suppliers?

    • 91. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 92. Commitment to best/sustainable tapping practices?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to best/sustainable tapping practices applies to all suppliers?

    • 94. Evidence of best/sustainable tapping practices?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 95. Commitment to zero burning?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to zero burning.

    • 97. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 98. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. Details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations/jurisdictions?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      100. Time-bound commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity?

      The company is committed to be carbon neutral by 2050.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports on GHG emissions, however, but figures are not in intensity.

    • 102. GHG emissions from land use change?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions, however, figures are not reported in intensity. The information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company uses the GHG protocol for the calculation of GHG emissions.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    2 / 11 18.2%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      105. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

      The company has a commitment to reduce consumption by 4% per year based on sales in areas with high water stress risk, and by 2% in areas with moderate risk. As the commitment does not cover all manufacturing operations and is not expressed in intensity per product full points cannot be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      106. Water use intensity?

      458.5 - The company reports it used 458.5 m3 per group sales (� million) in 2020. Full points could not be awarded as intensity figures need to be reported per product, rather than sales.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports water intensity as 458.5 m3 per group sales (� million) in 2020, and 439.5 in 2019. As the intensity figure is not expressed as m3 per product, and intensity figures have increased by 4% a higher score cannot be awarded. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD or COD)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      109. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD or COD)?

    • 110. Treatment of effluents from processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      111. Treatment of effluents from manufacturing facilities?

    • 112. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 113. Implementation of commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      114. Reducing odours from natural rubber processing or manufacuring facilities?

    • 115. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      116. Commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers, applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to reduce chemical use. However it does not specify chemical pesticide and herbicides.

    • 117. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to no use of paraquat applies to all suppliers?

    • 119. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      120. Commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides applies to all suppliers?

    • 121. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      122. Commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention applies to all suppliers?

    • 123. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 124. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    16.25 / 23 70.7%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • Policy: 12 / 13 92.3%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 5 25%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 5 25%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      128. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports human rights training is integrated into business decisions, risk mapping conducted systematically, and in fiscal year 2020 it trained around 24,904 employees on the Code of Conduct. The information is not externally verified.

    • 129. Commitment to respect Indigenous and local communities' rights?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Commitment to indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports its commitment to indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers.

    • 131. Commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to legal and customary land rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports its commitment to legal and customary land rights in its Business partner code of conduct.

    • 133. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC)?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. Commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports a commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) in its Sustainable natural rubber sourcing policy that applies to all suppliers.

    • 135. Details on Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process available?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 136. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 137. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 138. Supports the inclusion of women across natural rubber operations, including addressing barriers faced?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 139. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 140. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 141. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 142. Progress on commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • 143. Commitment to provide business/work opportunities for local communities?

      This indicator is disabled as it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      144. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company commits to all Fundamental ILO Conventions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      145. Commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to all Fundamental ILO Conventions.

    • N
      0 / 1

      146. Progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      147. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

      The company reports a commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment in its code of conduct.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers?

      The company is committed to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      149. Progress on commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment?

      The company reports targets to achieve better workforce gender balance and efforts to promote organisation and cultural change, however evidence is very limited in detail. It is not clear what is being implemented to achieve targets or changes within the organisation. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      13,352 - Figure as of December 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of women employees?

      64,297 (27.2%) - The company reports the percentage of women employees in its workforce.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a living wage?

      The company has a commitment to minimum wage.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      153. Commitment to pay a living wage applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports a commitment to pay a decent minimum wage to its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      156. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Commitment to address occupational health and safety applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      2.9 - The company reports the accident rate of the whole company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      160. Number of fatalities as a result of work-based accidents?

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    4.5 / 14 32.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 8 25%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 8 25%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company commits to support smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      162. Percentage of supply from smallholders?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Programme to support scheme smallholders/outgrowers?

      The company has started programme to support smallholders, however, the type of smallholders is unclear. Information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      164. Percentage of scheme smallholders/outgrowers involved in programme?

      450 - The company reports the number of smallholders involved in the programme, however, the type of smallholders is unclear. Information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company has started programme to support smallholders, however, the type of smallholders is unclear. Information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      166. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

      450 - The company reports the number of smallholders involved in the programme, however, the type of smallholders is unclear. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Process used to engage smallholder suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • N
      0 / 1

      168. Number or percentage of smallholder suppliers engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • N
      0 / 1

      169. Process used to prioritise, assess and/or engage non-smallholder suppliers on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • N
      0 / 1

      170. Number or percentage of non-smallholder suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company's policy and/or legal requirements?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      171. Suspension or exclusion criteria for non-smallholder suppliers?

      The company clearly states criteria by which suppliers are excluded in its Business Partner Code of Conduct.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      172. Time-bound action plans (including Key Performance Indicators) for suppliers to be in compliance with natural rubber sourcing commitments?

      The company reports about suppliers' self-assessment process, no time-bound action plan found.

    • N
      0 / 1

      173. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from natural rubber plantations which are compliant with natural rubber sourcing policies?

    • N
      0 / 1

      174. Percentage of supply coming from agroforestry?

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    5.75 / 7 82.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 5 100%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      177. Progress on commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has conducted a training program for corruption and also has committees responsible for implementation. The information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      178. Disclosure of the company’s management approach to tax and payments to governments?

      The company discloses the management approach to tax and payments to governments in its sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has its whistleblowing process in place.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Own grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders?

      The company has its own grievance mechanism for reporting unethical conduct which is open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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