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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company

Natural rubber assessment
  • Latest update: March 2022
  • Next scheduled: March 2023

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Company assessment: Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company – March 2022

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Total: 57.2% 60.66 / 106
  • Organisation: 14 / 25 56%
  • Policy: 36 / 50 72%
  • Practice: 10.7 / 31 34.4%
  • Self-reported: 8.9 / 31 28.7%
  • External: 1.8 / 31 5.7%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8.25 / 10 82.5%
    • Organisation: 5.5 / 6 91.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • 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?

      Vice President, Global Environmental, Health, Safety & Sustainability and Business Continuity.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Director, Global Sustainability.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      1 (10%) - The company reports total ten members in its executive leadership team, out of which one is a female. The gender balance is not directly reported by the company and was calculated from staff profiles and photos.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      3 (25%) - The company reports three board members are women out of the total twelve. Data as of 2020.

    • P
      0.75 / 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] WBCSD.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports multiple collaborations with stakeholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published its corporate responsibility report for 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company reports that its corporate responsibility report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option. The company has also submitted CDP questionnaires for Climate Change, Forests and Water Security in 2021.

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has published a 'Climate Strategy Development Timeline', however, a risk assessment is scheduled.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    3.91 / 14 27.9%
    • Organisation: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Policy: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Practice: 0.9 / 3 30.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.9 / 3 30.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      The company provides details of countries of operation and the nature of operations within those countries.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to audit all active suppliers of natural rubber every two years.

    • P
      0.91 / 1

      35. Percentage of supply traceable to processing facility level?

      In 2020, the company completed audits on 91% of natural rubber suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to achieve 50% raw material spend traceability by 2025. A commitment to achieve 100% traceability is not reported by the company.

    • 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 reports to achieve 50% raw material spend traceability by 2025. A commitment to achieve 100% traceability is not reported by the company.

    • 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
    5.5 / 10 55%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 5.5 / 7 78.6%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • 53. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to zero conversion of all natural ecosystems.

    • 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 zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company defines deforestation as HCV areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past 1st April 2019 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits suppliers to restore ecosystems in their operations to their prior condition. The cut-off date beyond which deforestation/conversion is not accepted, and therefore will be restored, is 1st April 2019.

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • 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 wildlife, including rare, threatened, endangered and critically endangered species, from poaching, over-hunting and habitat loss in areas under company management.

    • 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?

      The company commits its suppliers to protect forest areas from only certain forms of illegal activities like poaching, over-hunting and habitat loss. A clear commitment to protect forest areas from unauthorised or illegal resource use, settlement and other illegal activities is not reported.

    • 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
    2 / 5 40%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits suppliers to 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to apply 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
    6.25 / 9 69.4%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • 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 commits all suppliers to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to only a limited section of practices for soils, which includes protection against soil erosion, nutrient degradation, subsidence and contamination, and other degradation of soil quality, as a result of supplier's action or activity. A clear commitment to best management practices for soils and peat is not reported.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that its suppliers must offer or support training to the smallholders that supply them with raw materials with best-known cultivation practices such as clone usage, fertilizer application, tree density and tapping techniques. A clear commitment to best tapping practices that is applicable to all suppliers is not reported.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company only commits its suppliers to avoid use of open burning/fire in new or on-going land-use operations. A clear commitment to zero/no burning is not reported by the company.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to reduce GHG emissions intensity by 25% by the year 2023, from a 2010 baseline.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports global GHG emissions intensity (scope 1 and scope 2) (tonnes CO2e/ton) as 0.721 for the year 2020.

    • 102. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports global GHG emissions intensity (scope 1 and scope 2) (tonnes CO2e/ton) for 2020 as 0.721, for 2019 as 0.740 and for 2018 as 0.759. The figures show improvement over time, however, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company uses the WBCSD and World Resources Institute (WRI) GHG protocol for calculating emissions.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    5 / 11 45.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 4 50%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to a goal of global water reduction of 10% by 2030 using 2020 as a baseline.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      106. Water use intensity?

      1,430 - The company reports 'Global Water Usage (Gal/Ton)' for 2020 as 1,430.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      In 2020, the company reduced its water usage by 55% from a 2010 baseline, using 1,430 gallons of water per ton of production at its tyre and chemical manufacturing sites. Information reported 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.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      111. Treatment of effluents from manufacturing facilities?

      The company ensures that all wastewater produced from manufacturing is properly treated in full compliance with applicable local law. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports controlling odors from processing. Clear information on treatment odour from manufacturing facilities is not reported.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to minimise the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.

    • 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
    17.75 / 23 77.2%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 12 / 13 92.3%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      128. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports that purchasing associates globally are provided annual training on human rights. In 2020, 348 associates were trained in human rights policies/procedures. The company also reports that in 2021, it intends to launch a Human Rights Subcommittee to develop an aligned and enhanced human rights strategy. 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 commits suppliers to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • 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 commits all suppliers to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • 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 commits all suppliers to respect FPIC.

    • 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 commits to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      In 2020, more than 96% of the company's associates completed online training courses on such subjects as workplace respect, discrimination and harassment. Limited information is reported. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      780 (1.3%) - The company reports total 780 temporary associates (male-592, female-188) out of the total 59,741 associates. Data as of 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of women employees?

      7,562 (12.65%) - The company reports total 7562 female associates (includes permanent and temporary associates) out of the total 59,741 associates. Data as of 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a living wage?

      The company commits to comply with applicable wage and hour labor laws, including those related to minimum wage, overtime and legally mandated benefits. A clear commitment to pay a living wage is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that suppliers should promote and support decent living wages in their supply chains. A clear commitment to pay a living wage to all workers by the suppliers is not reported by the company.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company only reports a commitment to provide protective equipment as required under applicable local law. Evidence of the company providing personal protective equipment (PPE) and related training is not reported. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      0.03 - The company reported a serious injury rate (rate based on 200,000 hours worked) as 0.03 for 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      5 - The company reported five fatalities - two contractor and three company associates - in 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    5.25 / 14 37.5%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 8 21.9%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 8 21.9%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company commits to support smallholders.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      162. Percentage of supply from smallholders?

      42% - The company reports 42% of 2020 procurement spend on raw materials was from local suppliers. However, it is unclear if "local suppliers" refers to smallholders.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Programme to support scheme smallholders/outgrowers?

      The company supports suppliers of natural rubber by educating smallholders on the best-known cultivation practices to ensure maximum yield and quality. However, the type of smallholders supported is not known. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company supports suppliers of natural rubber by educating smallholders on the best-known cultivation practices to ensure maximum yield and quality. However, the type of smallholders supported is not known. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      166. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that its business decisions consider supplier's compliance to its rubber policy and requirements. This is assessed periodically through a supplier scorecard, which includes the sustainability scoring obtained through audits. Material produced and processed in accordance with the rubber policy is preferred. Supplier's failure to comply with company's policy would require a timebound implementation plan to work towards compliance. Substantiated noncompliance and/or failure to close agreed identified gaps in compliance may result in suspension or termination of the business relationship.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      171 - The company reports that 171 suppliers were assessed for environmental impacts and 78% new suppliers were screened using environmental criteria. Data as of 2020. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that substantiated noncompliance and/or failure to close agreed identified gaps in compliance with the rubber policy of company may result in suspension or termination of the business relationship with the suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    4.75 / 7 67.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • 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 reports to conduct compliance and ethics trainings for all its employees. In 2020, more than 96% of associates completed online training courses on anti-corruption and anti-bribery. The company also has a hotline which can be used to report any actual, suspected, or potential misconduct to management. All the information reported is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports to have an integrity hotline and details the steps involved in reviewing concerns including how whistleblowers are protected.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has an EthicsPoint webpage with a form open to all stakeholders to report complaints and grievances.

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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