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ITOCHU Corporation

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

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Company assessment: ITOCHU Corporation – March 2022

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 57.9% 62.5 / 108
  • Organisation: 16 / 24 66.7%
  • Policy: 35.5 / 55 64.6%
  • Practice: 11 / 29 37.9%
  • Self-reported: 7.3 / 29 25%
  • External: 3.8 / 29 12.9%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8.75 / 10 87.5%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 3 91.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • 1. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment for all its operations?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Sustainability Management Division headed by Sustainability Manager.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      'Audit & Supervisory Board Member' is the member of Sustainability Committee.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      8 (4.7%) - The company reports the share of women in the executive and directors position as of March 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 (18%) - The company reports two females as a part of total 11 board members team.

    • 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] UNGC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is working with supply chain partners to develop a block chain system to trace rubber from smallholder through to tyre manufacturing. It is also working on project to regenerate a forest of approximately 2,400 hectares with WWF which is collaborating with the Forest Department in the local Sabah to conduct this activity.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published its ESG report in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has submitted CDP questionnaires for climate change, forests and water security in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      [Externally verified] The company has published a climate risk assessment. This information is externally verified by KPMG AZSA Sustainability Co., Ltd.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    6.5 / 11 59.1%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 7 64.3%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      Indonesia (Processing and sales of natural rubber).

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      2 - The company reports having two natural rubber processing facilities through its subsidiary PT Aneka Bumi Pratama.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Factories are named after the area they are in e.g. Factory Palembang and Jambi Factory. Maps point to locations of factories but no coordinates of actual locations are available. Addresses on the website do not produce an accurate location when searched on Google Maps. The webpage is dated 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company only sources from third parties.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      100% - All volumes are from third parties as the company does not own plantations.

    • 29. Number of third party supplying processing facilities?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 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?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 35. Percentage of supply traceable to processing facility level?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports to achieve 100% traceability for the natural rubber raw materials which it procures by 2025 through an original block chain-based traceability system.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports to achieve 100% traceability for the natural rubber raw materials which it procures by 2025 through an original block chain-based traceability system.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

  • 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)?

      Subsidiary (PT. Aneka Bumi Pratama) has submitted a self-declaration form for SNR-i. This covers all the company's natural rubber operations.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • 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 / 7 42.9%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • 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 to not source from suppliers who contribute to deforestation, degradation of HCV and HCS areas, or develop on peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company defines forest as HCV areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] The company is working with supply chain actors to create a block chain traceability system for natural rubber. It is also conducted risk mapping of smallholder farmers as one of the initial stages in the project. Information has been externally verified by quotes from external stakeholders.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to sourcing rubber from suppliers who allow hunting for local community subsistence, but it also commits suppliers to protect species from overhunting. It isn't clear if the company prohibits suppliers from allowing employees to hunt.

    • 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 to source from suppliers who protect wildlife from poaching. There is no reference to other illegal activities.

    • 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
    3 / 5 60%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 4 75%
    • 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 to source from producers that do not contribute to the degradation of HCV areas.

    • 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 to not source from suppliers who degrade HCS areas, as defined by the HCS Approach.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to conduct SEIAs for all its operations.

    • 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 / 9 44.4%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 3 / 6 50%
    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it will prevent the development of or sourcing from natural rubber plantations on peat by identifying suppliers that contribute to development on peat. A clear commitment to no planting on peat of any depth is not reported by the company.

    • 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 no 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 reports a commitment of achieving a 40% reduction in GHG emissions from 2018 levels by 2030. However, this reporting is not in relation to the rubber operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports GHG emissions intensity for 'per employee (1.538 t-CO2e), per one square meter of all floor space (0.057 t-CO2e), and per MWh of Electricity Consumption (0.471 t-CO2e)'. However, these figures are not reported in concern of the natural rubber operations of the company.

    • 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 in reduction of GHG emissions intensity in 2021 ['per employee (1.538 t-CO2e), per one square meter of all floor space (0.057 t-CO2e), and per MWh of Electricity Consumption (0.471 t-CO2e)'] as compared to 2020 ['per employee (1.596 t-CO2e), per one square meter of all floor space (0.068 t-CO2e), and per MWh of Electricity Consumption (0.502 t-CO2e)']. However, these figures are not reported in concern of the natural rubber operations of the company. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports that the calculation of GHGs is done using the GHG protocol developed by WRI (World Resources Institute) and WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development).

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    0.75 / 11 6.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 6 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 4 18.8%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      106. Water use intensity?

      The company reports water use for its different units, however information is neither intensity based nor related to rubber operations,.

    • N
      0 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • 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)?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      110. Treatment of effluents from processing facilities?

      The company commits to complying with all applicable wastewater laws and regulations at minimum for the natural rubber operations and mentions to properly treat wastewater to exceed legal requirements where possible and strive to reduce total water consumption by recycling water resources where possible. This information is not externally verified.

    • 111. Treatment of effluents from manufacturing facilities?

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

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    24.25 / 30 80.8%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 17.5 / 19 92.1%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 6 45.8%
    • Self-reported: 2.8 / 6 45.8%
    • External: 0 / 6 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 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      128. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports having a human rights due diligence process in place and mentions conducting trainings and workshops on Human Rights Issues. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (no. 169).

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to respect FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's subsidiary reports a flowchart of the FPIC process.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      136. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company includes land legality training in its workshops with smallholders. More detailed examples are required for a higher score. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      137. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to provide work opportunities for local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that it is mandatory for employees upon recruitment to complete training on working conditions, which includes issues related to salary, working hours and holidays, occupational safety and health, benefits, and service regulations. The company also mentions to ensure that all employees comply with the labor standards of the company by making them available at all times on the Intranet. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • 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
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports to provide training to employees to acquire consideration for nationality, age and gender and it raises the problem of sexual harassment (including discriminatory behaviour and harassment toward sexual orientation and gender identity) and abuse of authority in internal training aimed at organizational heads. The company also set up a Women's Advancement Committee as an advisory committees to the Board of Directors. The information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      45,885 - The figure reported is for temporary staff in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of women employees?

      3,435 - Figure as of 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a living wage?

      The company commits to pay the living wage to all workers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that its suppliers shall comply with statutory minimum wages and aim to exceed living wages. A clear commitment to paying living wage that applies to all suppliers is not reported.

    • 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 suppliers 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?

      0.21 - The company reports LTIFR (Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate) for full time employees as 0.21 and for part-time employees as 0.0 in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reported zero fatalities in 2021.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    5 / 12 41.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company has published a commitment to support smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      162. Percentage of supply from smallholders?

    • 163. Programme to support scheme smallholders/outgrowers?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company reports to support smallholders through its Project TREE. The project assess supply chain risks and designs a training program based on the risk analysis. PT ABP staff then conduct farmer training "to improve farm sustainability and farmer equity". The project also provides financial incentives for participation. It is unclear if this is for independent smallholders or other smallholders, hence partial scoring. Information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      166. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

      153 - The company states it has trained 77 farmers in South Sumatra and 76 farmers in Jambi on Better Management Practices for natural rubber production. However, it is not clear what % this represents of the company's supply. 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?

    • 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 when entering into business with new suppliers, it informs all applicable suppliers in advance of the 'Sustainability Action Guidelines for Supply Chains'. This guideline includes sustainability surveys, environment risk assessments by products, etc.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports having conducted surveys on a total of 310 companies, including 83 suppliers of overseas offices and group companies, in FYE 2021. This includes 87 suppliers from 'General Products & Realty Company' (rubber operations of the company are included in this sector), however, it is unclear if these figures represent all suppliers that were assessed by the company. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that in case of a confirmed case in which there has been a violation of the intent of the supplier policy, it requests corrective actions from the applicable supplier. Along with this, the company conducts an on-site investigation to give guidance and improvement support as necessary. 10 requests for correction to suppliers are made. If it is judged that correction is difficult even though the company has made continuous requests for correction, it deals with this under a stance of reviewing its business with that supplier.

    • 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 report a time-bound commitment for compliance with "the policy components of GPSNR in the whole supply chain by 2050". No milestones or KPIs are provided and it is unclear if compliance is based on self-assessment by suppliers only, hence partial scoring.

    • 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
    4.25 / 7 60.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • 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 conducting on-site compliance training for all officers and employees every year. This training, which is intended to raise compliance awareness and prevent the occurrence of any cases, uses actual incidents of compliance violations as teaching materials. The company also implements a 'Compliance Awareness Survey' every two years with all group employees. However, this information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a tax policy in place, however, information on who is responsible for the policy and its review is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports information on whistleblowing hotline, but only mentions that it allows whistleblowers to provide information anonymously. A clear piece of information on how whistleblowers are protected is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to have a grievance system for general public and all its stakeholders. However, the details of the system and a system for internal employees to report grievances is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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