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  • Parent company:
    ChemChina
  • Market cap:
    5,215,000,000 USD
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    PIRC IM Equity
  • ISIN:
    IT0005278236
  • Website:

Company assessment: Pirelli & C – March 2022

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 59.4% 61.75 / 104
  • Organisation: 12 / 25 48%
  • Policy: 36.5 / 50 73%
  • Practice: 13.3 / 29 45.7%
  • Self-reported: 8.5 / 29 29.3%
  • External: 4.8 / 29 16.4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7.5 / 10 75%
    • Organisation: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 3 83.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has an Audit, Risk, Sustainability, and Corporate Governance Committee but it is unclear which position has high-level responsibility for sustainability.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      10.5% - The company reports women comprise 10.5% of the senior management team.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      3 (21.42%) - The company reports 21.4% of Board members are female and the remaining 78.6% are male.

    • 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 a member of SNR-i, UNGP, and WBCSD.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company collaborates with stakeholders across multiple projects including working with Birdlife International and BMW to promote deforestation-free natural rubber production, with FSC to produce the world's first certified tyre, with Earthworm Foundation and a supplier to study diseases affecting rubber trees, and is contributing to three GPSNR working groups.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's latest integrated annual report was published in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has submitted its CDP questionnaire for 2021 and also prepared its report in accordance with GRI Core.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company only provides a summary of its climate risk assessment. The information is not externally verified.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    4 / 14 28.6%
    • Organisation: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Policy: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • 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 reported 100% of its natural rubber supply was traceable to processing facility level in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      35. Percentage of supply traceable to processing facility level?

      All supply was traceable to processing facility level in 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company provides a commitment to achieve full traceability to its direct and indirect suppliers, however, the commitment is not time-bound.

    • 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 its direct and indirect suppliers, 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
    4.5 / 10 45%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • 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?

      The company only commits suppliers to avoid environmental impacts on 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 no/zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company defines forests as HCV and HCS areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past 1 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      In 2019, the company trialled a satellite monitoring system to monitor deforestation hotspots in Indonesia. Information is not externally verified.

    • 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 1 April 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] The company is collaborating on a project with BMW and Birdlife to improve rubber cultivation practices, empower women and protect forests in Indonesia. Evidence has been 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?

      The company reports its commitment to protect biodiversity only in relation to inside HCV/HCS/set-asides.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 71. Commitment to protect areas from illegal activities?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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 / 5 70%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 4 87.5%
    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to conduct Environmental Impact Assessments for all its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to conduct SEIAs.

    • 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
    6.75 / 9 75%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • 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 as defined by RSPO.

    • 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 suppliers to best management practices for peat, but for mineral soils suppliers are only committed to conduct impact assessments and identifying methods of reducing impacts on soil. As a clear best management practice commitment for mineral soils could not be found full points cannot be awarded.

    • 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 commits suppliers to review practices in order to increase yield and mentions improving trees selection, plantation and trimming. As this is a limited selection of practices full points cannot be awarded.

    • 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?

    • 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 2025.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a GHG intensity of 1.04 ton CO2 per ton finished product for 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 GHG emissions intensity fell from 1.10 ton CO2 per ton finished product in 2019 to 1.04 in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      GHG Protocol.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    5.5 / 11 50%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 3 / 6 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 4 50%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 4 50%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company aims to reduce water withdrawal by 43% by 2025 compared to a 2015 baseline. However, the commitment is not based on water use intensity.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      106. Water use intensity?

      9.6 - The company reports water withdrawal as 9.6 m3 per ton finished product in 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      107. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports water intensity increased from 8.3 m3 per ton finished product in 2019 to 9.6 in 2020. As water withdrawal has not improved a higher score cannot be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports progress on water quality (BOD & 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 has a wastewater treatment system in place for the 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?

      The company only mentions applying proper processes and technologies to reduce odours produced by rubber milling. No activities to do so are reported by the company.

    • 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 generally mentions reducing chemical use in its Sustainable Natural Rubber policy.

    • 117. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to not use paraquat.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to not use World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides.

    • 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
    18 / 23 78.3%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 12 / 13 92.3%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • 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 suppliers to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      128. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company has started an awareness and training program for its employees and the company's sustainability department handles human rights management processes. 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 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 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 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?

      In 2020, the company updated its analysis of risk for violations of human and workers' rights, the survey was conducted in the company's own operations and its value chain.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to prevent occupation-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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      978 (3.2%) - The company reports its total number of temporary employees in its Annual report 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of women employees?

      14.1% - The company reports 14.1% women in its workforce.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a living wage?

      The company is committed to pay minimum wage to its employees.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is committed to pay minimum wage applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports the gender pay gap across multiple countries in which it operates. However, the ratio of the basic salary and remuneration of women to men for each employee category, by significant locations of operation (in line with GRI reporting) was not reported.

    • 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 its suppliers to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company only mentions providing PPE to suppliers in its Sustainable Natural Rubber Policy Implementation Manual. No evidence of providing PPE training is reported by the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      2.24 - The company reports the accident frequency rate in its Annual report 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero fatalities for its whole operation.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    4.75 / 12 39.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 2.3 / 6 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      [Externally verified] In 2021, the company launched a project in Indonesia which will train rubber smallholders in Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), verified by quotes from collaborators BMW and Birdlife. The company also commissioned a study in 2019 examining disease control on rubber farms, the study involved capacity building for smallholders and was conducted in collaboration with the Earthworm foundation.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      166. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

      [Externally verified] 36 - The company included 36 farmers in a study on preventing diseases affecting rubber trees in 2019. The study was in collaboration with the Earthworm Foundation. As the study is over two years old, full points cannot be awarded.

    • 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 has internal and external third-party audits for its vendors to review their compliance with ethical, social and environmental responsibilities, as per the company's sustainability requirements.

    • 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 engaged all tier 1 suppliers in 2019, however evidence is over two years old and not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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 publishes a plan to improve compliance across the supply chain but there is no target for all suppliers (inclusive of indirect suppliers) to be in compliance.

    • 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
    5.25 / 7 75%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • 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 provides anti-corruption training to its employees and also has a dedicated team for the implementation of the policy. The 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 only discloses its tax strategy but the executive position/governance body responsible for its review is not available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy for reporting unethical conduct.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has its own grievance system open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company only reports the total number of cases recorded by the company.

Media monitor: Pirelli & C

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