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Sri Trang Agro-Industry Public Company Ltd

Natural rubber assessment
  • Latest update: March 2023
  • Next scheduled: March 2024

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Company assessment: Sri Trang Agro-Industry Public Company Ltd – March 2023

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Total: 37.3% 63.45 / 170
  • Organisation: 15.5 / 36 43.1%
  • Policy: 25.5 / 76 33.6%
  • Practice: 22.4 / 58 38.7%
  • Self-reported: 7.9 / 58 13.6%
  • External: 3 / 58 5.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7.75 / 11 70.5%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      1. Sustainable natural rubber policy or commitment for all its operations?

      The company only has a corporate sustainability policy that does not cover all environmental issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Some board members sit on the company's sustainable development committee.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      25% - The company reports profiles of the senior management team. Gender is not directly reported but from the titles and pronouns used it has been deduced that there is one female senior manager and 3 males.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      8% - In 2021, the company reports one female board member and 13 males.

    • 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] International Rubber Study Group (IRSG).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company describes delivering sludge from its wastewater treatments systems to the Pattani Provincial Agriculture Office which is then used by local farmers as organic fertiliser. This reduces waste to landfill which is a negative environmental impact associated with rubber production. This is the only example found and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's latest sustainability report was published in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company states that its sustainability report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company published limited details of a climate risk assessment.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    4 / 17 23.5%
    • Organisation: 4 / 14 28.6%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      Plantations (Thailand), processing facilities (Thailand, Indonesia, and Myanmar), manufacturing facilities (Thailand).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      13. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company sources natural rubber from Thailand and Indonesia. But it unclear if this is a complete list as the company also has operations in Myanmar.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      6908 - The company reports a total plantation area of 6,908 ha as of Dec 2022.

    • N
      0 / 1

      15. Total natural rubber planted area (ha)?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 22. Maps of scheme/outgrower smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      24. List of jurisdictions where sourcing from smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of company owned natural rubber processing facilities?

      34 - The company reports to have 34 processing facilities in Thailand, Indonesia and Myanmar.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company discloses the names and addresses of 21 processing facilities out of 34.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 29. Number of third party supplying processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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 the company reports that it does not have any third-party processing facility suppliers.

  • Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives Certification standards/Sustainability initiatives
    2.4 / 9 26.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.4 / 6 23.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.6 / 6 10.8%
    • External: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • P
      0.65 / 1

      44. Percentage area (ha) FSC certified?

      The company has certified 4,462 ha out of 6,908 ha (65%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      51. Certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme?

      [Externally verified] The company has disclosed ISO 14001 certificates. As the ISO criteria are not publicly available full points cannot be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    5.3 / 24 22.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 14 14.3%
    • Practice: 3.3 / 8 41.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      53. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company only commits suppliers to not change the natural forest areas for cultivation, gardening and cropping.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy?

    • N
      0 / 1

      67. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

      69. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      72. Commitment to protect areas from illegal activities?

      The company commits to not be involved in Illegal logging or the trade in illegal wood or forest products. However, the commitment does not include all illegal activities.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

      74. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    1 / 9 11.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to have not planted new rubber plantations since April 2019.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to have not planted new rubber plantations since April 2019.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    6.5 / 22 29.6%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 4 / 10 40%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      87. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      88. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      92. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to best/sustainable tapping practices?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      95. Evidence of best/sustainable tapping practices?

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to zero burning.

    • N
      0 / 2

      98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to reduce GHG emissions intensity by 10% by the year 2024.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a total GHG emissions intensity of 0.12 tCO2-eq/ Ton for natural rubber products for scope 1 and 2.

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      104. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company reports the GHG emission intensity however this has not improved over time. The information is externally verified by LRQA (Thailand) Limited.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company used the 2006 IPCC Guidelines and Thailand Greenhouse Gas Management Organization (Public Organization) (TGO) to calculate GHG emissions.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    9.95 / 24 41.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Practice: 7.9 / 11 72.3%
    • Self-reported: 3 / 11 27.3%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The comany commits to reduce water withdrawals by 40% compared to the base year 2019 by 2024.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      107. Water use intensity?

      1.6 - The company reports 1.60 m3 per ton product for 2021.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      108. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports figure for water consumption, however, these figures are not intensity-based and are not improving from last year.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports progress in BOD from 9.2 mg/L in 2020 to 5.1 mg/L in 2021, and COD from 60.8 mg/L in 2020 to 41.8 mg/L in 2021.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      111. Treatment of effluents from processing facilities?

      The company reports to treat effluents but does not specify if this is in its processing facilities hence partial scoring.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      112. Treatment of effluents from manufacturing facilities?

      The company reports to treat effluents, however, does not specify if this is in its manufacturing facilities.

    • N
      0 / 1

      113. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports to have installed an air pollution treatment system for its block rubber factory to reduce odours from processing and manufacturing natural rubber products.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to reduce chemical use. It is unclear if the commitment requires the company to minimise chemical fertiliser and pesticide use.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      124. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

      125. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser usage?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

      126. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    19.8 / 38 52.1%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Policy: 11.5 / 22 52.3%
    • Practice: 4.8 / 11 43.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership. The company also commits to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights or UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to respect human rights but does not reference the Universal Declaration of Human Rights or its equivalent.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company conducts human rights risk assessments for its employees and the community, but limited information is given.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to local communities and/or indigenous rights, but does not reference the UN Declaration/ILO.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's certification/membership.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to respect ownership and land use rights.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company states it regularly communicates with communities but limited detail is provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to have implemented a 'Female Power Project' with the aim to "strengthen communities by increase career paths and enhancing income for the community". Limited details are provided about the project and the company does not specifically state that this is to address barriers faced by women across natural rubber operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      140. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      141. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company is building weirs and supplying aqautic food stocks to help community food security. Only one example is provided.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company provides a commitment to participatory community development, it is not clear what services are to be provided under this commitment.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC. The company provides examples including: maintaining a 'Community Learning Center' which support children to develop skills in STEM subjects, funding sports and providing equipment, and building ponds for local people to fish in.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it has established a policy to promote and support the occupation of the community where its factory is located.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to all ILO conventions but does not specifically reference ILO conventions and does not use the exact wording.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.65 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC FM certification (FSC-STD-01-001 V5-2) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by FSC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      152. Percentage or number of women employees?

      33% - The company reports to have 33% of females in its workforce.

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Commitment to pay a living wage?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to pay the minimum wage to all workers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      156. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports the ratio of basical salary and renumeration of women to men for different employee categories. However, this is not reported by significant locations of operation as per GRI 405 requirements.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      159. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company only mentions PPE in relation to suppliers, therefore no points can be awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports Lost-Time Injury Frequency Rate LTIFR (case /1,000,000 worked hours).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports 0 fatalities as a result of work-based accidents.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 9 11.1%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 0 / 3 0%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      162. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Percentage of supply from smallholders?

      The company reports in 2021 69% of raw material volumers were from 2,620 rubber farmers and cooperatives. However, it also states 31% of raw material volumes were from cooperatives, rubber markets and procurement centres. It is not clear how much supply (direct and indirect) is from smallholders.

    • 164. Programme to support scheme smallholders/outgrowers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from scheme/outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      166. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company provides smallholders with workshops on farming practices and assistance transporting rubber. However, not much detail is provided on the type of education provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

    • 172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for non-smallholder suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from third-party industrial plantations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      175. Percentage of supply coming from agroforestry?

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    5.75 / 7 82.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 2 62.5%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 2 62.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      177. 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

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

      The company reports to have conducted training on good corporate governance in relation to anti-corruption and has updated anti-corruption guidelines to align with the Private Sector Collective Action against Corruption (CAC).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a tax policy but it is limited in detail. The company's annual report states the Board of Directors is responsible for the tax strategy's review.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports a step-by-step whistleblowing process as well as information on how whistletblowers are protected.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Company clearly has its own grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company only reports the number of complaints and complaint category.

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