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Anglo-Eastern Plantations plc

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: October 2019
  • Next scheduled: October 2020

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  • About this company:

    British palm oil and rubber producer Anglo-Eastern was

  • Parent company:
    Genton International Ltd
  • Landbank (oil palm)
    128,213 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    100%
  • Market cap:
    218,232,910 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    ANEA.L
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    AEP LN
  • ISIN:
    GB0000365774
  • Sedol:
    0036577
  • RSPO member?
    No
  • Website:

Company assessment: Anglo-Eastern Plantations plc – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 39.2% 70.25 / 179
  • Organisation: 14 / 35 40%
  • Policy: 38.5 / 75 51.3%
  • Practice: 17.8 / 69 25.7%
  • Self-reported: 11.8 / 69 17%
  • External: 6 / 69 8.7%
  • Certified: 0 / 69 0%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4 / 11 36.4%
    • Organisation: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      2. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

      0 (0%) - The company reports zero women out of six senior managers

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 (25%) - The company also reports a figure of three women and 13 men for the board including its subsidiaries

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      8. Collaboration with stakeholders to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with palm oil production?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

    • 11. Verification report on compliance with POIG Charter, if a POIG member?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a POIG member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    8.5 / 16 53.1%
    • Organisation: 8 / 13 61.5%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      13. Total land area managed/controlled for oil palm (ha)?

      128,213 - The company states its total landholding is 128,213 ha, but it is unclear how much of this is for palm oil cultivation as it also has rubber plantations

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      69,530 - This figure includes plasma scheme smallholders

    • Y
      1 / 1

      15. Plasma/scheme smallholders planted area (ha)?

      3,181

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Unplanted (areas designated for future planting) (ha)?

      21,745 - Plantable reserves

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      12,600 - Includes riparian reserves and HCV areas. The company also details 33,704 of unplantable reserves and 2,972 ha of other reserves, but it is unclear if these are conserved as set aside areas

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company only publishes a static map with the estates marked on it. Several concessions of subsidiaries are mapped on GFW, including PT Sawit Graha Manunggal, PT Alno Agro Utama and PT Cahaya Pelita Andhika

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      21. Names and locations of all third-party supplying plantations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      6 - A seventh mill is under construction in North Sumatera

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      Mill locations are available on GFW

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      24. Number (or percentage) of company-owned mills that source from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned mills that come from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      The company produced 1.04 million tons of FFB from their own plantations, and 1.01 million tons were purchased from smallholder plantations

    • 26. Number of supplier mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 27. Names and coordinates of all third-party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 28. Number (or percentage) of third-party supplier mills that source from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 29. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplier mills that come from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 30. Total volume (or percentage) sourced for refineries that comes from intermediary traders and/or refiners rather than directly from mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 31. Time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it seeks to put in place a traceable palm oil supply chain but the commitment is not time-bound

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      34. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from own mills traceable to plantation level?

    • 35. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from supplier mills traceable to plantation level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a refiner

    • 37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own crushing facilities

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7 / 18 38.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 9 44.4%
    • Practice: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      38. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      No Deforestation commitment

    • Y
      1 / 1

      39. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      HCV, HCS. No cut-off date is given

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      42. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded in own operations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      43. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      44. Commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion?

    • N
      0 / 1

      45. Commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company only states that it strives to apply the landscape approach in development

    • Y
      1 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports it has planted trees along riparian areas within HCV areas to prevent erosion, and erected signs to indicate the area, and carries out patrols to monitor illegal logging, burning, hunting and other activities

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to no hunting of protected animals within conservation areas

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    6 / 14 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      55. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments for planting undertaken prior to January 2015, and associated management and monitoring plans?

      [Externally verified] One HCV assessment summary is publicly available, however no associated management and monitoring plans are available

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      56. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments for all estates planted since January 2015?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      57. High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans for all estates planted since January 2015?

      No HCV assessments could be found, however the company states that it opened up new land and planted 1,563ha of oil palm in 2018

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      58. Commitment to only use licensed High Conservation Value (HCV) assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS)?

      The company only states "new planting areas are surveyed by licensed surveyors for High Conservation Value and High Carbon Stock areas"

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Commitment to only use licensed High Conservation Value (HCV) assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS) applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      60. Satisfactory review of all High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments undertaken since January 2015 by the HCV ALS Quality Panel?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it will not develop High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests however it does not clearly commit to the HCS Approach specifically

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to not develop High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests however it does not clearly commit to the HCS Approach specifically

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      [Externally verified] An HCS assessment for PT. Kahayan Agro Plantation is pending review

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that Environmental Impact Assessments are undertaken

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      66. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

      Only a social management plan could be found

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    12 / 20 60%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 7 / 8 87.5%
    • Practice: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      77. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates?

      The company only gives limited detail on fires within its estates, detailing that fire damaged 175 ha of its plantations in South Sumatera in 2015.The data is over two years old

    • N
      0 / 1

      78. Details/number of hotspots/fires within surrounding landscape/smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company only has a general commitment to progressively reduce the greenhouse gas emissions per metric ton of CPO produced in the next few years, but does not specify an exact target or year

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      WBCSD/WRI Greenhouse Gas Protocol, RSPO PalmGHG Calculator

    • Y
      1 / 1

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      82. Percentage of mills with methane capture (100%)?

      3 (50%) - The company reports that three of its six mills have biogas plants equipped to capture methane gas emissions to generate electricity

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

      0.6 - tCO2e per tonne of CPO production. Figure excludes land use change emissions

    • Y
      1 / 1

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

      391,262 - Includes own and outgrower emissions (tCO2e)

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    8.25 / 22 37.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 6 / 11 54.5%
    • Practice: 2.3 / 9 25%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 9 13.9%
    • External: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      87. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      88. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD and COD)?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      89. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD and COD)?

      The company only states that BOD is tested regularly to ensure that it is below the legal limit for land application in Indonesia

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) and/or palm oil refinery effluent (PORE)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company provides limited evidence in the form of photographs

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to "use agrochemicals in ways that do not endanger health or the environment and to promote non-chemical methods of pest management" but does not explicitly mention both fertilisers and pesticides

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company commits to eliminate the use of paraquat from its estates by 2020

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    19 / 46 41.3%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 13.5 / 25 54%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 16 21.9%
    • Self-reported: 2.8 / 16 17.2%
    • External: 0.8 / 16 4.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 16 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to respect customary land tenure rights applies to all of their suppliers, but they do not refer to legal land rights

    • N
      0 / 1

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      110. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights?

      The company does not commit to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not commit its suppliers to respect the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company only states it liaises regularly with village representatives to mediate on disputes

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it "believes that the long-term success of any new operation, both for the company and communities can be achieved thorough a dedicated Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) process" but it does not have a clear commitment to carry out FPIC before all new development

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment applies to suppliers, however the commitment itself is unclear

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      115. Details of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      116. Commitment to support the inclusion of women across palm oil operations, including addressing barriers faced?

    • N
      0 / 1

      117. Commitment to support the inclusion of women across palm oil operations, including addressing barriers faced, applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • N
      0 / 1

      119. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company states it "provides initial aid and seed capital to villagers such as fruit seedlings, fish fries, cattle and ducks to start community sustainable programs"

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company has a commitment to improving the well-being of the surrounding community

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to respect all workers' rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      No commitments could be found for the following: Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining (No. 98), Equal Remuneration (No. 100); No Discrimination (No. 111)

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      128. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      129. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      10,859 (63%) - Part-time field workers

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

      5,181 (30%) - Figure includes 225 full-time employees and 4,956 part-time field workers

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      138. Reduction of time lost due to work-based injuries?

      [Externally verified] The company received awards for achieving a zero accident rate at two of its estates in 2018, however accident rates for the rest of the company are not reported

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports that in 2017, two subsidiaries were awarded "Zero Accident Awards" but does not report accident rates

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      140. Zero fatalities as a result of work-based accidents?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.5 / 14 10.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 10 15%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 10 7.5%
    • External: 0.8 / 10 7.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      143. Member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      144. RSPO-certified within three years of joining the RSPO or by November 2010 for companies joining prior to finalisation of the RSPO certification systems in November 2007?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      145. Submitted most recent RSPO Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      146. Listed all countries and regions in which operates in most recent RSPO Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP)?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      147. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills within five years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of estates?

    • N
      0 / 1

      148. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

      149. Percentage of scheme/plasma smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      151. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/plasma/ associated smallholders and outgrowers within five years or target already achieved?

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Percentage of FFB supply (tonnes) from independent smallholders/ outgrowers/third-party FFB suppliers that is RSPO-certified?

    • 153. Year expected to achieve 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a processor or trader

    • 154. Percentage of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/ processed (tonnes) that is RSPO-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1

      155. Sells or processes/trades RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      156. Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certified (100%)?

      [Externally verified] The company is only partially ISPO certified

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      158. Certified under voluntary sustainability certification scheme (e.g. ISCC, SAS, RSB, etc.)?

      ISCC

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2 / 10 20%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company provides technical and management expertise, training and assistance in obtaining certification

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      161. Percentage of scheme/plasma smallholders involved in programme?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      The company provides training on topics such as best management practices and agronomic improvements for outgrowers

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Percentage of independent smallholders/outgrowers involved in programme?

      The company only states that 20 farmers attended a training session on best practice in oi palm cultivation. The total number supported is not reported

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company requirements?

    • 166. Time-bound plan to engage with all high-risk mills within three years?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 167. Programme to support high-risk mills to become compliant with sourcing policies?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 168. Regularly engages with a subset of high-risk mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 169. Procedures in place to assess all own and third-party supplying palm oil mills for risk level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 170. Regularly assesses and categorises the risk level of all own and third-party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 171. Regularly reports the risk level of all own and third-party supplying mills identified in its supply chain?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      174. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from palm oil plantations which are compliant with palm oil sourcing policies?

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    2 / 8 25%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company only states that training was provided to management and senior staff on its corruption policies

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy but the procedure could not be found

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company only states "the Group believes in responsible handling of all complaints or breaches using generally accepted conflict resolution or grievance procedures"

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Anglo-Eastern Plantations plc

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Scoring criteria: Anglo-Eastern Plantations plc

Scoring criteria guide how ZSL conducts SPOTT assessments and allocates scores to ensure a fair and consistent approach, setting the expectations for companies on how they should publish ESG data. The full palm oil indicator framework contains 181 indicators across 10 categories, aligned with corporate reporting initiatives.

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