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Company assessment: COFCO Corp – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 49.7% 43.24 / 87
  • Organisation: 8 / 18 44.4%
  • Policy: 22.5 / 42 53.6%
  • Practice: 12.7 / 27 47.2%
  • Self-reported: 3.1 / 27 11.4%
  • External: 2.8 / 27 10.2%
  • Certified: 6.9 / 27 25.6%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    5.25 / 10 52.5%
    • Organisation: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • 1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has its own sustainable palm oil sourcing policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Global Head of Sustainability.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The subsidiary is a part of UNGC, TFA, WBCSD, hence awarded partial point.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company participate in the Palm Oil Collaboration Group (POCG), and signed a memorandum of understanding under the Collaboration for Forests and Agriculture initiative (CFA).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published its annual report annually.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company's subsidiary company involve in palm oil operation reports through GRI standard, Core option. The parent company states it reports inline with GRI standards but does not specify which kind. Therefore, partial points have been awarded.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    4.91 / 11 44.6%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 1.9 / 4 47.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 1.9 / 4 47.8%
    • 13. Total land area managed/controlled for oil palm (ha)?

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

    • 14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 18. Maps of estates/management units?

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

    • 19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 21. Number of company-owned mills?

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

    • 22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

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

    • 23. Number (or percentage) of company-owned mills that source from company-owned operations and/or third parties?

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

    • 24. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned mills that come from company-owned operations and/or third-parties?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      2,000 - The company reports 2000 supplying mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      26. Names and locations of all third-party supplying mills?

      The company provide the list of 2000 supply chain with complete name and proper location.

    • N
      0 / 1

      27. Number (or percentage) of third party supplying mills that source from their own plantations and/or third party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1

      28. Reports total volume (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplying mills that come from the supplying mills' own operations and/or third parties?

    • 29. 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company state to achieve full traceability to mill for palm oil by 2021.

    • P
      +
      0.91 / 1
      1 / 1

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company reports 91% of supply traceable to mill level. Additional point awarded on the basis of certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 33. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) supply to own mills traceable to plantation level?

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      34. Percentage of supply from third-party mills traceable to plantation level?

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

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

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.58 / 6 59.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 2.6 / 5 51.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.6 / 5 11.6%
    • External: 2 / 5 40%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,005 - The company is member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2005.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      38. 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?

      [Externally verified] 2,013 - 2013.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2020.

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

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

    • 41. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified?

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

    • 42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

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

    • 43. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills within 5 years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of estates?

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

    • 44. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities?

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

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

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

    • 46. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/plasma/associated smallholders and outgrowers within 5 years or target already achieved?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.06 / 1

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

      6.47% - The company handled/traded/processed (tonnes) 6.47% of all palm oil and oil palm products that is RSPO-certified.

    • 49. Sells RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains?

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

    • P
      0.02 / 1

      50. Processes/trades RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains?

      The company processes/trades 2.9% RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains.

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

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

    • 52. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company disclose about IS0 14001, and the information is self reported, hence partial point awarded.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

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

    • 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's commitment to not develop on HCV, HCS and peatland applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

      The company only specifies the types of areas that are not to be deforested, but no cut-off date, hence awarded partial point.

    • 58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • 65. Biodiversity policy?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

      The company only mentions biodiversity 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?

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    1 / 4 25%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 71. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      77. 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?

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all suppliers.

    • 81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

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

    • 82. 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.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 85. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) available, and associated management and monitoring plans?

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    3.5 / 4 87.5%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 3 / 3 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 86. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • 93. Commitment to zero burning?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers.

    • 95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

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

    • 96. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates?

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

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports 35.9 kg CO2eq/tonne processed carbon intensity indicator for the year 2020. Awarded partial point as this is not specific to palm oil operations.

    • 100. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • 101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

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

    • 102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

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

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

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    0 / 4 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 104. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

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

    • 105. Water use intensity?

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

    • 106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 109. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

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

    • 110. Treatment of palm oil refinery effluent (PORE)?

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

    • 111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 119. 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

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

    • 121. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

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

    • 122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

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

    • 123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • 124. Waste management system in place to avoid negative impacts?

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    16 / 22 72.7%
    • Organisation: 2 / 4 50%
    • Policy: 10 / 13 76.9%
    • Practice: 4 / 5 80%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 4 / 5 80%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      Th company commits to the UN Declaration on Human Rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers but nit reference to UN declaration.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • 128. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commitments to the rights of indigenous and local communities' rights applies to all suppliers, however does not make reference to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (no. 169), therefore only partial points can be awarded.

    • 130. Commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to legal and customary land rights applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • 135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • 136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

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

    • 137. Supports the inclusion of women across palm oil operations, including addressing barriers faced?

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

    • 138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

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

    • 139. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

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

    • 140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

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

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to eight International Labour Organization Core Conventions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commit to the International Labour Organization's eight Core Conventions applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commit to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • 149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      17% - The company reports 17% of women employees.

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Progress on commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commit to address occupational health and safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to address occupational health and safety applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company's subsidiary report lost-time injury frequency rate of 0.39 in 2020. However its not clear if it is for palm oil operation only, hence awarded partial points.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's subsidiary reports 3 fatalities in 2020. However its not clear if it is for palm oil operation only, hence awarded partial points.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3 / 11 27.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • 160. Commitment to support smallholders?

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

    • 161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • 162. Percentage of scheme/plasma smallholders involved in programme?

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

    • 163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company also reports to rate supplier performance against company policy "every two years using supplier scorecards (with the most recent evaluation in 2019), prioritising suppliers with lower performance scores for improvement effort". This does not cover all operations and suppliers and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      86.5% - The company reports 86.5% percentage of suppliers assessed.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company states to terminate business relationship in case of any failure or unwillingness to implement policy, but no time frame of action given.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only published action plans and this are not time-bound.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      170. Time-bound plan to engage with all high risk mills within 3 years?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      171. Programme to support high risk mills to become compliant with sourcing policies?

      The company commit to support the sustainable and responsible production and sourcing of palm oil, however it does not have any mill.

    • N
      0 / 1

      172. Regularly engages with a subset of high risk mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      174. Regularly assesses and categorises the risk level of all their own and third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    4.5 / 7 64.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has code of conduct policy committing to both ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The subsidiary states that it has whistleblowing procedure and has a detailed "Integrity Hotline Procedure", this includes information on how whistleblowers are protected. As this does not cover all operations, only partial points can be awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has grievance system open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company only provides a summary table on number and type of grievances.

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