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Commodities House Investments Ltd (HSA Group)

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2021
  • Next scheduled: November 2022

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Company assessment: Commodities House Investments Ltd (HSA Group) – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 31.2% 32.75 / 105
  • Organisation: 8 / 19 42.1%
  • Policy: 15.5 / 48 32.3%
  • Practice: 9.3 / 38 24.3%
  • Self-reported: 2.5 / 38 6.6%
  • External: 4.8 / 38 12.5%
  • Certified: 2 / 38 5.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    2 / 8 25%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • 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 six major palm oil subsidiaries of the company each have a sustainable palm oil policy that applies to all their suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      7 (19%) - The company reports 7 women in its senior management teams out of 36 people.

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

    • 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
    5.5 / 13 42.3%
    • Organisation: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 2 / 5 40%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 2 / 5 40%
    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      The company's subsidiary, PIL, reports lists of supplying mills. This page is linked to from four of the other sister companies. PT Oleochem does not have information on this and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's subsidiary, PIL, reports the names and coordinates of all third party supplying mills. This page is linked to from four of the other sister companies. PT Oleochem does not have information on this and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Subsidiary, PIL, publishes the percentage of volume sourced from direct mills and indirect traders for each mill for all sister companies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      PACOIL and PIL report to have achieve 100% traceability to mill level in 2020. PT OSI sets a target of 100% traceability to mill level by 2021 and PPI, PII, and Pamin report a commitment to achieve 100% traceability to mill level by 2020. The PIL dashboard states all sister companies have 100% traceability to mill level.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The PIL dashboard states all sister companies have 100% traceability to mill level.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      PII, PPI, PT OSI and PACOIL webpages all state a time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to plantation level by 2025. No commitment could be found for PIL. As this commitment does not cover all operations, partial points have been awarded.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    5.75 / 8 71.9%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 4.8 / 6 79.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 4.8 / 6 79.2%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,009 - Pacific Inter-Link Sdn. Bhd., Pacific Oils & Fats Industries Sdn. Bhd., PT. Pacific Palmindo Industri, PT. Pacific Indopalm Industries, PT. Pacific Medan Industri, PT. Oleochem & Soap Industri are subsidiaries of the group which are RSPO members under the name Commodities House Investments Limited.

    • P
      0.75 / 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] 2,015 - The group's sister companies were separate RSPO members before 2019. One of the sister companies, PT. Pacific Medan Industri, became RSPO-certified within three years of joining the RSPO (in 2015), thus partial points.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Pacific Inter-Link Sdn. Bhd., Pacific Oils & Fats Industries Sdn. Bhd., PT. Pacific Palmindo Industri, PT. Pacific Indopalm Industries, PT. Pacific Medan Industri, PT. Oleochem & Soap Industri are subsidiaries of the group which are RSPO members under the name Commodities House Investments Limited. A 2020 ACOP was submitted.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,030 - The company reports a commitment to achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities by 2030, as this is over five years in the future, no points can be awarded.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2.4% - The company reports that 2.4% of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company report 0% of RSPO-certified palm oil is processed/trader 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      52. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      [Externally verified] Pacific Oils & Fats Industries Sdn. Bhd is MSPO certified. PIL is the other subsidiary also based in Malaysia but as a trader it is not able to become a member.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] PT. Pacific Indopalm Industries, Dumai, Indonesia and Pacific Oils & Fats Industries Sdn. Bhd are ISCC certified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    3 / 8 37.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies report a commitment to zero deforestation that applies to all of their suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Five of the company's six sister companies report a commitment to zero deforestation that applies to HCV and HCS areas, PIL does not define the criteria. No companies provide a cut-off date. Therefore, partial points have been awarded.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      6,821 - PIL reports that there were ten cases reported in 2020 and five of which are "engaged & under Monitoring" and five cases were closed. The ten cases account for 6,821 ha of illegal or non-compliant deforestation. PIL reports that this covers all sister companies.

    • 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?

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

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

    • 68. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

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

    • 69. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Three of the six sister companies have commitment to sustainable hunting of species that applies to all of their suppliers. As this does not cover operation, partial points have been awarded.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    0 / 6 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      80. 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.

    • 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 assessments (SEIAs) available, and associated management and monitoring plans?

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    2.5 / 7 35.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to no planting on peat of any depth which applies to all their 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to best management practices for peat which applies to all their suppliers. No companies report best management practices for soils, thus partial points.

    • 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to zero burning which applies to all their 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

    • 100. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • 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
    1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 5 20%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      It is reported on PIL's website that PIL, Pacoil, PPI, Pamin and Oleochem. As this information does not cover all operations and is not directed to from each company's website, no points can be awarded.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      One of the company's sister companies commit to no use of paraquat which applies to all their suppliers. As this do not cover all operations of the assessed company, not all suppliers are covered, thus partial points have been awarded.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      One of the company's sister companies commit to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides which applies to all their suppliers. As this do not cover all operations of the assessed company, not all suppliers are covered, thus partial points have been awarded.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      PIL reports a waste management system. This does not clearly apply to all sister companies and no other sister companies report information on waste management systems, therefore partial points have been awarded.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    9.5 / 23 41.3%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • Policy: 6 / 13 46.2%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      Three out of six of the company's sister companies commit to UN Declaration on Human Rights. PIL, PACOIL, and PT. Oleochem and Soap Industri commit to respect human rights, but do not reference the UN Declaration of Human Rights or equivalent. Therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      Three out of six of the company's sister companies commit to UN Declaration on Human Rights which applies to all their suppliers. PIL, PACOIL, and PT. Oleochem and Soap Industri commit to respect human rights, but do not reference the UN Declaration of Human Rights or equivalent. This applies to all of their suppliers. Therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to indigenous and local communities' rights but do not reference the UN Declaration the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (no. 169). This applies to all their suppliers. Partial points have therefore been awarded.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Five out of six companies only mention this in relation to FPIC, just PACOIL reports it independently, thus partial points.

    • 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to FPIC which applies to all their 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      238 (11.6%) - The number of temporary employees for all sister companies is reported on the PIL website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      346 (16.5%) - The number of female employees for all sister companies is reported on the PIL website.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to pay minimum wage. As this is not a commitment to DLW partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to pay minimum wage. This applies to all suppliers. As this is not a commitment to DLW partial points have been awarded.

    • 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?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to address occupational health and safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to address occupational health and safety. This applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      PIL reports that provides PPE and related training. None of the other five sister companies report this, and therefore partial point have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      PIL reports the LTAR per 200,000 hours worked for each sister company. it is not explained what LTAR stands for, therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - PIL reports that there were "no fatalities reported in 2019 and 2020 across all our entities", it is unclear if this covers all sister companies or is referring to only PIL operations, therefore partial points have been awarded.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 16 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      All six of the company's sister companies commit to support smallholders. However PT OSI is the only company to disclose the nature of this commitment. These commitments also do not clearly cover all smallholders i.e. scheme/plasma smallholders. Therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      PIL reports that it conducted training for its sister companies as they are some of its suppliers. This does not cover all suppliers or all sister companies. This training was only on NDPE policy and the Grievance Mechanism. Therefore no points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      85% - PIL reports that as of December 2020, 85% of suppliers had committed to the company's Supplier Code of Conduct. Commitments for the other sister companies could not be found and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    2 / 7 28.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 5 20%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 2 50%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Sister company, PIL, has a grievance procedure that is open to all stakeholders and available on its website, this includes a flowchart of steps. PIL states that this process "covers grievances from all stakeholders in relation to the operations of PIL, its sister refineries and its suppliers.".

    • Y
      1 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      PIL has a grievance tracker on its website containing up-to-date details of complaints and grievances. This is reported to cover all sister companies.

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