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    Danec SA is a company that engages in

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    30,221 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Danec S.A. – November 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 46.8% 83.81 / 179
  • Organisation: 10 / 35 28.6%
  • Policy: 43.5 / 75 58%
  • Practice: 30.3 / 69 43.9%
  • Self-reported: 3.3 / 69 4.8%
  • External: 15 / 69 21.7%
  • Certified: 12 / 69 17.4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3 / 9 33.3%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company meets this indicator through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). Also, the company has a sustainability policy.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states its Sustainability Policy will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • 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 the company does not have a Board of Directors.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not have a Board of Directors.

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports being part of a working group on RPSO in Ecuador, collaborating with government ministries, smallholder associations, and NGOs, to work for how RSPO will work in Ecuador and if it can be placed in legislation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company provides sustainability progress reports in the form of bulletins.

    • 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 the company is not a POIG member.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    6.5 / 25 26%
    • Organisation: 6.5 / 15 43.3%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      30,221

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      25,314 - The company reports that the land area controlled and managed associated with palm oil is 25,314 ha and it does not include scheme smallholders/plasma areas.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from scheme/plasma smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4,907 - The company reports that the total land designated and managed as HCV areas is 4,907 ha and the other conservation land set aside is areas is 0 ha.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has geo-referenced maps of three subsidiaries as a part of its RSPO audits, but this does not cover all of the company's operations.

    • 19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from scheme/plasma smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      4

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    6.06 / 12 50.5%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 3.1 / 8 38.3%
    • Self-reported: 2.1 / 8 25.8%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2010

    • N
      0 / 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?

      2018

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it operates in Ecuador.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2018 - The company reports that it has already met the target of 100% certification of estates in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from scheme/plasma smallholders.

    • 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 the company has no scheme/plasma/associated smallholders or outgrowers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.31 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not operate in Indonesia.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not operate in Malaysia.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    9.5 / 17 55.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 9 50%
    • Practice: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 3 / 6 50%
    • Certified: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to not carry out deforestation activities for its growth, nor to affect areas of high conservation value, areas of high carbon stock or peatlands.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a zero deforestation policy. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company commits to no land clearing damaging primary forests or areas required to protect or enhance HCVs since November 2005, and no land clearing damaging HCVs or HCS forest since November 2018, through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to protect HCV, HCS and peat. No cut-off date is given.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      57. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to applying the RSPO Remediation and Compensation Procedure where there has been land clearing without prior HCV assessment since November 2005, or without prior HCV-HCSA assessment since November 2018, through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. However, a commitment covering restoration of all non-compliant deforestation/conversion was not found. Partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to no hunting. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    5 / 14 35.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 8 62.5%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments but it states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

      75. 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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits that it will use the HCSA (High Carbon Stock Approach) methodology ensuring that no high carbon stocks areas are affected.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to use the High Carbon Stock Approach and it states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • N
      0 / 1

      79. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    9.75 / 20 48.8%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Policy: 5.5 / 8 68.8%
    • Practice: 3.8 / 7 53.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 3 / 7 42.9%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to not planting on peatland but does not explicitly state this applies to peatland of any depth.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to no planting on peat, although it does not specify a depth. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports in its RSPO ACOP 2019, 2017 and 2016 that no new plantations were carried out.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to Best Agricultural Practices but does not specify for peatland.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company embraces the "Good Agricultural Practices" for which it has a policy of not using burning for land preparation or using burning to eliminate waste.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      91. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company has a commitment to no burning. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      92. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      96. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the average GHG footprint for all certified management units by hectare is 1.41 tCO2e/ha and the average GHG footprint for all certified management units per tonne of crude palm oil is 0.52 tCO2e/tCPO.

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      98. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The RSPO requires companies to assess their GHG emissions through the Palm GHG calculator. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    13 / 25 52%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 11 45.5%
    • Practice: 8 / 12 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 12 0%
    • External: 1 / 12 8.3%
    • Certified: 7 / 12 58.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      106. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      108. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      112. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      119. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      120. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    24.5 / 36 68.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 16.5 / 22 75%
    • Practice: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      122. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to respect human rights, but not in reference to the UN Declaration or the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to respect human rights, but not in reference to the UN Declaration or the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Progress on human rights commitment?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company refers to the rights of indigenous peoples, specifically the right to self-determination, but only in relation to FPIC.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company refers to the rights of indigenous peoples, specifically the right to self-determination, but only in relation to FPIC. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company complies with current laws and it recognises and respects the customary rights of the indigenous and/or Afro-descendant communities and/or peoples that are located in the area of influence of its plantations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company complies with current laws and it recognises and respects the customary rights of the indigenous and/or Afro-descendant communities and/or peoples that are located in the area of influence of its plantations. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company is committed to applying the right of the peoples to free, prior and informed consent.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is committed to applying the right of the peoples to free, prior and informed consent. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on the process to conduct free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

      132. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      133. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain requirements for addressing land conflicts. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company has established internal protocols in order to identify customary rights and take actions to prevent their violation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      135. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to creating sources of employment without any discrimination, based on race, caste, origin, nationality, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, trade union association, political affiliation or age.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to prevent gender discrimination. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      147. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company commits to pay all its workers an equal and dignified wage.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to pay all its workers an equal and dignified wage. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Progress on commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company establishes measures to protect the life, health and physical integrity of its workers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company establishes measures to protect the life, health and physical integrity of its workers. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2 / 14 14.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • 159. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from scheme/plasma smallholders.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from scheme/plasma smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      173. 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: 1 / 2 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%). The company has a Code of Ethics that asks employees to adhere to transparency but does not cover anti-corruption or fraud.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's Sustainability Policy commits to conducting business in an ethical manner. It states that the commitment will be disseminated to its suppliers, but does not state that suppliers are expected to comply with the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      178. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on whistleblowing procedures. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company adheres to this criteria through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (100%).

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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