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

Company assessment: Danec S.A. – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 23.1% 43.66 / 189
  • Organisation: 8 / 36 22.2%
  • Policy: 21.5 / 78 27.6%
  • Practice: 14.2 / 75 18.9%
  • Self-reported: 2.5 / 75 3.3%
  • External: 2.8 / 75 3.7%
  • Certified: 8.9 / 75 11.9%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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 is not publicly listed.

    • 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 is not publicly listed.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 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 the company is not a POIG member.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    5.5 / 26 21.2%
    • Organisation: 5.5 / 16 34.4%
    • 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 - Data as of 2017.

    • N
      0 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - Data as of 2017.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4,907 - Data as of 2017.

    • N
      0 / 1

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      19. 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.

    • 20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      4 - The company's 2017 ACOP reports that the company has three mills. However, the company's website, dated 2017, lists four mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      The company's RSPO audits give the names and coordinates for three mills. The fourth mill is identifiable on GFW.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      26. Number of supplier mills?

      In the company's 2016 Sustainability Report, a flowchart shows that its refineries do source from other mills or "extractora" – however, the names of these mills are not provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • N
      0 / 1

      37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    4.77 / 18 26.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 7 18.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 7 18.1%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      39. 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company commits to protect HCV, HCS and peat. No cut-off date is given.

    • N
      0 / 2

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.27 / 1

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company reports extensive interactions with government ministries, NGOs and other palm companies in order to bring a jurisdictional RSPO standard to Ecuador. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume.

    • N
      0 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company claims in its 2016 Sustainability Report that undertakes "activities with the aim of achieving ecosystems that maintain their diversity and productive with time", but does not make an explicit commitment.

    • N
      0 / 1

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      52. 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
    0 / 14 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 8 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    4.75 / 20 23.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to not planting on peatland, but does not explicitly state this applies to peatland of any depth.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      68. 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.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company has not done any new planting according to its 2106 and 2017 ACOPs.

    • N
      0 / 1

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      72. 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.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      75. 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.

    • N
      0 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO PalmGHG Calculator.

    • N
      0 / 1

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    0.75 / 22 3.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 11 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 9 8.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 9 8.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports a reduction in "water captured from the river", but does not give any figures, nor is it a measure of water intensity.

    • N
      0 / 1

      87. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company's external RSPO audits show that its mills treat POME, but there is no evidence that the company treats PORE.

    • N
      0 / 1

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.85 / 46 38.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 11.5 / 25 46%
    • Practice: 6.4 / 16 39.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 16 0%
    • External: 0 / 16 0%
    • Certified: 6.4 / 16 39.7%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to respect human rights, but does not reference the UN Declaration or the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to respect human rights, but does not reference the UN Declaration or the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.27 / 1

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company refers to property rights and customary ownership of land by indigenous peoples. 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

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company references the rights of indigenous peoples, specifically the right to self-determination, but only in relation to FPIC.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company references 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
      0.27 / 1

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes a commitment to respect 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      The company has a section in its Sustainability Policy regarding "respect and recognition of worker's rights", but this focuses exclusively on foreign and temporary workers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a section in its Sustainability Policy regarding "respect and recognition of worker's rights", but this focuses exclusively on foreign and temporary 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
      0.27 / 1

      125. 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/volume.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes a commitment 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
      0.27 / 1

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to address health and safety at work. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.27 / 1

      142. 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/volume.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.52 / 12 29.3%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 2 / 8 25.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 2 / 8 25.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2,010

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company received its first certification in October 2018.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company should provide both a Processor/Trader and Grower ACOPs to the RSPO, but only provided a Processor/Trader ACOP in 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      This information is from the company's 2017 ACOP. The company did not submit a 2018 Grower ACOP. The company only has plantations in Ecuador.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's 2017 ACOP aimed to have all estates and mills certified in 2018. A proportion of the company's estates and three of its mills were certified in October 2018, but ZSL has been unable to establish whether this constitutes 100% of its estates and mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      [Externally verified] 3 (75%) - The company has three mills certified. However, the company provides contradictory information about how many mills it owns. ZSL has calculated the percentage using the higher number.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2018 - The company specifies that all of its processing facilities would be certified in 2018. Three units were certified in 2018, but ZSL has been unable to confirm whether this constitutes the entirety of the company's facilities.

    • P
      0.27 / 1

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

      71,002 (26.507%) - Data as of 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0.75 / 14 5.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 6 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • 160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    2.27 / 8 28.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 5 20%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 3 42.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 3 42.3%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      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

      176. 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
      0.27 / 1

      177. 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/volume.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Danec S.A.

SPOTT gathers reports and stories from global media sources, covering specific company activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess the validity of these reports.

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Scoring criteria: Danec S.A.

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

SPOTT is a ZSL initiative.
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