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Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2020
  • Next scheduled: November 2021

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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    155,594 hectares
  • Market cap:
    270,257,214 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    DSNG.JK
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    DSNG IJ
  • ISIN:
    ID1000135809
  • Sedol:
    BYZ7DK4
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk – November 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 75.3% 129.55 / 172
  • Organisation: 26 / 34 76.5%
  • Policy: 63 / 74 85.1%
  • Practice: 40.5 / 64 63.4%
  • Self-reported: 7.9 / 64 12.3%
  • External: 21.8 / 64 34%
  • Certified: 10.9 / 64 17.1%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7 / 11 63.6%
    • Organisation: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a Chief Sustainability Officer.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2

    • 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?

      The company reports programs that have been implemented in conservation management such as inventory of biodiversity in collaboration with Gajah Mada University, the study of High Conservation Value (HCV) by Daemeter Consulting, Wildlife Conflict Management Training in collaboration with Ecositrop, Mulawarman University and Natural Resource Conservation Center (BKSDA) and safeguarding conservation areas at PT Dewata Sawit Nusantara in collaboration with Customary Institutions of Wehea - East Kalimantan.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company publishes an annual report but this report includes substantial information on sustainability issues.

    • 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
    13.72 / 16 85.8%
    • Organisation: 10 / 12 83.3%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 2.7 / 3 90.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 2 / 3 65.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      155,594

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      112,450

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      27,883

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      28,795

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      14,349

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of 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?

      10

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that out of 10, four of its mills source FFB only from own plantations and schemes smallholders while the other six mills are also supplied from third parties.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 69.5% of FFB comes from company-owned operations and the remaining from plasma smallholders, external estates and other suppliers.

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company aims to achieve full traceability to the plantation by the end of 2020.

    • P
      +
      0.97 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports overall percentage traceability to the plantation as 97%. Some of its mills also have Identity Preserved certification.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      The company has one Kernel Crusher Plant, with 100% traceability to mill.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    11.13 / 15 74.2%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 3 / 3 100%
    • Practice: 6.1 / 10 61.3%
    • Self-reported: 2.4 / 10 23.8%
    • External: 3.8 / 10 37.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2012

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2013

    • 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 its operations in Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, North Kalimantan and West Kalimantan in its 2019 ACOP.

    • P
      0.39 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      50% - The company reports that five of its mills out of 10 are 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?

      2021

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's only KCP is already RSPO certified.

    • P
      0.1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2023

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.39 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 40,137.0 tonnes are RSPO certified through the segregated supply chain.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports eight out of 15 of its plantations are ISPO certified.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] ISCC.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    11.89 / 17 69.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 7.5 / 9 83.3%
    • Practice: 4.4 / 6 73.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 3 / 6 50%
    • Certified: 1.4 / 6 23.2%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports ensuring no deforestation of HCS forests and HCV areas.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports ensuring no deforestation of HCS forests and HCV areas in its supply chain, however the NDPE policy was only put in place in March 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company reports ensuring no deforestation of HCS forests and HCV areas. No cut-off date specified by the company.

    • 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. Also, the company reports that the types of biodiversity that exist in the conservation forest are periodically monitored.

    • 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 has an unclear commitment.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has an unclear commitment.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      63. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      64. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.39 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    12 / 14 85.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 8 100%
    • Practice: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • External: 3 / 6 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company develops plantations only after the completion of HCV and HCSA assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports in its 2015, 2016 and 2017 ACOPs that NPPs were submitted, but only one summary report and management plan is available for PT Agro Andalan in June 2018.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports in its 2015, 2016 and 2017 ACOPs that NPPs were submitted, but only one summary report and management plan is available for PT Agro Andalan in June 2018.

    • 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 commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower.

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The HCV assessment for PT Agro Andalan for the Sekadau Regency, West Kalimantan province plantation was deemed satisfactory (after two resubmissions).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company also states that it avoids "new development in peatlands and areas with high carbon reserves through High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA)".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it avoids "new development in peatlands and areas with high carbon reserves through High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA)" and the policy applies to all its supply chain.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      79. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] The assessment for PT. Agro Andalan (AAN), West Kalimantan, Indonesia, is available on the HCS website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company develops plantations only after the completion of AMDAL (Environmental Impact Analysis), SIA (Social Impact Analysis).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] A summary of an SEIA and associated management plans are available for PT Agro Andalan.

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    15.14 / 19 79.7%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 7 / 8 87.5%
    • Practice: 3.6 / 6 60.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 6 20.8%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 2.4 / 6 39.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company reports identifying and conserving any peatland regardless of depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company states it has no landbank on peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.39 / 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. The company implements a soil and water conservation program which includes maintaining water levels but it does not specify best practices relating to peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      8 - The company reports eight hotspots in 2020 for off concessions and 242 hotspots in 2019.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      96. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports that the average emission was 0.68 tons of CO2 eq/tons of CPO in 2019.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      97. GHG emissions from land use change?

      The company published screenshots of its palm GHG calculations which features figures on emissions from land conversion but it is not for all estates. Data more than two years old.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      98. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports that the average emission was 0.68 tons of CO2 eq/tons of CPO in 2019 compared to 1.06 tons of CO2 eq/tons of CPO in 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO GHG Calculator.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company aims to build the installation of another methane capture facility, bringing the total to two.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    16.67 / 24 69.5%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 9 / 11 81.8%
    • Practice: 6.2 / 11 56.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 5.2 / 11 47%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      102. Water use intensity?

      2.817 - The company reports that the use of water in 2019 is 2.817 m3 but the figure is not reported as 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
      0.39 / 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.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      108. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.39 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 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
      0.39 / 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. The company reports managing palm oil mill effluent in accordance with the applicable regulations.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    33.75 / 36 93.8%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 21 / 22 95.5%
    • Practice: 8.8 / 9 97.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 9 8.3%
    • External: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      122. Commitment to human rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company respects land tenure rights and the rights of indigenous people and local communities as per its commitment to the FAO's Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company respects land tenure rights and the rights of indigenous people and local communities as per its commitment to the FAO's Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security, and states this commitment also applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company has a commitment to observe FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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). Points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's commitments under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      132. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company states that its CSR program contributes to conflict prevention wherein employees receive training in engaging with stakeholders in the context of the CSR program (Negotiation Skill & Mediation For CSR).

    • N
      0 / 1

      133. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • 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 states that it "continues to support the sustainability strengthening of agricultural, fisheries and household economic ventures".

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • 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. The company reports multiple examples of facilities and/or services that have been provided to communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      147. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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. The company provides safety facilities and infrastructure including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and safety signs and also it provides internal and external training related to occupational safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      156. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company states "The total number of hours lost due to work accidents are 83,840 hours (6 hours/week) from 57,829,751 total working hours".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2 - Data as of 2019.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    5.25 / 13 40.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 8 34.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 2 / 8 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company provides periodic technical assistance or support to scheme smallholders but the information is undated.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company states "DSN Group has provided technical assistance to 46 partner cooperatives or about 83% of the total that have collaborated with DSN. Furthermore, 3 cooperatives in East Kalimantan have started participating in the program since 2019, and then followed by 6 cooperatives in West Kalimantan".

    • 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. The company provides periodic technical assistance or support to independent smallholder cooperatives and reports that all cooperatives have shown high cooperation and involvement in the implementation program since 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it has a policy on the selection and improvement of suppliers and vendors. It also states suppliers are assessed to ensure compliance with DSN Group's NDPE policy and commitments to legality, sustainability, and ethical behaviour, but the process used to do this is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company states "Supplies to our mills from plantations that have deforested or planted on peat after the establishment of the NDPE agreement (31 March 2020) will be excluded from supplying DSN Group in the future." Limited details on the steps taken or timeframes for action in the case of non-compliance are given.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a target for "100% traceable and compliant FFB" by the end of 2025, but the KPIs on how compliance will be achieved are not clear.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's crushing facilities are integrated with its mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's crushing facilities are integrated with its mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's crushing facilities are integrated with its 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
    3 / 7 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports conducting business in a fair and ethical manner with reference to sourcing but no commitment to anti-corruption practices with reference to sourcing could be found.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that the audit committee oversees the management approach to taxes, but no tax policy/strategy could be found.

    • N
      0 / 1

      178. Whistleblowing procedure?

      In the 2019 annual report, the company only states that it does not have a whistleblowing policy but that the function is carried out by the Human Capital division.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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