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Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: October 2019
  • Next scheduled: October 2020

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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    184,520 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    100%
  • Market cap:
    249,372,495 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    DSNG.JK
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    DSNG IJ
  • ISIN:
    ID1000135809
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 36.7% 65.63 / 179
  • Organisation: 11 / 35 31.4%
  • Policy: 23.5 / 75 31.3%
  • Practice: 31.1 / 69 45.1%
  • Self-reported: 5 / 69 7.2%
  • External: 10.5 / 69 15.3%
  • Certified: 15.6 / 69 22.6%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3 / 11 27.3%
    • Organisation: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • 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?

      The company has a sustainability Policy for Palm Oil which covers environmental and social issues

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2 (25%) - Two out of the eight Directors are women (undated)

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      3 (18.75%) - Two out of the company's seven Board of Directors' members are women, and one of the nine Board of Commissioners' members is a woman. Undated

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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 has previously worked with the University of Gadjah Maga Yogyakarta and Daemeter consulting for conservation activities but also with multiple organisations for trainings on wildlife conflict management and safeguarding conservation areas

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company only publishes an annual report but this report includes substantial information on environmental issues

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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
      No source

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company only refers to risks related to fires and El Nino

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    7.5 / 17 44.1%
    • Organisation: 7.5 / 13 57.7%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      184,520 - Data as of 2017

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      108,400 - The company has not included this figure in its most recent ACOP (2018), 2017 ACOP stated 69,368 ha. The company's 2018 annual report states that the company holds more than 108,400 ha of planted land

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      24,000 - The company has not included this figure it its most recent ACOP (2018), 2017 ACOP stated 20,920 ha. The company's 2018 Annual report states that the company has 24,000 ha of plasma plantations

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      70,823 - Data as of 2017

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      23,409 - Data as of 2017

    • N
      0 / 1

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company specifies in its 2018 ACOP that the maps submitted represent 100% of estates

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      9 - The company states in its annual report that it owns nine mills (seven mills plus two mills as the company recently purchased PT BPN and PT BAS from BIMA group)

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      Six out of nine mills are listed under GFW's Universal Mill List (Pt Dharma Satya Nusantara; Dharma Satya Nusantara; Pt Dharma Satya Nusantara (Pks3); Pt Swakarsa Sinarsentosa; Pt Dharma Satya Nusantara (Pks4); Dewata Sawit Nusantara)

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 26. Number of supplier mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

    • 30. 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 is not a refiner

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

    • 32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company considers its supply chains traceable (to what level is not specified) but does not supply additional information. No time-bound plan

    • N
      0 / 2

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

      The company considers its supply chains traceable (to what level is not specified) but does not supply additional information. No time-bound plan

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggests that it does not source from supplier mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a refiner

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.4 / 18 41.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Practice: 3.9 / 7 55.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 2.4 / 7 34.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      HCV, HCS, peat

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      Regarding monitoring activities, the company mentions patrols and on the ground species monitoring in conservation areas

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company states that it has a "strong commitment in biodiversity conservation." Mentions biodiversity conservation activities and separately refers to HCVs.

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      49. 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/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company engages in prevention and education activities to prevent encroachment as well as habitat enrichment and biodiversity monitoring. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company bans hunting of protected animals

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    6 / 14 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 8 25%
    • Practice: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • External: 3 / 6 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to preserve HCVs but does not specify that it will conduct assessments before all new development. The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      56. 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 for PT Agro Andalan in June 2018

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      57. 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 for PT Agro Andalan in June 2018

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      This company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The HCV assessment for PT Agro Andalan for the Sekadau Regency, West Kalimantan province plantatrion was deemed satisfactory (after two resubmissions)

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that it avoids "new development in peatlands and areas with high carbon reserves through High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA)". The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      This company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      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
    4.95 / 20 24.8%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Practice: 2 / 7 27.9%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.2 / 7 17.1%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it "is committed not to undertake new development on peatlands and land that has high carbon reserves" but does not specify depth. Additionally, the company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company's only expansion since 2015 seems to have followed the RSPO NPP but the company also purchased new estates in 2018 and does not report on its landbank on peat

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

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

      The company implements a soil and water conservation program which includes maintaining water levels but it does not specify best practices relating to peat. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company states that it does not resort to burning: "We implement no-burning policy for our land clearing, both for new plantings and replanting."

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company states that it promotes fire prevention and monitors weather conditions and water levels, the company also provided several fire-fighter certification and training and offered a fire prevention certification course to employees in 2018. The company also supports awareness, training, monitoring and preventive action with local authorities, villages and cooperatives with hotspot monitoring, and placing villages on high alert

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO PalmGHG

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    4.6 / 22 20.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 11 4.5%
    • Practice: 4.1 / 9 45.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 3.6 / 9 40%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      87. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only states "In addition, the Company manages the palm oil mill effluent correctly and correctly, in accordance with applicable regulations"

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reported that they inaugurated a Water treatment plant in their 2018 Annual report. The plant will produce energy as well as treat water - this is in addition to the company stating that they reuse waste water to fertilize soils. Treatment of POME is not mentioned explicitly

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      92. 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/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company mentions minimising the use of harmful pesticides but no clear commitment is made

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company states "natural predators, such as owls used to control the mice population and host plants grown to attract insects that are natural predators to caterpillars". Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.45 / 46 37.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 25 38%
    • Practice: 8 / 16 49.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 16 4.7%
    • External: 0 / 16 0%
    • Certified: 7.2 / 16 45%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

      The company only mentions compliance with human rights but makes no mentions of UN Declarations or guiding principles

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

      Human rights are included in the company's code of conduct. The company states in its 2018 annual report that it is "disseminating the code of conduct and Corporate Culture and its enforcement which carried out by internal socialization." Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it respects landowner rights but makes no mention of internationally recognised frameworks

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it respects indigenous and local communities' rights but makes no mention of internationally recognised frameworks

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

      The company has a commitment to observe FPIC

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      115. 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). Partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's commitments under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a women's right program focussing on empowerment and prevention, not only for employees but also for neighbouring communities

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      118. 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"

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company supports fisheries, agricultural activities, provides training and seeds

    • Y
      1 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company has a commitment to provide essential community services and has already offered water treatment plants, electricity, invested in education structures and credit unions

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

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

      The company reports multiple examples of facilities and/or services that have been provided to communities. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      The company mentiones that it "treats all employees with dignity and respects the rights of employees"

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 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
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

      The company applies a "gender equality policy"

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      129. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company state that compensation fulfils minimum wage obligation, but no evidence provided

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 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
      No source

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company has a health and safety commitment and provided multiple trainings to staff in 2018

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company states that it provides PPE and makes mention of several H&S trainings including trainings from Dow Agroscience and Nufarn on pesticides. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    9.03 / 13 69.5%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 5 / 9 55.9%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 4.5 / 9 50.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2,012

    • Y
      1 / 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?

      2014 - The company joined the RSPO in 2012 and was first certified in 2014

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      146. 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 2018 ACOP

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2021 - The company changed the target stated in its 2017 ACOP (2020) to 2021 in its 2018 ACOP

    • P
      0.2 / 1

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

      36,602 (20%) - Data from 2017 ACOP

    • P
      0.24 / 1

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

      4,984 (23.8%) - Data from 2017 ACOP

    • P
      0.57 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      4 (57.1%) - Four out of seven mills operated are certified. Data from 2017 ACOP

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2023 - The company changed the target stated in its 2017 ACOP (2028) to 2023 in its 2018 ACOP, it is now within five years

    • P
      0.52 / 1

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

      93,817 (52%) - 93,817 out of 179,414 tons of FFB supplied by smallholders are certified. Data from 2017 ACOP

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Book & Claim, Segregated, and Identity Preserved

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has received ISPO certification for all its mills, but no precise information could be found about estates

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company was ISCC certified but the certificates expired in May 2017

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3.5 / 10 35%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • Practice: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company states that it "continues to commit the development of partnerships with plasma farmers and support them(…)"

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company supports plasma farmers with technical guidance, and tax and financial advice. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states in its 2018 Annual Report that it has 13,000 smallholders, but it is not clear which ones, if not all, benefit from support. It is not clear either whether all 13,000 are plasma or independent smallholders

    • Y
      1 / 1

      162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      The company states that it supports third party community estates. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states in its 2018 Annual Report that it has 13,000 smallholders, but it is not clear which ones, if not all, benefit from support. It is not clear either whether all 13,000 are plasma or independent smallholders

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      In its 2018 annual report, the company states "We have a policy on the selection and improvement of suppliers and vendors." This is likely related to compliance efforts as it is mentioned in a section related to implementation of guidance issued by the Indonesian financial regulator (OJK) in relation to governance. No extra detail is available

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company's reporting broadly suggest that it does not source from mills. Please note that ZSL has been unable to confirm this

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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
    2.2 / 8 27.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 5 20%
    • Practice: 1.2 / 3 40%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 1.2 / 3 40%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.2 / 1

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

      The company only states that its code of conduct has been socialised internally but no details are provided.Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      In its 2017 annual report, the company mentioned that a whistleblowing procedure was in development but in the 2018 annual report, the company only stated that it does not have a policy but that the function is carried out by the HR division

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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Scoring criteria: Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk

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