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Eagle High Plantations Tbk PT

  • Parent company:
    Rajawali Group (65.5%)
  • Landbank (oil palm):
    425,595 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    6.2%
  • Market cap:
    587,089,600 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    BWPT.JK
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    BWPT IJ
  • ISIN:
    ID1000113202
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Eagle High Plantations Tbk PT

SPOTT assesses companies against over 100 indicators across ten categories. Click on the icons or bars below to expand each category for further details, scoring and links to reports and sources.

28.1% 32.5 / 115.5 Total:
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Companies should publish sustainability policies or similar covering their entire supply chain — including third party suppliers — implemented and enforced through high-level leadership that engages with wider industry schemes.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has a webpage called sustainability policy, but this is only a series of short commitments.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      2. Policy or commitment applies to direct and third-party suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Head of Sustainability.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      4. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      5. Member of industry schemes or other external initiatives to improve palm oil sustainability or transparency?

      Member of the Indonesian Global Compact Network.

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      6. Verification report on compliance with POIG Charter, if a POIG member?

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      7. Activities with government and/or NGOs to improve palm oil sustainability?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability 7 / 13 53.8%
    • Companies should publicly report figures on their total landbank and details of different areas under their management. They should also disclose maps of their management areas and provide details on traceability of their products, both to mill and plantation level.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      425,595 - Eagle High reported an area in its 2015 ACOP for palm oil cultivation of 425,595 ha, but only reports an area of 217,682 ha in its 2016 ACOP.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      133,457

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      19,793

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      0

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      64,432

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      13. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      14. Number of company owned mills?

      9 - Reports 9 mills in its Annual Report 2016, but only 8 mills in its 2016 ACOP.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      15. Maps of company owned mills?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      16. Number and names of supplying mills?

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      17. Maps of estates/management units?

      Concession boundaries have been made available to the RSPO and the company declares these represent 100% of their concession sites, but not all may be publicly available due to ongoing legal issues.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      18. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      21. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level (is 100%)?

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

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

      22. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from own mills traceable to plantation level (is above 75%)?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      23. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from supplying mills traceable to plantation level (is above 75%)?

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 3 / 12 25%
    • Companies should commit to address deforestation and to set aside areas for conservation. They should report on any activities to manage or restore habitat in their conservation areas, or monitor deforestation in their supply chains. They should also provide evidence of species conservation and biodiversity protection.

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      24. Commitment to address deforestation?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      25. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      26. Commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      27. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company states it does not plant in forest areas, and its sustainability policy states it carries out HCV assessments and HCS studies and does not develop on land identified as HCS area.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      28. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      29. Commitment to set aside areas for conservation?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      30. Evidence of habitat management and/or habitat restoration of set-aside areas?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      31. A landscape-level approach?

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      32. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      33. Commitment to not endanger species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      35. Commitment not to operate within internationally and nationally designated protected areas?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      36. Evidence of species conservation?

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 4.5 / 10 45%
    • Companies should commit to the High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) approaches, and to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIA). They should develop and publish monitoring and management plans, and provide evidence through SEIA, HCV and HCS assessments, typically published in summary form due to the sensitive nature of certain sites.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      37. Commitment to High Conservation Value (HCV) approach?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      38. Commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits through the RSPO NPP.

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      40. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments undertaken between November 2005 and December 2014, and management and monitoring plans?

      The company states "Our PT TSP HCV assessment conducted by PT Pollito was completed in September 2010, before we started planting" however no assessment could be found.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • n/a
      -
      Source

      43. Satisfactory review of all High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments undertaken since January 2016 by the HCV ALS Quality Panel?

      This indicator is disabled as no new planting in 2016 as reported in 2016 RSPO ACOP.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      44. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      45. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      An HCV assessment has been carried out for PT. Varia Mitra Andalan (VMA). The full report is now in the early stages of the peer review process.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      47. Social and environmental impact assessment (SEIAs) undertaken since November 2005, and management and monitoring plans?

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions 2.5 / 17 14.7%
    • Companies should commit to protect peatland and undertake best management practices for soils and peat. They should also have policies on zero burning and to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Companies should report their GHG emissions, as well as any fires that occurred in or around their estates, along with plans for managing and monitoring fires.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      49. Commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      50. Commitment to best management practices for soils and/or peat?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      52. Evidence of best management practices for soils and/or peat?

      The company only details best management practices for soils.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      53. Commitment to zero burning?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      54. Commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      55. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

      The company states "To monitor this we are installing fire watch towers equipped with binoculars & walkie talkies in each of our estates. & to help fight any fires, each estate will also have a water source & a fully equipped fire fighting team.".

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      59. Commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      60. GHG emissions?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      61. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      62. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      63. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      64. Percentage of mills with methane capture (is above 75%)?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management 2 / 12 16.7%
    • Companies should commit to managing water use and water quality, providing evidence through time-bound reduction plans, policies on toxic chemical use and treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME).

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      65. Commitment to manage water use and water quality?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      66. Time-bound commitments to improve water use and water quality?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      67. Progress towards commitment on water use?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      68. Progress towards commitment on water quality?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      69. Protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      70. Evidence of treating palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      72. No use of paraquat?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      73. No use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      74. No use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 5 / 18 27.8%
    • Companies should commit to respect human rights, including those of indigenous peoples and local communities, consulted with free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Companies should respect the rights of workers, report relevant workforce data, and comply with health and safety legislation.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      77. Commitment to human rights, referencing the UN Declaration of Human Rights or UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      81. Commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      82. Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      83. Process for addressing land conflicts?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      84. Commitment to ensure food security for local communities?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      85. Commitment to respect workers' rights, including all workers (i.e. direct, indirect, migrant, temporary, casual, etc.)?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      86. Reference to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company only refers to no forced or child labour, a minimum age for workers, and the rights of all employees to join or form trade unions.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      87. Total number of employees?

      22,473 - The company states 238 employees at the head office and 22,235 employees at the regional office in 2016.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      88. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      The company only states it has 1,006 permanent employees in 2016.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      89. Percentage or number of women employees?

      7%

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      90. Minimum wage that the company pays?

      Commitment to pay minimum wage.

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      91. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company only states it endeavours to care for the health, safety and welfare of employees and the people and communities who live around its plantations.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      92. Lost time accident rate?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      94. Provision of personal protective equipment and pesticide training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards 2 / 14.5 13.8%
    • Companies should become members of credible certification standards and report in accordance with all appropriate categories of membership. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) requires members registered as growers to submit data relating to certification targets for their estates, scheme smallholders and independent fresh fruit bunch (FFB) suppliers, via an annual communications of progress (ACOP) report.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Eagle High Plantations (formerly known as BW Plantations) has been an RSPO member since 2008.

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 0.5
      Source

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

      Eagle High Plantations only states that it operates in the following regions in Indonesia: West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Papua, West Papua and South Sumatra. It does not states that it operates in Central Sulawesi or Jambi.

    • No
      0 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2025 - Not within five years.

    • No
      0 / 0.5
      Source

      99. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/associated smallholders within 5 years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of scheme/associated smallholders?

      2030 - Not within five years.

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      100. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all supply chains?

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

    • No
      0 / 0.5
      Source

      101. 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?

      Eagle High Plantations has yet to certify any of its plantation estates, since joining the RSPO as BW Plantations in 2008. Its time-bound plan states a date of 2017 by which to certify its first estate.

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      102. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      0 (0%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      103. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      0 (0%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      104. Percentage of scheme/associated smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      0 (0%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      105. Percentage of FFB supply (tonnes) from independent FFB suppliers that is RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      0 (0%)

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      106. Percentage of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that are RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

      Mass Balance.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Partially certified. Their JMS plantation received ISPO certification at the end of 2015.

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      109. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified (100%)?

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Companies should report details of any programmes or schemes to support both schemed and independent smallholders, as well as criteria to assess suppliers on compliance with company policies, and in what cases suppliers should be suspended or excluded due to non-compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      111. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      112. Details of support programme for scheme smallholders?

      Funding to help build plantations, management skills to help run the plantations, getting HGU licenses.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      113. Number or percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      114. Programme to support independent smallholders?

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      115. Details of support programme for independent smallholders?

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      116. Number or percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      118. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company only state they are being more selective in terms of new contracts, only choosing suppliers who can support their operations according to the company's new sustainable standards.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      119. Number or percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged?

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 2.5 / 7 35.7%
    • Companies should operate in an ethical manner at all levels, providing accessible channels and clear procedures for both employees and external stakeholders to raise any grievance or complaint with the company, as well as allowing for whistleblowing.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      120. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      121. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The whistleblowing system is also open to outside parties.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      122. Own grievance or complaints system?

      The company states "We are also committed to an open & transparent dialogue with local communities prior to any new development, including socialization of the project, participatory mapping & transparent negotiations as well as a clearly stated complaints & grievances process." However no further information could be found.

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      123. Accessible to internal stakeholders (i.e. employees)?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      124. Accessible to external stakeholders?

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

      125. Grievance details, if anonymity not requested?

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