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Eagle High Plantations Tbk PT

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2021
  • Next scheduled: November 2022

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  • Parent company:
    Rajawali Group (37.4%)
  • Landbank (oil palm)
    219,965 hectares
  • Market cap:
    197,000,000 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    BWPT.JK
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    BWPT IJ
  • ISIN:
    ID1000113202
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Eagle High Plantations Tbk PT – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 62.5% 104.93 / 168
  • Organisation: 26 / 34 76.5%
  • Policy: 46 / 72 63.9%
  • Practice: 32.9 / 62 53.1%
  • Self-reported: 5.4 / 62 8.7%
  • External: 6.3 / 62 10.1%
  • Certified: 21.3 / 62 34.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    10.5 / 11 95.5%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 3 83.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a sustainability policy which covers multiple dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering both social and environmental issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's sustainability policy applies to all suppliers of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Head- Sustainability.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Division Head- Sustainability.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4 (7.27%) - The company reports that 4 (7.27%) female employees hold positions at the senior management level. Data as of 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      0 (0%) - The company reports zero females as a part of its board. Data as of 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      7. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with palm oil production?

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of TFA. Some of the company's subsidiaries are a member of the Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN) and UNGC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports carrying out collaboration activities between the company and civil society. This includes working on 'Project AMOUR', an orangutan conservation project.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      Sustainability Report for 2020 is published by the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has prepared its 2020 sustainability report has been prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards: Core option.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      A limited summary of risks and management strategy is available. However, this information has not been externally verified.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    11 / 15 73.3%
    • Organisation: 10 / 12 83.3%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      219,965 - The company reports the total landbank managed for oil palm in its RSPO ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      124,218 - This figure excludes the scheme smallholder area.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      23,700.1 - The company reports the total land under scheme smallholders in its RSPO ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports the unplanted area as '0' ha in its RSPO ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      64,432 - The company reports the conservation set-aside area as '0' ha and the High Conservation Value (HCV) area as '64,432' ha in its RSPO ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      Concession boundaries have been made available to the RSPO in 2018 and the company declares no new concession acquisition or changes in the ownership of existing concessions were undertaken in 2019 or 2020.

    • 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?

      9 - The company reports to operate nine mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      The company reports the names and locations of all 9 mills in its 2018 sustainability report and the GFW database also has names and locations for 8 mills of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has disclosed the supply bases for all its 9 mills, 3 mills source 100% FFB from its own plantations, and 6 mills source from own as well as third-party plantations.

    • 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 has disclosed the percentage and volume of FFB supply that comes from its own operations and third-party plantations for all 9 mills.

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

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

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

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

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

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

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to achieving 100% traceability to the plantation by 2026 for all its operations.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

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

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

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

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

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.65 / 13 28.1%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.6 / 9 18.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.6 / 9 7.2%
    • External: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,008 - The company is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since March 2008.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,019 - The company achieved its first certification in 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2020 RSPO ACOP is submitted by the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, West Kalimantan, West Papua, West Sumatra.

    • P
      0.04 / 1

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

      4.44% - The company reports the percentage of area RSPO certified as 4.44%.

    • P
      0.11 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      11.11% - One out of the total nine mills of the company is RSPO certified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,026 - The company reports to achieve 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills by 2026. The target reported is not within 5 years.

    • 44. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,029 - The company reports to achieve 100% RSPO certification of scheme smallholders by 2029. The target reported is not within 5 years.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 50. Processes/trades RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to have received 6 Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certifications as of 2020. However, no certificates are publicly available on the company website.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    9.54 / 18 53%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 5.5 / 10 55%
    • Practice: 3 / 6 50.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 3 / 6 50.7%
    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company reports its commitment to no deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits its suppliers to zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

      The company reports no new developments of primary forests, wildlife reserves, wetlands and no deforestation of HCV and HCS areas. The cut-off date is reported as June, 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports that site patrols are carried out systematically to prevent land encroachment and to ensure that each operating area is maintained according to its function.

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports that until the end of 2020, there were no illegal cases and/or deforestation in the company's operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it seeks to restore non-compliant deforestation through remediation and compensation activities, however, does not specifies a cut-off date.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

      67. 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. The company has also identified the species of conservation concern referencing the IUCN Red List and national law 'Protection Status under Law No. 5/1990 and PP No. 7/1999'.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports to have 'Arrtu, Mayak, Orang Utan Rescue (AMOUR) Project' for orangutan conservation under which it has managed to find 42 orangutans with a total of approximately 2,185 nests.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it is committed not to hunt other than sustainable hunting in its operating areas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to 'not to hunt other than sustainable hunting in its operating areas'.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    9.25 / 15 61.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 8 62.5%
    • Practice: 4.3 / 7 60.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 4.3 / 7 60.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      71. 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 also reports its own commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has submitted the HCV assessment of 'PT. Manunggal Adi Jaya & Koperasi Kelumpang Bersama Cooperative at Desa Sekandis, Desa Talusi and Desa Gunung Calang, Pamukan Selatan District, Kotabaru Regency, South Kalimantan, Indonesia' to HCVRN for review but the assessment is not yet available.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has submitted the HCV assessment of 'PT. Manunggal Adi Jaya & Koperasi Kelumpang Bersama Cooperative at Desa Sekandis, Desa Talusi and Desa Gunung Calang, Pamukan Selatan District, Kotabaru Regency, South Kalimantan, Indonesia' to HCVRN for review but the assessment, its management and monitoring plan is not yet available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      76. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The HCV assessment of 'PT. Manunggal Adi Jaya & Koperasi Kelumpang Bersama Cooperative at Desa Sekandis, Desa Talusi and Desa Gunung Calang, Pamukan Selatan District, Kotabaru Regency, South Kalimantan, Indonesia' is not yet publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      79. 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits its suppliers to no development of areas classified as having High Carbon Stock (HCS).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] HCS assessment of 'PT Varia Mitra Andalan' is publicly available on the HCSA database.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      82. Peer review of all High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments undertaken since April 2015 by the HCSA Quality Assurance Process?

      [Externally verified] Only HCS assessment of 'PT Varia Mitra Andalan' is publicly available on the HCSA database and its peer review report is published on the database.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. 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's own reporting only mentions commitment to conduct social impact assessments.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits its suppliers to conduct social impact assessments.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] A brief summary of an EIA is available in the HCS summary report of 'PT Varia Mitra Andalan'.

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    12.33 / 20 61.7%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 8 81.3%
    • Practice: 3.8 / 7 54.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 7 25%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 2.1 / 7 29.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      86. 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 also reports its own commitment to no development of peat regardless of depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to no development of peat, regardless of depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      20,334 - The company reports a total 20,334 ha planting on peat land as of end 2020.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that it has not conducted any new planting since 2017 and the peat landbank figures are the same from 2018-2020. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to best management practices for soils and peat.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits its suppliers to best management practices for peat.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

      92. 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 reports that for the groundwater level to be maintained at optimal conditions (40 cm below ground level), a dam/sandbag/stop drain is built in the collection trench and main drain. The palm oil waste (liquid and solid), such as: empty fruit bunches (EFB) and Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) is used as supplement and mulch (to retain moisture).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company reports its commitment to ban open burning.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits its suppliers to ban open burning.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also has a 'Fire Prevention and Management' system in place.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that fires occurred in one operational area between July-August 2019, but further details are not provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports in its RSPO ACOP 2020 that it is planning to develop a baseline for GHG reporting and is currently, measuring the GHG footprint while identifying ways to reduce the GHG footprint. A time-bound commitment is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the average GHG footprint for all certified management units as 98.75(tCO2e/ha). GHG emissions intensity for all company operations is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the results of scope 1 direct emissions measurement (tCO2e), however, the figures only cover some operations of the company and the intensity is also not improving.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports to calculate the emission level using the ISPO calculator which was adapted from the IPCC calculator.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to operate one biogas plant since September 2020.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    11.16 / 24 46.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 4 / 11 36.4%
    • Practice: 6.2 / 11 56%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 5.2 / 11 46.9%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

      1.82 - The company reports that 'Water Use Intensity' in 2020 is around 1.82 m3 /ton processed FFB based on the average volume of water usage in the subsidiary. However, it is unclear if this covers all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports the water use intensity for 2018, 2019 and 2020 as 1.82 m3/ton. The intensity is not improving and also these figures only cover some operations of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it is committed to maintaining the quality of water used in the production process in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Environment, and maintains the the quality standard for Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) to be below 5,000 mg/l and Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD) in the range of 4,000 - 6,000 mg/l.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports figures for BOD in 2020 and the figures are within the legal limits. However, these figures only cover some operations of the company.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports its own information on treatment of POME.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company reports commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

      112. 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. The company's own reporting mentions installation of riparian boundary markers, installation of signboards and socialization to build awareness of prohibitions against damaging, cutting down trees and using chemicals in riparian areas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company only reports a general statement that it will phase-out the use of paraquat, that is not time-bound.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only reports a general statement that it will phase-out the use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides, that is not time-bound.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only reports a general statement that it will phase-out the use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention, that is not time-bound.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company provides a list of chemicals used, however, it is unclear if this covers all operations of the company as details are only provided for some subsidiaries.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.04 / 1

      122. 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
      0.04 / 1

      123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports information on its 'Integrated Pest Management' approach.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also has its own waste management system in place.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    29.5 / 35 84.3%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 17.5 / 21 83.3%
    • Practice: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      The company reports its commitment to uphold the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ("UDHR").

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits its suppliers to uphold the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ("UDHR").

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports conducting training on human rights and also taking part in IGCN's Business and Human Rights Working Group (BHRWG). As of 2020, there were no human rights violations in the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it respects the right of its indigenous people and local communities, however, does not reference the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO 169.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to respect the rights of indigenous people and local communities, however, does not reference the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO 169.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. 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 also reports its own commitment to FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. 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. The company also details its free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process in its latest sustainability report.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company reports the details of process for addressing land conflicts in its latest sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports that it values diversity by supporting the involvement of women in all palm oil operations, including overcoming the obstacles by establishing a Gender Committee. However, limited details are reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company reports its commitment to provide essential community services and facilities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports its own progress on commitment to provide essential community services and facilities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it is committed to providing job opportunities for local residents, those who live in the area within the province where the subsidiary's operating area is located.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to respect ILO Core Conventions and mentions that it shall be guided by the guidelines set by the International Labor Organization ("ILO") for matters pertaining to the fundamental rights of all its Employees.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to respect ILO Core Conventions and to be guided by the guidelines set by the International Labor Organization ("ILO") for matters pertaining to the fundamental rights of all its Employees.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      145. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports to have a 'Gender Committee' in place which is tasked with responding to complaints of employees at plantations, as well as taking action in cases of inequality at work, including harassment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      9,663 (54.6%) - The company reports 85 contract employees and 9,578 daily workers in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      1,094 (13.48%) - The company reports 1,094 female employees or 13.48% of total employees. Data as of 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company only reports its commitment to pay minimum wage.

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Progress on commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports that it provides remuneration for employees regardless of gender with a ratio of 1:1 and also mentions that remuneration for employees has complied with the Provincial Minimum Wage (UMP) standard, with the remuneration percentage of 100% UMP for permanent employees at the lowest level. However, this reporting does not cover all employees of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company reports its commitment to address occupational health and safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to address occupational health and safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports to provide 'Personal Protective Equipment', e.g. apron, rubber gloves, masks, and boots and facilitates training for spraying staff by chemical suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports the 'Number and Level of Work Accidents ' categorising them as mild, severe and fatal. However, it is unclear what this data relates to and also it only covers some operations of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero fatalities in 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3.5 / 10 35%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      12,250 - The company reports the number of plasma farmers as 12,250, however, it is unclear if the company is supporting all of them.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it 'conducts environmental and social assessments of local suppliers, to identify whether or not legal violation occurred, forest land encroachment, conservation areas, nature reserves and other prohibited locations, as well as to improve the traceability of raw materials for palm oil products from areas that comply with sustainability commitments'. However, only limited details are provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company reports that it 'conducts environmental and social assessments of local suppliers, to identify whether or not legal violation occurred, forest land encroachment, conservation areas, nature reserves and other prohibited locations, as well as to improve the traceability of raw materials for palm oil products from areas that comply with sustainability commitments'. However, it is unclear if this criteria refers to exclusion/suspension of suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    4.5 / 7 64.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company reports its commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits its suppliers to ethical conduct.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports to have a ethics committee, where issues in concern of unethical conduct can be raised.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it review its tax strategy annually and that the Chief Finance Officer is responsible for compliance. Full points cannot be awarded as the tax strategy is not publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy in place.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports to have a 'Community/Environment Grievance Mechanism', however, very limited details are provided and also the accessibility of the mechanism is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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