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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    103,612 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    100%
  • Market cap:
    14,775,608 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    FRN.V
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    FRN CN
  • ISIN:
    CA31527R8856
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Feronia Inc – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 30% 51.25 / 171
  • Organisation: 19 / 33 57.6%
  • Policy: 19.5 / 75 26%
  • Practice: 12.8 / 63 20.2%
  • Self-reported: 6.3 / 63 9.9%
  • External: 6.5 / 63 10.3%
  • Certified: 0 / 63 0%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7 / 11 63.6%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states in its Environmental and Social Policy that it "require its customers, partners and suppliers within the supply chain to adopt the same level of environmental and social practice" and the company's Land Policy states it applies to "the Corporation and its employees, officers, directors and contractors" but it is unclear if the policy applies to all suppliers

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      ESG Director leads the ESG Board Committee which reports directly to the Board of Directors

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The ESG Board Committee consists of an independent Chairman and four board directors

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      16%

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 (14.29%) - There is one woman on the board of seven according to photos provided on the company website

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      TFA 2020

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it is working with NGOs including CARITAS, CRAFOP, IGED (Initiation, Gestion d’Environnent Durable et Gestion Défense des Droits Human) and CADAAP but limited details are given

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      2017 - 2017

    • 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?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    7 / 14 50%
    • Organisation: 7 / 11 63.6%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • 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)?

      103,612

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      30,671

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      47,713

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      25,228

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      The company only reports a combined figure of 72,804 ha for infrastructure, villages, high conservation value land, forest, roads and land unsuitable for planting

    • Y
      1 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

      Concession boundaries have been made available to the RSPO and the company declares these represent 100% of its concession sites. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO

    • 20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

      3 - The company is building a new mill: Lokumete mill

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      The names of mills are given however coordinates of the mills could not be found

    • 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 does not source from supplier mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 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 does not source from supplier mills

    • 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 does not source from supplier mills

    • 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 does not source from supplier mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from supplier mills

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a refiner

    • 37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own crushing facilities

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    4.5 / 18 25%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 9 27.8%
    • Practice: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company commits to protect HCV areas and to only develop on land that has previously been developed for oil palm. No cut-off date for deforestation is given

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company states that it has not expanded its plantations beyond previously planted areas

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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
    4.5 / 14 32.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Practice: 3 / 6 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 3 / 6 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states a commitment to "assess the environmental and social impacts of all its business activities using robust and internationally recognised standards" but does not have a clear commitment to conduct SEIAs before all new development

    • 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?

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    1.5 / 20 7.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Practice: 0 / 7 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to best practices on soil but not for peat

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • 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

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

      The company states a general commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states it plans to build methane capture facilities but does not currently have any in place

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    2.75 / 22 12.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 0 / 11 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 9 19.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 9 8.3%
    • External: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      87. Water use intensity?

      700 - L/tonne FFB processed

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      BOD and COD figures are available for the three mills from 2015 only, and there is no evidence that it is improving

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states it is developing a plan for the treatment and disposal of palm oil mill effluent as part of the process to achieve RSPO certification

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • 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?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.25 / 46 37.5%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 25 38%
    • Practice: 4.3 / 16 26.6%
    • Self-reported: 4.3 / 16 26.6%
    • External: 0 / 16 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 16 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

      The company only mentions human rights in relation to security, it does not have an overarching commitment

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 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 respects community rights but does not mention the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      125. Progress on commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not refer to equal remuneration or freedom of association

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      4,341 (51.7%)

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

      191 - The company states "of the permanent staff 191 are women, representing 4.7% of the full time labour force. The proportion of management positions held by women is 16% at Feronia"

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reported 48 accidents per million hours worked in 2016, and 50 accidents per million hours worked in 2017

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      50 - Accidents per million hours worked in 2017

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - Data last reported in 2016

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - Data last reported in 2016

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3 / 10 30%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2,017

    • 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?

      This indicator is disabled as the company only became an RSPO member in 2017. It plans to achieve its first certification in 2020

    • 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)?

      Democratic Republic of the Congo

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2025 - Target over five years away

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      0

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      0

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2025 - Target over five years away

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own processing facilities

    • 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 does not own processing facilities

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0 / 8 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • 160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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 does not source from mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 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 does not source from mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills

    • 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 does not source from mills

    • 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
    3.75 / 8 46.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to employees or "business partners working on behalf of the Corporation including advisors, agents or contractors", however it is unclear if this applies to all suppliers

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a Whistleblowing Policy. However, the extent to which it will offer protection to whistleblowers is not clear

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
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      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company only gives the number of engagements relating to grievance management

Media monitor: Feronia Inc

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

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Scoring criteria: Feronia Inc

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

SPOTT is a ZSL initiative.
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