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Company assessment: Fuji Oil Group – November 2023

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 53.3% 59.74 / 112
  • Organisation: 14 / 23 60.9%
  • Policy: 25.5 / 50 51%
  • Practice: 20.2 / 39 51.9%
  • Self-reported: 9.8 / 39 25.2%
  • External: 6.5 / 39 16.7%
  • Certified: 3.9 / 39 10.1%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8 / 10 80%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 3 83.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • 1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published a sustainable palm oil policy which applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a sustainability committee chaired by an ESG Representative who is a board member.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - The company has no women in its senior management team of 12 members. The gender balance is not directly reported by the company, but calculated from staff profiles and photos.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 (16.66%) - The company reports that it has two (16.66%) women board members in 2022.

    • 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] UNGC and Earthworm.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has launched a supply chain 'Labour Transformation Programme' in collaboration with the non-profit organisation 'Earthworm Foundation' that helps to identify labour-related issues for suppliers and helps suppliers build a management system to address these issues. The company is also part of the 'Areal Prioritas Transformasi Landscape' initiative, which seeks to reduce and repair deforestation risks for local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published its latest sustainability report in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company's sustainability report has been prepared in accordance with GRI Standards: Core option. It has also submitted its CDP questionnaires for 2022.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a POIG member.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has a climate risk assessment available, citing the TCFD climate change scenario analysis for its methodology. However, the company does not include metrics, targets, and processes used to assess or manage climate risks.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    9.93 / 15 66.2%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 8 43.8%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 4.4 / 5 88.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 3.9 / 5 78.6%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company lists the countries where it operates, but the nature of palm oil operations within these countries is not clear.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Colombia, Honduras, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Ecuador, Côte d'Ivoire, and the Solomon Islands.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 16. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 17. Scheme smallholders planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 18. Unplanted (areas designated for future planting) (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 20. Maps of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 21. Maps of all scheme smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Maps of all third-party supplying plantations?

    • 23. Number of company-owned mills?

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

    • 24. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

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

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      27. Number of third party supplying mills?

      1369 - The company reports that it sources from 1369 third-party supplying mills. Data as of 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published the names and coordinates of all third-party supplying mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has already achieved 100% traceability to mill level.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      33. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company has achieved 100% traceability to the mill level. The company also has 13 refineries that are RSPO SCC SG or IP certified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to achieve 100% traceability to plantation level by the year 2030.

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

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

    • P
      +
      0.93 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 93% of its supply from third-party mills is traceable to the plantation level. The company also has one refinery that is RSPO SCC IP certified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      37. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      The company has published the traceability of supply to mill level as an aggregated percentage for all refineries. In 2021,100% of the supply was traceable to the mill level.

    • 38. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    5.56 / 8 69.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 4.6 / 6 76%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 6 13.5%
    • External: 3.8 / 6 62.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2004 - The company has been a RSPO member since September 2004.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2010 - The company became an RSPO member in 2004 and was RSPO-certified in 2010.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has submitted the most recent RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • 42. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 43. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

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

    • 44. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills within 5 years?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      45. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities within 5 years?

      2030 - The company has a time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities by 2030. The target is not within 5 years.

    • 46. Percentage of scheme smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.54 / 1

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

      54.29% - The company reports that 54.29% of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) are RSPO-certified.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.27 / 1

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

      The company reports that it processes/trades 27.03% of RSPO-certified and non-RSPO certified palm oil through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      53. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      [Externally verified] The company has only one MSPO-certified processing facility.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is ISCC and SAS certified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    3 / 9 33.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 55. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • 57. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      58. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no development in High Conservation Value (HCV), High Carbon Stock (HCS), and peatland areas. This commitment has been in place since 2016.

    • 59. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      60. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation in supplier operations?

      The company defines deforestation as the clearing of HCV areas, HCS areas, and peatlands.

    • 61. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      62. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

      The company reports that it has collaborated with 'Earthqualizer' to identify, monitor and verify deforestation that occurs in the group's supply chain. Based on the reports received twice a month, the company investigates all allegations related to deforestation and identifies whether each allegation is relevant to the group's supply chain.

    • 63. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

    • 65. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in own operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in supplier operations since cut-off date?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      67. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company has a membership with the multi-stakeholder 'Areal Prioritas Transformasi Landscape' initiative which seeks to reduce and repair deforestation risks for local communities.

    • 68. Biodiversity policy?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      69. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

      The company has a biodiversity policy but it does not cover multiple dimensions of biodiversity, does not clearly apply both within and beyond HCV/HCS/set-asides, and does not clearly apply to suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 71. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 72. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    0 / 6 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • 74. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 77. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments for all estates planted/planned planting since January 2015?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 78. High Conservation Value (HCV) or combined HCV/HCS management and monitoring plans for all estates planted/planned planting since January 2015?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

      80. 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?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 84. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    5.25 / 7 75%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • 89. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • 91. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 93. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

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

    • 95. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 96. Commitment to zero burning?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no burning.

    • 98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 99. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to reduce its GHG emissions by 40% for scope 1 and 2 emissions, and by 18% for scope 3 emissions by 2030. However, the target is not intensity-based.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports its GHG emissions intensity from scope 1 and 2 emissions as 0.176 t-CO2/ton in 2022. However, no stand-alone figure is provided for its palm oil operations.

    • 103. GHG emissions from land use change in company's own operations (scope 1)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • (NEW: not scored this year) N
      -

      104. GHG emissions from land use change in supplier operations (scope 3)?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      105. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company reports a reduction in scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions intensity from 0.194 t-CO2/ton (2020) to 0.184 t-CO2/ton (2021). The information is externally verified by JMACC. The company also self-reports a decrease to 0.176 t-CO2/ton in 2022. However, no stand-alone figure is provided for its palm oil operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      106. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company uses the GHG protocol, Energy Conservation Act, Greenhouse gas emissions calculation and reporting manual (MOE) methodology to calculate GHG emissions.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.5 / 11 31.8%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company committed to reduce water intensity by 20% by the year 2030 and achieved this in 2021 (against 2016 base year).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      109. Water use intensity?

      2.08 - The company reports its water use intensity as 2.08 KL/ton in 2022. However, figures are not specific to palm oil operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      110. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports a reduction in water use intensity from 2.23 KL/ton (2020) to 2.15 KL/ton (2021). However, figures are not specific to palm oil operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 113. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      114. Treatment of palm oil refinery effluent (PORE)?

    • 115. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 119. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to not use paraquat.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 125. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 126. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 127. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports reducing its waste by removing water content from organic sludge and improving processes. No details on how processes are improved to reduce waste are provided.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    15.25 / 23 66.3%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 13 73.1%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      129. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      130. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company states that it encourages suppliers to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. However, it does not clearly commit all suppliers to respect human rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      131. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports that it has hosted an annual 'Human Rights Week' to provide training and resources to employees. Further, it also conducts human rights impact assessments and holds dialogues with business and human rights experts to seek advice on its human rights initiatives.

    • 132. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits suppliers to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • 134. Commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to respect FPIC.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 139. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 140. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 142. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 143. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • 144. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to 'No Exploitation' based on ILO Conventions and Recommendations, but does not specifically mention any ILO conventions. The company also commits to 'end the Worst Forms of Child Labor' (WFCL) by 2025, as defined by ILO Convention but only in its cocoa operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports that suppliers should not engage in forced labour or child labour, referencing ILO Conventions 29, 138, and 182 in its supplier code of conduct. However, this is fewer than five ILO Conventions.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that 61% of all suppliers have implemented the 'Labour Transformation Programme' in 2022. The programme identifies labour-related issues in suppliers operations and helps suppliers build management systems to address these issues. The company does not report how this has been implemented.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      335 (5.78%) - The company reports 335 temporary employees in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      154. Percentage or number of women employees?

      1263 (21.77%) - The company reports the total number of women employees as 1,263 (21.77%) in 2022.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Commitment to pay a Living Wage?

      The company commits to pay minimum wage only.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      156. Commitment to pay a Living Wage applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to pay minimum wage only to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Progress on commitment to pay a Living Wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      161. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company reports that it conducts health and safety training, but this is not specific to PPE.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      162. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      6.27 - The company reports its accident frequency rate as 6.27 in 2022. Calculated as number of casualties due to labor accidents / Total actual working hours x 1,000,000.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero cases of fatalities as a result of work-based accidents in 2021.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    3 / 16 18.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 2 / 10 20%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 10 20%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      164. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company reports that it will work with its suppliers to facilitate the inclusion of smallholders into the supply chain. However, it does clearly commits to support smallholders.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

      The company supports smallholders through the 'Wild Asia Group Scheme BIO' programme. However, the type of smallholders is unclear.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      166. Percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      908 - The company reports that it has helped 908 smallholders to obtain certification through the 'Wild Asia Group Scheme BIO' programme. However, the type of smallholders is unclear.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      167. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company supports smallholders through the 'Wild Asia Group Scheme BIO' programme. However, the type of smallholders is unclear.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      908 - The company reports that it has helped 908 smallholders to obtain certification through the 'Wild Asia Group Scheme BIO' programme. However, the type of smallholders is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports that 71% of its suppliers agreed to comply with the company's code of conduct and other applicable procurement policies. However, it does not report the number or percentage of suppliers assessed on compliance with the company's policy.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      171. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company has a flowchart that specifies its 'Suspend and Engage Protocol' criteria for suppliers and the steps for suspension and exclusion. However, no timeframes for action were specified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • (NEW: not scored this year) N
      0 / 1

      173. Proportion of supply from suppliers that is verified as deforestation- and/or conversion-free (DCF)?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Regularly engages with a subset of high risk mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    6.25 / 7 89.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 2 87.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that it provides e-learning training to employees on key compliance issues such as anti-bribery, anti-corruption, and antitrust laws. Further, it has also conducted risk assessments on bribery of public officials at each group company in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published its own tax management policy. This reports that the Chief Financial Officer has responsibility for policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      184. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing hotline that protects whistleblowers and includes step-by-step details of the process and how whistleblowers are protected.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports a grievance procedure through a series of flowcharts. This procedure is only in relation to the company's Responsible Palm Oil Sourcing Policy and a flowchart states that all other grievances will be rejected.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      186. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      [Externally verified] The company reports the details of complaints and grievances which includes date, issue, complainant category, actions taken and status.

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