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Fuji Oil Group

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2022
  • Next scheduled: November 2023

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Company assessment: Fuji Oil Group – November 2022

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Total: 49.3% 54.7 / 111
  • Organisation: 12.5 / 23 54.4%
  • Policy: 25.5 / 49 52%
  • Practice: 16.7 / 39 42.8%
  • Self-reported: 9 / 39 23.1%
  • External: 5 / 39 12.8%
  • Certified: 2.7 / 39 7%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    6.75 / 10 67.5%
    • Organisation: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • 1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

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

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports that it has a Chief "ESG" Officer (C"ESG"O).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has a C"ESG"O but that position does not sit on the company board.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - The company reports the names, photos, and description of the senior management team. From the photos and pronouns used it has been deduced that the company has no women in the senior management team of 12 members.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 (13%) - The company reports the names, photos, and description of the board members. From the photos and pronouns used it has been deduced that the company has 2 women in the board of 9 members.

    • P
      0.75 / 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 one organisation, UNGC, therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports membership to Areal Prioritas Transformasi (APT) Landscape Initiative, which seeks to reduce and repair deforestation risks for local communities. This is the only example of such collaboration, and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published a sustainability report in 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company prepared its 2021 Sustainability Report in accordance with '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?

      The company has a climate risk assessment available, citing the TCFD climate change scenario analysis for its methodology. However, the company does not included metrics, targets, and processes used to assess or manage climate risks, so only partial points have been awarded.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    8.71 / 15 58.1%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 8 43.8%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 3.2 / 5 64.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 2.7 / 5 54.2%
    • 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?

      The company lists the locations of all the mills it sources 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 it is not applicable to this company.

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

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

    • 17. Scheme smallholders planted area (ha)?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 20. Maps of estates/management units?

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

    • 21. Maps of scheme smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 23. Number of company-owned mills?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      27. Number of third party supplying mills?

      1,477 - The company's mill list reports 1,477 supplying mills during the period July 2020 - December 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports 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 reports that it reached 100% traceability to mills in 2020.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      33. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company reports that it reached 100% traceability to mills in 2020. The company also has 14 refineries that are RSPO SCC SG or IP.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a time-bound commitment to achieve 100% traceability to plantation level by 2030.

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

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

    • P
      0.71 / 2

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

      In 2021, 71% of supply was traceable to plantation level.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      37. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      The company publishes traceability of supply to mill level as an aggregated percentage for all refineries. In 2020, 100% of supply was traceable to mill level. Information is not externally verified.

    • 38. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    5.24 / 8 65.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 4.2 / 6 70.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 4.2 / 6 70.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,004 - 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] 2,010 - 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 2021 RSPO ACOP.

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

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

    • 43. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,030 - The company has a time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities by 2030. As this is not within 5 years, no points can be awarded.

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

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

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

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

    • P
      0.33 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 33.78% - The company reports that 33.78% of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) is RSPO-certified.

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

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

    • P
      0.16 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports that it processes/trades 16.29% 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      53. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has one facility certified under SAS.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    2.75 / 8 34.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 2 62.5%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 2 62.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 55. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

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

    • 56. Commitment to zero deforestation?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      57. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to no deforestation of HCV and HCS areas, as well as no new development on peatland in its Responsible Palm Oil Sourcing Policy. This policy applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company defines deforestation as clearing of HCV areas, HCS areas, and/or peatland. However, no cut-off date is provided so only partial points can be awarded.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it operates satellite-based monitoring using data from Aidenvironment to monitor deforestation. However, no information is provided on the scope or methodology of this monitoring, so only partial points can be awarded.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 64. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      66. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company reports a membership to the multi-stakeholder Areal Prioritas Transformasi (APT) Landscape Initiative. This information is not externally verified, therefore only partial points can be awarded.

    • 67. Biodiversity policy?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      68. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      72. 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%
    • 73. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 78. 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      79. 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?

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    5 / 7 71.4%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • 88. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      89. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to best management practices for peat. However, the company only makes this commitment to peat and not soils, therefore only partial points can be awarded.

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

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

    • 95. Commitment to zero burning?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to no burning.

    • 97. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

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

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to reduce GHG emissions by 40% for scope 1 & 2 emissions, and by 18% for scope 3 emissions, by 2030. However, the company does not make any reference to GHG emissions intensity, so only partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports its GHG emissions intensity as 0.436 t-CO2/ton, but it is not clear if this only covers the company's palm oil operations. Therefore, only partial points have been awarded.

    • 102. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a reduction in CO2 emissions intensity from 2016 (0.555 t-CO2/ton) to 2020 (0.436 t-CO2/ton), but it is not clear if this only covers the company's palm oil operations. Therefore, only partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

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

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

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.75 / 11 34.1%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 4 31.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 4 31.3%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to a 20% reduction in water intensity by 2030 (vs. base year 2016).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      107. Water use intensity?

      2.23 - The company reports that its water use intensity is 2.23 kL/ton. However, this covers the company's entire operations and not just palm oil, so only partial points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      108. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      In 2020, the company reported that water use intensity had reduced by 22% since 2016.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 117. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to progressively eliminate the use of paraquat in its Responsible Palm Oil Sourcing Policy. This commitment applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • 125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company provides examples of waste management practices and states that it has a waste management system, but only limited details are provided. It is also unclear if these initiatives refer to palm oil operations or the company's operations as a whole.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    14.25 / 23 62%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • 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

      127. Commitment to human rights?

      The company reports that it supports and respects the International Bill of Human Rights, citing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports that it hosts an annual 'Human Rights week' to provide training and resources for employees, conducts human rights assessments, and holds dialogues about human rights policies and initiatives with experts on business and human rights. As this information is self-reported, only partial points can be awarded.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to no exploitation of indigenous people and communities and reports that suppliers should uphold the Commitment to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Core Conventions. This commitment applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect legal, communal, and customary rights. This commitment applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect land tenure rights and the rights of indigenous and local communities, and to provide Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) to operations on land to which they hold legal, communal or customary rights. This commitment applies to all suppliers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 140. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      145. 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 cacao operations, therefore no points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      146. 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. As this is fewer than four ILO Conventions, no points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      10% of suppliers in 2020 had implemented the company's Labour Transformation Programme (LTP). Limited details on what was implemented could be found. Information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      152. Percentage or number of women employees?

      1,232 (23%) - The company reports that it has 1,232 (23%) female employees out of a total of 5,679.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      153. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company only commits to pay a minimum wage, in line with local laws. Partial points have been awarded, as the company does not state a commitment to paying a decent living wage.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits suppliers to pay a minimum wage, in line with local laws. Partial points have been awarded, as the company does not state a commitment to paying a decent living wage.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. 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

      159. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company commits to provide personal protective equipment and offers a basic educational safety programme. Partial points have been awarded as limited information is provided about training.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      4.7 - The company reports 105 accidents in FY2020 (causing non-lost-time and lost-time injuries). The company also reports accidents resulting in lost work time per 1,000 employees (lost work time of four or more days) as a rate of 4.7.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1 - The company reports that one fatal accident occurred in 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2 / 16 12.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 1 / 10 10%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 10 10%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      162. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company commits to increase the contributions of smallholders to its supply chain.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

      The company has a programme to support smallholders, but it is not clear what type of smallholders this applies to.

    • N
      0 / 1

      164. Percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company has a programme to support smallholders, but it is not clear what type of smallholders this applies to.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      169. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company reports a flowchart showing its "Suspend and Engage Protocol", containing the criteria for suppliers and the suspension and exclusion steps. The company does not report the timeframes for this process and therefore only partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      177. 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: 1.8 / 2 87.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      178. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. 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

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

      The company has set global anti-bribery and anti-corruption rules, and actively raises awareness of bribery and corruption among employees. The company also reports that it has established departments dedicated to raise awareness and provide training on anti-bribery, corruption and ethical guidelines. This information is self-reported so only partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published its own tax management policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      182. Whistleblowing procedure?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports its grievance system through a series of flowcharts. This system only applies to the company's global business operations and its palm oil suppliers at group level. As this is not open to all stakeholders, only partial points can be awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      184. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company reports the details of complaints and grievances. The company includes details on: date; issue; complainant category; actions taken; status.

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