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GAMA Plantation

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: October 2019
  • Next scheduled: October 2020

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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    199,690 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    No
  • Website:

Company assessment: GAMA Plantation – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 19.3% 37.75 / 196
  • Organisation: 7 / 38 18.4%
  • Policy: 27.5 / 79 34.8%
  • Practice: 3.3 / 79 4.1%
  • Self-reported: 3.3 / 79 4.1%
  • External: 0 / 79 0%
  • Certified: 0 / 79 0%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4.5 / 9 50%
    • Organisation: 2 / 4 50%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company states that the Deputy Executive Director has responsibility for the implementation of its NDPE policy

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not publicly listed

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not publicly listed

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states in its NDPE policy that it will apply for membership of the Fire-Free Alliance, but it does not yet appear to be a member

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports collaborations with the Peat Restoration Agency and other government departments, but very little detail is given

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published its first progress report on sustainability in February 2019. It states a comprehensive sustainability report will be published in Q1 2020

    • 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
    3.5 / 28 12.5%
    • Organisation: 3 / 18 16.7%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      199,690 - This is the total planted area reported by the company on its website, and includes 165,098 ha nucleus (company-owned) and 34,592 ha plasma (scheme smallholders). These figures are undated. However, the company's progress report from February 2019 appears to confirm the figures – it reports "nearly 200,000" ha in total, of which 34,592 ha are plasma

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      34,592

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has a dedicated map page on its website, but this page was not working at the time of assessment

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company has a dedicated map page on its website, but this page was not working at the time of assessment

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      20

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      The company has a dedicated map page on its website, but this page was not working at the time of assessment. Its February 2019 progress report has a static image of a map showing the locations of six mills, but not at a local scale which would allow the exact locations to be determined

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      26. Number of supplier mills?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      28. Number (or percentage) of third-party supplier mills that source from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      29. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplier mills that come from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to developing "enhanced systems to track and trace FFB supply to our mills in 2019", but does not have a time-bound commitment for achieving 100% traceability to mill

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.5 / 18 41.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 6 / 9 66.7%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      38. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      39. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company commits to no new development until HCV and HCS areas protected, and commits to no new development on peat of any depth. It reports it issued a "stop work order", effective as of 1 July 2018, to ensure compliance with this policy

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company reports that its landbank was monitored on a bi-weekly basis by third party Aidenvironment, through remote sensing. It is not clear from its report whether this monitoring is still ongoing, or for how long it might continue

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Overall, for the period 2013-18 the company reports approximately 23,000 ha of non-compliant land development. The company reports non-compliant development in its landbank from 2014-18, broken down by "peat", "forest" and "peat forest". For 2018 it shows 332 ha of non-compliant forest development, though the company reports elsewhere that no "greenfield development" was detected between February and July 2018

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      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 / 14 28.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      66. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    7.25 / 20 36.3%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 5 / 8 62.5%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports a stop work order has been in place since July 2018, but it is not clear whether there was any planting on peat in 2018

    • 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 management practices on peat, but does not have as clear a commitment for other soils

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to best management practices on peat, and this applies also to its suppliers. However, the company does not have as clear a commitment for other soils

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company reports monitoring of groundwater levels for peat in its February 2019 progress report. On its website it reports activities to maintain soil nutrients, but this example is undated

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      In a press release from September 2018 the company reports on multiple fires in its landbank, providing details of coordinates, the area burned, and the timeframe. However, it does not clearly cover all fires that occurred in the company's estates within a specified timeframe (e.g. total number of fires annually)

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      In a press release from September 2018 the company reports on multiple fires in surrounding areas, providing details of coordinates, the area burned, and the timeframe. However, it does not clearly cover all fires that occurred in the surrounding landscape or smallholder operations within a specified timeframe (e.g. total number of fires annually)

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states it will implement a plan within three years for a "significant reduction" in GHG emissions from all operations, but no target quantity/intensity is given

    • 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
      No source

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

    • 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
    1.5 / 22 6.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      87. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company commits in its sustainability policy (dated October 2018) to phasing out the use of paraquat within one year

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The commitment to phase out paraquat use within one year applies to all sourcing

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only commits to "plan for" reducing or phasing out these pesticides, and no time-bound target is given

    • 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
      0.5 / 2

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company states an intention to "expand" its IPM, and lists some IPM methods on its website, but it is not clear IPM is being implemented

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    8.5 / 46 18.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 25 32%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 16 3.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 16 3.1%
    • External: 0 / 16 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 16 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      104. Commitment to human rights?

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company provides some examples of work that has been done to resolve land conflicts, including revising some of its boundaries to release contested land back to local communities. A clear and comprehensive procedure detailing how the company deals with all land conflicts was not found

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company reports supporting local communities to develop fish farming

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company commits to provide facilities to its workers, but in relation to the wider local community it only explicitly commits to providing health insurance

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

      The company only explicitly commits to no child labour, no discrimination, and the right of workers to join or form labour unions

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      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
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    0 / 15 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 3 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 10 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 10 0%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states a commitment to have all plantations and mills ISPO-certified by 2020, but it is not clear if any of its operations yet have ISPO certification

    • 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
    1 / 16 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 10 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 10 0%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company makes a commitment to "Empower local independent farmers", but it is not clear if this refers to its own smallholder suppliers or not. It also commits to facilitating scheme smallholder access to its supply chain, but further details are not given

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      166. Time-bound plan to engage with all high-risk mills within three years?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company states it will "Cease to procure produce from suppliers that are demonstrably involved in illegal activities, deforestation, new peatland development and socially abusive practices". However, clear timeframes for action or details of steps to be taken are not given

    • 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
    0 / 8 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 5 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      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?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to have a grievance mechanism in its NDPE policy, and stated its intention to have one in place by Q1 2019 in its 2019 progress report, but at the time of assessment it is not clear whether this system is yet in place

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: GAMA Plantation

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Scoring criteria: GAMA Plantation

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.

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