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Genting Plantations Bhd

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

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  • About this company:

    Established in 1977, Genting Plantations is a subsidiary

  • Parent company:
    Genting Group
  • Landbank (oil palm)
    247,400 hectares
  • Market cap:
    16,576,253 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    GENP.KL
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    GENP MK
  • ISIN:
    NULL
  • Sedol:
    NULL
  • RSPO member?
    Yes. Genting Plantations was suspended and reinstated in 2014.
  • Website:

Company assessment: Genting Plantations Bhd – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 50.9% 100.75 / 198
  • Organisation: 26 / 40 65%
  • Policy: 36.5 / 79 46.2%
  • Practice: 38.2 / 79 48.4%
  • Self-reported: 9.3 / 79 11.7%
  • External: 22 / 79 27.9%
  • Certified: 7 / 79 8.8%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8 / 11 72.7%
    • Organisation: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has various sustainability policies contained within its sustainability report

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states all contractors are "required to acknowledge and adopt our Company’s environmental and social policies. These include but not limited to policies on sustainability, environment, zero burning, food safety, people, sexual harassment, whistleblowing, and occupational safety and health. Our Group enforces this requirement with suppliers and contractors through legally-binding agreements."

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Vice President, lead of the Sustainability Department

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      21%

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      13%

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is collaborating with NGOs on various projects such as rehabilitation of riparian zones, establishment of wildlife corridors, prevention of fires and protecton of wildlife

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      GRI

    • 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
    15.75 / 27 58.3%
    • Organisation: 12 / 18 66.7%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 3.8 / 7 53.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 7 25%
    • External: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      247,400

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      159,125 - The company reports 159,125 ha planted area, including 15,298 ha of plasma area

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      15,300

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      11,848

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      17,500

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      6,332

    • Y
      1 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      11

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      The company only publishes maps of its mills that are not geo-referenced and only some of the company's mills are available on GFW

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      24. Number (or percentage) of company-owned mills that source from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      The company reports the number of company-owned mills that source from third-party plantations (9/11). However the number or percentage of company-owned mills that source from company-owned plantations is unclear

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned mills that come from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      26. Number of supplier mills?

      28

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      100% - CPO and PK is 100% traceable to mills

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      100%

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • 37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own crushing facilities

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.66 / 18 42.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 9 50%
    • Practice: 3.2 / 7 45.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • Certified: 1.2 / 7 16.6%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to protect HCV and HCS areas, and states that "any new planting development conducted within the Group is according to RSPO‘s New Planting Procedure and the High Carbon Stock Approach (“HCSA”) and its Toolkit"

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      HCV, HCS. No cut-off date provided

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

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

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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
    9.75 / 14 69.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 8 56.3%
    • Practice: 5.3 / 6 87.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 5.3 / 6 87.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only applies the commitment to conduct HCV assessments to scheme smallholders

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The following HCV assessments are publicly available: PT Dwie Warna Karya, PT Globalindo Agung Lestari, PT Kapuas Maju Jaya and PT Susantri Permai (in Central Kalimantan), PT Surya Agro Palma, PT Citra Sawit Cemerlang, PT Permata Sawit Mandiri, PT Sepanjang Intisurya Mulia and Sawit Mitra Abadi (in West Kalimantan)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has an HCV assessment summary for Genting Jambongan Estate Sabah, PT Palma Agro Lestari Jaya and PT Agro Abadi Cemerlang

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has an HCV assessment summary for Genting Jambongan Estate Sabah, PT Palma Agro Lestari Jaya and PT Agro Abadi Cemerlang

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that assessments are undertaken by independent assessors approved by the RSPO, but the company commits through being an RSPO member under the RSPO NPP

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Only two of the company's HCV assessments have been deemed satisfactory (PT Palma Agro Lestari Jaya & PT Agro Abadi Cemerlang)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only has a policy on HCS assessments that applies to its plasma scheme smallholders

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      [Externally verified] Two of the company's subsidiaries, PT Citra Sawit Cemerlang & PT Palma Agro Lestari Jay, have completed registered HCSA assessments, but are not yet publicly available

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The following SEIAs are publicly available: Genting Jambongan Estate (in Sabah), PT Dwie Karya Utama, PT Globalindo Agung Lestari, PT Kapuas Maju Jaya and PT Susantri Permai (in Central Kalimantan), and PT Surya Agro Palma, PT Citra Sawit Cemerlang, PT Permata Sawit Mandiri, PT Sawit Mitra Abadi and PT Sepanjang Intisurya Mulia (in West Kalimantan)

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    9.66 / 20 48.3%
    • Organisation: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 8 56.3%
    • Practice: 2.7 / 7 38%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.2 / 7 16.6%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it is "committed to avoid developing any new plantings on peat where such high conservation values and high carbon stocks exist", but this does not clearly cover all peatlands of any depth

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

      The company stated in 2016 that less than 3% of titled areas in Malaysia with existing oil palm plantings on peat but this is more than two years old and the company does not report figures for Indonesia

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

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

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      54 - The company reports the number of fire hotspots in its concessions (54) and area affected (305 ha) for the year 2018. Figures are also reported for 2015, 2016 and 2017

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      ISCC GHG and PalmGHG

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states that its mills' management teams "have initiated and implemented several action plans towards tapping the energy from waste generation" but it is unclear if this includes methane capture

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

      14.56 - tCO2e/ha

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    7.98 / 22 36.3%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • Practice: 5.5 / 9 60.9%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 3.5 / 9 38.7%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports water use intensity figures for 2016, 2017 and 2018 that show a reduction in water use intensity over time (to 5.57 m3 water per MT feedstock in Oil Mill Processing; and to 0.22 m3 water per MT feedstock in Downstream Manufacturing)

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      87. Water use intensity?

      The company reports water use intensity from oil mills processing (5.57 m3 water per MT feedstock) and downstream manufacturing (0.22 m3 water per MT feedstock), but does not report water use in its estates

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports figures for BOD that are all within legal limits, which are specified. However, the company does not report COD figures

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    24.91 / 46 54.2%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 14 / 25 56%
    • Practice: 6.9 / 16 43.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 16 4.7%
    • External: 5 / 16 31.3%
    • Certified: 1.2 / 16 7.2%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • Y
      1 / 2

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company reports having procedures for land disputes and resolution but does not provide details

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on the process to conduct free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's commitments under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.16 / 1

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

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states its commitment to no discrimination, no forced labour, no use of child labour and right to join trade unions and bargain collectively, but does not refer to a minimum age or equal remuneration

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • Y
      1 / 1

      128. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      88%

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

      23,703 (21%)

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The Lost Time Incident Rate dropped from 6.12 per million man hours in 2017 to 5.90 in 2018

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      5.9 - Injuries per one million man-hours worked

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports three fatalities in 2018, which is more than in the previous three years

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3 - The company reports three fatalities in 2018

    • Y
      1 / 2

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    8.29 / 16 51.8%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Practice: 5.3 / 11 48.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 11 4.5%
    • External: 4.8 / 11 43.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2,006 - A member since 2006, in April 2014, the company had its RSPO membership suspended. However, in September 2014, the company's membership status was reinstated

    • N
      0 / 1

      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?

      2015

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it operates in the following countries and regions: Indonesia (Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, West Kalimantan) and Malaysia (Johor, Kedah, Malacca, Perak, Sabah, Selangor)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2023

    • P
      0.16 / 1

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

      38,514 (15.55%) - For 2017, the company reports having 38,514 ha RSPO-certified, out of a total of 247,655 ha

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      0 (0%)

    • P
      0.63 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      63.64% - The company has seven mills RSPO-certified out of 11 (63.64%)

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2026 - The target of 2026 is not within five years

    • N
      0 / 1

      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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company sells Mass Balance and Identity Preserved palm oil

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports in its Annual Report 2017 having some of its operations (Mulia Oil Mill, under PT Sepanjang Inti Surya Mulia) and supplying estates ISPO certified

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      The company has both estates and mills certified in different locations

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's oil mills and supply bases in Malaysia are certified by ISCC EU and ISCC PLUS

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    4.25 / 16 26.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 10 27.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 10 7.5%
    • External: 2 / 10 20%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      In addition to the company's reporting, points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      165. Percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged on compliance with company requirements?

      100% - The company states that all contractors are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's environmental and social policies

    • 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 that suppliers are required to acknowledge and adopt the company's policies. However, no timeframe for action or steps taken to suspend or exclude suppliers are 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
    4.5 / 8 56.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      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?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it has a complaints and grievance mechanism open to internal and external stakeholders, but does not give further details

    • Y
      1 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company reports that no case was reported through its complaints channels

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