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Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2021
  • Next scheduled: November 2022

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  • About this company:

    Malaysia based producer Glenealy Plantations operates palm oil

  • Parent company:
    Samling Global Ltd, via subsidiary Lingui Development Sdn Bhd
  • Landbank (oil palm)
    51,302 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    No
  • Website:

Company assessment: Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 52.3% 86.75 / 166
  • Organisation: 22 / 31 71%
  • Policy: 43.5 / 72 60.4%
  • Practice: 21.3 / 63 33.7%
  • Self-reported: 5 / 63 7.9%
  • External: 9.8 / 63 15.5%
  • Certified: 6.5 / 63 10.3%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    6.25 / 9 69.4%
    • Organisation: 4 / 4 100%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a sustainable palm oil policy for all the company's palm oil operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's policy states "All Sustainable Palm Oil Policy related commitments identified in paragraphs 4.1 ? 4.21 will be gradually extended to our Third Parties." However the company's NDPE policy states that it applies to all its third-party Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) supply base. Partial points have been awarded as it is unclear which parts of the policy currently apply to suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports to have a Group Head of Sustainability.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2 (9%) - The company reports that there are 2 women in the senior management team of 22 people.

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

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

    • 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] Subsidiary Samling Plantation Sdn. Bhd. is a member of Sarawak Oil Plam Plantation Owners Association (SOPPOA) thus partial points.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states it collaborates with its stakeholders such as NGOs, local communities, Government, and regulators, however no details are provided.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published its first Sustainability Report in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has prepared its 2020 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    10 / 15 66.7%
    • Organisation: 8 / 12 66.7%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      51,302 - The company has a total 51,302 ha area for oil palm.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      39,447 - The company states that 39447 ha is the total oil palm planted area. It does not include smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1,293 - The company has a 1,293 ha area for plasma plantations in its Indonesian operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has some concessions mapped on GFW, listed under its parent company Samling, but it is unclear if this represents 100% of the company's palm oil concessions.

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has provided the coordinates of third-party supplier plantations, but not estate boundaries.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      4 - The company states that it has 4 mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      The company has provided the locations and coordinates of its mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Each of the company's mills source from both its own and third-party plantations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports FFB from its own plantation 505,501 mton and FFB from others 55,062 mton.

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

      The company reports 100% of FFB from its own mills traceable to plantation level.

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

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

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

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

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1 / 15 6.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      38. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

      43. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills within 5 years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of estates?

    • 44. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      52. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      [Externally verified] The company has provided the MSPO certification for its mills and Estates on its webpage.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    6.25 / 18 34.7%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 4 / 10 40%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • Certified: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      The company states a commitment to zero conversion of natural, undisturbed ecosystems, but this does not cover all natural ecosystems as defined by the AFI.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company has an NDPE Policy, however it was only put in place in April 2020.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company has an NDPE Policy which applies to its third-party suppliers, however it was only put in place in April 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      57. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation?

      The company has provided the criteria for defining deforestation. The policy was put in place in April 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports a HCS loss of 1,853 ha from January 2016 to September 2020. The company reports a deforestation cut-off date of April 2020 in indicator 57, so this date is outside of the cut-off date. The data also only cover HCS areas, but, as in indicator 57, the company defines deforestation as HCS and HCV. Therefore, partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to "to compensating its HCS liability in actively managed offset area that exceeds its losses" through its 'High Carbon Stock (HCS) Recovery Plan'. This does not cover all non-compliance, just HCS and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

      The company has a commitment to the conservation of biodiversity, however, no target has been provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

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

      The company has identified species of conservation concern, referencing the IUCN and CITES system of classification. An audit report on the MSPO website completed by Control Union externally verify this information for one mill.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company provides multiple evidence including putting up signage that prohibits hunting in HCV areas and the application of chemicals near buffer zones, and also started a camera trapping project to monitor wildlife in high biodiversity areas. The company's annual surveillance report on the MSPO conducted by Control Union reports a tree planting procedure to restore a riparian zone. As this is just one externally verified example, only partial points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company prohibits hunting in HCV areas.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    5.5 / 15 36.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5.5 / 8 68.8%
    • Practice: 0 / 7 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to conduct high conservation value assessments in its NDPE policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to conduct high conservation value assessments in its NDPE policy that applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states "the HCV and HCSA identification procedure will be guided by HCVRN Common Guidance and HCSA Toolkits". However, does not clearly commit to use of ALS assessors.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      77. 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?

      The company states "the HCV and HCSA identification procedure will be guided by HCVRN Common Guidance and HCSA Toolkits". However, does not clearly commit to use of ALS assessors. The policy applies to its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to apply the HCS approach, as defined by the HCS approach toolkit.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to apply the HCS approach that applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to conduct Social Impact Assessments in new plantation areas.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    12.75 / 19 67.1%
    • Organisation: 4 / 5 80%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 8 81.3%
    • Practice: 2.3 / 6 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 6 20.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided an explicit commitment to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided an explicit commitment to no planting on peat of any depth that applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      88. Landbank or planted area on peat (ha)?

      0 (0%) - The company states that currently there is no planting on peat and also commits to no new development in peat areas of any depth.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided the commitment to best management practices for soils and peat.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The commitment to best management practice for peat only applies to suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company has provided evidence of best management practices for soil. However, the information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company commits to zero burning in its concession area.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company states that it implemented initiatives to ensure a responsible fire management system in its operations. However, limited information is available, and the information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports no hotspots were detected as of August 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports no hotspots were detected as of August 2021.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only has a general commitment to reduce its GHG emissions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the GHG emissions intensity of 0.88 MT CO2e/ MT CPO across its 4 mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports its progress towards reducing GHG emission intensity (MT CO2e/ MT CPO); 1.12 (2019), 0.88 (2020).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company uses RSPO palmGHG 4.0 to calculate GHG emissions.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that one of its mills has a bio composting plant.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    11.75 / 24 49%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 4 / 11 36.4%
    • Practice: 5.8 / 11 52.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 3.3 / 11 29.6%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

      1.29 - The company reports total water consumption in 2020/2021 was 1.29 water(MT)/ FFB(MT).

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports its progress towards commitment on water use intensity in water (MT/ FFB MT);1.31(2019), 1.29 (2020).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to treat POME to ensure BOD levels remain within legal limits.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports progress in its BOD levels in 2018/19- 10.4 ppm, 2019/20-10.7ppm, and 10.5ppm are within legal limits of 20ppm. The information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      109. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

      The company has a waste management policy and a treatment plan for the disposal of all types of waste generated by its operational activities in its oil palm plantation area, including POME. The company's MSPO audit reports verifies its treatment of POME.

    • 110. Treatment of palm oil refinery effluent (PORE)?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company has an explicit commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company has provided limited evidence for the implementation of protection of natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to reduce the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers, in its Sustainable Palm Oil Policy, but this does not clearly apply to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company is committed to no use of paraquat.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's Sustainable Palm Oil Policy does not clearly apply to its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports chemical usage figures per hectare.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      The company reduces the use of inorganic fertilisers with the use of compost and reducing fossil fuel by substitution with biomass.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company has implemented the integrated pest management approach which is the combined use of compatible methods of pests and disease control that include ecological, physical, biological, and chemical controls. The information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is trying to reduce waste in plantation and milling operations and prohibits the burning of domestic waste. Also, all the scheduled waste is disposed of by a licensed contractor. Control Union externally verifies the waste management plan for one of the company's mills, thus full points.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    26.75 / 34 78.7%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 4 87.5%
    • Policy: 16 / 21 76.2%
    • Practice: 7.3 / 9 80.6%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • External: 6.3 / 9 69.4%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      The company is committed to human rights with reference to the UN Declaration on Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company has an explicit commitment to respect human rights that applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

      [Externally verified] Partial points have been awarded for photos of training. The company's MSPO audit reports confirm training sessions have been provided on the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to respect indigenous and local communities' rights referred from ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (No. 169).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's Human Rights Policy does not clearly apply to all of its suppliers, however it says the policy is distributed to them.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided the commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's Human Rights Policy does not clearly apply to all of its suppliers, however it says the policy is distributed to them.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided a Commitment that FPIC is respected across all operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The company states it conducts regular engagement with local communities to prevent conflict, but limited details are given. The company's MSPO audit reports include examples of stakeholder meetings, these are externally verified by Control Union.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company states that any land conflict raised will be resolved through a functional unbiased grievance mechanism. A detailed procedure for addressing land conflicts is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is committed to providing and create opportunities for the development of women's leadership at all levels. However, programs to support are not reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has started a food security program with the involvement of employers and workers.? This information is externally verified by Control Union in an MSPO audit report. However as this is only one example, only partial points can be awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company reports that caring for the local community is part of its responsibility and that it provides health, education, financial aid as well as improving infrastructures in villages for improved accessibility.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has started an initiative to set up Community Learning Centres (CLC) for children of the Indonesian workers for providing basic education and has repaired the roads at Rh. Jeranding and Rh. Awan near Jelalong plantation. Control Union externally verified road repair activities as well as fogging programmes.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company provides business opportunities to the local community. However, does not provide a clear commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to fundamental ILO conventions or free and fair labour practices.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's NDPE policy applies to its suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Partial points have been awarded for photos of training. The company's MSPO audit reports confirm training sessions have been provided on the company's policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to eliminating gender-related discrimination with regard to employment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided the commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has provided a reporting mechanism for gender-related and discrimination-related issues and also has training and communication programs for this. The establishment of a Gender Committee and annual meetings has been externally verified by Control Union.

    • 149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      1,542 - The company reports the total number of women in the estate is 1483 and in mills is 59 in 2021.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company is committed to payment of minimum wage according to the local legal requirements.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is committed to payment of minimum wage according to the local legal requirements that applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports legal daily minimum wages alongside actual daily average wages for company employees. Actual wages are higher than minimum wage for male and female workers. As this is not progress in relation to DLW, partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company shows the average daily wage for male and female works, it is unclear if this cover all operations and is not split by all categories listed in the scoring criteria.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company is committed to occupational health and safety at the workplace.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided a commitment to address health and safety at work for all workers applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      [Externally verified] The company reports that it provides personal protective equipment (PPE) and related training to its employees in relation to palm oil operations. Control Union externally verifies adequate that PPE equipment is provided and that training is planned.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      5.2 - The company reports 5.2 lost-time injuries per 1million manhours for estates and 5.7 LTI per 1million manhours for mills in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports 0 fatalities in 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 10 10%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 4 25%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company is committed to the inclusion of smallholders within the supply chain of its Palm Oil business and improve their livelihoods through fair and transparent partnerships.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company states "it maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party." However, does not provide any details of due diligence.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    5.5 / 7 78.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has provided a commitment to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided a commitment to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's policy states it provides training to all its new employees, directors, and all existing employees and directors. The company provides photos of training sessions conducted in 2021 which include the Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy and the Gift and Entertainment Policy.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to resolve any conflict and grievance raised by stakeholders including employees or local communities through a functional unbiased grievance mechanism.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company provides all the details of complaints and grievances received through the company's own grievance mechanism.

Media monitor: Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd

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