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Founded in 1996, Golden Agri Resources (GAR) is engaged in oil palm cultivation and harvesting,

  • Parent company:
    Flambo International Ltd (50.35%)
  • Landbank (oil palm):
    606,168 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    18.77%
  • Market cap:
    2,617,440,000 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    GAGR.SI
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    GGR SP
  • ISIN:
    MU0117U00026
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Golden Agri Resources Ltd – November 2018

SPOTT assesses companies against over 100 indicators across ten categories. Click on the icons or bars below to expand each category for further details, scoring and links to reports and sources.

Assessment date:

Total: 85.3% 104.5 / 122.5
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 6 / 6 100%
    • Companies should publish sustainability policies or similar covering their entire supply chain — including third party suppliers — implemented and enforced through high-level leadership that engages with wider industry schemes.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has a Social and Environmental Policy

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      2. Policy or commitment applies to direct and third-party suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Sustainability Committee which is chaired by the Corporate Strategy and Business Development Director and comprises the senior leadership team as well as the Head of the Sustainability and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Department

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      4. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      5. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to improve sustainability in relation to palm oil?

      TFT, UNGC, TFA202, HCS Approach Steering Group, HCVRN and GAA among others

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      7. Activities with government, NGOs or academic institutions to improve palm oil sustainability?

      The company has worked with stakeholders such as Greenpeace to develop new guidelines and standards such as the High Carbon Stock approach (HCSA) and is working with the Rainforest Alliance to carry out a verification study on the implementation of the company's policy in the first quarter of 2017

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability 18 / 19 94.7%
    • Companies should publicly report figures on their total landbank and details of different areas under their management. They should also disclose maps of their management areas and provide details on traceability of their products, both to mill and plantation level.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      606,168

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      502,847 - This figure includes both nucleus and plasma areas

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      102,852

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      0 - The company reported 27,894 ha unplanted for palm oil cultivation in its 2015 ACOP, but reports 0 ha in its 2016 and 2017 ACOP. The company reports it has put on hold all new planting.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      71,553

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      13. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      31,000

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      14. Number and names of company owned mills?

      46

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      15. Maps or coordinates of company owned mills?

      Mills are mapped on the Sustainability Dashboard

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      16. Number and names of supplier mills?

      427 - The names and parent companies of all company-owned and supplier mills are provided on the company's Sustainability Dashboard by clicking on the links in the map

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      17. Maps of estates/management units?

      Concession boundaries have been made available to the RSPO and the company declares these represent 100% of its concession sites, but not all may be publicly available due to ongoing legal issues. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      18. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      Scheme smallholder boundaries have been made available to the RSPO as part of its estate maps according to the company, but not all may be publicly available due to ongoing legal issues. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2,015 - The company achieved 100% traceability to mill level in 2015

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2,020 - The company plans to achieve 100% traceability for third-party mills by 2020. The company has achieved 100% traceability to plantation for all GAR-owned mills

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      21. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level (above 80%)?

      100% - The company achieved 100% traceability to mill level in 2015

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      22. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from own mills traceable to plantation level (above 75%)?

      100% - The company achieved 100% traceability to plantation for company-owned mills

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

      23. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from supplier mills traceable to plantation level (above 75%)?

      39% - The company states "39% of palm supply chain fully traceable"

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 10 / 10 100%
    • Companies should commit to address deforestation and to set aside areas for conservation. They should report on any activities to manage or restore habitat in their conservation areas, or monitor deforestation in their supply chains. They should also provide evidence of species conservation and biodiversity protection.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      24. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      25. Deforestation commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      26. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      HCS, HCV, peat

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      27. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company states it has piloted monitoring deforestation since 2016 in the Semitau region using satellites, drones and ground verification. It plans to roll out monitoring to all estates in 2017

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      28. Examples of habitat management and/or habitat restoration?

      The company reports restoring peat areas and riparian zones

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      29. Implementing a landscape-level approach to biodiversity conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      30. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      31. Commitment to not endanger species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      33. Examples of species conservation activities?

      The company reports supporting the release of orangutans in partnership with Orangutan Foundation International, and engaging with local communities to discuss the importance of conservation efforts

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 10.5 / 11 95.5%
    • Companies should commit to the High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) approaches, and to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIA). They should develop and publish monitoring and management plans, and provide evidence through SEIA, HCV and HCS assessments, typically published in summary form due to the sensitive nature of certain sites.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      35. HCV commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      This company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      37. 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:

      Central Kalimantan: PT Buana Artha Sejahtera, PT Aditunggal Mahajaya, PT Agrokarya Primalestari, PT Mitrakarya Agroindo, PT Agrolestari Sentosa, PT Buana Adhitama, PT Binasawit Abadi Pratama

      West Kalimantan: PT Cahaya Nusa Gemilang, PT Agrolestari Mandiri, PT Bangun Nusa Mandiri, PT Persada Graha Mandiri, PT Paramitra Internusa Pratama, PT Paramitra Internusa Pratama scheme smallholders, PT Kartika Prima Cipta, and PT Kencana Graha Permai

      East Kalimantan: PT Tapian Nadenggan, PT Kresna Duta Agroindo

      South Sumatra: PT Bumi Sawit Permai

      Central Sumatra: PT Satya Kisma Usaha

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The following HCV assessments are publicly available:
      Scheme Smallholders of PT. Paramitra Internusa Pratama (PIP);
      PT Cahaya Nusa Gemilang (PT CNG);
      PT Kencana Graha Permai (PT KGP)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      There are HCV management and monitoring plans available for:
      Scheme Smallholders of PT. Paramitra Internusa Pratama (PIP);
      PT Cahaya Nusa Gemilang (PT CNG);
      PT Kencana Graha Permai (PT KGP)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      There are satisfactory reviews of PT CNG and PT KGP

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      42. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      The company has made its pilot HCS study available and has 18 completed assessments awaiting peer review listed on the HCS Approach website

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The following SEIA assessments are publicly available:

      Central Kalimantan: PT Buana Artha Sejahtera, PT Aditunggal Mahajaya, PT Agrokarya Primalestari, PT Mitrakarya Agroindo, PT Agrolestari Sentosa, PT Buana Adhitama, PT Binasawit Abadi Pratama

      West Kalimantan: PT Cahaya Nusa Gemilang, PT Agrolestari Mandiri, PT Bangun Nusa Mandiri, PT Persada Graha Mandiri, PT Paramitra Internusa Pratama, PT Kartika Prima Cipta, PT Kencana Graha Permai and for smallholders of PT PIP

      East Kalimantan: PT Tapian Nadenggan, PT Kresna Duta Agroindo

      South Sumatra: PT Bumi Sawit Permai

      Central Sumatra: PT Satya Kisma Usaha

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions 11 / 15 73.3%
    • Companies should commit to protect peatland and undertake best management practices for soils and peat. They should also have policies on zero burning and to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Companies should report their GHG emissions, as well as any fires that occurred in or around their estates, along with plans for managing and monitoring fires.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      46. Peat commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      48. Landbank or planted area on peat?

      The company is rehabilitating 2,600 ha of peatland at its PT Agro Lestari Mandiri (AMNL) concession in West Kalimantan, but no further information could be found

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      50. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      51. Zero burning commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      52. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company provides Fire Incident Reports for each month in 2016, 2017 and 2018, and states only 1% of the land it manages was affected by fire in 2015

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

      The company is committed to reducing GHG emissions, but states it will set reduction targets in 2018

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      56. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      57. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO PalmGHG Calculator

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      58. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a GHG emission reduction of 48.8% via methane capture in 2017. The company reports an average GHG emission figure of 391.77 kgCO2e/dry ton CPO

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      6 (13%)

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management 8 / 12 66.7%
    • Companies should commit to managing water use and water quality, providing evidence through time-bound reduction plans, policies on toxic chemical use and treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME).

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      60. Time-bound commitment to improve water use per tonne of FFB Processed?

      The company is improving water efficiency, but does not have a time-bound commitment

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      62. Progress towards commitment on water use?

      The company provides figures on its water consumption over time, but does not have a time-bound commitment for improvement and water consumption figures are not decreasing

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      64. Protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      65. Evidence of treating palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      67. No use of paraquat?

      The company stopped using paraquat in its estates in 2016, replacing it with glufosinate ammonium

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      68. No use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

      The company states "Pesticides that are categorised as World Health Organization Class 1A or 1B listed by the Stockholm or Rotterdam Conventions, are not used, except in specific situations identified in national best practice guidelines, such as during an extreme pest infestation"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      69. No use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

      The company states "Pesticides that are categorised as World Health Organization Class 1A or 1B listed by the Stockholm or Rotterdam Conventions, are not used, except in specific situations identified in national best practice guidelines, such as during an extreme pest infestation"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      70. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Pesticide and herbicide usage

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 18 / 19.5 92.3%
    • Companies should commit to respect human rights, including those of indigenous peoples and local communities, consulted with free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Companies should respect the rights of workers, report relevant workforce data, and comply with health and safety legislation.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      72. Commitment to human rights, referencing the UN Declaration of Human Rights or UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      73. Commitment to human rights applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights, referencing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO 169?

      The company states it respects the rights of indigenous peoples, including national laws and ratified international treaties on human rights and indigenous peoples

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      77. FPIC commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      79. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      80. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      81. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      82. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      83. Reference to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company does not refer to equal remuneration

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      84. Total number of employees?

      104,600 - Figure includes permanent and fixed-term employees. The company has an additional 69,100 plasma smallholders

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      85. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      53,600 (51.2%) - Fixed-term employees

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      86. Percentage or number of women employees?

      44%

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      87. Commitment to pay minimum wage?

      The company commits to paying minimum wage and provides evidence of the average daily wages of permanent and casual workers against the average daily minimum wage set by the local government, but no evidence is provided that the lowest wage paid is above the legal minimum wage

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      88. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      89. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      9.97 - The company reports a Frequency Rate of 9.97 accidents per million man hours worked in its upstream operations. It also reports a Frequency Rate of 4.81 for its downstream operations and also reports Severity Rates

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      6 - For the year 2017

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      91. Provision of personal protective equipment and pesticide training?

      The company states that it provides personal protective equipment but not enough details are given on pesticide training

  • Certification standards Certification standards 10.5 / 17 61.8%
    • Companies should become members of credible certification standards and report in accordance with all appropriate categories of membership. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) requires members registered as growers to submit data relating to certification targets for their estates, scheme smallholders and independent fresh fruit bunch (FFB) suppliers, via an annual communications of progress (ACOP) report.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2,011

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      Indonesia (Jambi, West Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan; Bangka Belitung; Lampung; Papua; Riau; South and North Sumatra)

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2,020

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      96. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/associated smallholders within 5 years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of scheme/associated smallholders?

      2,020 - Applies to plasma smallholders

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2,017

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      98. 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?

      2,011

    • Partial
      1.5 / 2
      Source

      99. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified (above 75%)?

      29 (63%)

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

      100. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified (above 75%)?

      259,473 (42.8%)

    • Partial
      1.5 / 2
      Source

      101. Percentage of scheme/associated smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified (above 75%)?

      51,149 (50%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      102. Percentage of FFB supply (tonnes) from independent FFB suppliers that is RSPO-certified (above 75%)?

      0 (0%) - The company does not state it has independent smallholders in its supply base, but does state it is supporting them

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      103. Percentage of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that are RSPO-certified (above 75%)?

      0 (0%) - The company provides the volume of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed in the year which is certified, but not the overall volume, so the percentage certified cannot be calculated

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Book and Claim, Mass Balance, Segregated, Identity Preserved

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company is partially certified and states that over 205,700 hectares of plantations and 32 mills have received ISPO certification

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      106. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states over 291,000 hectares of plantations including smallholder plantations of over 57,700 hectares, 30 mills, two kernel crushing plants, five refineries and 14 bulking stations have received ISCC certification

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 7 / 7 100%
    • Companies should report details of any programmes or schemes to support both schemed and independent smallholders, as well as criteria to assess suppliers on compliance with company policies, and in what cases suppliers should be suspended or excluded due to non-compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      108. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

      Provides high-yielding seeds and good quality fertilisers, ensures knowledge transfer and capacity building through regular training on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      109. Number or percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      69,100 (100%) - The company supports 100% of its 69,100 plasma smallholders

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      110. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company supports independent smallholders through the Innovative Financing Scheme which aims to "encourage more independent smallholders to replant with better quality, higher-yielding seed by giving them access to financing and helping them sustain their livelihoods during the four years it takes for the new seedlings to mature"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      111. Number or percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

      730

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company reviews business dealings with suppliers found in breach of its policies, and engages with them to correct actions. It uses a due diligence system and grievance mechanism to identify issues.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      113. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company provides case study examples of how it has engaged with suppliers found to be in breach of its policy, and states that while it reserves the right to exclude suppliers, it believes engagement is a more effective solution

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has assessed 19 suppliers for environmental impacts and 39 suppliers for social impacts

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 5.5 / 6 91.7%
    • Companies should operate in an ethical manner at all levels, providing accessible channels and clear procedures for both employees and external stakeholders to raise any grievance or complaint with the company, as well as allowing for whistleblowing.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      115. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      116. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company allows for whistleblowing, but no details on the procedure are given

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      117. Own grievance or complaints system?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      118. Grievance or complaints system is accessible to internal and external stakeholders?

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      119. Details of grievances disclosed?

      The company provides a grievance list, and summary reports of specific site visits in response to grievances

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