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Indofood Agri Resources, established in 2001, is the plantation arm of Indofood Sukses Makmur. The

  • Parent company:
    Indofood Sukses Makmur PT Tbk
  • Landbank (oil palm):
    364,195 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    34.17%
  • Market cap:
    461,168,096 USD
  • RSPO member?
    No. However, the Group's subsidiaries London Sumatra PP Tbk PT and Salim Ivomas Pratama Tbk PT are members of the RSPO.
  • Website:

Company assessment: Indofood Agri Resources Ltd – November 2017

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: 68.8% 88 / 128
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 5 / 6 83.3%
    • 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 Sustainable Palm Oil Policy

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Policy applies to plasma smallholders and third party suppliers from whom purchase crude palm oil (CPO) for refineries

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Group Sustainability Coordinator and Sustainability Think Tank, which is led by the CEO, comprised of the Executive Directors of the Group and its principal subsidiaries

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      4. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 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 and/or NGOs to improve palm oil sustainability?

      The company states it engages with government on ISPO certification, relevant laws and regulation through public forums and regular meetings. The company also engages with NGOs on biodiversity rehabilitation, climate change, labour rights and good agricultural practices through the RSPO and other NGO meetings. The company also has a project with IDH (Sustainable Trade Initiative) on smallholder sustainability

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability 14 / 19 73.7%
    • 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)?

      364,195 - The figure is reported by Indofood's subsidiary, Salim Ivomas Pratama, which includes the area for London Sumatra

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      247,430 - The company's subsidiary, Salim Ivomas Pratama, reports a planted area in it's 2016 ACOP as 264,201 ha, however this also includes area for infrastructure

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      87,204 - The company also reports a figure on its website of 90,463 ha which includes plasma for palm oil and rubber, and the company's subsidiary, Salim Ivomas Pratama, only reports an area of 56,715 ha in its 2016 RSPO ACOP

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      20,000

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      23,279

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      13. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      16,771

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      14. Number of company owned mills?

      24

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      15. Maps or coordinates of company owned mills?

      Some of the company's mill locations are available on Global Forest Watch, however, it is unclear if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil mills

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      16. Number and names of supplier mills?

      32 - The company states it has 56 mills supplying CPO, of which 24 are IndoAgri mills

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      17. Maps of estates/management units?

      Some of the company's estate locations are available on Global Forest Watch. The company's subsidiaries are RSPO members and are not listed as having not submitted its concessions maps. However, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil estates. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      18. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2020 - The company commits to "Achieve 100% product traceability and sustainable palm oil sourcing by 2020" and state "100% of CPO arriving at our refineries can be traced back to the palm oil mill"

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      2020 - The company commits to "Achieve 100% product traceability and sustainable palm oil sourcing by 2020" by they do not specify to plantation level

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

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

      100% - The company states "100% of CPO arriving at our refineries can be traced back to the palm oil mill"

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

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

      100%

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 9.5 / 12 79.2%
    • 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
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      24. Commitment to address deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      25. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      27. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      Primary forests, High Conservation Value, High Carbon Stock areas, peatland

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      28. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company states that they carry out remote-sensing to prevent clearance of HCV land and regularly monitor HCV areas

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      29. Commitment to set aside areas for conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      30. Evidence of habitat management and/or habitat restoration?

      The company's states that it planted trees to restore HCV and riparian areas

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      31. A landscape-level approach?

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      32. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company refers to the IUCN Red List and Indonesian Regulation No. 7 of 1999 on the Preservation of Flora and Fauna, and states a commitment to "continuously conserve the existing biodiversity, rare/endangered species"

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states that it regularly communicates with employees and communities on importance of restriction of hunting activities, and that the collecting of rare/endangered species is prohibited, but they do not have a clear commitment to no hunting

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      35. Commitment not to operate within internationally and nationally designated protected areas?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      36. Evidence of species conservation activities?

      The company states it records every species found on estates, and gives examples of educational activities

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 6 / 11 54.5%
    • 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

      37. Commitment to High Conservation Value (HCV) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

      The company only states that "HCV assessments using accredited third-party assessors are now complete on all of our oil palm estates"

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      There is public availability of the following HCV assessments:
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Pahu Makmur Estate and Kedang Makmur Estate
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Indah Permai Estate

      It is unclear it these cover all estates planted since January 2015

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The following HCV management and monitoring plans are available:
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Pahu Makmur Estate and Kedang Makmur Estate
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Indah Permai Estate

      It is unclear it these cover all estates planted since January 2015

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      44. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach?

      IndoAgri states "We commit to use the HCS evaluation methodology agreed upon by RSPO, before any new development takes place", but does not clearly refer to using the HCS approach

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      45. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states that a social impact assessment is done before new development, but only that all plantation sites passed the compulsory Environmental Impact Assessment, known as AMDAL, during their development. However, through its subsidiaries being RSPO members it commits to SEIAs under the RSPO NPP

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      47. Social and environmental impact assessment (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

      There is public availability of the following SEIA assessments:
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Pahu Makmur Estate and Kedang Makmur Estate
      PT. PP London Sumatra Indonesia - Wilayah Indah Permai Estate

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions 12 / 17 70.6%
    • 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

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      53. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      55. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company commits to reducing GHG emissions in their sustainability policy, but does not have a time-bound plan for reducing emissions - it is planning to develop reduction targets for carbon emissions. The company only states targets in relation to reducing energy consumption in palm oil mills and refineries up to 5% and 3% respectively by 2018

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      59. GHG commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      60. GHG emissions?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      61. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      62. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO PalmGHG Calculator V2.1.1

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      63. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions?

      The company reports that net emissions were 1.79 tonne CO2e per tonne of CPO production in 2016, no change from 2015 - the company does not currently have a time-bound target for reducing emissions. In relation to its energy consumption targets, the company reports an increase of 1.2% per tonne of FFB processed in mills from 2015 to 2016, but energy consumption at refineries decreased by 6%

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      64. Percentage of mills with methane capture (is above 75%)?

      2 (8.3%)

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management 7 / 12 58.3%
    • 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).

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      65. Time-bound commitment to improve water use?

      The company has a target to reduce water consumption in palm oil mills up to 3% by 2018

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      66. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      67. Progress towards commitment on water use?

      The company reports figures on reduction in water consumption at mills and refineries but does not report against its time-bound target yet as this target was only set in 2016

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      68. Progress towards commitment on water quality?

      The company reports improving figures on BOD levels of effluent, but does not have a time-bound commitment to report on

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      69. Protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company only states "We attempt to reduce chemical use on our estates" but do not have a clear commitment

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      72. No use of paraquat?

      The company states in its 2016 sustainability report that it will phase out paraquat by the end of 2017, however in their updated 2017 sustainable palm oil policy they state "We commit to immediately stop the use of Paraquat (and products containing Paraquat and its related compounds)"

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company reports the amount of herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, rodenticides and paraquat used in '000 litres, but not the names of chemicals used nor use per hectare

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 14.5 / 18 80.6%
    • 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.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states it respects human rights, and will comply with national laws and ratified internationally treaties. It references the Indonesian law on human rights, which it states "were based on the Universal Declaration on Human Rights promulgated by the United Nations", but does not clearly state its compliance with the UN Declaration

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states that they engage with local communities and governments to establish land tenure rights and that their land acquisition process complies with Indonesian law and regulations

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      79. 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 commits to comply with indigenous peoples' rights, but does not reference any specific relevant international treaties

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      81. FPIC commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      82. Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      83. Process for addressing land conflicts?

      The company only states "IndoAgri's land conflict resolution mechanism investigates claims and disputes with the involvement of local government, village administrative teams and community elders. A community development forum is held annually to discuss important issues affecting the community and to provide advice to address their needs"

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      84. Commitment to ensure food security for local communities?

      The company only states "We have a PROKLIM project in our Kayangan estate in Riau involving water catchment planning, soil protection, community housing and food security."

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      85. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company does not commit to equal remuneration or no discrimination

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      87. Total number of employees?

      74,434 - The company states "In 2016, IndoAgri employed 38,104 people in permanent full-time positions, and 1,548 people on short-term contracts in Indonesia. We also employed 34,782 casual labourers."

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      88. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      36,330 (49%)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      89. Percentage or number of women employees?

      15,159 (20%)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      90. Minimum wage that the company pays?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      91. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      92. Lost time accident rate?

      Accident frequency rate of 1.6 accidents per million man-hours in 2016

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      5 - 2016

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      94. Provision of personal protective equipment and pesticide training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards 7 / 17 41.2%
    • 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.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The subsidiary PT Salim Ivomas Pratama Terbuka has been an RSPO member since 2007, and its subsidiary PT PP London Sumatra Terbuka has been an RSPO member since 2004

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      Salim Ivomas Pratama states all the countries and regions in which the company operates: Indonesia (West Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, Riau, North Sumatra, South Sumatra)

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2019 - However, an original target of 2013 was extended to 2016 and subsequently to 2019, then 2016, then back to 2019 again

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2019 - An original target of 2016 was extended to 2019

    • No
      0 / 0.5
      No source

      100. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all supply chains?

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      101. 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?

      2009 - London Sumatra joined the RSPO in 2004 and certified its first plantation estate in 2009, and Salim Ivomas Pratama joined the RSPO in 2007 and certified its first plantation estate in 2009

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

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

      10 (42%) - The company also reports a figure of 12 mills being RSPO certified in its 2016 sustainability report but this includes mills that has only been through second stage audit of RSPO

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

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

      94,128 (26%) - The company also reports a figure of 110,657 ha in its 2016 sustainability report but this includes hectarage that has only been through second stage audit of RSPO

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

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

      0 (0%) - The company reports a target to achieve 14,573 ha of RSPO certified plasma estates in 2017

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

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

      0 (0%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Book & Claim; Mass Balance; Identity Preserved

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states that 31% of its CPO production is ISPO certified

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      109. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified (100%)?

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

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      ISO 14001

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 8 / 9 88.9%
    • 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

      111. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      112. Details of support programme for scheme smallholders?

      Price and quality of FFB, income and profit stability level, cooperations, cultivation practices, labour standards and attitudes to forest risk, yield maximisation and safety, sustainable agricultural practices, RSPO/ISPO certification

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      114. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      115. Details of support programme for independent smallholders?

      Price and quality of FFB, income and profit
      stability level, cooperations, cultivation practices, labour standards and attitudes to forest risk, yield maximisation and safety, sustainable agricultural practices, RSPO/ISPO certification

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      159 smallholders had been audited and completed the RSPO certification process in 2016

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states "all our mills and third party suppliers must demonstrate their understanding and acceptance of our Sustainable Palm Oil Policy, and must respond to questionnaire based information collection to help affirm this" and also state that they will annually audit suppliers

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      118. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company states that they will "Not source from suppliers who are in contravention of this policy, or failing to set reasonable time bound targets to adopt this policy" They also states that "In 2016, after a period of engagement, we decided to exclude certain CPO suppliers who were unable to meet our Responsible Supplier Guidelines"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      119. Number or percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged?

      The company states that "Suppliers that supply 80% of our CPO requirement have undergone initial audit against our sourcing policy"

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 5 / 7 71.4%
    • 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

      120. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      121. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      122. Own grievance or complaints system?

      The company only states that it has grievance mechanisms in place for employees and local communities

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      123. Grievance system accessible to internal stakeholders (i.e. employees)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      124. Grievance system accessible to external stakeholders?

      Accessible to local communities

    • Partial
      0.5 / 2
      Source

      125. Details of grievances disclosed?

      The company only states it had one grievance in relation to land rights in 2009

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Some of Indofood Agri Resources' mills and estates are available on Global Forest Watch.The company's subsidiaries are RSPO members and are not on a list of non-submitters of maps to the RSPO; however, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil estates. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO. Some of the concessions are available on the SPOTT map under the subsidiaries London Sumatra and Salim Ivomas Pratama.

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