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Korindo Group

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2020
  • Next scheduled: November 2021

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  • About this company:

    Established in 1969, Korindo Group operates oil palm

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    120,953 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    No
  • Website:

Company assessment: Korindo Group – November 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 35.7% 56.75 / 159
  • Organisation: 13 / 31 41.9%
  • Policy: 33 / 71 46.5%
  • Practice: 10.8 / 57 18.9%
  • Self-reported: 6.3 / 57 11%
  • External: 1.8 / 57 3.1%
  • Certified: 2.8 / 57 4.8%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4.75 / 9 52.8%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • 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 various policies on its website that cover multiple dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering both social and environmental issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its sustainability commitments through various policies on its website that cover multiple dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering both social and environmental issues. These commitments apply to all suppliers of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports it has a Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Division, however, no high-level position with sustainability responsibility is reported by the company.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not have a Board of Directors.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not have a Board of Directors.

    • 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] Global Agribusiness Alliance (GAA).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company contributes to multiple multi-stakeholder collaborations, such as Boven Digoel Multi Stakeholder Forum funded by USAID, "Medical Service Improvement for the Local Communities in Indonesia" Project and the Kampar REDD+ project.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      A CSR report is published by the company in 2017.

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not a POIG member.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    9 / 14 64.3%
    • Organisation: 9 / 11 81.8%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      120,953 - The company reports total palm oil concession area under "Right to Cultivate (HGU)".

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      58,955 - The company reports the total palm oil planted area. This figure excludes the land under plasma smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4,021 - The company reports total area under plasma smallholders for 2019 as 2,281 ha and for 2020 as 1,740 ha.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      58,581 - The company reports the total unplanted area. This excludes area under infrastructure.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      43,801 - 26,159 ha of HCV area and 17,642 ha of HCS area. Data as of September, 2018.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      Two subsidiaries (PT Tunas Sawa Erma and PT Donging Prabhawa) have maps on Global Forest Watch.

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company only sources from scheme/plasma smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      4 - The company reports the total number of mills owned.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      The company only provides the name of company-owned mills. The coordinates for the respective mills are not reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that its CPO mills have not purchased FFB from external supplier and have used 100% of FFB production from its own 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 that its CPO mills use 100% of FFB production from its own plantations and plans to continue this policy in the future.

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 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 the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 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 the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 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 the company does not own refineries.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own palm kernel crushing facilities.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    0.75 / 12 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 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. Year expected to achieve 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a grower or miller.

    • 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?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has no independent suppliers, inclusive of independent smallholders, outgrowers including associated smallholders, or other third-party suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a grower or miller.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that all its mills are 100% ISPO certified.

    • 51. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not operate in Malaysia.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    7.25 / 17 42.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 5.5 / 9 61.1%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 6 29.2%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to 'no deforestation' on its website.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The commitment requires suppliers to not develop on HCV or HCS areas, however, the cut off date for when this applies is not stated. For full points the commitment needs to have been in place as of the 1st January 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company reports that, since the February 2017 moratorium, it does not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      56. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company states that, since 2019, it has monitored an area of ± 133.000 ha for deforestation using the GLAD deforestation alert system. This information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      57. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company refers to a partnership with USAID LESTARI on the development of a sustainable landscape, but it is unclear what the company's involvement is in the project.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      63. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company reports its commitment to biodiversity protection on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      64. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it will establish wildlife conservation programmes in Merauke, Papua, in cooperation with stakeholders to identify important species and their habitats. Implementation will start in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to no hunting except for hunting by local communities in a limited manner to fulfil needs for food or traditional ceremonies.

    • N
      0 / 1

      68. 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 / 14 35.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it does not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) areas and commits to conduct HCV studies before any new development in accordance with the standard of HCV Resource Network's ALS.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 'all assessments were carried out over a period of time by independent third-party assessors who are listed in HCV Resource Network's ALS'.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      All the HCV assessments are either cancelled or found to be unsatisfactory.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it does not develop in High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas and commits to conduct HCS studies before any new development in accordance with standard of HCS Approach.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      79. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] The HCS reports of PT. Tunas Sawaerma, PT. Papua Agro Lestari (PAL) are available on the HCS platform.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it has conducted AMDAL evaluations based on Indonesian government regulations and that it will apply the same principles to all future developments. In addition, in 2017, the SEIA evaluation was conducted by a consulting organisation called BIOREF.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    5.75 / 19 30.3%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 6 12.5%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to no planting on peat regardless of depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - The company reports it has no planted area on peat across all its operations as of 2020.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company states it has no landbank on peat.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company reports it has a zero burning policy in place.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's zero burning policy applies to all suppliers of the company.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      92. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Since 2019, the company has been monitoring fire using VIIRS fire alert over an area covering ± 133.000 ha of palm oil and plasma operations. This information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      98. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.5 / 24 14.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • Practice: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company mentions that it is focused on controlling and mitigating the impacts of chemicals and mill waste on water quality in natural waterways. It also reports that the POME is treated in the company's Waste Water Treatment Plant through cooling ponds, mixing ponds, anaerobic ponds, and settling ponds.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      108. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company reports it protects rivers by designating buffer zones around the river.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company only mentions it has a buffer zone in place. More details are not provided by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports it reduces chemical usage. It mentions that in order to mitigate impacts on the environment, non chemical pest control measures are preferred at all its palm oil plantations. The company does not mention fertilisers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      112. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      119. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      120. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company reports that oil palm pests include rats, rhinoceros beetles, bunch moths, bagworms, and nettle caterpillars.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.5 / 35 50%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 13.5 / 21 64.3%
    • Practice: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      122. Commitment to human rights?

      The company reports a commitment to human rights as guided by the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment applies to all suppliers but does not reference a definition of human rights e.g. UN Declaration on Human Rights.

    • N
      0 / 1

      124. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports it respects indigenous and local communities' rights but does not reference the UN Declaration/ILO Convention.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports it respects legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to improve procedures with regards to respecting customary and cultural land rights, but the commitment does not mention legal land rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) is obtained before any operations begin.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      132. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • N
      0 / 1

      133. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      135. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company reports its commitment to mitigate impacts on food security.

    • 136. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company only sources from scheme smallholders.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports multiple examples of carrying out farming activities and trainings for the local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company commits to contribute to the local economic development through Corporate Social Contribution activities and programs, which include infrastructure, healthcare, education, and other suitable social empowerment programs that can help boost the welfare and livelihood of the local communities.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company provides multiple examples of facilities and services that have been provided to communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to job creation and economic impact. It also mentions that it has provided 12,300 direct employments and 21,000 consequential jobs, including employment of the local indigenous people up to 31%.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that its policies and codes are informed by the International Labor Organization's declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it is committed to ensure that all aspects of the employment life-cycle within the company are based on the principle of creating equal opportunities, regardless of race, gender, religious or political views, union membership, nationality, social origin, age, or disabilities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      147. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      30% - Information as of 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of women employees?

      20% - Information as of 2018.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company reports its commitment to pay minimum wage in accordance to the applicable district minimum wage (UMK).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      151. Progress on commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company reports it provides and ensures safe and healthy working conditions for all its employees (permanent and temporary), visitors, contractors and other stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company reports limited information on provision of protective equipment and related training.

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 8 12.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company reports that it supports the integration of its plasma farmers into the sustainable supply chain. However, the type of support provided is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      159. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company reports that it will support the development of Plasma plantation for indigenous people in the area where its plantations are located. It also mentions that 4,450 hectares of the company's developed palm plantation will be turned over to local residents (indigenous people) by the end of 2020. Limited information is reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 161. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from independent smallholders.

    • 162. Percentage of independent smallholders/outgrowers involved in programme?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from independent smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from mills.

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    2.25 / 7 32.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • Practice: 0.3 / 2 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.3 / 2 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      178. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a grievance mechanism for stakeholders and also provides a procedure for its grievance mechanism.

    • P
      0.25 / 1

      180. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company has disclosed only one detail of complaint from May 2020.

Media monitor: Korindo Group

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