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Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: November 2021
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Company assessment: KPN Plantation (previously GAMA Plantation) – November 2021

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 23.3% 43.75 / 188
  • Organisation: 6 / 37 16.2%
  • Policy: 28.5 / 76 37.5%
  • Practice: 9.3 / 75 12.3%
  • Self-reported: 5.3 / 75 7%
  • External: 1 / 75 1.3%
  • Certified: 3 / 75 4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4 / 9 44.4%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company report that it's sustainable palm oil policy or commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

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

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reported that collaborated with the Peat Restoration Agency (BRG) and the BKSDA.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company last published its NDPE progress report from November 2019 - December 2020 and has published a time-bound action plan to fully implement an NDPE policy.

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    3.5 / 27 13%
    • Organisation: 3 / 17 17.7%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      199,690 - The company reports a total of 199,690 Ha planted land on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      34,592 - The company reports a total of 34,592 Ha plasma smallholders planted area on its website.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports land identified for recovery programs and HCV area assessment, but does not specify the area for implementation of program.

    • N
      0 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has a dedicated map page on its website, but this page was not working at the time of assessment.

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company has a dedicated map page on its website, but this page was not working at the time of assessment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      20 - The company reports to have 20 mills on their website.

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to develop and trial enhanced systems to track and trace FFB supply to its mills. In the time bound action plan the company states traceability and tracking of FFB but does not have a time-bound commitment for achieving 100% traceability to mill.

    • N
      0 / 2

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to developing develop and trial enhanced systems to track and trace FFB supply to its mills , but does not have a time-bound commitment for achieving 100% traceability to plantation level.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • N
      0 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.5 / 16 9.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 3 0%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 11 4.6%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      38. RSPO-certified within three years of joining the RSPO or by November 2010, for companies joining prior to finalisation of the RSPO certification systems in November 2007?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to have all plantations and mills audited for certification under the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) scheme by 2020. In October 2019 it reported that 8 subsidiary companies already have achieved ISPO certification.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company states to have obtained ISSC Certification PT BSU - Jambi, PT THIP (8 estate) - Riau and PT THIP (9 estate) - Riau.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    8.5 / 18 47.2%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 5 / 10 50%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      Company is committed to o zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to no new development until HCV and HCS areas are protected and issued a 'stop work order' effective as of 1 July 2018, to ensure compliance with this policy.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company reports that it has amended its SOP to cover monitoring to increase flora and fauna protection, and in year 2020, Earth Equalizer detected five cases involving 1,038 hectares of which 64 ha occurred within the land bank of KPN Plantation subsidiaries. But the methodology, extent of monitoring and time frame is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1,038 - The company reports in year 2020, Earth Equalizer detected five cases involving 1,038 hectares of which 64 ha occurred within the land bank of KPN Plantation subsidiaries.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to restoration of non-compliant deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      The company adopted landscape approach, in its recovery plans and peatland protection approach.

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

      The company is committed to protect biodiversity but does not have any policy.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company in a limited extent report to set up camera trap to monitor IUCN Red listed fauna in the conservation and boundary area of PT BSU and THIP.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports Orangutan habitat management in collaboration with stakeholders, development of nurseries to grow and re-plant native flora species.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    4 / 15 26.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 8 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 7 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    8.75 / 20 43.8%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 8 81.3%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to no planting on peat of any depth applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to best management practices for peat and soil.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to best management practices for soils and peat applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company reports monitoring of groundwater levels for peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company is committed to zero burning.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company reports of fire monitoring and management, including organising a Fire Prevention Collaboration Workshop and implementing a Fire Monitoring an automatic early warning system (EWS) - hotspot monitoring.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company in 2019 reports that in September 2019 fires were detected near 3 company plantations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company in 2019 reports that in September 2019 fires were detected near 3 company plantations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits time-bound GHG reduction but does not have any target.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.25 / 25 13%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 12 10.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 12 0%
    • External: 0 / 12 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 12 10.4%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company is committed to protect water quality, but does not reference BOD or COD.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company reports that it has amended its SOP in 2019 to include 'Reforestation of Riparian Buffer Zone' but the company has no clear commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company reports riparian buffers restoration along rivers and streams that were erroneously cleared during land development in 2019.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company is committed to minimise the use of only pesticides.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to minimise the use of only pesticides a applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company commits to stop the use of Paraquat and its related compounds by end of Q1 - 2020 in its Sustainability Policy. It is unclear if this target was met.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's Sustainability Policy applies to all suppliers and third-party suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company plans for the phasing out the use of Class 1a and Class 1b pesticides without any time bound target.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company reports to expand and broaden Integrated Pest Management (IPM) systems, but implementation is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    7.75 / 35 22.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 6 / 21 28.6%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 9 19.4%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 9 19.4%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

    • N
      0 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company report no exploitation of indigenous people, and/or other communities but does not reference the UN Declaration or ILO Convention.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment on no exploitation of indigenous people, and/or other communities but does not reference the UN Declaration or ILO Convention.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company in 2019 reports that land conflict cases are addressed, adopting a new grievance procedure. The company provides some examples of work that has been done to resolve land conflicts, including revising some of its boundaries to release contested land back to local communities. The Grievance Procedure SOP does not address cases of land conflict nor comprehensive procedure detailing company's resolving land conflicts was not found.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company commits to conduct FPIC where food security is affected, however no clear commitment to mitigate the impacts of its operations is made.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company self reports supporting communities by chicken, honey bee, fish farming project, agroforestry projects, production and marketing of rubber from government programme, and maintaining, upgrading and expanding sago groves for enhanced food security.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company commits to provide community services to its workers, but in relation to the wider local community it only commits to providing health insurance.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that about 260 households have received health insurance from it. Partial points have been awarded as the information given is limited and not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company only commits to pay legal minimum wage set by the local government.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to pay legal minimum wage set by the local government applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company commits to address occupational health and safety.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company self reports to provide suitable protective tools and wearables in accordance with legal requirements, and to ensure sufficient training to workers who perform tasks.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 16 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 10 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 10 0%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company commits no exploitation of workers, women, children, suppliers, smallholders, indigenous people, and/or other communities but it is unclear if commitment cover all smallholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company commits to allocate minimally 20% of the planted area for the benefit of local communities (plasma) but no information of specific program.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company commits to not knowingly source FFB from suppliers who are not in compliance with its Sustainability Policy and to cease to procure produce from suppliers that are demonstrably involved in illegal activities, deforestation, new peatland development and socially abusive practices. However, clear time frames for action or details of steps to be taken are not given.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    1.5 / 7 21.4%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports to protect the security of whistle blowers to ensure their anonymity, but no information on whistleblowing procedure.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has grievance or complaints system open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: KPN Plantation (previously GAMA Plantation)

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