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Company assessment: Mewah Group – October 2019

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Total: 52.4% 64.43 / 123
  • Organisation: 14.5 / 21 69%
  • Policy: 27.5 / 58 47.4%
  • Practice: 22.4 / 44 51%
  • Self-reported: 9.8 / 44 22.2%
  • External: 5.5 / 44 12.5%
  • Certified: 7.1 / 44 16.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    8 / 10 80%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • 1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a group sustainability lead

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      40% - Figure relates to percentage of female employees at the level of senior manager and above

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      50 (4%)

    • P
      0.5 / 1
      No source

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

      The company's subsidiary, Ngo Chew Hong, is a member of SASPO

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • Y
      1 / 1
      No source

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      CDP

    • 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
      No source

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    6.02 / 13 46.3%
    • Organisation: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 5 50.4%
    • Self-reported: 2.5 / 5 50.4%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • 13. Total land area managed/controlled for oil palm (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 19. Maps of estates/management units?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 22. Number of company-owned mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • 23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • 24. Number (or percentage) of company-owned mills that source from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • 25. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned mills that come from company-owned plantations and/or third-party plantations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • Y
      1 / 1

      26. Number of supplier mills?

      553

    • Y
      1 / 1

      27. Names and coordinates of all third-party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      28. Number (or percentage) of third-party supplier mills that source from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      29. Total volumes (or percentages) sourced from third-party supplier mills that come from their own plantations and/or third-party plantations?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2016 (100%) - The company reports that it achieved 100% traceability to mill in 2016

    • Y
      1 / 2

      32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company reports 100% of supply is traceable to mill level

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company had committed to achieve 100% traceability to plantation by 2018, but reported 77% traceability to plantation for CPO and 73% traceability to plantation for CPKO in 2018

    • 34. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from own mills traceable to plantation level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • P
      0.77 / 2

      35. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from supplier mills traceable to plantation level?

      77% - Figure refers to volume of CPO and CPKO traceable to plantation level

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      The company provides traceability data for CPO and CPKO supply traceable to plantation level for each of its four refineries

    • 37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    3.52 / 9 39.1%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 4 25.5%
    • 38. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company commits to the protection of HCV and HCS areas, and rejecting new oil palm development in forested peatland plantation after May 2015

    • N
      0 / 2
      No source

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Some information is recorded under the company's grievances however it does not cover the whole scope of the company's supply chain

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • 47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 50. Examples of species and/or habitat conservation management?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 51. Commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    2 / 6 33.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • Practice: 0 / 1 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 1 0%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • 53. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      59. 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?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • 63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    4.25 / 7 60.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • 67. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 71. Commitment to best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 73. Evidence of best management practices for soils and peat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 74. Commitment to zero burning?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • 76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 77. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company estates?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a target to achieve a 10% reduction in carbon footprint by 2025, however the target is not based on intensity

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a reduction in GHG emission intensity of 4.85% from 2017 to 2018

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

      36.68 - kg CO2e/MT

    • 84. GHG emissions from land use change?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.75 / 10 37.5%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 3 41.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 3 41.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a general commitment to reduce water use, but this is not time-bound and does not refer to water use intensity

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports water use intensity figures, but they are not improving

    • Y
      1 / 1

      87. Water use intensity?

      0.19% - m3/MT Products

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports BOD and COD figures within legal limits

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports BOD and COD figures annually, and 2018 figures were within specified legal limits

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      90. Treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME) and/or palm oil refinery effluent (PORE)?

    • 91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 96. Chemical usage per ha or list of chemicals used?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    20.1 / 40 50.2%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • Policy: 10.5 / 23 45.7%
    • Practice: 6.6 / 12 55%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 12 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 12 0%
    • Certified: 5.1 / 12 42.5%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to support the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to support the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company reports holding a supplier workshop on Labour and Human Rights attended by more than 50 participants from a number of key supplier palm oil mills and kernel crushers. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only mentions local communities and indigenous rights in relation to FPIC

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only mentions local communities and indigenous rights in relation to FPIC, but this commitment applies to all sourcing

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      116. Commitment to support the inclusion of women across palm oil operations, including addressing barriers faced?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      117. Commitment to support the inclusion of women across palm oil operations, including addressing barriers faced, applies to all suppliers?

    • 118. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • 120. Progress on commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to respect all workers' rights applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company refers to five Fundamental ILO Conventions: freedom of association, right to collective bargaining, no forced labour, no child labour, no discrimination

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      128. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      129. Commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regards to employment and occupation applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

      The company provides the percentage women for each of seven employment categories

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      138. Reduction of time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports an improvement in lost time injury rate from 2017-2018

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      2.2 - Lost time injury rate

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      140. Zero fatalities as a result of work-based accidents?

      The company reports zero fatalities for 2018

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero fatalities for 2018

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company reports that it provides safety training, and training in the use of protective clothing and equipment. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    7.02 / 8 87.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 1 / 1 100%
    • Practice: 5 / 6 83.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 5 / 6 83.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      144. 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 148. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own mills

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2010 - 2010

    • P
      0.02 / 1

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

      Total volume processed: 2,958,000 tonnes. Certified volume: 67,578.56 tonnes. Percentage certified volume: 2%

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company processes Segregated palm oil

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has ISCC certification for its four refineries

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    5.25 / 12 43.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 6 41.7%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 6 45.8%
    • Self-reported: 2.8 / 6 45.8%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company reports it has a smallholder engagement program, but does not provide further details

    • 160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 161. Percentage of scheme/plasma smallholders involved in programme?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • 162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a processor or trader

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company audits supplier mills using interviews, observations, and documentation review, relating to chemical stores, field inspections, health and safety, wastewater, and employment and grievances. In 2018 the company launched a High Importance Mill Engagement Program, focusing on 50 high importance mills based on volumes of CPO supplied. The company evaluated overall sustainability performance relating to traceability, NDPE awareness, sustainability commitment, environmental risk, and social impact, and used results to customise appropriate support and intervention strategies

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that it evaluated the sustainability performance of 50 high importance mills

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      166. Time-bound plan to engage with all high-risk mills within three years?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports it assesses high risk mills, and works with them through engagement activities, but details of the support provided are limited

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      168. Regularly engages with a subset of high-risk mills?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it began the process of assessing high risk mills by identifiying mills located in high risk areas based on geospatial analysis. It does not specifiy that this is done regularly

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that 50 high risk mills have been identified but it is not clear how many were assessed overall

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    4.52 / 8 56.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 3 50.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 3 34%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.02 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume

    • N
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company reports it allows whistleblowing, but does not provide details of the process

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The grievance procedure is only for use by external parties

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company provides some details of grievances, but does not provide complainant category

Media monitor: Mewah Group

SPOTT gathers reports and stories from global media sources, covering specific company activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess the validity of these reports.

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Scoring criteria: Mewah Group

Scoring criteria guide how ZSL conducts SPOTT assessments and allocates scores to ensure a fair and consistent approach, setting the expectations for companies on how they should publish ESG data. The full palm oil indicator framework contains 181 indicators across 10 categories, aligned with corporate reporting initiatives.

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