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Musim Mas Holdings Pte Ltd

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  • Latest update: November 2023
  • Next scheduled: November 2024

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  • About this company:

    Established in 1932, Singapore based producer Musim Mas

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    199,379 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    0676250D SP Equity
  • LEI:
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:
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Company assessment: Musim Mas Holdings Pte Ltd – November 2023

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 91.8% 177.24 / 193
  • Organisation: 37.5 / 40 93.8%
  • Policy: 71.5 / 78 91.7%
  • Practice: 68.2 / 75 91%
  • Self-reported: 6.5 / 75 8.6%
  • External: 43.5 / 75 58%
  • Certified: 18.3 / 75 24.4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    11.75 / 12 97.9%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 3.8 / 4 93.8%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 4 43.8%
    • External: 2 / 4 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company meets this indicator through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company has also published its own sustainable palm oil policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published a sustainable palm oil policy that applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Director of Sustainability.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Executive Chairman.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      5 (12%) - The company reports five women held senior management positions, accounting for 12% of its senior management in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 (25%) - The company reports that the Board of Directors is led by its Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and comprises four members, including one woman. Data as of 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 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] POIG, NDYF, TFA, HCS, and FFA.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports multiple collaborations with stakeholders, some of which include collaboration with the South East Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP) to quantify its conservation efforts and review its management and monitoring plans; collaboration with Fire Free Alliance to support Indonesian Government's commitment to a haze-free ASEAN region by 2020, collaboration with PONGO Alliance to protect orangutan habitats and other wildlife within oil palm landscapes; engagement with the Decent Rural Living Initiative (DRLI) to improve the protection of human and labor rights in agriculture.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company published its latest sustainability report covering the year 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company reports that its Sustainability Report 2022 is prepared in accordance with the GRI Standards- GRI 1: Foundation 2021. The company has also submitted CDP questionnaires for Climate Change, Forests, and Water Security in 2022 and 2023.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is a POIG member and verification reports on compliance with the POIG charter have been published.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has completed a climate risk assessment in its 2022 CDP Climate Change questionnaire. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    27.96 / 29 96.4%
    • Organisation: 18 / 19 94.7%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 8 / 8 99.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 2 / 8 25%
    • Certified: 6 / 8 74.5%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      Indonesia (plantations, mills, crushing facilities, and refineries). India, China, Malaysia, and Vietnam (refineries).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      The company reports the source of its CPO as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      199379 - The company reports the total land area managed for oil palm in its sustainability report and in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      123998 - The company reports the total oil palm planted area as 123,998 ha in 2021. This figure includes the area under smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      17. Scheme smallholders planted area (ha)?

      7015 - The company reports the scheme smallholders planted area in its sustainability report and in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      29173 - The company reports the unplanted area in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      28460 - The company reports the conservation set-aside area, including the High Conservation Value (HCV) area in its sustainability report and in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      20. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has submitted updated estate location concession maps in shapefile format to the RSPO.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Maps of all scheme smallholders?

      The company states that concession maps of scheme smallholder areas are made available to the RSPO.

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Maps of all third-party supplying plantations?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      23. Number of company-owned mills?

      18 - The company reports that it operates 18 palm oil mills, out of which 15 are integrated with plantations and 3 are independent of plantations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      24. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      The names and locations of all 18 mills owned by the company are published on the company website and the GFW database also has information on 16 mills of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that of the 18 mills owned by the company, 10 mills only source FFB from their own plantations, while five mills source from both their own plantations and third-party suppliers, and three mills source solely from third parties.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports the percentage of total volumes of FFB sourced by its mills that come from its own plantations and scheme smallholders is 72.8% and from third parties is 27.2%.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      27. Number of third party supplying mills?

      475 - The company states that it has 475 third-party supplying mills as of June 2023.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company publishes the names and coordinates of all its supplying mills on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that as of 2022, 77 of its 553 third party mills source from their own plantations only, while 104 source from external sources, and 372 source from both their ow plantations and other external sources.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that for its supplier mills, 48.1% of the FFB processed at these third-party mills originates directly from their own plantations, while 51.9% is sourced from external FFB suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that only 1.2% of CPO comes from intermediary traders and/or refiners.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has already achieved 100% traceability to the mill level in 2015.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

      33. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company reports it has achieved 100% traceability to the mill since 2015. This information is externally verified by the Control Union. Additionally, many of the company's refining facilities have RSPO SCC under IP and SG.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to achieve 100% traceability to plantation level by the year 2025.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that in 2022, 100% of FFB supply to own mills was traceable to the plantation level. Additionally, many of the company's mills have Identity Preserved certification.

    • P
      +
      0.96 / 1
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 96% of supply from third-party mills is traceable to the plantation level. This information is externally verified by Control Union and many of the company's refining facilities have RSPO SCC under IP and SG.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      37. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      [Externally verified] The company publishes traceability data to the plantation level for all of its refineries in its supply chain map. Traceability data to the plantation level has been externally verified by Control Union.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      38. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      [Externally verified] The company publishes traceability data to the plantation level for all of the crushers in its supply chain map. Traceability data to the plantation level has been externally verified by Control Union.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    11.71 / 15 78.1%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 3 / 3 100%
    • Practice: 7.7 / 11 70.1%
    • Self-reported: 2.7 / 11 24.6%
    • External: 5 / 11 45.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2004 - The company is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      40. 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?

      [Externally verified] 2009 - The company joined in 2004 (prior to the finalisation of the RSPO certification systems in November 2007) and was first certified in 2009, i.e. less than three years from November 2007.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has submitted its 2022 RSPO ACOP.

    • P
      0.76 / 1

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

      76% - Data as of 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      43. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      [Externally verified] 100% - The company reports that all 15 mills integrated with plantations are RSPO certified, the three remaining company owned mills are stand-alone mills that do not have a supply base of directly owned or managed plantations, or associated smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2025 - The company commits to achieving 100% RSPO certification of estates and mills by 2025. This is within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      45. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities within 5 years?

      2020 - The company has already achieved 100% RSPO certification for all palm product processing facilities in 2020.

    • P
      0.86 / 1

      46. Percentage of scheme smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified?

      86.09% - The company reports the percentage of scheme smallholders RSPO-certified in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2025 - The company commits to achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/associated smallholders and out-growers by 2025. This is within 5 years.

    • P
      0.23 / 1

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

      22.72% - The company reports the percentage of FFB supply (tonnes) from scheme/ independent smallholders/out-growers/third-party FFB suppliers that are RSPO-certified in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • P
      0.13 / 1

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

      13.32% - The company reports the percentage of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that is RSPO-certified in its RSPO ACOP 2022.

    • P
      0.65 / 1

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

      The company reports selling 64.77% of RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated and Identity Preserved supply chains in 2022.

    • P
      0.08 / 1

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

      The company reports processing/trading 7.97% of RSPO-certified palm oil through Segregated and Identity Preserved supply chains in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports as of July 2023, all 17 of its plantations in Indonesia are certified against the ISPO standard.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Some of the company's operations are certified under ISCC.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    16.76 / 20 83.8%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 9.5 / 12 79.2%
    • Practice: 5.8 / 6 96%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 4 / 6 66.7%
    • Certified: 1.8 / 6 29.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      The company commits to zero conversion of natural ecosystems.

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      57. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have been therefore awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      58. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to no land clearances of primary forests or areas required to protect or enhance HCVs since November 2005, and no land clearances of HCVs or HCS forests since November 2018, through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's own reporting defines deforestation as the development of HCV, HCS, and peatland areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past 2015 will not be accepted.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      60. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation in supplier operations?

      The company defines deforestation for suppliers as the development of HCV, HCS, and peatland areas and specifies any deforestation/conversion past 2015 will not be accepted in supplier operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      61. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      62. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

      [Externally verified] The company reports that it proactively monitors its supply chains to detect and confirm deforestation, development on peat, and fires. The company's geographic Information System (GIS) team uses a combination of internal and external methods and platforms to monitor landscapes across Indonesia and Malaysia. In 2022, the company monitored 9.8 million ha of suppliers concessions carried out by Earthqualizer. The information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      63. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

      0 - The company states that there has been zero illegal/non-compliant deforestation since its cut-off date of 31 December 2015.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      64. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

      6865 - The company reports that from 2019 to 2021 there has been 6,865 ha of noncompliant deforestation in supplier operations. However, this is not reported since the cut-off date of December 2015.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      65. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in own operations since cut-off date?

      The company commits to restore ecosystems to their prior condition in cases of conversion within its own operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      66. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion in supplier operations since cut-off date?

      The company reports that confirmed deforestation and peatland development by suppliers that occurs after the cut-off date of 31 December 2015 will be processed for developing further remediation plans under its Controlled Purchase Protocol.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      67. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] The company reports that it has implemented a landscape-level approach in Aceh, Riau, South Sumatra, and West Kalimantan provinces of Indonesia. The company also links to these collaborations on other organisations' websites from its own.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      68. Biodiversity policy?

      The company commits to "Protection of biodiversity and in particular, rare, threatened and endangered (RTE) species within the entire concession area of Musim Mas Group (MMG) and at wider landscape level" and reports a target to "enhance connectivity of existing HCV/HCS areas (e.g. all biodiverse habitats) and the wider landscape through the establishment of wildlife corridors, where feasible" by 2030. No standalone policy or specific targets are available.

    • N
      0 / 1

      69. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company has also identified species of conservation concern, referencing the IUCN Red List.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports partnering with the South East Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP) which addresses major environmental issues, with expertise in habitat restoration and sustainable plantation management.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to no hunting.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to no hunting.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    15 / 15 100%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 8 100%
    • Practice: 7 / 7 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 7 / 7 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to conduct HCV assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The HCV assessments report of PT Musim Mas (PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa), PT Musim Mas Sambas District, and PT Musim Mas Pelalawan District are publicly available on the RSPO NPP website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      77. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments for all estates planted/planned planting since January 2015?

      [Externally verified] The HCV assessment for PT Maju Aneka Sawit and RSPO NPPs for PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC), PT Multipersada Gatramegah (PT MPG), and PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa are publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      78. High Conservation Value (HCV) or combined HCV/HCS management and monitoring plans for all estates planted/planned planting since January 2015?

      [Externally verified] The management and monitoring plans for HCV assessment of PT Maju Aneka Sawit and RSPO NPPs of PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC), PT Multipersada Gatramegah (PT MPG), and PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa are publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to only use licensed High Conservation Value (HCV) assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS).

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. 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?

      The company commits all suppliers to only use licensed HCV assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's ALS.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The HCV assessment of PT Maju Aneka Sawit is deemed satisfactory by the HCV ALS Quality Panel.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to apply the HCS Approach, as defined by the HCS Approach Toolkit.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      84. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] Nine HCS assessments are available on the HCS website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The peer review reports for PT. Globalindo Alam Perkasa, PT. Maju Aneka Sawit, PT. Sukajadi Sawit Mekar, PT. Lestari Abadi Perkasa (LAP) (Estate 1), PT. Mentari Pratama (Estate 2), PT. Musim Mas, PT. Multipersada Gatramegah Estate I and PT. Multipersada Gatramegah Estate II are publicly available.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to conducting social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to conduct social and environmental impact assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The SEIAs and associated management and monitoring plans are available for PT Musim Mas Sambas District, PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa, and PT Musim Mas Pelalawan District.

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    17.52 / 20 87.6%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 7.5 / 8 93.8%
    • Practice: 5.5 / 7 78.9%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • External: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • Certified: 3.5 / 7 50.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to no planting on peat of any depth.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      39507 (89%) - The company reports that it has 35,254 ha of planted area on peat and 4,253 ha of conserved peat area. Data as of 2022.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports the data for landbank on peat from 2017 to 2022. The total area of managed peat planted area has decreased from 35,287 (2017) to 35,254 (2022) and the peat area conserved has increased from 3,536 (2017) to 4,253 (2022). However, this information is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to best management practices for soils and peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to best management practices for soils and peat.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company states that it applies best management practices for peat by developing a network of water control structures to regulate water levels and maintain water tables. It also conducts appropriate drain ability assessments prior to replanting to determine the long-term viability of the drainage. The company also applies best management practices for soil by promoting topsoil fertility by maintaining organic matter at an appropriate level for specific soil types.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to zero burning.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits all suppliers to zero burning.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

      98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting states it monitors its concessions and surrounding areas for hotspots using satellite surveillance.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 97 hotspots were detected and only three of these turned out to be fires within its operations in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      125 - The company reports that 146 hotspots were detected, of which 125 fire incidences were confirmed to be fires within its surrounding areas in 2022.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to reducing GHG emissions intensity by 55% at RSPO-certified mills against the 2006 baseline by the year 2025. However, the commitment does not include Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and only covers the certified mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports the GHG emission intensity for its certified mills as 2.87 MT CO2e/MT CPO in 2021. However, the figures do not include Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions and only cover the certified mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      103. GHG emissions from land use change in company's own operations (scope 1)?

      The company reports the GHG emissions from land conversion in its own operations as 3,134,737 MT CO2e in 2022.

    • (NEW: not scored this year) N
      -

      104. GHG emissions from land use change in supplier operations (scope 3)?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      105. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company's GHG emissions intensity improved from 2020 (3.17 MTCO2e/MT CPO) to 2021 (2.8 MTCO2e/MT CPO). This data is externally verified by EY. However, the data only covers certified mills of the company and does not include Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      106. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The RSPO requires companies to assess their GHG emissions through the Palm GHG calculator. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's own reporting states using the latest RSPO PalmGHG calculator to calculate emissions across its RSPO-certified upstream operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that 17 out of its total 18 mills have methane capture facilities. This has been externally verified by EY (2021).

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    21.54 / 25 86.2%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 9 / 11 81.8%
    • Practice: 10.5 / 12 87.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 12 6.3%
    • External: 2.8 / 12 22.9%
    • Certified: 7 / 12 58.7%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it has an ongoing annual target to maintain water usage intensity below 1.2m3/MT FFB. However, the target only covers the certified mills of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      109. Water use intensity?

      1.7 - The company reports that its overall water usage intensity including midstream and downstream operations was 1.7 m3 per tonne of product produced in 2022.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      110. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      [Externally verified] The company has achieved its target to keep mill water usage intensity below 1.2 m3/MT of FFB processed, by achieving a water usage intensity of 1.17 m3/MT of FFB processed in 2022. This information is externally verified by EY. However, the data only covers the certified mills of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to keep BOD and COD levels within legal limits.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports the BOD and COD levels from 2017 to 2021 and states this is within the specified legal limits. This information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting also states to treat all palm oil mill effluent (POME) before discharging them.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports it treats all palm oil mill effluent (POME) before discharging them. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      115. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to minimise the use of chemicals, including pesticides and chemical fertilisers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to minimise the use of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      119. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's own reporting states that the use of paraquat has been stopped since 2011 in all its operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it encourages suppliers outside the RSPO to use alternatives to paraquat. However, this is not a clear commitment to not use paraquat or only use in emergency/exceptional circumstances.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to no use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it encourages suppliers outside the RSPO to use alternatives to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides. However, this is not a clear commitment to not use these pesticides or only use in emergency/exceptional circumstances.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states that it encourages suppliers outside the RSPO to use alternatives to the chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention. However, this is not a clear commitment to not use these chemicals or only use in emergency/exceptional circumstances.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports the toxicity level for the period between 2017 to 2021 (toxicity units/ha) and fertiliser use figures (MT/ha).

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

      126. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports figures for fertiliser and herbicide usage which shows that fertiliser use increased in some locations between 2020 and 2021 and reduced in others.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.76 / 1

      127. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports on implementing an integrated pest management (IPM) strategy through its research and development (R&D).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also has a robust waste management system in place.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    34 / 35 97.1%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 20.5 / 21 97.6%
    • Practice: 9 / 9 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 9 / 9 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      129. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      130. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits suppliers to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Progress on human rights commitment?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting states it engaged with Verité to develop and test tools that assess the human and labour rights component of the assess the human and labour rights component of the 'No Exploitation' pillar of its NDPE policy. The Consortium of Resource Experts (CORE) also carried out a high-level mapping exercise surveying the systems and tools the company has in place to address human rights issues at its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits suppliers to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits suppliers to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to respect FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on the process to conduct free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The company reports carrying out participatory mapping with local communities and using the results to support its management, monitoring, and land use plans. The company also states that it has dedicated personnel who continuously engage with stakeholders from neighbouring communities at each of its locations to minimise the risk of disagreement or conflict. Examples of participatory mapping and regular stakeholder engagement with local communities are externally verified in RSPO audit reports by Control Union.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain requirements for addressing land conflicts. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's grievance mechanism deals with both land conflicts and compliance issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company supports the inclusion of women across palm oil operations by setting up dedicated Gender Committees at each estate and engaging external parties such as provincial Women's Empowerment Offices to conduct workshops and share knowledge with these Committees.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      142. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to mitigate impacts on food security.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      144. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to providing essential community services and facilities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting states to support communities by improving infrastructure, building and funding schools through the Anwar Karim Foundation, or Yayasan Anwar Karim (YAK) initiative.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to providing work opportunities for local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's own reporting only covers commitment to the eight ILOs.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits suppliers to eight ILOs. A commitment to Occupational Safety and Health (No. 155) and Promotional Framework for Occupational Safety and Health (No. 187) is not reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting states engagement with Verite to conduct an independent labour assessment at its plantations. In 2021, this assessment was conducted at 4 mills of the company with integrated plantations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to eliminate gender-related discrimination with regard to employment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to prevent employment-related discrimination based on gender.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      6619 (17.5%) - The company reports that out of 38,814 employees, 6,619 were temporary workers in 2022.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      154. Percentage or number of women employees?

      8139 (22%) - The company reports that it has 8,139 women employees across all operations. Data as of 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to pay a Living Wage?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to pay a Living Wage.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      156. Commitment to pay a Living Wage applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to paying minimum wage applies to all suppliers. The information on DLW is provided in the company's sustainability policy but it only applies to the company's own operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Progress on commitment to pay a Living Wage?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company publishes a graph showing the ratio of company wages and benefits vs. DLW assessments conducted between 2019 and 2020, plus data on two more sites collected in 2021. The data shows that company wages and benefits are higher than the DLW set by the Indonesian government.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company only reports that all men and women are paid equally, irrespective of gender, across all employee categories. However, the actual figures for salary by gender i.e. the ratio of the basic salary and remuneration of women to men given for each employee category, by significant locations of operation is not reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to address occupational health and safety.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to address health and safety at work for all workers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company's own reporting states it equips all employees at plantations, mills, and factories with the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) and trains them in safety and health issues pertinent to their roles.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      162. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      8.06 - The company reports an accident frequency rate of 8.06 calculated as the number of accidents divided by total hours worked, multiplied by 1,000,000. Data as of 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3 - The company reports three fatalities as a result of work-based accidents in 2021.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    15 / 15 100%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 6 / 6 100%
    • Practice: 9 / 9 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 9 / 9 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      164. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to support smallholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      165. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports it operates two scheme smallholder programs: the Kredit Koperasi Primer Anggota (KKPA), for individual family units and the Kebun Kas Desa or Village Development Program (VDP), a community-based approach for villagers who collectively manage plantations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      166. Percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      [Externally verified] 4044 (100%) - The company reports that in 2021, 4,044 smallholders were involved in the KKPA scheme and that its KKPA and VDP scheme smallholder programmes cover 100% of scheme smallholders. This information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      167. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports its has two main programmes to improve the livelihoods of independent smallholders: Training for smallholders and Training for trainers through Smallholders Hubs.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2713 (18.77%) - The company reports that of its 14,457 independent smallholder suppliers, it has trained 2,713 through a direct training program (Training for Smallholders). This information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided an overview of its supplier engagement process to ensure they uphold NDPE commitments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 93% - The company states that as of December 2021, 93% of supplying mills have signed and delivered their NDPE commitments to the company. The information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      171. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company reports a policy implementation plan and NDPE risk management report which includes detailed information on suspension criteria for suppliers along with timeframes for action.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a time-bound plan including Key Performance Indicators for 100% of all suppliers to be in compliance with NDPE principles by 2025.

    • (NEW: not scored this year) P
      -

      173. Proportion of supply from suppliers that is verified as deforestation- and/or conversion-free (DCF)?

      The company reports that of the total volumes sourced in 2021, 85.6% of its suppliers are 'delivering' on their no deforestation commitments at the production level. Control Union has externally verified some of the company's facilities DCF volumes, but this does not cover all supply from third parties.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to engage with all high-risk mills by the year 2024. This is within 3 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports that 0.2% of its supplying mills were assessed as high risk and that it has collaboratively developed time-bound action plans to mitigate these risks. This information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports that it engaged with all high-risk mills in 2021. This information is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that using TTP data and overlaying supply shed maps with conservation and peat areas, it categorises all the mills in its supply chain as low, medium, or high risk.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports the risk level of supplying mills on an annual basis, and the risk level data is verified annually by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] In 2022, the company reported the risk level of all supplying mills stating 0% were high risk, 2.7% were medium risk, and 97.3% were low risk. This information is externally verified by EY.

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    6 / 7 85.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 4 / 5 80%
    • Practice: 2 / 2 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 2 / 2 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also reports its own commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits all suppliers to ethical conduct and the prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      184. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on whistleblowing procedures. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also has a grievance mechanism that includes whistleblowing.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company adheres to these criteria through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank (>75%) and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company has a grievance mechanism open to all stakeholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      186. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      [Externally verified] The company has disclosed all details of complaints and grievances on its website.

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