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  • Latest update: November 2020
  • Next scheduled: November 2021

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  • About this company:

    NaturAceites is an RSPO certified company based in

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    12,869 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: NaturAceites S.A. – November 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 37.6% 68.5 / 182
  • Organisation: 9.5 / 37 25.7%
  • Policy: 32 / 76 42.1%
  • Practice: 27 / 69 39.1%
  • Self-reported: 5.1 / 69 7.3%
  • External: 13.8 / 69 19.9%
  • Certified: 8.2 / 69 11.9%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3.25 / 9 36.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 4 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 3 41.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of the UN Global Compact.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states in its 2019 ACOP that it engages with government agencies and provides funding and support for CSPO development efforts, but does not provide details.

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      No Sustainability Report published since 2016.

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    6.5 / 27 24.1%
    • Organisation: 6.5 / 17 38.2%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      12,869 - Figure taken from the company's 2019 ACOP. The figure found in the ACOP is lower than in previous years for unclear reasons. Additionally, contradictory figures (with more than 5% variation) are found in the company's published RSPO certificates, where a total certified area adding up to 11,727.5 ha (including conservation areas) for owned plantations is reported. Partial points awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      12,600 - Figure taken from the company's 2019 ACOP. The figure found in the ACOP is lower than in previous years but no explanation can be found. Additionally, lower, contradictory figures (with more than 5% variation) are found in the company's published RSPO certificates. Partial points awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports in its ACOP 2019 that it does not have smallholders (0 ha).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company states in its 2019 ACOP that it has no unplanted land.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      269 - Figure from the company's 2019 ACOP.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      Submitted to the RSPO.

    • N
      0 / 1

      19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      3 - The company owns three palm oil mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      Only one of the company's mills (Pataxte) is listed on the GFW mill list.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

    • N
      0 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    9.05 / 14 64.6%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 3 66.7%
    • Practice: 5.1 / 9 56.1%
    • Self-reported: 3.1 / 9 33.9%
    • External: 2 / 9 22.2%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2012 - The company is a member of the RSPO.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2020

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Guatemala.

    • P
      0.49 / 1

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

      49.65% - 6,390 (ha).

    • P
      0.66 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      66.67% - Two out of three of the company mills are RSPO certified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2021 - The company's new target is 2021 (previously 2019).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2021 - The company's new target is 2021 (previously 2019).

    • P
      0.14 / 1

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

      14.89% - 44,874 (ha) (14.89%) - as per 2018 ACOP. The latest figure could not be calculated based on 2019 ACOP data.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company no longer states a date for this in its 2019 ACOP (previously 2019).

    • P
      0.39 / 1

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

      38.9% - The company reports the % certified from outgrowers and other third party FFB suppliers in its 2019 ACOP.

    • P
      0.37 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    6.49 / 17 38.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 9 33.3%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 6 58.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Certified: 1.5 / 6 24.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a no deforestation policy precluding development of HCV, HCS and peatlands.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's no deforestation commitment applies to all the company's operations and all suppliers and companies they have commercial ties to.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      The company's policy specifies that HCV and HCS forests/areas are excluded from development.

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      57. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

      The company states that it will not source from suppliers in violation of its policy but does not give details as to how it is monitoring the absence of such violations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company states that it monitors wildlife, excludes HCVs from developments and recognises their importance, but there is no clear formal commitment to protecting biodiversity outside of HCVs.

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.49 / 1

      65. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      66. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    7 / 13 53.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 7 / 8 87.5%
    • Practice: 0 / 5 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower and made its own commitment in its human rights and sustainability policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's own human rights and sustainability policy which contains its commitment to conduct HCV assessments explicitly applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's RSPO audits state that it has carried out HCV audits, but no publicly available reports could be found.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower and has its own commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower and has made its own commitment to HCS.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • 79. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has not undertaken any new planting since Januray 2016.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    6.99 / 20 35%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 8 56.3%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 7 21.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.5 / 7 21.3%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower and has made its own commitment and states there is no peat in areas in which it operates.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's own commitment applies to suppliers (but does not specify that this applies to peat soils of any depth).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.49 / 1

      89. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company has a zero burning commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 2

      92. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      96. GHG emissions intensity?

      -6.245 per hectare and -2.04 per ton of CPO for certified estates/volumes according to 2019 ACOP, but this information does not cover the company's whole scope of palm oil operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      97. GHG emissions from land use change?

      Figures disclosed in the company's mills RSPO certification audit report are between two and five years old and do not cover the full scope of operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      98. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      RSPO PalmGHG Calculator.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    6.72 / 25 26.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 11 0%
    • Practice: 6.7 / 12 56%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 12 4.2%
    • External: 1 / 12 8.3%
    • Certified: 5.2 / 12 43.5%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Water use intensity?

      The company says it uses no water from nearby river or lakes for the irrigation of plantations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.49 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. Note that the company has an infographic on its website which shows how it treats effluents, but it is unclear whether this applies to both its mills and refinery ("we recycle the organic waste from the oil processing plants").

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has an infographic on its website which shows how it treats effluents, but it is unclear whether this applies to both its mills and refinery ("we recycle the organic waste from the oil processing plants").

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.49 / 1

      109. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      112. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company says it used 0 chemical insecticides in 2018 but it is unclear what other chemicals might be in use.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      119. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      The company states that it composts palm oil processing waste. It is also reported that the company replaced the equivalent of 3724 metric tons of fertiliser with composting (but the information is not dated). Partial points awarded for the reporting on means of reducing fertiliser use.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.49 / 1

      120. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      121. 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.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17 / 36 47.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 10.5 / 22 47.7%
    • Practice: 6.5 / 9 72.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • External: 6 / 9 66.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      122. Commitment to human rights?

      The company has a commitment to human rights in its Human rights and sustainability policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Progress on human rights commitment?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The commitment refers to legal land tenure rights but makes no mention of customary rights.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The commitment applies to suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower. The company has its own commitment to FPIC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The commitment applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. 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). Points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's commitments under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member reporting as a grower.

    • N
      0 / 1

      132. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      133. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company mentions a conflict resolution process, but does not provide detail and it does not pertain to land conflicts specifically.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that "Gender Committees have been established as a mechanism for the protection, support and space for dialogue with our collaborators and the protection of their rights and promotion of their interests within the company". It also reports that efforts to recruit more women for work in the fields has been met with limited interest.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company undertakes some actions but has no commitment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company is providing home economics classes and assistance with crop diversification but the information is not dated.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company provides services but does not have commitments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. 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 also supported schools and built infrastructure but information is not dated.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states that 99% of employees are local workers but there is no commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it commits to the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work in its labour policy dated July 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company's labour policy does not apply to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      143. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states this commitment in its labour policy.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      146. 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. The company set up gender committees to support implementation of its policy.

    • N
      0 / 1

      147. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      As stated in the company's labour policy, all employees will be paid the legal national minimum wage or more.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company has a commitment to occupational health and safety.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2.5 / 14 17.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 8 6.3%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company describes a program to support associated growers but it does not formulate a clear commitment.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      159. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      38 - The company reports a programme to assist associated producers in 2016. It reports supporting 38 producers associated with 56 farms, but does not give a total number for the amount of associated producers that supply its mills. Data between two and five years old.

    • 161. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that it has an Internal Control System for engaging suppliers, but does not give details about this system.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company reports criteria by which suppliers are excluded in its sustainability policy 2020, but does not provide timeframes for action.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    3 / 7 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • Practice: 1 / 2 50%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 1 / 2 50%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has n code of conduct outlining its commitments.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The code of conduct does not apply to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. 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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      178. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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