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Permata Hijau Group

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  • Latest update: November 2021
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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    17,100 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Permata Hijau Group – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 43.3% 78.79 / 182
  • Organisation: 14.5 / 36 40.3%
  • Policy: 56 / 76 73.7%
  • Practice: 8.3 / 70 11.8%
  • Self-reported: 5 / 70 7.2%
  • External: 1 / 70 1.4%
  • Certified: 2.3 / 70 3.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    2 / 9 22.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 4 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a sustainability policy that covers both social and environmental issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's sustainability Policy extends to all its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports to have a Director of Sustainability however they are a member of the board. This information is also undated and therefore no points can be awarded.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company engages with the local community to help them to protect their common homes, HCV areas, and mangrove forest restoration. Also, collaborates with NGOs for cleaning of the river and has created economic partnership programs with local village government and youth organisation to train and guide the local farmers. However, the information is undated.

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    16 / 27 59.3%
    • Organisation: 11.5 / 17 67.7%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      17,100 - The company reports the total land area managed for palm oil in its RSPO ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      13,000 - The company reports its total planted area on its webpage.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3,400 - The company reports smallholder areas planted with oil palm on its webpage and ACOP 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports no area allocated for future development.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      100 - The company has 100 ha area set aside for conservation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company reports in its RSPO ACOP 2020 that maps represent 100% of concession sites.

    • 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?

      4 - The company has 4 owned mills.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      The company has provided the name and coordinates of its all mills on its traceability dashboard.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports this information for each mill. Three mills sourcing from both company-owned operations and third parties and one mill sourcing from only third parties.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company report the percentage of supply for each mill which comes from company-owned operations and third-parties. No overall percentage can be calculated and therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      204 - The company reports its total number of supplying mills on its webpage.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Names and coordinates of the third-party supplying mills are reported on the Traceability Dashboard.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has achieved its target of 100% traceability to the mill level.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      The company reports that it has 100% traceability to the mill level in the year 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to achieve 100% traceability to plantation level by 2025.

    • 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?

      The company has provided multiple percentages of CPO and PK volume supply from, third-party mills traceable to the plantation. However, the overall percentage is unclear.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      The company has published its traceability data at the refinery level on its traceability dashboard. However, the information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      The company has published its traceability data at the crusher level on its traceability dashboard. However, the information is not externally verified.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.79 / 16 23.7%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 3 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 11 16.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 11 7.2%
    • External: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,006 - The company is a member of RSPO since 2006.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,014 - The company is not certified within three years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has submitted its latest RSPO ACOP in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Indonesia (North Sumatra).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,030 - The company has a target to achieve 100% RSPO certification by 2030. As the target is beyond 5 years timeline, no points awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,030 - The company in its 2020 ACOP reports the target to achieve 100% RSPO certification by 2030. however, the target is beyond 5 years timeline, no points awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      2,030 - The company in its 2020 ACOP reports the target to achieve 100% RSPO certification by 2030.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.04 / 1

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

      4.85% - The company reports 4.85% of all palm oil products handled and processed is RSPO certified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      In the company's 2020 ACOP it is reported that the company processes/trades 0.12% RSPO-certified CPO + CSPKO through Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chains.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company states that it has obtained an ISCC certificate in 2015. However, the information is not externally verified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    5 / 18 27.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 10 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company states that it is committed to zero deforestation (using HCSA definition of the forest) and will not establish new plantations in High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HES) areas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company reports zero deforestation in its sustainability Policy which extends to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that there will be no deforestation in the HCSA defined forests and no new planting on HCV and HCS areas, and that "any non-HCSA compliant deforestation after 2020 will be remediated or compensated in accordance with RSPO RACP procedure.

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's policy states ""any non HCSA compliant deforestation after 2020 will be remediated or compensated in accordance with RSPO RACP procedure"". Partial points have been awarded as a commitment covering the restoration of all non-compliant deforestation/conversion was not found.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company in its sustainability policy provides a commitment to non-HCSA compliant deforestation. However, a commitment covering the restoration of all non-compliant deforestation/conversion was not found. The policy extends to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • N
      0 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

      The company only mentions biodiversity in relation to inside HCV/HCS/set-asides.

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that it ensures there is no hunting of ""protected species"" in its concession area.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that it ensures there is no hunting of ""protected species"" in its concession area. The same applies to suppliers as well.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    8 / 10 80%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 8 100%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      71. 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. The company also makes this commitment in its Sustainability Policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company made this commitment in its sustainability Policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      76. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment in its sustainability policy that applies to all suppliers.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      79. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company in Sustainability Policy commits to conduct HCS assessments using the HCSA toolkit. The same applies to all the suppliers. However, the application of the HCS approach toolkit is not mentioned explicitly.

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

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is: only a processor/trader; or has had no new planting since April 2015, unless it has undertaken HCS assessments that are not for new planting; or all new planting is since November 2017 AND has all been covered under combined HCV-HCS assessments.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to conduct social and environmental impact assessments applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    10 / 19 52.6%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 8 / 8 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      86. 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. The company is also committed to no planting on peat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company, in its Sustainability Policy, states its commitment to no planting on peat of any depth, the same is applies to all the suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to best management practices for soil and peat. The policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

      The company reports to measure and control water levels in peat areas. The company also reports to return fronds and other biomass from oil palm processing and boiler ash to replenish the nutrient content of the soil as well as planting ground cover plants to prevent soil erosion in newly planted areas. None of this information is dated and therefore no points can be awarded.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company is committed to no burning.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company in Sustainability Policy states its commitment to no burning. The policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 2

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has provided the general commitment to reduce GHG emissions in its operations. The company reports a commitment to reduce its GHG emissions by 5% by 2030 compared to its 2020 baseline.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports that the GHG emission intensity of its entire operation was 0.15 tCO2eq/tproduct using GHG Protocol calculation methodology in 2020. The company also reports a GHG emission intensity of 4.86 tCO2e/tCPO/tPK for our crude palm oil and palm kernel using the RSPO PalmGHG but this is not dated.

    • 100. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The company reports to use both RSPO PalmGHG and GHG Protocol calculation methodology.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that 100% of mills have been equipped with methane capture.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    12 / 25 48%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 10 / 11 90.9%
    • Practice: 2 / 12 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 12 6.3%
    • External: 0 / 12 0%
    • Certified: 1.3 / 12 10.4%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to reduce water use intensity by 5% by 2030 compared to its 2020 base figure.

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

      2.2 - The company reports a water use intensity is 2.2 m3/ton product, however this is undated and therefore cannot score.

    • N
      0 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company reports to treat POME.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports to treat POME.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company is committed to protect natural waterways through the establishment of buffer zone.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to reducing the use of chemical pesticides and recycling organic waste to minimise the use of chemical fertilisers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to reducing the use of chemical pesticides and recycling organic waste to minimise the use of chemical fertilisers. This applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company is committed to no use of paraquat.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to no use of paraquat applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment to no use of WHO 1a and 1b pesticides in its sustainability policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment to no use of WHO 1a and 1b pesticides in its sustainability policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm and Rotterdam convention in its sustainability policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment to no use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm and Rotterdam convention in its sustainability policy, extends to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports its chemical use intensity ""(fertilizer+pesticide) is 0.97 ton/ha"". However this information is undated and therefore no points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 2

      122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      The company reports to use organic waste from palm oil mills and plants Mucuna Bracteata to control weed populations and provide nitrogen to the palms in order to reduce the use of inorganic fertiliser. However this information is undated and therefore no points can be awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

      123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      The company's policy states it will promote the use of integrated pest management, and it reports on its website that it uses barn owls to control rat populations. However this implementation information is undated so cannot score, thus partial points.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    17.5 / 35 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 17.5 / 21 83.3%
    • Practice: 0 / 9 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      The company is committed to human rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company has made this commitment in its sustainability policy that applies to all its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company report to ""protect the rights of indigenous people as is enshrined in UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ILO Indigenous and Tribal People Convention (No. 169)."".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company report to ""protect the rights of indigenous people as is enshrined in UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ILO Indigenous and Tribal People Convention (No. 169)."" This applies to all suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to customary/legal rights and to follow the principle of FPIC.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to customary/legal rights and to follow the principle of FPIC. The same applies to all the suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to FPIC that applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      134. 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

      135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • N
      0 / 1

      136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company only mentions it will strive to prevent the negative impact on local food security. But, how it will assist the local community is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company is committed to support and provide essential community services and facilities in the area where it operates.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company has started a program to improve access to education and knowledge for the locals and provide scholarships to needy students and the company is also working for community health care centers. However, the information is undated.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to provide business/ work opportunities for local communities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles in its Sustainability Policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles in its Sustainability Policy. The policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it "will not tolerate harassment, abuse or discrimination of any kind (gender, race, age etc) that is related to employment and occupation in our premises".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it "will not tolerate harassment, abuse or discrimination of any kind (gender, race, age etc) that is related to employment and occupation in our premises". This applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company commits to pay the minimum wage and that it will "strive to provide decent living wage", as this is not a commitment to pay DLW, partial points have been awarded.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to pay the minimum wage and that it will "strive to provide decent living wage", as this is not a commitment to pay DLW, partial points have been awarded. This applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company is committed to providing a safe and healthy work environment to its employees.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to address occupational health and safety in its sustainability report. This policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      The company reports an image of workers in PPE with the caption ""All of our workers are equipped with proper protective equipments"". This is undated and therefore no points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1 / 16 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • External: 0 / 10 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company states that it supports the inclusion of smallholders and outgrower into the supply chain. However, details about the types of support provided is not mentioned.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

      The company in ACOP 2018 and 2019, states that it supports independent smallholder groups by providing seedlings, Sourcing of physical FFB, and community development. No further details were provided.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    3.5 / 7 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has made this commitment in its sustainability policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The sustainability policy applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has its own grievance system open for all stakeholders.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company reports few complaints received relating to Alleged improper handling of wastewater and relating to labor benefits.

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