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

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  • About this company:

    Established in 1987, QL Resources is a Malaysia

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    16,200 hectares
  • Market cap:
    3,597,004,436 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    QRES.KL
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    QLG MK
  • ISIN:
    MYL7084OO006
  • Sedol:
    B00G234
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: QL Resources Bhd – November 2020

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 13.2% 22.25 / 168
  • Organisation: 10.5 / 34 30.9%
  • Policy: 6 / 72 8.3%
  • Practice: 5.8 / 62 9.3%
  • Self-reported: 3.5 / 62 5.7%
  • External: 1.5 / 62 2.4%
  • Certified: 0.8 / 62 1.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    3 / 11 27.3%
    • Organisation: 3 / 6 50%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company set up a Sustainability Project Team in 2016, chaired by the Executive Chairman and comprising heads of business units and functions.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The Executive Chairman leads the Sustainability Project Team that is responsible for sustainability reporting within the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      4 (29%) - The company reports four women sit on the board out of a total of 14 (including three Alternate Directors to Executive Directors).

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's sustainability report is integrated with its annual report but makes little reference to palm oil operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company's sustainability report (integrated with its annual report) claims to be based on Global Reporting Index (GRI) standards, however data has not be referenced in accordance with GRI.

    • 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
    4.5 / 15 30%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 12 37.5%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      16,200 - The company reports a plantation area of 1,200 ha in Sabah (Malaysia) and 15,000 ha in Eastern Kalimantan (Indonesia) on its website and in its annual report. However, the company also reports its palm oil estate is 14,177 ha in its most recent annual report. Partial points have been awarded due to contradictory figures.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      10,200 - The company states approximately 10,200 ha of land is planted.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states approximately 20% of land use rights have been set aside for plasma scheme, but no area has been reported and figures cannot be calculated due to the difficulties defining its total area owned for oil palm cultivation.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      6,000 - The company states that 6,000 ha of land is yet to be utilised in its Indonesian operations, however, it is not clear if this covers all operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      1,905 - The company reported 1,905 ha of land was set aside for conservation in its 2015 RSPO ACOP. Partial points have been awarded because data is five years old. The company is no longer an RSPO member.

    • N
      0 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

    • 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 two mills in Malaysia and one in Indonesia.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

      Coordinates for all three mills are available on Global Forest Watch.

    • 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?

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 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?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not source from third-party supplying mills.

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.25 / 14 8.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 10 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • External: 0.8 / 10 7.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 10 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • 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?

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • 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?

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a grower or miller.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • 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 withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company is only a grower or miller.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it has an ISPO certification, but does not state the area certified. This information is also not externally verified.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      51. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

      [Externally verified] 1,196 ha of the company's plantations and both Malaysian mills are MSPO certified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    0 / 17 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 9 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      55. Criteria for defining deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      57. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    0 / 14 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 8 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      79. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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
    0.5 / 20 2.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 8 0%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      90. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1

      91. Commitment to zero burning 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      98. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      1 (33%) - one mill in Malaysia has methane capture, the other two mills do not. This information is not externally verified.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    1.75 / 24 7.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 11 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 11 15.9%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 11 9.1%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Water use intensity?

    • 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)?

      The company states BOD and COD measurements are in compliance with legal limits but does not have a commitment to keep within legal limits. It is unclear whether this is true of all operations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports BOD figures but no figures for COD measurements. Data has not been externally verified.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company treats POME before discharging and also uses POME in its biogas plant. This information has not been externally verified.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not own refineries.

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 2

      119. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

    • N
      0 / 2

      120. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states solid waste is managed in line with Department of Environment Malaysia regulations, however this does not cover all operations. Wastewater is treated in line with local standards. Data is not externally verified.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    8.25 / 36 22.9%
    • Organisation: 3 / 5 60%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 22 15.9%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 9 19.4%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • External: 0.8 / 9 8.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      122. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to human rights principles but does not reference UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human rights or similar.

    • N
      0 / 1

      123. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      124. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company states that it engages employees in workshops, appraisals and learning and development programmes regarding human rights, but does not provide details of these activities.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      132. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • N
      0 / 1

      133. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to support the development of employees in its palm oil operations without discrimination, but does not specify the barriers faced by women. Data has not been externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company states it provides opportunities for local communities in processing plants, but it unclear if this commitment covers all palm oil operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to eliminate gender related discrimination.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      147. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      53% - In 2019, the company reported that 53% of employees in its palm oil operations are temporary/part-time. Partial points have been awarded as a single percentage for temporary employees only could not be found.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      148. Percentage or number of women employees?

      16% - The company states that 16% of its palm oil operations staff are female.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      149. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company states that it is compliant with the minimum wage act, but this is only in reference to foreign workers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company has published a commitment to occupational health and safety.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      155. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      [Externally verified] The company reports progress but this information has not been externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reported zero fatalities in 2019.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0.5 / 10 5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      161. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      The company reported it has a programme to support independent smallholders in its 2017 RSPO ACOP, however it did not detail how it was supporting them. The company withdrew from the RSPO in 2018.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • 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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    2.5 / 7 35.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 5 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company commits to ethical conduct and prohibits bribery.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only applies its policy to "major suppliers", full points could therefore not be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      178. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a comprehensive Whistleblower Policy that details how to report unethical conduct.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      180. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: QL Resources Bhd

SPOTT monitors global media sources for coverage of assessed companies. The media monitor gathers reports about specific activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess or score the validity of media coverage, but users can explore the media monitor to provide context on implementation, and infer risks associated with reported operations on the ground.

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