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TSH Resources Bhd

Palm oil assessment
  • Latest update: October 2019
  • Next scheduled: October 2020

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  • About this company:

    Established in 1986, TSH Resources is engaged in

  • Landbank (oil palm)
    121,088 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    85%
  • Market cap:
    296,613,061 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    TSHR.KL
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    TSH MK
  • ISIN:
    MYL9059OO006
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: TSH Resources Bhd – October 2019

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 33.1% 62.58 / 189
  • Organisation: 16 / 38 42.1%
  • Policy: 22 / 79 27.8%
  • Practice: 24.6 / 72 34.1%
  • Self-reported: 4 / 72 5.6%
  • External: 6.3 / 72 8.7%
  • Certified: 14.3 / 72 19.9%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4 / 11 36.4%
    • Organisation: 3 / 6 50%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only outlines its approach to sustainability. In addition, it lists "Policy Statements" covering various environmental and sustainability issues but these are not publicly available

    • 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?

      Head of Sustainability Department

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 (20%)

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company works with local and international NGOs and the Sabah Forestry Department on sustainable management of the forests surrounding its estates. However, this is not clearly focused on reducing negative environmental or social outcomes associated with palm oil production

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has a sustainability statement within its Annual Report 2018

    • 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
    7.5 / 25 30%
    • Organisation: 7.5 / 17 44.1%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 6 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      121,088

    • Y
      1 / 1

      14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      42,056

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      4,370

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      57,467

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      17,195 - Sum of HCV areas and other conservation areas reported in the 2018 RSPO ACOP. This has decreased from a previously reported figure of 24,190 ha

    • N
      0 / 1

      18. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      19. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company uploaded its estate location concession maps with its ACOP 2018 and declared that the map data submission represented 100% of its concession sites (both RSPO certified and uncertified)

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Number of company-owned mills?

      7

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Names and coordinates of company-owned mills?

      One of the company's mills is available on GFW

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      26. Number of supplier mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 30. 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 has informed ZSL that it is not a refiner

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      32. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it is not a refiner

    • 37. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not own crushing facilities

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    3.2 / 18 17.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 9 0%
    • Practice: 3.2 / 7 45.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 2.2 / 7 31.4%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      40. Criteria for defining deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 2

      41. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      46. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      47. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company only states it has put in place practices to mitigate its impact on biodiversity

    • N
      0 / 1

      48. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      49. 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/volume

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    2.5 / 10 25%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it has not undertaken any new planting since January 2015

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it has not undertaken any new planting since January 2015

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it has not undertaken any new planting since January 2015

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 63. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it has not undertaken any new planting since January 2016

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Company states it conducts EIAs prior to any new development, and mentions SIAs, but does not clearly state that both SIAs and EIAs are conducted prior to new planting

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states that it has conducted EIAs for all its Indonesian plantations and Sabah estates that were established after September 1999, but no publicly available reports could be found

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    6.6 / 20 33%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Policy: 2 / 8 25%
    • Practice: 3.1 / 7 44.3%
    • Self-reported: 2 / 7 28.6%
    • External: 0 / 7 0%
    • Certified: 1.1 / 7 15.7%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      70. Landbank or planted area on peat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      73. 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/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      74. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company has a zero burning policy for all its operations but it is unclear if this applies to all new development

    • N
      0 / 1

      75. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      76. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      The company mentions fire patrols and fire fighting equipment

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      80. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      PalmGHG

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      81. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports an improvement in GHG emissions, from 7.92 tCO2/ha and 4.96 tCO2/tCPO in 2017 to 3.4 tCO2/ha and 0.97 tCO2/tCPO in 2018

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Some of the company's mills are equipped with methane/biogas capture, but it is unclear how many

    • Y
      1 / 1

      83. GHG emissions intensity?

      3.4 - 3.4 tCO2/ha and 0.97 tCO2/tCPO

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      84. GHG emissions from land use change?

      The company has submitted a Palm GHG report that includes emissions from land use change but that does not cover the whole scope of the company's operations

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    8.3 / 22 37.7%
    • Organisation: 1 / 2 50%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • Practice: 4.8 / 9 53.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 9 0%
    • Certified: 3.3 / 9 36.7%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      86. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      The company reports an improvement in water use intensity, from 1.18 m3 per mT of FFB produced in 2017 to 1.16 m3 per mT of FFB produced in 2018

    • Y
      1 / 1

      87. Water use intensity?

      1.16 - m3 per mT of FFB produced (2018)

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      91. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      92. 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/volume

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to minimise the use of pesticides

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      95. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      97. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      103. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume. In addition, the company states that it has adopted an integrated pest management programme

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    16.1 / 45 35.8%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 8.5 / 25 34%
    • Practice: 6.6 / 16 41.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 16 0%
    • External: 0 / 16 0%
    • Certified: 6.6 / 16 41.3%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      104. Commitment to human rights?

      The company commits to human rights, but does not reference the UN Declaration of Human Rights

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      105. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits to human rights throughout its supply chain, but does not reference the UN Declaration of Human Rights

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      106. Progress on human rights commitment?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      109. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company provides a document on conflict resolution that includes issues related to land in its 2015 ACOP but no updated version is available

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      112. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company does not have an explicit commitment itself, but commits under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      115. 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). Partial points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's commitments under the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) as an RSPO member

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      118. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      121. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      123. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      The company states that it respects labour regulations but does not specify whether all employees are included

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to respect labour regulations applies to scheme smallholders only

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to six of the eight Fundamental ILO Conventions: it does not mention Minimum Age and Equal Remuneration

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to fewer than four of the eight fundamental ILO conventions for its suppliers (No Forced Labour and no Child Labour)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 130. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not have any temporary employees

    • Y
      1 / 1

      131. Percentage or number of women employees?

      2,392 (28.92%)

    • Y
      1 / 1

      132. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      134. Progress on commitment to pay minimum wage?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      139. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

      142. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume. In addition, the company mentions training and protective clothing for workers who handle pesticides

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    9.28 / 16 58%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 3 / 3 100%
    • Practice: 4.3 / 11 38.9%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 4.3 / 11 38.9%
    • Certified: 0 / 11 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2,014

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2016

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Indonesia (West Sumatra, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, North Kalimantan), Malaysia (Sabah)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2021

    • P
      0.1 / 1

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

      11,780 (10%)

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.43 / 1

      150. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      3 (42.86%)

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2023

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports in its latest ACOP that 0 tonnes of FFB supplied by independent third-party suppliers is RSPO certified

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2021

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      Mass Balance

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Some of the company's operations are ISPO certified

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2 / 14 14.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      159. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company mentions its objective to assist scheme smallholders through services as part of the Plasma Scheme, and provides details on its role within the scheme. However, this doesn't constitute a clear commitment to support smallholders

    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO certified landbank/volume. In addition, the company states that it supports plasma smallholders through providing advice, seed stock, financial support, fertilisers and pesticides

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 162. Programme to support independent smallholders/outgrowers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not source from independent smallholders or outgrowers

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not source from independent smallholders or outgrowers

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only states that it performs audits on its suppliers' compliance with local environmental regulations

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      172. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    3.1 / 8 38.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 5 40%
    • Practice: 1.1 / 3 36.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 1.1 / 3 36.7%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      175. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.1 / 1

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      179. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing procedure but no details are given on the steps taken and on how whistleblowers are protected

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company allows for grievances to be reported but no details are given on the steps taken

    • N
      0 / 1

      181. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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Scoring criteria: TSH Resources Bhd

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

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