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Founded in 1917, United Plantations is a Malaysia based company and their core business activities

  • Parent company:
    United International Enterprises Ltd
  • Landbank (oil palm):
    59,484 hectares
  • Palm cultivation revenue:
    28.81%
  • Market cap:
    1,352,719,744 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    UTPS.KL
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    UPL MK
  • ISIN:
    MYL2089OO000
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: United Plantations Bhd – November 2017

SPOTT assesses companies against over 100 indicators across ten categories. Click on the icons or bars below to expand each category for further details, scoring and links to reports and sources.

Assessment date:

Total: 81.9% 101.5 / 124
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Companies should publish sustainability policies or similar covering their entire supply chain — including third party suppliers — implemented and enforced through high-level leadership that engages with wider industry schemes.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states it aims to produce palm oil in a sustainable manner and has a Environment and Biodiversity Policy and various social policies

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      2. Policy or commitment applies to direct and third-party suppliers?

      The company states "we ensure the commitment stated in our Company Policies apply to our employees (including permanent and temporary workers), contractors, suppliers (including direct and independent/third party), trading partners, scheme smallholders (plasma) and stakeholders"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a Group Sustainability Committee , with the overall sustainability objectives, targets and priorities being the responsibility of the Executive Committee headed by the Chief Executive Director

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      4. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's Sustainability Report is contained within its Annual Report

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      5. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to improve sustainability in relation to palm oil?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

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

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      7. Activities with government and/or NGOs to improve palm oil sustainability?

      The company has cooperated with the NGO LINKS on assisting the company with complying fully with FPIC and with Copenhagen Zoo to ensure Environmental Management and smooth operation of the company's Biodiversity Department

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability 16 / 19 84.2%
    • Companies should publicly report figures on their total landbank and details of different areas under their management. They should also disclose maps of their management areas and provide details on traceability of their products, both to mill and plantation level.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      59,484

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

      46,836 - The company also reports in its Annual Report 2016 that its oil palm planted area is 44,488 ha

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      752

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      600

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      8,414 - Sum of 6,000 ha of HCV areas and 2,414 ha of conservation areas

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      13. Area for infrastructure (ha)?

      1,797 - Figure described as "buildings, roads, drains, air-strip, nurseries, toddy tapping areas, railway, etc."

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      14. Number of company owned mills?

      5 - New Optimill due to be completed before the end of 2017

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      15. Maps or coordinates of company owned mills?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      16. Number and names of supplier mills?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      17. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company only provides a basic image of estate locations, but does not provide geo-referenced maps or shapefiles of estates. The company is not on a list of non-submitters of maps to the RSPO. However, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil estates. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      18. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      The company provides a geo-referenced image of plasma smallholders, but does not provide clear geo-referenced maps/shapefiles

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2019 - The company states it is committed to "Full certification and production and use of segregated and traceable palm oil is expected to be reached in 2019, including any outside crop that is purchased". The company is already 100% traceable to mill

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2019 - The company states it is committed to "Full certification and production and use of segregated and traceable palm oil is expected to be reached in 2019, including any outside crop that is purchased"

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      21. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level (above 80%)?

      100% - All supply is already 100% traceable to mill

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      22. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from own mills traceable to plantation level (is above 75%)?

      100%

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

      23. Percentage of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) from supplier mills traceable to plantation level (is above 75%)?

      The company states that "Today approximately 67% of UP's total production is RSPO certified and segregated and traceable palm oil back to the mills and plantations" It also states for its downstream operations that 100% of CPO and 23% of CPKO is traceable to plantation. It is unclear what the overall percentage of traceability to plantation is

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 11 / 12 91.7%
    • Companies should commit to address deforestation and to set aside areas for conservation. They should report on any activities to manage or restore habitat in their conservation areas, or monitor deforestation in their supply chains. They should also provide evidence of species conservation and biodiversity protection.

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      24. Commitment to address deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      25. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      26. Deforestation commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      27. Criteria for defining deforestation?

      Primary forest, HCV forest areas, HCS areas. The company also defines deforestation in its 2016 Annual Report

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      28. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company provides details of controlling illegal activities in conservation areas in one of its subsidiaries PT SSS, including monitoring illegal logging and illegal land clearing. It also provides details on its use of GIS databases and SMART software

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      29. Commitment to set aside areas for conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      30. Evidence of habitat management and/or habitat restoration?

      Rehabilitation of areas with native species

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      31. A landscape-level approach?

      The company's states its policy is to "maintain and manage the ecological integrity of the landscape in which UP operates its palm oil plantations as well as to provide necessary habitat for endangered and critically endangered species that are found in or adjacent to UP properties" and provide details on community collaboration within the landscape, but does not clearly show it is implementing a wider landscape approach focused on the environment/biodiversity

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      32. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      33. Commitment to not endanger species of conservation concern, referencing international or national system of species classification?

      The company states it "Protect and conserve Endangered, Rare and Threatened Tree species and Animals" and separately refers to the IUCN Red List and National Regulations in relation to species monitoring

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      35. Commitment not to operate within internationally and nationally designated protected areas?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      36. Evidence of species conservation activities?

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 7 / 8 87.5%
    • Companies should commit to the High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) approaches, and to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIA). They should develop and publish monitoring and management plans, and provide evidence through SEIA, HCV and HCS assessments, typically published in summary form due to the sensitive nature of certain sites.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      37. Commitment to High Conservation Value (HCV) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      38. HCV commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      39. 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 specify ALS, but are an RSPO member and commit under the RSPO NPP

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      There is public availability of the following HCV assessments:
      Central Kalimantan: PT Surya Sawit Sejati

    • n/a
      -
      Source

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

      This indicator is disabled as according to 2015 and 2016 RSPO ACOPs no new planting has occurred

    • n/a
      -
      Source

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

      This indicator is disabled as according to 2015 and 2016 RSPO ACOPs no new planting has occurred

    • n/a
      -
      Source

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

      This indicator is disabled as according to 2015 and 2016 RSPO ACOPs no new planting has occurred

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      44. Commitment to the High Carbon Stock (HCS) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      45. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states it is guided by "Environment & Social Impact Assessments and its Management & Monitoring Plans", but do not have a clear commitment to conduct SEIAs prior to new development

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      47. Social and environmental impact assessment (SEIAs) undertaken, and associated management and monitoring plans?

      There is public availability of the following SEIA assessments:
      Central Kalimantan: PT Surya Sawit Sejati

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions 14 / 17 82.4%
    • Companies should commit to protect peatland and undertake best management practices for soils and peat. They should also have policies on zero burning and to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Companies should report their GHG emissions, as well as any fires that occurred in or around their estates, along with plans for managing and monitoring fires.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company commits to no new development of peatland, regardless of depth. For existing plantings on peat the company only replants on peat which is less than 3m in depth

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      49. Peat commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      4,111.26 (9.2%) - Planted area on peat

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company details best management practices for peat, but only provides limited details on soil management practices

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      53. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      54. Zero burning commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      55. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company report the hectares burnt in fires from 2014 to 2016

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2018 (50%) - The company has a target to reach a reduction of 50% from the 2004 figures before the end of 2018

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      59. GHG commitment applies to scheme smallholders and independent suppliers?

      The company states "we ensure the commitment stated in our Company Policies apply to our employees (including permanent and temporary workers), contractors, suppliers (including direct and independent/third party), trading partners, scheme smallholders (plasma) and stakeholders". The company's Environment and Biodiversity Policy includes a focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but a time-bound plan is not referenced

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      60. GHG emissions?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      61. GHG emissions from land use change?

      Only report emissions from indirect land use change

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      62. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      ISO 14000 International Standards

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      63. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      64. Percentage of mills with methane capture (is above 75%)?

      4 (80%)

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management 7.5 / 12 62.5%
    • Companies should commit to managing water use and water quality, providing evidence through time-bound reduction plans, policies on toxic chemical use and treatment of palm oil mill effluent (POME).

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      65. Time-bound commitment to improve water use?

      The company has a Water Footprint target - reduction by 5% compared to 2015 level of 80 gallons per capita by 2018 - and is monitoring water use efficiency at mills which is expected to improve from 2017 onwards

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      66. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      67. Progress towards commitment on water use?

      The company reports improving Per Capita Domestic Water Consumption Per Day (Malaysian Operations) and mill water consumption rate in processing of fresh fruit bunches from 2013 to 2016

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      68. Progress towards commitment on water quality?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      69. Protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      70. Evidence of treating palm oil mill effluent (POME)?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      The company commits to reducing chemical and pesticide use, but does not mention reducing fertiliser use

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      72. No use of paraquat?

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      73. No use of World Health Organisation (WHO) Class 1A and 1B pesticides?

      The company states "We are committed to reduce and phase out chemicals that fall under the WHO 1A & 1B", but does not specify a time to phase them out by. The company states it is still seeking to phase-out monocrotophos, a class 1B insecticide, but is having difficulty finding suitable alternatives. It reports reduced use of 40-50% for most years since 2006

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      74. No use of chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention?

      The company states it is committed to phase out and reduce chemicals that fall under the Stockholm and Rotterdam Conventions, but does but does not specify a time to phase them out by

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company reports fertiliser and pesticide/herbicide usage per tonne of oil palm

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 18 / 18 100%
    • Companies should commit to respect human rights, including those of indigenous peoples and local communities, consulted with free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Companies should respect the rights of workers, report relevant workforce data, and comply with health and safety legislation.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      77. Commitment to human rights, referencing the UN Declaration of Human Rights or UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      79. Commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights, referencing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO 169?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      81. FPIC commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      82. Free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) process?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      83. Process for addressing land conflicts?

      The company has a Standard Operating Procedure for Land Dispute Settlement

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      84. Commitment to ensure food security for local communities?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      85. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      The company ensures it policies apply to its employees, including both permanent and temporary workers, and has a human rights policy and guest workers policy

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      86. Reference to Fundamental ILO Conventions or Free and Fair Labour Principles?

      The company states it adheres to the ILO core labour standards

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      87. Total number of employees?

      5,926

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      88. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      The company states "In our Malaysian operations, we do not have any temporary workers. However in our Indonesian operations, during peak crop season (2-3months in a year), temporary workers are engaged which constitutes to around 10-12% of the total workforce (?140 temporary workers out of total ?1200 workforce)"

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      89. Percentage or number of women employees?

      In Indonesia 20.25% female workers and in Malaysia 12.93% female workers

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      90. Minimum wage that the company pays?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      91. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      92. Lost time accident rate?

      14.3 - Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) per 1 million man-hours worked

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      1 - Total fatalities in 2016

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      94. Provision of personal protective equipment and pesticide training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards 11 / 16 68.8%
    • Companies should become members of credible certification standards and report in accordance with all appropriate categories of membership. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) requires members registered as growers to submit data relating to certification targets for their estates, scheme smallholders and independent fresh fruit bunch (FFB) suppliers, via an annual communications of progress (ACOP) report.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      2004

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      United Plantations states all of the countries and regions in which the company operates: Malaysia (Perak, Selangor), Indonesia (Central Kalimantan)

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

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

      2019

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      99. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of scheme/associated smallholders within 5 years or achieved 100% RSPO-certification of scheme/associated smallholders?

      2019 for scheme smallholders and 2022 for associated smallholders and outgrowers

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      100. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% RSPO certification of all supply chains?

      2022

    • Yes
      0.5 / 0.5
      Source

      101. 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?

      2008

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      102. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      4 (80%)

    • Partial
      1.5 / 2
      Source

      103. Percentage of area (ha) RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      35,309 (59.4%)

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      104. Percentage of scheme/associated smallholders (ha) RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      0 (0%)

    • n/a
      -
      Source

      105. Percentage of FFB supply (tonnes) from independent FFB suppliers that is RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company do not currently report that have independent FFB suppliers as part of their supply base

    • Partial
      1.5 / 2
      Source

      106. Percentage of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed (tonnes) that are RSPO-certified (is above 75%)?

      156,215 (60.9%) - Sum of volume handled/traded/processed in the year that is RSPO-certified divided by total volume of all palm oil and oil palm products handled/traded/processed in the year

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Mass Balance, Segregated, Identity Preserved

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has a time bound plan for 2017 to achieve ISPO certification for its new Indonesian estates

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      109. Malaysia Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certified (100%)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      One of the company's mills is certified under RSPO NEXT

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 6 / 9 66.7%
    • Companies should report details of any programmes or schemes to support both schemed and independent smallholders, as well as criteria to assess suppliers on compliance with company policies, and in what cases suppliers should be suspended or excluded due to non-compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      111. Programme to support scheme smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      112. Details of support programme for scheme smallholders?

      "The Company provides the smallholders with sufficient resources and is committed to buying their FFB at government determined rates. To assist them, we provide vital training on plantation management practices and financial arrangements"

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      113. Number or percentage of scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      The company states "To date 752 Ha of Plasma have been developed for 425 smallholders" but not clear how many smallholders directly supported

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      114. Programme to support independent smallholders?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      115. Details of support programme for independent smallholders?

      Invited farmers from local districts to visit our plantations to get a better understanding of good agricultural practices, sustainability initiatives and environmental protection. The smallholders were given training sessions in safe handling of pesticides, integrated pest control, nursery upkeep, optimal harvesting procedures and fertilizer application in order to assist them with their agricultural interests

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      116. Number or percentage of independent smallholders involved in programme?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company states it has raised awareness of the company's sustainability commitments with suppliers through engagement survey and one-to-one meetings. It provides details of its process to prioritise and assess suppliers and the self-assessment questionnaire that is filled in by suppliers and contractors

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      118. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      119. Number or percentage of suppliers assessed and/or engaged?

      The company only provides the number of 'key' suppliers and contractors assessed

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 6 / 7 85.7%
    • Companies should operate in an ethical manner at all levels, providing accessible channels and clear procedures for both employees and external stakeholders to raise any grievance or complaint with the company, as well as allowing for whistleblowing.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      120. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      121. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      122. Own grievance or complaints system?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      123. Grievance system accessible to internal stakeholders (i.e. employees)?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      124. Grievance system accessible to external stakeholders?

    • Partial
      1 / 2
      Source

      125. Details of grievances disclosed?

      The company details a summary of land dispute cases from 2014-2016, but not other types of grievances

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United Plantations makes all of its mill locations available. The company only discloses the locations of its estates through a basic image file, but does not make geo-referenced maps or shapefiles available. The company is not on a list of non-submitters of maps to the RSPO. However, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil estates. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO. Some of the concessions are available on the SPOTT map.

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