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Company assessment: Viterra – November 2021

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 40.9% 31.91 / 78
  • Organisation: 9.5 / 14 67.9%
  • Policy: 15.5 / 41 37.8%
  • Practice: 6.9 / 23 30%
  • Self-reported: 3.9 / 23 17%
  • External: 3 / 23 13%
  • Certified: 0 / 23 0%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    7 / 10 70%
    • Organisation: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 3 50%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • 1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has a 'Health, Safety, Environment and Community' policy and a Code of Conduct which cover a few dimensions of sustainability across all operations, however these policies are limited in their scope and not all commitments apply to the suppliers of company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a 'Sustainability Committee' which is led by its Chief Executive Officer and includes its Chief Financial Officer, Global Health and Safety Manager, Global Environment Lead and Executive Manager Human Resources/Communications, who all report to the CEO.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The CEO and CFO are on the Sustainability Committee.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      0 (0%) - The company reports that it has zero women board members.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      Sustainability report for 2020 is published by the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company has submitted its CDP questionnaires for forests in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company has published a summary of the risks as a result of climate change.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    0 / 2 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 13. Total land area managed/controlled for oil palm (ha)?

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

    • 14. Total oil palm planted area (ha)?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 18. Maps of estates/management units?

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

    • 19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 21. Number of company-owned mills?

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

    • 22. Names and locations of company-owned mills?

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

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

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

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

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

    • 25. Number of third party supplying mills?

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

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

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

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

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

    • 31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • 35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

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

    • 36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

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

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.66 / 6 61%
    • Organisation: 1 / 1 100%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 2.7 / 5 53.2%
    • Self-reported: 0.7 / 5 13.2%
    • External: 2 / 5 40%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 2,006 - The company has been a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since April, 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?

      2,006 - The company joined the RSPO in 2006 and is not yet certified. The company has not reported any target stating that 'In 2020, we only traded in Palm Kernel Expeller and in the absence of a functioning market for certified Palm Kernel Expeller, we did not set a target'.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      2020 RSPO ACOP is submitted by the company.

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

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

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

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

    • 42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.66 / 1

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

      66.48% - Mass Balance- 66.48%. Data as of 2020.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] ISCC- Viterra Botlek B.V.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    0.5 / 8 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

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

    • 55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company only reports that 'We endeavour to eliminate deforestation and land conversion in each of our supply chains and we work with producers, industry organisations and other stakeholders to protect high conservation value areas, high carbon stock areas and other valuable and protected areas against uncontrolled expansion". A clear commitment to no deforestation that applies to all suppliers is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company mentions it is working within the supply chain to protect HCS, conservation areas and peatlands from "uncontrolled expansion", but this is not a clear enough commitment excluding these areas from deforestation.

    • 58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • 65. Biodiversity policy?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      70. 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 / 4 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 71. Commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • 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.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 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?

    • 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.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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 it is not applicable to this company.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 1 50%
    • Policy: 0 / 3 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 86. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • 93. Commitment to zero burning?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • 95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports GHG emissions intensity as 38.9 kg CO2e / mt processed, but this covers all of the company's operations and is not palm oil specific.

    • 100. GHG emissions from land use change?

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

    • 101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

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

    • 102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

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

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

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

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    0 / 4 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 104. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

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

    • 105. Water use intensity?

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

    • 106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

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

    • 122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

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

    • 123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

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

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

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    13 / 22 59.1%
    • Organisation: 3 / 4 75%
    • Policy: 8.5 / 13 65.4%
    • Practice: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      The company reports its commitment to respect human rights, consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company commits its suppliers to respect human rights, consistent with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

      The company has published a Modern Slavery Statement in 2020 and reports that there were no human rights breaches in 2020. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it respects the land tenure rights of indigenous people and communities. The company expects its suppliers to respect and comply with company's code of conduct and its approach to human rights, however, the commitment reported does not reference the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention (no. 169) or UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it respects the land tenure rights of indigenous people and communities. A commitment to respect legal rights is not reported. The company expects its suppliers to respect and comply with company's code of conduct and its approach to human rights.

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it adheres to the principle of free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) and expects its suppliers to respect and comply with company's code of conduct and its approach to human rights.

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

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

    • 135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

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

    • 136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

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

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

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

    • 138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

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

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

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

    • 140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

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

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

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

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that all employees are given training on the company's Code of Conduct and grievance mechanism. Employees responsible for the implementation of human rights are also given training on international human rights standards. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to eliminate gender related discrimination with regards to employment.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it has a zero tolerance towards any form of workplace discrimination and mentions that it may terminate (or decline to renew) the contract of any provider or contractor who breaches the law, the code or company's relevant policies. However, the commitment does not specify gender based discrimination.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      22% - The company reports that 22% of its employees are women.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company only reports that it is committed to paying at least minimum wages in accordance with local regulations.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only reports that it is committed to paying at least minimum wages in accordance with local regulations and mentions that it 'expects' its suppliers to respect and comply with its approach.

    • 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 reports its commitment to address occupational health and safety.

    • 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 and 'expects' its suppliers to respect and comply with its approach.

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      5.51 - The company had a total recordable injury frequency rate of 5.51 injuries per million man-hours in 2020, down from 7.07 in 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports zero fatal incidents in 2020.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    1.5 / 11 13.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 5 20%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • External: 0 / 6 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 6 0%
    • 160. Commitment to support smallholders?

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

    • 161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

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

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

    • 163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

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

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

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that its key metric is a combination of two criteria based on PKE purchased from suppliers with RSPO membership and/or having an NDPE policy. However, limited details are given.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      There are criteria to exclude but no timeframes for action, therefore only partial points can be awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that in 2020 100% of vertically integrated suppliers (direct suppliers) and 47% of crushing only, (it is unclear if this covers all indirect suppliers) had either RSPO membership and/or had an NDPE policy in place. It is unclear if this is based on self-assessment by suppliers only, therefore partial points have been awarded.

    • 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
    5.75 / 7 82.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 5 100%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company reports its commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports to provide training to all its employees on its anti corruption policy and also mentions to have a 'Business Ethics Committee' which develops, determines and keeps under constant review, company's policies for the prevention of unethical business practices and misconduct. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published its group tax policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a 'Raising Concerns Programme' which can be used to raise concerns related to breach of company's code of conduct, its underlying policies or the law.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a dedicated programme and website called 'Raising Concerns' which is open to all stakeholders.

    • N
      0 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

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