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Wilmar International Ltd

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  • Latest update: November 2021
  • Next scheduled: November 2022

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  • Landbank (oil palm)
    354,250 hectares
  • Market cap:
    20,205,000,000 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    WLIL.SI
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    WIL SP
  • ISIN:
    SG1T56930848
  • Sedol:
    B17KC69
  • RSPO member?
    Yes
  • Website:

Company assessment: Wilmar International Ltd – November 2021

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 91.3% 174.42 / 191
  • Organisation: 35.5 / 39 91%
  • Policy: 74 / 76 97.4%
  • Practice: 64.9 / 76 85.4%
  • Self-reported: 9.5 / 76 12.5%
  • External: 25.5 / 76 33.6%
  • Certified: 29.9 / 76 39.4%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    10.75 / 11 97.7%
    • Organisation: 6 / 6 100%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 3 91.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 3 58.3%
    • External: 1 / 3 33.3%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
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      1. Sustainable palm oil policy or commitment for all its operations?

      The company meets this indicator through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company has an NDPE Policy as well as other policies covering various environmental and social aspects.

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

      The company's NDPE Policy applies to all suppliers, with a cut-off date for supplier compliance as December 2015.

    • Y
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      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company's "Sustainability Department is led by the Chief Sustainability Officer, with the General Manager ? Group Sustainability in charge of day-to-day management".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a board-level Risk Management Committee which supports the chairman and CEO with implementing its NDPE policy, as well as reviews sustainability reports and emerging issues on a quarterly basis.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      18% - The company reports 18% of its senior management are female.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 (7.7%) - The company's Board of Directors consists of one female member.

    • 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] Tropical Forest Alliance 2020, UN Global Compact, Fire Free Alliance, NYDF, and PONGO Alliance.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company collaborates with research institutions, NGOs and governments on multiple projects including preserving biodiversity, local community rights and labour rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published its 2020 sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

      The company submitted CDP questionnaires in 2021, and its sustainability reports are written in accordance to GRI standards. The 2019 sustainability report is available on the GRI database.

    • 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
      0.75 / 1

      12. Climate risks assessment available?

      The company's CDP Climate Questionnaire 2020 has been made available on its own website.

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    21.98 / 27 81.4%
    • Organisation: 14.5 / 17 85.3%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Practice: 6 / 8 74.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 2 / 8 25%
    • Certified: 4 / 8 49.8%
    • Y
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      13. Total land area managed/controlled for oil palm (ha)?

      354,250 - The company reports this figure in its 2020 RSPO ACOP.

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

      232,053 - The company reports an area of 232,053 ha planted in company-owned areas.

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

      10,545 - A total area under scheme smallholders is reported as 43,471.54 ha in the company's 2020 RSPO ACOP. In its 2020 sustainability report it states it has 10,545 total hectares (including 10,011 planted hectares) owned by scheme smallholders. The company's reporting in the RSPO ACOP includes ex-plasma smallholders (now independent smallholders) which "sometimes continue to have sales contracts agreements with Wilmar, and so these type of smallholders continue to be included under Wilmar's RSPO certification".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      20,891.8 - The company reports a figure of 20,891.81 in its 2020 RSPO ACOP.

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

      31,640 - The company reports an HCV area of 25,571.71 ha, with a total conservation area of 31,640 ha including HCS, riparian zones and other conservation areas.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      18. Maps of estates/management units?

      The company has included its concession boundary maps in its 2020 ACOP.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      19. Maps of scheme/plasma smallholders?

      Maps of FFB suppliers, including small growers, are available for the company's nine mills in Malaysia. The company states that scheme smallholder boundaries have been made available to the RSPO as part of its estate maps, but not all may be publicly available due to ongoing legal issues. Maps will become available on GeoRSPO.

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      0.5 / 1

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

      The company details the locations of its FFB supply base of all its mills in Malaysia only.

    • Y
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      21. Number of company-owned mills?

      45 - The company operates 45 palm oil mills. One is under a joint venture where the company does not have a majority shareholding.

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

      The company provides a list of its own mills including coordinates.

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

      Nine mills source exclusively from third-party suppliers, one mill sources exclusively from company-owned plantations, and the remaining 35 source from company and third-party suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's own mills source 46% of FFB from its own plantations, 1% from scheme smallholders and the remaining 52.5% from third-party sources including independent smallholders, FFB collection centres and agents.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      25. Number of third party supplying mills?

      850 - The company states that there are over 850 supplier mills in Malaysia and Indonesia. A list of the names of the mills supplying individual refineries can be found through the company's Supply Chain Map.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that there are over 850 supplier mills in Malaysia and Indonesia. A list of the supplying mills and their coordinates can be found through clicking the links in the company's Supply Chain Map.

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports for each of its refineries the total number of suppliers and percentage sourced that are either from company owned mills, third party mills, company owned refineries or others (refiners/traders/bulkers).

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

      The company commits to 100% traceability to mill level by 2022.

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      0.98 / 1
      1 / 1

      31. Percentage of supply traceable to mill level?

      97.7% of CPO and PKO was traceable to mill in 2020. The data has undergone limited assurance by Control Union.

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      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to achieving 100% traceability to plantation for its own mills, which was achieved in 2015.

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

      The company has achieved 100% traceability to plantation for all company-owned palm oil mills across its global operations based on the set criteria published on its website. An additional point has been awarded as a number of company mills have obtained RSPO Identity Preserved certification.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

      Approximately 14% of the company's third-party supplying mills were traceable to plantation level in 2020, however the proportion of supply this covers is not stated. The company publishes individual traceability reports for each of its refineries which contains traceability information for suppliers per refinery, however no overall figure is reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      35. Publishes traceability data at refinery level?

      [Externally verified] The company publishes traceability data to plantation level for each of its refineries.

    • Y
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      36. Publishes traceability data at crusher level?

      [Externally verified] The company owns one stand alone crushing facility, PT Usaha Inti Padang, and all others are integrated in refineries and traceability data is reported for each refinery.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    12.26 / 17 72.1%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 3 / 3 100%
    • Practice: 7.3 / 12 60.5%
    • Self-reported: 2.5 / 12 20.9%
    • External: 4.8 / 12 39.6%
    • Certified: 0 / 12 0%
    • Y
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      37. Member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)?

      [Externally verified] 2,005 - The company has been a member since 2005.

    • Y
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      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?

      [Externally verified] 2,008 - The company achieved its first certification in 2008.

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

      The company has submitted its 2020 ACOP.

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

      Indonesia (Central Kalimantan, Jambi, North Sumatra, Riau, South Sumatra, West Kalimantan, West Sumatra), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak), Ghana and Nigeria.

    • P
      0.77 / 1

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

      77.07% - The company has achieved 77.07% of its land under RSPO P&C Certification, excluding scheme smallholders.

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      0.75 / 1

      42. Percentage of mills RSPO-certified?

      75% - 27 out of 36 mills are RSPO certified. The calculation excludes nine stand-alone mills that do not have a supply base of directly owned or managed plantations, or associated smallholders.

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

      2,025 - The company has a target date of 2025.

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

      2,020 - The company states it has achieved its target of 100% RSPO certification of all palm product processing facilities by 2020.

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

      11.72% - The company report 11.72 % of land under scheme smallholders is certified.

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

      2,023 - The company reports a target date of 2023.

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      0.01 / 1

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

      0.7% - A total of 32,324.97 tonnes was certified out of a supply of 4,350,995.95 tonnes.

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

      6.97% - The company's certified palm oil, palm kernel oil and related products uptake is 6.97%.

    • P
      0.15 / 1

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

      The company reports a volume of 27,404.05 tonnes of CSPO and CSPK sold under the Identity Preserved system out of a total of 862,729.68 tonnes.

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      0.01 / 1

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

      The company reports 203,157.12 tonnes certified out of a total volume of 25274859 tonnes (0.8%).

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company states 14 mills (including four independent milla) are ISPO certified.

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

      [Externally verified] The company has certified all mills and their supply bases to date in Malaysia, under its subsidiary PPB Oil Palms Berhad.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company has multiple ISCC certificates.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    16.27 / 18 90.4%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 2 75%
    • Policy: 9 / 10 90%
    • Practice: 5.8 / 6 96.2%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 6 0%
    • External: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Certified: 3.8 / 6 62.8%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      The company has a commitment to "no conversion of areas of biodiversity conservation importance" which is defined as "all natural ecosystems identified as HCV and HCS areas, as well as IUCN categories- I-IV protected areas, World Heritage Areas, protected areas that are gazetted under national or state laws, and all areas designated under regional agreements and international conventions".

    • Y
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      55. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have been therefore awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company's NDPE Policy contains a commitment to zero deforestation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      56. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

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

      The company commits to no land clearing damaging primary forests or areas required to protect or enhance HCVs since November 2005, and no land clearing damaging HCVs or HCS forest since November 2018, through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company uses High Carbon Stock (HCS) Forests and High Conservation Value (HCV) Areas as definitions. The cut-off date for compliance is 31st December 2015.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      58. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company monitors deforestation using a platform from Aidenvironment Asia (Earth Equalizer) which provides deforestation alerts. Additionally, the company has supported the development of a radar-based monitoring system called Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation (RADD).

    • Y
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      59. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

      [Externally verified] The company monitors deforestation using a platform from Aidenvironment Asia (Earth Equalizer) which provides deforestation alerts. Additionally, the company has supported the development of a radar-based monitoring system called Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation (RADD). Information has been externally verified by Aidenvironment Asia, however it is over two years old. The company also reports that in 2020 it "monitored more than 20 million ha, covering 500 parent groups representing more than 3,000 plantation units. This is externally verified by Ernst & Young LLP.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company states ""our monitoring programme has been put in place since 2004 and we have recorded no illegal and/or deforestation cases in our own operations as at end of 2020."".

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

      12,919 - The company reports that "Aidenvironment Asia assessed that more than 11,719 hectares of forest and peat areas were cleared in breach of Wilmar's NDPE Policy after 31 December 2015" by GAMA plantation, and a further 1,200 hectares of HCS areas were deforested by Mopoli Raya Group, however this does not cover 100% of the company's supplier operations. The data is also more than 2 years old and a total area of illegal or non-compliant deforestation recorded within the company's suppliers operational area could not be found.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to restoration and reforestation activities in "areas where there has been historical degradation on HCV or any non-compliant land clearing within our concession", following the cut-off date of its NDPE policy (31st December 2015). The company also explicitly commits in its 2019 sustainability report to restore riparian areas and peatland, with the same cut-off date.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Suppliers with non-compliant forest clearing and peat development after the cut-off date of 31 December 2015 are required to submit Recovery Plans to address non-compliance(s). The company commits to "provide further support to enable restoration and conservation through the development of Recovery Plans", when supplier activities are found to be non-compliant with the companies NDPE policies.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      64. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] The company is a member of RSPO's Sabah Jurisdiction Approach Steering Committee, and is also a contributor to a jurisdictional approach initiative convened by the Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA).

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      65. Biodiversity policy?

      The company has a commitment to biodiversity conservation both with conservation areas and the wider landscape. No time-bound target was found.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      66. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

      The company has a commitment to biodiversity conservation both with conservation areas and the wider landscape. This applies to all suppliers.

    • Y
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      0.77 / 1

      67. 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.

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

      The company reports multiple examples of species and habitat conservation, such as a reintroduction programme for endangered gibbons and is restoring riparian areas which can be used as wildlife corridors. Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank.

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

      Hunting wild animals on plantations is strictly prohibited. Indigenous communities are allowed to hunt sustainably and only species which aren't threatened.

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

      The company's policy applies to suppliers.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    15 / 15 100%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 8 / 8 100%
    • Practice: 7 / 7 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 7 / 7 100%
    • Certified: 0 / 7 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] There is public availability of the following HCV assessments: Sumatra: PT Agrindo Indah Persada. Kalimantan: PT Agronusa Investama - Sambas District, PT. Nigeria: Biase Plantations - Ibiae Estate.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] There is public availability of the following HCV assessments: Nigeria: Biase Plantations ? Calaro Extension and Ghana: Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP). The company has also submitted a combined HCV-HCSA for Central Kalimantan to the HCVN however no new planting for this area is planned.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] There is public availability of the following HCV management and monitoring plans: Nigeria: Biase Plantations ? Calaro Extension and Ghana: Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP). The company has also submitted a combined HCV-HCSA for Central Kalimantan to the HCVN which is still under review however no new planting for this area is planned.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] An assessment for Benso Oil Palm Plantations Limited smallholder site in Ghana has a satisfactory review. The HCV assessment for Nigeria: Biase Plantations ? Calaro Extension was conducted in 2014. The combined HCV-HCSA assessment submitted in 2021 is still under review.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      81. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

      [Externally verified] HCS assessment published on High Carbon Stock website for PZ Wilmar ? Nigeria, Calaro Extension.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The HCS assessment for PZ Wilmar ? Nigeria, Calaro Extension has completed the peer review process.

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] There is public availability of the following SEIAs: Sumatra: PT Agrindo Indah Persada ? Jambi Province; West Kalimantan: PT Agronusa Investama ? Sambas District; Nigeria: Biase Plantations ? Ibiae Estate and extension & Calaro extension; Ghana: Benso Oil Palm Plantation (BOPP).

  • Peat, fire and GHG emissions Peat, fire and GHG emissions
    18.06 / 20 90.3%
    • Organisation: 5 / 5 100%
    • Policy: 7.5 / 8 93.8%
    • Practice: 5.6 / 7 79.4%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 7 17.9%
    • External: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Certified: 3.3 / 7 47.3%
    • Y
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      86. Commitment to no planting on peat of any depth?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

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

      2,420 (1%) - The company reported a total peat planted area of 2,420 ha, representing 1% of planted oil palm area, in 2020. In 2019, the area total was 6,860 ha, but the company does not report why this has decreased.

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

      [Externally verified] The company reported a total peat planted area of 2,420 ha in 2020, which is a decrease from the previous year. EY has performed limited assurance procedures on the 2019 and 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes these commitments independently.

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      0.5 / 1

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

      Only the company's commitment to BMPs for peat applies to all of its suppliers.

    • Y
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      1 / 1
      0.77 / 1

      92. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
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      1 / 1
      0.54 / 1

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company has also published evidence of patrols, training, community outreach and fire alert systems.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports 31 hotspots and 27 actual fires in 2020 for Indonesia, and no fires were detected in the company's operations in Malaysia, Nigeria or Ghana in 2020.

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

      123 - In its 2020 sustainability report the company states that within a five-kilometre radius of the company's concession boundaries, a total of 823 hotspots and 123 actual fires were recorded in 2020 in Indonesia. It also reports on its website that 'as of December 2020', zero fires were recorded in surrounding areas of its operations in Malaysia, Ghana and Nigeria.

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

      The company has a target to reduce the overall GHG emissions intensity of its mills by 15% by 2023.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports in 2020 an emissions intensity of 0.62 metric tonnes of CO2e per metric ton of CPO in 2020.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

      The company reports GHG emissions from land clearing as 1,621,657 MT CO2e in 2020.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports a decrease in emissions intensity of 0.62 metric tonnes of CO2e per metric ton of CPO in 2020, and 0.77 metric tonnes of CO2e per metric ton of CPO in 2019.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      The RSPO requires companies to assess their GHG emissions through the Palm GHG calculator. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      25 mills have methane capture.

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    23.85 / 25 95.4%
    • Organisation: 2 / 2 100%
    • Policy: 11 / 11 100%
    • Practice: 10.8 / 12 90.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 12 0%
    • External: 3 / 12 25%
    • Certified: 7.8 / 12 65.4%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states it has a target to reduce water usage intensity for its palm oil mills to 1.2 cubic metre per metric ton of FFB processed for Indonesia and 1.3 cubic metre per metric ton of FFB processed for Malaysia, Ghana and Nigeria by 2023.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      105. Water use intensity?

      1.41 - Figure calculated by averaging the regional figures reported by the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      106. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      [Externally verified] Reductions have been made in 6 out 7 regions from 2019 to 2020. Figures have been verified by EY for both years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is within legal limits for both BOD and COD.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports all other operations were compliant with relevant local thresholds in 2020. BOD and COD data was externally verified for 2019 and 2020.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.77 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports this independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company states ""One palm oil refinery in Indonesia sends it effluents to a municipal treatment centre for external processing while the rest are treated in-house prior to discharge"". This is externally verified by EY in the company's sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.77 / 1

      112. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      115. Commitment to no use of paraquat?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports chemical usage (herbicides) in oil palm plantations (kg of active ingredients per ha) all regions. Data for fertiliser use is not reported in 2020 but is captured in 2019.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.54 / 1

      122. Implementation of commitment to minimise inorganic fertiliser use?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports to use mill effluents and by-products of oil palm cultivation as organic fertilisers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.77 / 1

      123. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company independently reports that barn owls have been used to reduce rat populations and use of poisoned rat bait as part of an IPM approach.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    34.5 / 35 98.6%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Policy: 21 / 21 100%
    • Practice: 9 / 9 100%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 9 0%
    • External: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Certified: 8 / 9 88.9%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      126. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Progress on human rights commitment?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports on implementation it is sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company requires suppliers to commit to respect Indigenous and local community rights in accordance with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and the HCSA Social Requirements.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company makes reference to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure, and respects Indigenous peoples' and local communities' formal and customary rights to lands, territories and resources.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on the process to conduct free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      135. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      [Externally verified] The company states it uses participatory mapping. The company also has a series of progress reports relating to the Pasaman Barat Community, West Sumatra. These report the company's engagement with community customary figures and the head of the Cooperative to prevent conflicts as well as developing the grievance process. These reports are written in collaboration with Earthworm Foundation and are therefore externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      136. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain requirements for addressing land conflicts. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company has also published a Women's Charter which 'sets out the core areas to ensuring a fairer and more inclusive workplace for women'. In its upstream palm oil operations the charter will be implemented through locally set up committees for women that operate at each estate and mill.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Commitment to mitigate impacts on food security?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports an example of this at its Benso oil palm plantation in Ghana.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      140. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      141. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      145. 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. The company has been working with Verité to strengthen labour rights in its operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company reports it formed the Women's Committee Steering Group (WCSG) in April 2019 to ensure that there is consistency and alignment with the five key issue objectives, one of these being non-discriminatory, fair and equal opportunities at work and in worker representation.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      2% - The company reports as of December 2020 that only 2% of its workforce are employed as temporary workers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      23% - The company reports in 2020 that 23% of its total workforce are female.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay a Decent Living wage?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to assess all of its suppliers to ensure they are paying their workers a living wage by 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank. The company also reports it has assessed 100% of its employees and contractors to ensure that they are paid a living wage.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

      The company reports the female to male ratio of weighted average annual basic salary and remuneration by employee category, however data is not split by location of operations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company also makes this commitment independently.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's policy applies to its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      157. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      Lost time injury frequency rates per 200,000 working hours are reported separately across regions and supply chain (plantations, mills, and refineries).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      18 - Figure reported for 2020 for employees and contractors.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    14.75 / 16 92.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 6 / 6 100%
    • Practice: 8.8 / 10 87.5%
    • Self-reported: 3 / 10 30%
    • External: 3.8 / 10 37.5%
    • Certified: 2 / 10 20%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company makes this commitment in its NDPE Policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      161. Programme to support scheme/plasma smallholders?

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      100% - All scheme smallholders are covered by the company's programme.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      163. Programme to support independent smallholders?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] 73% - 73% of independent smallholders are involved in the company's programme. The company states it aims to reach "100% of our independent smallholders through our programmes by 2020 for Ghana, 2023 for Nigeria and 2025 for Indonesia". The is externally verified by EY.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that mills are selected for assessment using the Mill Prioritisation Process (MPP), developed together with TFT, in a process that combines spatial and non-spatial information relating to environmental and social components. The company also uses its Supplier Group Compliance (SGC) to monitor supplier risk at group level.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company states it has "completed formal engagements with 100% of our group-level palm oil suppliers." It also states that "Out of our 919 suppliers, 574 completed SRTs were submitted as of December 2020. This accounts for 62.5% of the supply base, an increase from the 52.3% reported in 2019". The Supplier Reporting Tool (SRT) is used by the company to better assess its suppliers' progress and their implementation of its NDPE policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      167. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company operates a 'suspend first' approach where suppliers involved in verified cases of deforestation and/or new development on peatland face immediate suspension at group level. The company's 2019 sustainability report stated "A new protocol to address exploitation is to be published in Q3 2020" but this could not be found. Through corrective measures and action, suspended suppliers can re-enter its supply chain. Minimum requirements for re-entry into the company's supply chain are also published.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has published time-bound action plans to ensure NDPE implementation throughout its supply chain.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company reports in 2019 that over 90% of its suppliers are compliant with its policies, assessed through at least one of the following: "provided written confirmation to Wilmar's NDPE policy, published their own NDPE policies, reported NDPE compliance via our SRT platform, or are a member of the RSPO." Control Union has conducted limited assurance procedures on this figure, thus externally verified points have been awarded. It is unclear that if a supplier publishes said policy whether this is classified as compliant or if policies are checked. There is not evidence of active monitoring/assessing of compliance.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's Supplier Reporting Tool (SRT) is used to assess its own and supplier mills for risk annually, and high-risk mills undergo direct engagement. It states "The SRT is an annual programme conducted with 100% of Wilmar's direct supplying mills (including Wilmar mills) and their associated estates. Risk assessment procedures involve analysis of SRT data in combination with mills' certification status, grievances and the Consortium of Resource Experts' (CORE's) neighbourhood geospatial risk analysis. Those categorised with higher levels of risk or ?high-priority' mills, undergo site assessments and direct engagement as part of our NDPE policy implementation programmes.".

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] The company conducts site-visits with high risk supplying mills and provides them with time-bound action plans to bring them into compliance.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company's Supplier Reporting Tool (SRT) is used to assess its own and supplier mills for risk annually, and high-risk mills undergo direct engagement.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's Supplier Reporting Tool (SRT) is used to assess its own and supplier mills for risk annually, in conjunction with "mills' certification status, grievances and the Consortium of Resource Experts' (CORE's) neighbourhood geospatial risk analysis".

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company assesses mill risk annually.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports in 2020 that 10% of its supplying mills were assessed as being 'high priority' - this is a decrease from 24% reported in 2019. This is reported annually in the sustainability reports.

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    7 / 7 100%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 5 100%
    • Practice: 2 / 2 100%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 2 50%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 1 / 2 50%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      176. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company makes this commitment through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years. The company has a Group Code of Ethical Conduct.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has Supplier Guidelines which state a commitment to ethical conduct and also expects suppliers to comply with its Anti-Fraud Policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      178. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that its tax policy ""is set by Wilmar's Group Tax"" department. In this policy the company discloses its management approach to tax.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      180. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy. The RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018 contain guidance and requirements on whistleblowing procedures. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a grievance procedure for the implementation of its NDPE policy, which is open to anyone. The company adheres to this criteria through the RSPO Principles and Criteria 2018. Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's RSPO-certified landbank( ≥75%)and a further commitment to be 100% certified within 5 years.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      182. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      81 grievances have been logged since June 2014. Details of grievances are published.

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