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Headquartered in Indonesia, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) Group is one of the world's largest

Company assessment: APP (Asia Pulp and Paper) Group – July 2019

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Assessment date:

Total: 74.4% 88.5 / 119
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership 7 / 9 77.8%
    • Companies should publish sustainability policies or similar commitments covering their entire supply chain — including third party suppliers — implemented and enforced through high-level leadership that engages with wider industry schemes.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      1. Sustainable forestry policy or commitment for all its operations?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      2. Sustainability policy or commitment applies to all sourcing?

      The commitments made in the company's Responsible and Sustainable Business Declaration are to be applied across the supply chain, including affiliates, contractors and suppliers

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      Director of Sustainability and Stakeholder Engagement who reports directly to the CEO

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      4. One or more board members have responsibility for sustainability?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not publicly listed

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      5. Percentage or number of women board members?

      This indicator is disabled as the company is not publicly listed

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      6% - Figure represents percentage of women in management team

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      7. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      2,017

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      8. Member of multiple industry schemes or other external initiatives to improve forest management or transparency?

      TFT, TFA 2020, CDP, HCS Approach, Natural Capital Coalition, NYDF Global

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      9. Activities with government, NGOs or academic institutions to improve the sustainability of forest products?

      In partnership with the NGO Habitat for Humanity Indonesia, Tjiwi Kimia mill has worked collaboratively to improve sanitation and hygiene conditions and awareness for neighbouring communities.
      OKI mill is collaborating with Sriwijaya University to develop 400ha of paddy fields for rice production on some abandoned land that flooded.
      Many other collaborative initiatives are mentioned on palm oil sustainability improvement

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      10. Climate risks assessment available?

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      11. Natural capital assessment available?

      The company has conducted a Natural Capital assessment based on the Natural Capital Protocol however the assessment is not publicly available

  • Landbank, mills and traceability Landbank, mills and traceability 14 / 19 73.7%
    • Companies should publicly report figures on their total landbank and details of different areas under their management. They should also disclose maps of their forest management units and provide forest management plans, as well as details on mills.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      12. Lists countries and operations?

      Indonesia (pulp and paper mills, pulpwood suppliers)

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      13. Total area of natural forest designated for wood/wood fibre production (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it only produces wood/wood fibre from plantation forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      14. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      1,082,790 - Figure indicates total area of plantation managed by the company by adding up the figures for its nine FMUs: Arara Abadi 296,262 ha; Riau Abadi: 12,000 ha; Satria Perkasa Agung Sinar Merawang: 10,070 ha; Satria Perkasa Agung: 77,702 ha; Satria Perkasa Agung Serapung: 11,970 ha; Wirarakarya Sakti: 293,812 ha; Finnantara Intiga: 299,700 ha; Sumalindo Hutani Jaya I: 10,976 ha and Sumalindo Hutani Jaya II: 70,300 ha

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      15. Area of plantation/natural forest within outgrower schemes (ha)?

      6,674 - Figure represents landbank of the company's three community forest suppliers: KTH Lubuk Jambi in Jambi: 2,316 ha; KTH Jabung Jaya Bersama in Jambi: 2,612 ha; KTH Musi Maju Jaya in South Sumatra: 1,746 ha

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      16. Unplanted (areas designated for future development as plantation forest) (ha)?

      1,322,830 - Figure is over two years old

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      17. Conservation set-aside and/or HCV area (ha)?

      613,997

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      18. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it doesn't have any intact forest landscapes within its landbank

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      19. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      38 - The company owns nine forest concessions and has 29 long-term independent suppliers

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      20. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      Maps of concessions are available via the company's FCP monitoring site and WRI Global Forest Watch

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      21. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      22. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      23. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on use rights (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      24. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on forest management (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      25. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on timber harvesting (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      26. Number of company owned pulp and paper mills?

      10

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      27. Maps or addresses of company owned pulp and paper mills?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      28. Number of company owned sawmills?

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      29. Maps or addresses of company owned sawmills?

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      30. Number of supplier mills?

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      31. Maps or addresses of supplier mills?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      32. Procedures to trace raw materials to country of harvest?

      All of the company's suppliers are assessed by the Supplier Evaluation and Risk Assessment (SERA) process which includes checking information on country of origin

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      33. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      The company uses third-party certification (SVLK, IFCC) to trace supply back to source. However the certifications used are only available for Indonesian supply and the company also sources from international markets. It is unclear how this international part of the company's supply traced back to FMU level

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      34. Percentage of supply traceable to country level (above 80%)?

      100% - All of the company's suppliers are assessed by the Supplier Evaluation and Risk Assessment (SERA) process which includes checking information on country of origin

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      35. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level (above 75%)?

      The company has a target of all Indonesian suppliers being third party certified by 2020. At present certification of Indonesian supply stands at
      IFCC (Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation) certified – 91%
      LEI SFM certified – 83%
      PHPL-VLK certified (SVLK, Timber Legality Assurance System) – 100%
      However the company also sources from international markets and it is unclear what percentage of this is traceable to FMU level.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity 9.5 / 10 95%
    • Companies should commit to address deforestation and to set aside areas for conservation. They should report on any activities to manage or restore habitat in their conservation areas, or monitor deforestation in their supply chains. They should also provide evidence of biodiversity conservation and species or habitat management.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      36. Commitment to zero conversion of natural forest?

      The company and its suppliers will only develop areas that are not forested, as identified through independent HCV and HCS assessments. This policy became effective on 1st February 2013

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      37. Zero conversion commitment applies to all sourcing?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      38. Commitment to minimise the impact of logging roads?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      39. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      40. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company is using the Forest Alert Service combined with field verification in all its suppliers' concessions

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      41. Amount of deforestation recorded?

      0.14% - Natural forest cover change in 2018. However, this figure only covers protected areas

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      42. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      Multiple habitat management and species conservation projects have been initiated by the company

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      44. Implementing a landscape-level approach to biodiversity conservation?

      APP is committed to support the restoration and protection of 1 million hectares of forest by 2020 across ten priority areas in the five provinces where APP is engaged in Indonesia

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      46. Commitment to sustainably manage the use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      47. Commitment not to use genetically modified organisms?

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments 7 / 9 77.8%
    • Companies should commit to the High Conservation Value (HCV) and High Carbon Stock (HCS) approaches, and to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIA). They should develop and publish summaries of assessments and monitoring and management plans.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company will only develop areas that are not forested, as identified through independent HCV and HCS assessments

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      49. HCV commitment applies to all sourcing?

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      51. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      HCV assessments were completed at the end of 2014. All summary reports are available online via the company's FCP Dashboard

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      52. High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans available?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      54. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      56. Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) available?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      57. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on impact assessments (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not operate in DRC, RoC or Cameroon

  • Water, chemical and waste management Water, chemical and waste management 8 / 12 66.7%
    • Companies should commit to protect peatland and undertake best management practices for soils and peat, as well as commit to reduced impact logging. They should also have policies on zero burning and to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Companies should report their GHG emissions, as well as details on any fires that occurred in or around their estates, along with evidence for managing and monitoring fires.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      10% below national and/or regional limits for COD and BOD by 2020

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      All mills achieved target of 10% below national and/or regional limit for COD and BOD in 2017

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      74. Commitment to protection of natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      75. Evidence of treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      The company states that all waste water treated with "high efficiency activated sludge and chemical processes"

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      76. Evidence of sawmill run-off containment and wastewater treatment?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it doesn't own sawmills

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      10% - Achieve 10% reduction of water intensity (m3/ton product) based on 2013 baseline by 2020

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      78. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      11% - Water intensity decreased 11% in 2017 compared to 2013 baseline

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      79. Commitment to eliminate chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Commitment to minimise the use of pesticides can be found at the FMU level in public summary documents for all of the company's plantation operations however minimising the use of herbicides is not mentioned

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Commitment to no use of WHO Class 1A and 1B pesticides can be found in eight out of nine public summaries of the company's plantation operations. Such a commitment is missing from the summary for PT. Finnantara Intiga

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Commitment can be found in eight out of nine public summaries of the company's plantation operations. Such a commitment is missing from the summary for PT. Finnantara Intiga

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      83. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Figures on chemicals used are available in the Public Summaries for eight out of nine of the company's FMUs. No information found for SHJ I

  • Soils, fire and GHGs Soils, fire and GHGs 11 / 13 84.6%
    • Companies should commit to managing water use and water quality, providing evidence through time-bound reduction plans, policies on toxic chemical use, waste management and treatment of wastewater and mill effluents.

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      58. Commitment to best management practices for soils and/or peat?

      Commitment in place to develop a landscape approach for best practice peatland management. No commitment to the best practice management of soils could be identified

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      59. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      This indicator is disabled as the company does not produce wood/wood fibre from natural forests

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      61. Commitment on peatland planting applies to all sourcing?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      50% - The company provides an approximate figure of landbank on peat in supplier concessions

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      63. Evidence of best management practices for soils and/or peat?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      64. Commitment to zero burning?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      65. Commitment to zero burning applies to all sourcing?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      66. Evidence of management and monitoring fires?

      Remote sensing 'hot spot' data; ground patrols; helicopter support to on the ground firefighting; Forest Fire Prevention Alert Program; thermal camera detection; training

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      67. Details/number of hotspots/fires in FMUs controlled by the company?

      Provides daily fire updates in the provinces where APP's pulpwood suppliers operate: Riau, Jambi, South Sumatra, East Kalimantan and West Kalimantan. Information available in the form of interactive spatial map and summary

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      68. Time-bound commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

      2,020 (10%) - Minimum 10% reduction of carbon intensity (tCO2e/ton product) by 2020

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      69. Progress towards reducing GHG emission intensity?

      14% - The company reported Carbon Intensity decreased 14% in 2017, compared to a 2012 baseline

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      70. Report GHG emissions from land use change?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      71. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

      IPCC/WRI-WBCSD GHG Protocol

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights 17.5 / 22 79.5%
    • Companies should commit to respect human rights, including those of indigenous peoples and local communities, and free, prior and informed consent (FPIC). Companies should respect the rights of workers, report relevant workforce data, and address with health and safety issues.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      The company has committed to adopt the United Nations Human Rights Council "protect, respect and remedy" framework in assessing and addressing human rights policies throughout its operations

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      86. Commitment to human rights applies to all sourcing?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      Commitment to respect the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities only extends to new plantings. No reference made to the UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples or ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      88. Commitment to respect legal and customary property rights?

      The company's commitment to recognise customary land rights only extends to new plantings. No reference is made to legal rights

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      90. FPIC commitment applies to independent suppliers?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      92. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      93. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      94. Commitment to support the inclusion of women across forestry operations, including addressing barriers faced?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      95. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      96. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on population rights (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      97. Commitment to respect all workers' rights?

      The scope of the company's employee welfare policy is unclear – i.e. it does not specify that it applies to all forms of employee (e.g. temporary)

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      98. Reference to Fundamental ILO Conventions?

      No reference made to Equal Remuneration (No. 100)

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      100. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on labour regulations (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      101. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      15,946 (52%) - Indirect employees including contract and seasonal workers

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      102. Percentage or number of women employees?

      10% - In 2017

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      103. Payment of minimum wage?

      The company states it pays the minimum wage but evidence is not provided and statement only covers mill operations

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      104. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      105. Commitment to address occupational health and safety, referencing the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work?

      Does not reference ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      106. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      4 - Figure represents lost day rate in 2017 but only relates to mill operations

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

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

      9 - Figure for 2017 but only relates to mill operations

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      108. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

  • Certification standards Certification standards 5 / 14 35.7%
    • Companies should be certified by credible certification standards, or have time-bound commitments to achieve 100% certification of forest management units. They should also ensure that their supply is verified as being in legal compliance and commit to sourcing certified wood/wood fibre.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      109. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% third-party legality verification of FMUs or achieved?

      100% - Target already met as all the company's own FMUs are SVLK certified

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      110. Time-bound plan to source only wood/wood fibre that is in legal compliance verified by a third party?

      2,020 (100%) - The company has a target for all suppliers to be 100% third party certified by 2020

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      111. Percentage area (ha) verified as being in legal compliance by a third party?

      100% - SVLK

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      112. Percentage of all wood/wood fibre supply traded/processed verified as being in legal compliance by a third party?

      All FMUs that supply pulpwood to APP (owned and independent) in Indonesia have achieved mandatory national forest certification under SVLK. However, the company reports that it sources wood fibre from around the world (i.e. from areas where SVLK is not in operation). ZSL therefore cannot confirm the amount of wood fibre supply that is verified as being in legal compliance by a third party

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

      113. Time-bound plan for achieving 100% FSC FM certification of FMUs or achieved 100% FSC-certification of FMUs?

      The FSC disassociated from the company in 2007 due to information that it was involved in destructive forestry practices. The FSC is currently developing a Roadmap for addressing the company's non-compliance including compensating social and environmental legacy impacts and improving its forest management practices

    • No
      0 / 1
      No source

      114. Commitment to source only wood/wood fibre that meets FSC Controlled Wood requirements?

    • No
      0 / 2
      Source

      115. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

      The FSC disassociated from the company in 2007 due to information that it was involved in destructive forestry practices. The FSC is currently developing a Roadmap for addressing the company's non-compliance including compensating social and environmental legacy impacts and improving its forest management practices

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

      116. Percentage of wood/wood fibre supply from outgrower scheme and/or independent suppliers that is FSC FM certified?

    • No
      0 / 2
      No source

      117. Percentage of all wood/wood fibre supply traded/processed that are FSC certified (above 75%)?

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      118. Percentage area (ha) PEFC certified (excluding FSC certified area)?

      89% - IFCC (Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation) certified

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers 4.5 / 5 90%
    • Companies should report details of any programmes or schemes to support outgrower scheme smallholders, as well as criteria to assess suppliers on compliance with company policies, and in what cases suppliers should be suspended or excluded due to non-compliance.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      119. Programme to support outgrower scheme smallholders?

      The company provides various support to outgrowers including microfinance, training on agricultural practices and certification

    • Partial
      0.5 / 1
      Source

      120. Percentage of outgrower scheme smallholders involved in programme?

      The company included three community forests in its supply chain in 2017 however it is unclear how they are supported by the company. The company also supported over 3,000 households through the Integrated Forestry & Farming System, however it is unclear how many of these households are outgrowers. As of December 2018, the enrolled household number was 16,807

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      122. The company has a Due Diligence System (DDS)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company has informed ZSL that it does not trade wood/wood fibre

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      123. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      Any existing or potential supplier to the company is required to meet its Responsible Fibre Procurement and Processing Policy

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

      100% - All of the company's suppliers in Indonesia are continually assessed by the scorecard developed by the company and all new or potential suppliers, regardless of location, are assessed by the Supplier Evaluation and Risk Assessment (SERA)

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Companies should operate in an ethical manner at all levels, providing accessible channels and clear procedures for both employees and external stakeholders to raise any grievance or complaint with the company, as well as allowing for whistleblowing.

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      125. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      126. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on legal registration (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • No
      0 / 1
      Source

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

      The company reports tax information for its publicly listed subsidiaries however no tax strategy could be identified

    • n/a
      -
      No source

      128. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on taxes, fees and royalties (at the time of SPOTT assessments)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

      129. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • Yes
      1 / 1
      Source

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

    • Yes
      2 / 2
      Source

      131. Details of grievances disclosed?

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