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Bornion Timber Sdn Bhd (BTSB)

Timber and pulp assessment
  • Latest update: August 2022
  • Next scheduled: July 2023

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Company assessment: Bornion Timber Sdn Bhd (BTSB) – August 2022

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Score by disclosure type:

Total: 25% 28.78 / 115
  • Organisation: 4.5 / 26 17.3%
  • Policy: 5 / 41 12.2%
  • Practice: 19.3 / 48 40.2%
  • Self-reported: 3.3 / 48 7%
  • External: 2.5 / 48 5.2%
  • Certified: 13.4 / 48 28%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    0 / 11 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 6 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 1 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only states a "Commitment to Sustainable Forestry and the Malaysian Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management" and that it "is fully committed to the overall objective of sustainable forest management and development, as formulated by the management policies and specific objectives described in the Forest Management Plan.".

    • 2. Sustainable forestry policy or commitment applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      8. Collaboration with stakeholders to reduce negative environmental or social outcomes associated with timber and pulp production?

    • N
      0 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

    • N
      0 / 1

      10. Reports through standardised reporting systems?

    • N
      0 / 1

      11. Climate risks assessment available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      12. Natural capital assessment available?

  • Landbank, maps and traceability Landbank, maps and traceability
    4.25 / 10 42.5%
    • Organisation: 3.5 / 9 38.9%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 1 75%
    • External: 0 / 1 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 1 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company operates forest plantation and natural forest in Sabah, Malaysia.

    • 14. Lists countries sourcing from?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not trade wood/wood fibre.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      41,878.7 - The company reports on its website having 41,878.7 ha of natural forest however the information is undated. In a document dated 2022 the company reports a total landbank of 99, 158.27 ha, however the total land managed for harvesting is not reported here.

    • N
      0 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      57,105.9 - The company reports having 57,105.9 ha of natural forest however the information is undated.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from outgrower smallholder suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      20,000 - The company states that in 2017 it was decided to plant 20,000 ha of an indigenous fast growing tree species.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports having HCV areas but the area covered is not reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      1 - The company has one FMU which is subdivided into forest plantation and natural forest units.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company has published a static map with coordinates of its FMU.

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      Some data is available on forest management monitoring however it is not externally verified.

    • 25. Company has provided valid legal documents to Open Timber Portal on use right (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.

    • 26. 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.

    • 27. 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.

    • 28. Names and locations of all third-party supplying FMUs?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own sawmills.

    • 30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own sawmills.

    • 31. Number of company-owned pulp and paper mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 32. Names and locations of company-owned pulp and paper mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 33. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned sawmills that come from company's own operations and third-parties?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own sawmills.

    • 34. Reports total volumes (or percentages) sourced by company-owned pulp and paper mills that come from company's own operations and third-parties?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 35. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source from supplying mills.

    • 38. Procedures to trace raw materials to country of harvest?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    1.34 / 5 26.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 0%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 3 44.7%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 3 44.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.67 / 1

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

      67% - 67% of the company's landbank is PEFC certified.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 48. Percentage of wood/wood fibre supply (tonnes) from all suppliers that comes from FSC FM certified areas?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 49. Commitment to source only wood/wood fibre that meets FSC Controlled Wood and/or PEFC Controlled Sources requirements?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.67 / 1

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

      67% - 67% of the company's landbank is PEFC certified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    5.09 / 16 31.8%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 8 0%
    • Practice: 5.1 / 7 72.7%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 1.8 / 7 25%
    • Certified: 3.3 / 7 47.7%
    • N
      0 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • 52. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      53. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • 54. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      55. Criteria and cut-off date for defining deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion?

    • 57. Evidence of monitoring deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion in supplier operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      58. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in own operations since cut-off date?

      The company reports some information on cases of encroachment but hectarage is not reported and no cut-off date is given.

    • 59. Amount of deforestation and/or ecosystem conversion recorded in supplier operations since cut-off date?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      60. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

    • 61. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018). As the Standard does not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded.

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Biodiversity policy?

    • 64. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also reports a comprehensive list of species found in its FMU according to IUCN status.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.67 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      No clear commitment cound be found, however the company mentions that gates and patrol & enforcement units are used to monitor and control the access into the FMU to prevent poaching.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      69. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • 70. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.67 / 1

      71. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      72. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

    • 73. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to only source from natural forests.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    1.25 / 8 15.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 5 15%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 5 15%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company has an unclear commitment.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      Two public summaries of HCV are available. Information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to only source from natural forests.

    • N
      0 / 1

      80. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states that an SEIA was conducted in 2002, but does not have a clear commitment to conduct SEIA's.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 85. 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 reports that it doesn't operate in a geography currently covered by Open Timber Portal.

  • Soils, fire and GHG emissions Soils, fire and GHG emissions
    6.51 / 18 36.2%
    • Organisation: 1 / 4 25%
    • Policy: 1 / 6 16.7%
    • Practice: 4.5 / 8 56.4%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 4.5 / 8 56.4%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it only produces wood/wood fibre from natural forests.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.67 / 1

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

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      The company commits to Reduced Impact Logging (RIL) and specifically mentions minimising the impact of logging roads along with other RIL practices.

    • 94. Commitment to reduced impact logging applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to only source from plantations.

    • P
      +
      0.75 / 1
      0.67 / 1

      95. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

    • 97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports to only source from natural forests.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.67 / 1

      98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      99. Details/number of hotspots/fires in company FMUs?

      0 (0%) - The company reports no fires in 2021.

    • 100. Details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      103. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      104. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    3.67 / 12 30.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 3.2 / 7 45.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 7 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 7 10.7%
    • Certified: 2.4 / 7 34.6%
    • 106. Time-bound commitment to improve water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 107. Water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 108. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 109. Time-bound commitment to improve water quality (BOD or COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 110. Progress towards commitment on water quality (BOD or COD)?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • 111. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own sawmills.

    • 113. Proportion of processing facilities with closed-loop water treatment system?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

      114. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company only has an unclear commitment.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also has some self-reported evidence in its HCV management public summaries.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to minimise the use of chemicals but does not mention chemical fertilisers or pesticides.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 118. Evidence of eliminating chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not own pulp or paper mills.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states "Only permitted chemicals allowed in the license area. Chemicals that are not listed in the prohibited chemicals by Sabah Forestry Department are allowed to be used by the company." However it is not clear if this includes WHO Class 1A and 1B pesticides.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company states "Only permitted chemicals allowed in the license area. Chemicals that are not listed in the prohibited chemicals by Sabah Forestry Department are allowed to be used by the company." However it is not clear if this includes chemicals listed under the Stockholm Convention and Rotterdam Convention.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      124. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.67 / 1

      125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    6.67 / 29 23%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 13 23.1%
    • Practice: 3.7 / 11 33.4%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 11 4.6%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 3.2 / 11 28.8%
    • N
      0 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

    • 128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company reports having a "dedicated department compromising of natives from the area to engage with the local communities and to serve as a platform of communications for the local communities and the company" which is also responsible for "identifying and monitoring of significant cultural sites and areas of community needs within the FMU and various community based programs." However it does not refer to preventing conflicts specifically.

    • N
      0 / 1

      138. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • N
      0 / 1

      139. Supports the inclusion of women across forestry operations, including addressing barriers faced?

    • 140. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      141. Commitment to enable sustainable use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) by local communities?

    • N
      0 / 1

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company only provides limited details on provision of community services and facilities.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment in its Employment Policy.

    • 145. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company only commits to three of the ILO Conventions: No Discrimination, Freedom of Association and the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.67 / 1

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

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment in its Employment Policy.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Commitment to pay a living wage?

    • 155. Commitment to pay a living wage applies to all suplliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      158. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company has a Health & Safety Policy.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      160. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Comprehensive, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Additional points have been awarded according to the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

      The company reports some details on the number of minor and serious injuries however a rate of time lost is not reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0 / 0 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 0 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 0 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 0 0%
    • External: 0 / 0 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 0 0%
    • 163. Commitment to support smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

    • 164. Programme to support outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

    • 165. Number or percentage of outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders involved in programme?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 168. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 169. Timebound action plans (including Key Performance Indicators) for suppliers to be in compliance with timber and pulp sourcing commitments?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • 170. Proportion of direct and indirect supply that comes from FMUs which are compliant with timber and pulp sourcing policies?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    0 / 6 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      171. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it does not have any suppliers, including outgrower smallholders and independent suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 174. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      175. Disclosure of the company’s management approach to tax and payments to governments?

    • 176. 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

      177. Whistleblowing procedure?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company only states that there were no complaints, disputes and conflicts encountered with directly affected local communities however this statement is undated.

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