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Company assessment: Korindo Group – June 2021

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Total: 45.1% 74.85 / 166
  • Organisation: 14.5 / 34 42.7%
  • Policy: 43.5 / 75 58%
  • Practice: 16.9 / 57 29.6%
  • Self-reported: 6.4 / 57 11.2%
  • External: 2.5 / 57 4.4%
  • Certified: 8 / 57 14%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    4.5 / 10 45%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 4 37.5%
    • Policy: 2 / 2 100%
    • Practice: 1 / 4 25%
    • Self-reported: 1 / 4 25%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's ESG charter available on its website, reports company's sustainability commitments which covers multiple dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering both social and environmental issues.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's sustainability commitments apply to all its suppliers.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company has a Environment, Social, and Governance (ESG) Division however it is unclear what responsibility this Division has and how it relates to the rest of the organisation.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it is privately owned and/or does not have a Board of Directors.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it is privately owned and/or does not have a Board of Directors.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      HPH Project with The Nature Conservancy in an effort to protect Indonesia's tropical forests through efficient forest management, HCV/HCS Project with Ata Marie with a objective of planning and implementing the initial stage of a time-bound workplan focusing on HCV,HCS and conservation management. Korindo USAID Lestari Project for sustainable landscape management. All the detailed reports are available in the ESG 2020 report of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company has published an ESG report in the year 2020. This report covers both environmental and social progress in detail.

    • 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
    11.75 / 21 56%
    • Organisation: 10 / 16 62.5%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 3 25%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The company lists the locations of forestry and plantation operations, as well as its mills location.

    • 14. Lists countries sourcing from?

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      513,865 - 199,265 ha in Kalimantan and 314,600 ha Papua.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      116,125 - The company mentions 116,125 ha of plantations on its website and 116,000 ha in its ESG 2020 report, but the same documents only mention part (16,475 ha) of this figure in other places. As the figures reported by the company are contradictory, only partial points are awarded.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      107,077 - The company states that 107,077 ha of plantation is undeveloped.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      145,514 - The company reports 43,956 ha of protected areas under IUPHHK-HA and 101,558 ha under IUPHHK-HTI. Among these, 43,801 ha are HCV or HCS areas.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      4 - The company states to have 4 FMUs, two in Papua and two in Kalimantan.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      Maps are available on Global Forest Watch (PT. BELANTARA SUBUR, PT. KORINTIGA HUTANI), but they only cover 119,767 ha, so do not cover all of the company's operations. The company also published a map on its sustainability report, however it is not precise nor geo-referenced (static image).

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      3 - The company has three milling locations. Figure as of 2021.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      Google Maps locations are provided for the three milling locations.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      1 - The company reports having one paper mill.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      A link to Google Maps showing the location of the mill is publicly available.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 35. Number of third party supplying mills?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source from supplying mills.

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

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't 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/or third parties?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source from supplying mills.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through SVLK certification requirements. As SVLK requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria, unless 100% certified, partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's SVLK certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      39. Percentage of supply traceable to country of harvest?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      40. Procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level?

      The company has FSC CoC, PEFC CoC and SVLK certification but does not publish its own procedures to trace raw materials to FMU level.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    3.15 / 9 35%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 1.2 / 5 23%
    • Self-reported: 1.2 / 5 23%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that all developed concessions are PHPL & SVLK compliant.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      100% - The company states that all developed concessions are PHPL & SVLK compliant.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports in its sustainability report that it has only used SVLK certified timber for plywood production. However, this only applies to plywood production, and it's unclear what proportion it represents.

    • N
      0 / 1

      46. Percentage area (ha) FSC FM certified?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports that it will work towards FSC FM certification for its natural forest concessions or FSC CW certification for timber plantations in Indonesia by the end of 2023.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to all of the FSC Controlled Wood requirements, except that they accept wood " harvested from forests being converted to plantations or non-forest use" under some circumstances.

    • P
      0.15 / 1

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

      94,384 (14.98%) - The company has 94,384 ha of land PEFC certified out of a total 629,990 ha, making 14.98% of it's landbank certified.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    13.8 / 23 60%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 9 / 13 69.2%
    • Practice: 4.8 / 8 60%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 1 / 8 12.5%
    • Certified: 3.1 / 8 38.1%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero deforestation or zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company s FSC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to no deforestation on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company's own commitment to no deforestation applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      54. Evidence of monitoring deforestation?

      The company monitors deforestation using Global Forest Watch GLAD alerts/imagery monthly. Over 629k ha of land is covered by monitoring.

    • N
      0 / 1

      55. Evidence of monitoring deforestation in supplier operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

      56. Amount of illegal/non-compliant deforestation recorded?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      60. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

      [Externally verified] HPH Project with The Nature Conservancy in an effort to protect Indonesia's tropical forests through efficient forest management, HCV/HCS Project with Ata Marie with a objective of planning and implementing the initial stage of a time-bound workplan focusing on HCV,HCS and conservation management, USAID Lestari Project for sustainable landscape management. All the detailed reports are available in the ESG 2020 report of the company.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      61. Commitment to biodiversity conservation?

      The company reports its commitment to biodiversity conservation on its website and in its sustainability report.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      62. Commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to biodiversity conservation applies to all its suppliers.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      63. 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 PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company has also identified species of conservation concern but has made no reference to a system of species classification.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.15 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certified landbank/volume. The company also reports its own information on habitat conservation in its ESG 2020 report.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports commitment to management and monitoring of endemic species or endangered flora and fauna including no hunting of those species in order to maintain biodiversity. However, this commitment does not cover all species.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to no hunting of only endemic/endangered species applies to all its suppliers. However, this commitment does not cover all species.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      67. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company only commits to protect forest areas from illegal logging, and does not incude other forms of illegal activities.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's commitment only mentions the protection of forest areas from certain illegal logging, not including other forms of illegal activities. This commitment applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.15 / 1

      69. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certified landbank/volume.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      70. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification and PEFC CoC certification.

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    5 / 10 50%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 5 / 6 83.3%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      74. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to conduct HCS studies before any new development in accordance with the HCS Approach.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach applies to all its suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

      78. High Carbon Stock (HCS) assessments available?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to conduct social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs).

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 82. 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
    9.65 / 23 42%
    • Organisation: 2 / 5 40%
    • Policy: 5 / 10 50%
    • Practice: 2.7 / 8 33.1%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 1.9 / 8 23.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to no planting on peat regardless of depth on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment to no planting on peat regardless of depth applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 (0%) - The company reports that it doesn't have any peatland over all its operations as of 2020.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reports that it doesn't have any peatland over all its operations as of 2020. However, the information is self reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      90. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      The company reports its commitment to reduced impact logging on its website.

    • N
      0 / 1

      91. Commitment to reduced impact logging applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      92. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to zero burning?

      The company reports its commitment to zero burning on its website.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      94. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

      The company's commitment to zero burning applies to all its suppliers.

    • Y
      +
      1 / 1
      0.15 / 1

      95. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      48 - Figure is number of hotspots detected in 2020 using NASA FIRM alerts. Monitoring covers 629K ha of land.

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. Details/number of hotspots/fires in suppliers operations?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company commits to reducing GHGs but does not reference intensity or give a time-bound target.

    • N
      0 / 1

      99. GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      100. GHG emissions from land use change?

    • N
      0 / 1

      101. Progress towards commitment to reduce GHG emissions intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      102. Methodology used to calculate GHG emissions?

  • Water, chemical and pest management Water, chemical and pest management
    4.75 / 23 20.7%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 9 11.1%
    • Practice: 3.8 / 12 31.3%
    • Self-reported: 1.5 / 12 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 12 0%
    • Certified: 2.3 / 12 18.8%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      104. Water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

      105. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company states that it complies with Indonesian regulations and maintains water standard established by local government: max BOD5 75 and COD 160.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company states that it always observes water standards established by local government (max BOD5 75, and COD 160). However, the information is self reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      111. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • P
      0.75 / 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 PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      115. Evidence of eliminating chlorine and chlorine compounds for bleaching?

      The company reports that it does not use chlorine chemical for bleaching. However, the information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      121. Implementation of commitment to reduce chemical usage?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      122. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator. The company also reports own information on implementing IPM, however, the details are not provided.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      Points for external verification have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC certification. As the International Standard's requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria limited, externally verified points have therefore been awarded for this indicator.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    18.75 / 35 53.6%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 15 / 21 71.4%
    • Practice: 2.8 / 9 30.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 9 13.9%
    • External: 1.5 / 9 16.7%
    • Certified: 0 / 9 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      124. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      125. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • N
      0 / 1

      126. Progress on human rights commitment ?

      The company only mentions giving mandatory training on the company's Code of Conduct, including human rights aspects, but no further details or actions taken to progress on human rights are reported.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification. The company also reports its commitment to respect indigenous and local communities' rights in its community policy.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) AND SVLK. As the requirements of these certifications do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership and SVLK certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC CoC certification.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports its commitment to free, prior and informed consent (FPIC).

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has a commitment to the principle and practice of free, prior and informed consent that applies to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      134. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company mentions a conflict resolution framework, but does not provide any details, and a consultancy dedicated to stakeholder engagement, but this has not taken place yet.

    • N
      0 / 1

      135. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 137. 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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      139. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports its commitment to provide essential community services and facilities on its website.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      The company reports multiple examples of facilities and services that have been provided to communities, including the provision of scholarships to schools, building infrastructures, creating jobs and planting trees, in its ESG 2020 report and on its website. However, the information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports the employment induced by its operations and the support of entrepreneurs, but it does not have a clear commitment that applies to all its operations at all time.

    • 142. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification and PEFC CoC certification. The company also reports its own commitment to the ILO's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004) and the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2013). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification and PEFC CoC certification.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      [Externally verified] Points are awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM and SVLK certifications.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company's commitment extends to all suppliers.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      149. Percentage or number of temporary employees?

      30% - The company states that 70% of its employees are permanent, last updated in 2018. However, the data is now between two and five years old.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      150. Percentage or number of women employees?

      20% - The company states 20% of its workforce is women. However, this information was last updated in 2018, so is now between two and five years old.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      151. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

      The company reports its commitment to provide wages in accordance to the applicable district minimum wage (UMK).

    • N
      0 / 1

      152. Commitment to pay at least minimum wage applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Progress on commitment to pay at least minimum wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      155. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      Points are awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC CoC and SVLK certifications. The company also reports its own commitment to address occupational health and safety however does not reference to the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and health in Forestry Work.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Points are awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC CoC and SVLK certifications.

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      157. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      [Externally verified] Points are awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC CoC and SVLK certifications. The company also reports on providing training on pesticide use, but the provision of PPE is not mentionned.

    • N
      0 / 1

      158. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0.5 / 5 10%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • 160. Commitment to support smallholders?

      This indicator is disabled as the company reports that it doesn't source wood/wood fibre from smallholders.

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

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

    • 162. Percentage of outgrower scheme and/or independent smallholders involved in programme?

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through SVLK certification requirements. As SVLK requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria, partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's SVLK certification. The company also has its own timber sourcing policy, however, very limited details are reported.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      165. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Governance and grievances Governance and grievances
    3 / 7 42.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3 / 5 60%
    • Practice: 0 / 2 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 2 0%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      168. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 171. 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

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

    • 173. 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      174. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a grievance procedure which is followed for whistleblowing and reports to protect the whistleblowers who raise grievances.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has its own grievance mechanism open to all stakeholders and publishes extensive details on the procedures.

    • N
      0 / 1

      176. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

      The company's website incudes a link to a subsidiary's grievance list but it is not clear that it covers all of the group's operations.

Media monitor: Korindo Group

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