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Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd

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

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Company assessment: Shandong Chenming Paper Holdings Ltd – August 2022

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Total: 14.5% 25.75 / 178
  • Organisation: 7.5 / 38 19.7%
  • Policy: 14.5 / 78 18.6%
  • Practice: 3.8 / 62 6.1%
  • Self-reported: 3 / 62 4.8%
  • External: 0 / 62 0%
  • Certified: 0.8 / 62 1.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    2 / 12 16.7%
    • Organisation: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Policy: 0 / 2 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 in its ESG Report 2020 states to implement a policy for green and strive to continuously improve its industrial competitiveness.

    • N
      0 / 1

      2. Sustainable forestry policy or commitment applies to all 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      1 - The company reports that Ms. Li Xueqin is the only female in the senior management as per the biographies of Senior Management.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      1 - The company has reported only one woman among board members. However, the gender balance is calculated from the profile given.

    • 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?

    • P
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company's latest sustainability report was published in 2020.

    • 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
    3.5 / 23 15.2%
    • Organisation: 2.5 / 18 13.9%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 3 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 3 0%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      The Company has 6 production bases in China at Shandong, Guangdong, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jilin and other places, which produces pulp and paper.

    • N
      0 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      46,700 - The company reports that it has built its own artificial forests with an area of 46,700 hectares.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

    • N
      0 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

    • N
      0 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

    • 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?

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      3 - The company has reported that it's major production bases are located in Shouguang, Zhanjiang, and Huanggang are equipped with chemical pulp production lines, however, the total number of company owned pulp and paper mills is unclear.

    • N
      0 / 1

      32. Names and locations of company-owned pulp and 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.

    • 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 third-parties?

    • N
      0 / 1

      35. Number of third party supplying mills?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • 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 makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    0 / 9 0%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 4 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 5 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    2.5 / 25 10%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 2.5 / 15 16.7%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      51. Commitment to zero conversion of natural ecosystems?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      53. Commitment to zero deforestation?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      60. Commitment to restoration of deforestation/conversion?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      62. Implementing a landscape or jurisdictional level approach?

    • N
      0 / 1

      63. Biodiversity policy?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      69. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      71. Evidence of protecting forest areas from illegal activities?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      72. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • HCV, HCS and impact assessments HCV, HCS and impact assessments
    2 / 11 18.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 6 25%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The Company reports that it strictly complied with the environmental laws and regulations all along to carry out an environmental impact assessment of construction projects. However, not clear that it covers all operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Environmental impact assessment of one of the company's subsidiary available. However, information self-reported, hence partial points awarded.

    • 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
    1 / 23 4.4%
    • Organisation: 1 / 5 20%
    • Policy: 0 / 10 0%
    • Practice: 0 / 8 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 8 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      93. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      95. Evidence of implementing reduced impact logging practices?

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 2

      98. Evidence of fire monitoring and management?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      102. GHG emissions intensity?

      The company reports total GHG emissions intensity (scope 1 and 2) for the year 2020 as 1.013 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent / production volume (tonne).

    • 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
    2.25 / 23 9.8%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Policy: 0 / 9 0%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 12 14.6%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 12 14.6%
    • External: 0 / 12 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 12 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      107. Water use intensity?

      10.22 - The company reports its total water consumption intensity for 2020 as 10.22 m3 /production volume (tonne). However, unclear if it covers all forestry operations.

    • N
      0 / 1

      108. Progress towards commitment on water use intensity?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      111. Treatment of pulp and paper mill effluent?

      The company states that each production unit has a sewage recycling system where all sewage is treated and purified before being discharged. The information is not externally verified.

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

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      114. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company's new pulping production line in Huanggang has introduced the environmentally friendly ozone-based and chlorine-free bleaching process with lowsolids continuous cooking from Valmet and Andritz which possess internationally advanced technologies. However, only limited information available and the information is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

      125. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company has reported waste management measures that can help reduce the load on landfills and incinerators while promoting the use of resources. The information not externally verified.

  • Community, land and labour rights Community, land and labour rights
    8.25 / 37 22.3%
    • Organisation: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Policy: 6 / 21 28.6%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 11 0%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

      128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Policy for Association (FSC-POL-01-004 V2-0). As the policy requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria partial points have been awarded on the basis of the company's certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company is involved in community engagement by investing in activities such as poverty alleviation, elderly care, education assistance, and the promotion of cultural education. However, the commitment is not explicit.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

      The company participates in community investment activities such as poverty alleviation, elderly care, education assistance, and promotion of cultural education, in an effort to support the community and promote its healthy and sustainable development. However, limited information reported and the information is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      Zhanjiang Chenming Pulp & Paper is engaging in solving local employment problems by providing job opportunities.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      146. 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 V2-0). Full points have therefore been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC certification/membership.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company is committed to equal opportunities for employment and promotion by following fair and open recruitment.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of women employees?

      2,579 (24.3%) - The company reported total 2,579 women employees for the year 2020.

    • N
      0 / 1

      154. Commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      156. Progress on commitment to pay a living wage?

    • N
      0 / 1

      157. Reporting of salary by gender?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      158. Commitment to address occupational health and safety?

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria. Also, the company ensures that employees work in a safe environment and set up a safety committee to be responsible for coordinating, directing, and supervising the implementation of safety, fire protection, and labour protection work. However, no reference to the ILO Code found.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      160. Provision of personal protective equipment and related training?

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's FSC Chain of Custody certification (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. Also the company states that the safety department will identify risky work procedures, develop safety guidelines and provide employees with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and tools.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      0 - The company states that during 2018, no work-related fatalities and injuries were caused by industrial accidents among employees. However, the data is over two years old.

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    2 / 8 25%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 4 50%
    • Practice: 0 / 4 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 4 0%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • N
      0 / 1

      163. Commitment to support smallholders?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company has established supplier management and evaluation systems, which is require to become qualified suppliers of the company and must meet the requirements and standards of the company in terms of quality management, business philosophy, environmental management.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

      168. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The Company states that if needed, it will require that the problematic suppliers to make corrections and perform relevant obligations based on the evaluation results and if case is serious, it will consider terminating the cooperation with the supplier concerned and remove it from the supplier list.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

      170. 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
    2.25 / 7 32.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 1.5 / 5 30%
    • Practice: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 2 37.5%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      171. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company has commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The company reported that it offered training hours to employees and directors respectively, so to refresh their memory on anti-corruption. The information is not externally verified.

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the FSC Chain of Custody Certification Standard (FSC-STD-40-004 V3-1). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

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      179. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

SPOTT is a ZSL initiative.
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