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  • About this company:

    Shin Yang is a conglomerate headquartered in Malaysia,

  • Parent company:
    Shin Yang Group of Companies
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    Private company
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Company assessment: Shin Yang – August 2022

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 17% 29 / 171
  • Organisation: 4.5 / 37 12.2%
  • Policy: 10 / 76 13.2%
  • Practice: 14.5 / 58 25%
  • Self-reported: 3.5 / 58 6%
  • External: 2.3 / 58 3.9%
  • Certified: 8.8 / 58 15.1%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    1 / 12 8.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 6 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • External: 0 / 4 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 4 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company provides forestry policy statement for its natural forest, plantation forest and harvesting activities but this does not cover entire operations.

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company plans research activities with collaboration of Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) and University Putra Malaysia (UPM) under MoU signed in 2012 which further will be carried out for technical development of tropical tree plantation which focuses on studies on silviculture scheme and yield, to determine the best harvesting time and biological disease control without agrochemicals.

    • 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
    6 / 23 26.1%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 18 25%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 3 16.7%
    • External: 0 / 3 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 3 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      13. Lists countries and operations?

      Malaysia (forest concessions, plantations and plywood manufacturing facility(ies)).

    • N
      0 / 1

      14. Lists countries sourcing from?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      105,885 - The company reports information on three FMUs (Linau, Danum, Nibong), however, the production area is only reported for Linau FMU as 59,515 ha and Nibong FMU as 46,370 ha. The production area for Danum FMU is not reported and the production area reported for Nibong FMU is approximate. Also, it is unclear if these FMUs cover all natural forest concessions of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      27,692.8 - The company reports the production area of forest plantation for its four tree plantation units- Kuala Baram tree planting (805.10 ha), LPF0017 Long Lama Estate (11,731.65 ha), LPF0018 Penyuan Estate (6,744 ha), LPF0019 Masama Estate (8,412 ha). However, the information reported for Kuala Baram FMPU is from 2017 and now between two and five years old. Also, it is unclear if these FMPUs cover all forest plantation areas of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      28,506.1 - The unplanted area for four FMPUs of the company is reported- Kuala Baram tree planting (85.39 ha), LPF0017 Long Lama Estate (16,361.70 ha), LPF0018 Penyuan Estate (8,517 ha), LPF0019 Masama Estate (3,542 ha). However, the information reported for Kuala Baram FMPU is from 2017 and now between two and five years old. Also, it is unclear if these FMPUs cover all forest plantation areas of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      21,194.2 - The company only reports the conservation area for some of its FMPUs (Kuala Baram tree planting (68.2 ha), LPF0019 Masama Estate (1,944 ha)) and natural forest concessions (Linau FMU (12,887 ha), Nibong FMU (6,295 ha)). This information does not cover all operations of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

      20. Area of Intact Forest Landscape (ha)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      21. Number of Forest Management Units (FMUs)?

      15 - The company reports to control 3 FMUs and 4 FMPUs. GFW database reports information on 8 logging concessions and 7 FMPUs controlled by the company. Contradictory figures are available on the number of company FMU/FMPUs and it is also unclear if these FMUs/FMPUs cover all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company provides static maps of its 3 FMUs and 4 FMPUs. GFW database has maps for 8 logging concessions and 7 FMPUs controlled by the company. Contradictory figures are available on the number/maps of company FMU/FMPUs and it is also unclear if these FMUs/FMPUs cover all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      The forest management plans are available for 3 FMUs and 4 FMPUs of the company. However, these management plans do not cover all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      The monitoring information is available for 3 FMUs and 7 FMPUs of the company, however, limited information is reported on monitoring and it is unclear if these FMUs/FMPUs cover all operations of the company.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

    • N
      0 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • 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 PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). 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 PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). 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?

      The company has some landbank certified under PEFC, however, the total landbank of the company is not reported in order to calculate the percentage of company's landbank certified by PEFC.

    • 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)?

      328,368 - The company has 328,368.35 ha of its landbank certified under PEFC, however, the total landbank of the company is not reported in order to calculate the percentage of company's landbank certified by PEFC.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    4.5 / 25 18%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 15 6.7%
    • Practice: 3.5 / 8 43.8%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 1.5 / 8 18.8%
    • Certified: 2 / 8 25%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      53. Commitment to zero deforestation?

    • N
      0 / 1

      54. Commitment to zero deforestation applies to all 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?

    • 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?

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      64. Biodiversity policy applies to all suppliers?

    • P
      0.75 / 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 has also identified species of conservation concern in some of its FMUs and FMPUs referencing the IUCN red list and CITES classification. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 2

      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. The company also reports examples of species and habitat conservation management in its forest management plans, however, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only commits to control hunting in FMPUs and mentions to have a no hunting policy for FMUs, however, a clear commitment to no hunting or only sustainable hunting of species is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      69. Commitment to protect forest areas from illegal activities?

      The company reports commitment to protect natural forests by controlling encroachment, illegal harvesting, hunting and other unauthorised activities by its staff. However, this commitment does not cover all operations of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      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. The company's own reporting only mentions to perform patrolling to control hunting, fire, fishing and collecting activities in its FMUs and FMPUs.

    • N
      0 / 1

      72. Commitment to no use of genetically modified organisms?

    • 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
    2.25 / 11 20.5%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 6 8.3%
    • Practice: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • Self-reported: 1.8 / 5 35%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments, however, the commitment does not cover all operations of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      76. High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments available?

      HCV assessments are available for four FMPUs and three FMUs of the company. However, it is unclear if these assessments cover all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      HCV management and monitoring plans are only available for four FMPUs of the company. The management and monitoring plans for the FMUs controlled by the company are not published. Also, it is unclear if the available plans for FMPUs cover all plantation operations of the company.

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 1

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

      The social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) are available for some of the company FMUs and FMPUs stating that they are approved by the 'Natural Resources and Environmental Board (NREB)'. However, no external verification report is available for this information.

    • 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
    3 / 23 13%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 10 5%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0 / 8 0%
    • Certified: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • 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?

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      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. The company's own reporting only covers limited information on implementing management practices to conserve soils.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      93. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

      The company reports practicing the Reduced impact logging (RIL) for ground based harvesting system using modified excavator winch are used to minimize impact to the residual stand, soil and water value. However, it is unclear if this commitment covers all operations of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.75 / 2

      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. The company also reports its own information on implementing reduced impact logging practices, however, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • N
      0 / 1

      96. Commitment to zero burning?

    • N
      0 / 1

      97. Commitment to zero burning applies to all suppliers?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      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 not been awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore the company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated. The company's own reporting only covers information on fire monitoring.

    • 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?

    • 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
    3.5 / 16 21.9%
    • Organisation: 0 / 1 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 7 14.3%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 8 31.3%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 8 0%
    • External: 0.8 / 8 9.4%
    • Certified: 1.8 / 8 21.9%
    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      114. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company commits to protect natural waterways using buffer zones. However, it is unclear if this commitment covers all operations of the company.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 2

      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 not been awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore, the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated.

    • 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
    7.75 / 37 21%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 4.5 / 21 21.4%
    • Practice: 3.3 / 11 29.6%
    • Self-reported: 0.8 / 11 6.8%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • N
      0 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

    • N
      0 / 1

      128. Commitment to human rights applies to all suppliers?

    • N
      0 / 1

      129. Progress on human rights commitment ?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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 only commits to respect customary use rights of the indigenous people in relation to FPIC. A clear commitment to respect legal and customary land tenure rights is not reported by the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect customary use rights of the indigenous people in relation to FPIC. However, a clear commitment that FPIC is respected across all operations of the company is not reported.

    • 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?

    • P
      0.75 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company reports it has a 'Liaison committee' in place which has the responsibility to address conflicts pertaining to the recognition of the legal and customary rights of the local communities and carries out annual consultations to maintain the long-term social and economic well-being of local communities. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      138. Details of process for addressing land conflicts available?

      The company has a process in place for addressing land conflicts.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company only mentions that non-timber product such as rattan, bamboo, and wild vegetable and fruits are still available in its FMUs and FPMUs and are reserved for local community use. However, a commitment to enable sustainable use of non-timber forest products (NTFPs) by local communities is not reported by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports to support local community, however, a clear commitment to provide essential community services and facilities is not reported by the company. Also, it is unclear if the reported information covers all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 2

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

      The company reports limited information in relation to services provided to the local communities which includes employment opportunities, skill enhancements, providing free transportation to the local communities on requests, foods and drinks for special occasions, repair of access roads to longhouses, assistance in the construction of long houses and water pipes.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports information on providing employment opportunities for local communities, however, the information reported does not cover all operations of the company.

    • 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.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 2

      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 not been awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

      153. Percentage or number of women employees?

    • 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 PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria. The company's own commitment to health and safety does not refer to the ILO Code of Practice on Safety and Health in Forestry Work.

    • N
      0 / 1

      159. Commitment to address occupational health and safety applies to all 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 not been awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore the percent of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated.

    • N
      0 / 1

      161. Time lost due to work-based injuries?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

  • Smallholders and suppliers Smallholders and suppliers
    0.5 / 8 6.3%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      168. Suspension or exclusion criteria for suppliers?

      The company makes this commitment through the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • 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
    0.5 / 7 7.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • 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?

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company makes this commitment through the PEFC International Chain of Custody Standard (PEFC ST 2002:2020). Partial points have been awarded as the requirements do not full meet the SPOTT scoring criteria. The company also has a grievance procedure, however, it is only applicable to grievances from local communities.

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: Shin Yang

SPOTT monitors global media sources for coverage of assessed companies. The media monitor gathers reports about specific activities related to the assessment indicator categories. ZSL does not assess or score the validity of media coverage, but users can explore the media monitor to provide context on implementation, and infer risks associated with reported operations on the ground.

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