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  • About this company:

    Founded in 1985, Ta Ann is a Malaysian

  • Market cap:
    252,457,990 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    TAAN.KL
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    TAH MK Equity
  • ISIN:
    MYL5012OO009
  • Website:

Company assessment: TA ANN Holdings – August 2022

Assessment date:

Score by disclosure type:

Total: 24.4% 41.75 / 171
  • Organisation: 10.5 / 37 28.4%
  • Policy: 17 / 76 22.4%
  • Practice: 14.3 / 58 24.6%
  • Self-reported: 3.8 / 58 6.5%
  • External: 2.3 / 58 3.9%
  • Certified: 8.3 / 58 14.2%
  • Sustainability policy and leadership Sustainability policy and leadership
    6.5 / 12 54.2%
    • Organisation: 4.5 / 6 75%
    • Policy: 1 / 2 50%
    • 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 has a sustainable forest management policy along with other policies in place, which cover multiple dimensions of sustainability across the company's operations covering both social and environmental issues.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      3. High-level position of responsibility for sustainability?

      The company reports it has a 'special unit' to assist the board in fulfilling its responsibilities to formulate, monitor and review the group's sustainability strategies and policies. The head of this unit reports directly to the Group Managing Director. However, it is unclear which position has high-level responsibility.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      0 - The company reports that the 'Board of Directors' of the group has oversight responsibility to deliver sustainable value to stakeholders.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      3 - The company reports a total of nine members in its senior management team out of which three members are women.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      6. Percentage or number of women board members?

      2 - The company reports a total of ten members as a part of its board, out of which two members are women.

    • 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?

      The company collaborates with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak ("UNIMAS") on the 'Identification and Monitoring of Endangered, Rare and Threatened Species' around Salt Licks for sustainable forestry.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      9. Sustainability report published within last two years?

      The company publishes its sustainability report as part of its annual report. The latest annual report is published by the company in 2022 covering the year 2021.

    • 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
    7 / 23 30.4%
    • Organisation: 5.5 / 18 30.6%
    • 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 (Sarawak- logging concessions, sawmill, plywood mill, reforestation activities), Australia (plywood and veneer mills).

    • 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)?

      119,728 - The company reports that its three FMUs (Kapit, Raplex and Pasin) cover a total area of 346,021 ha, which represents 92% of group's total timber concessions. The GFW database has information on five FMUs of the company covering total 434,955 ha of natural forest. Only the production area of Kapit FMU is reported as 119,728 ha, however, this does not cover the production area for all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      16. Total area of forest plantation (ha)?

      299,933 - The company's own reporting mentions planted area under its three LPFs (Licenses for Planted Forests) as 30,590 ha. The GFW database mentions 299,933 ha of plantation forests for the company. It is unclear if the area reported on GFW database or company's annual report cover all LPF's of the company.

    • 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)?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      30,149 - The company only reports the area under conservation in its Kapit FMU as 30,149 ha. However, 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)?

      14 - The company reports three FMUs (Kapit FMU, Raplex FMU and Pasin FMU), however, the GFW database reports total 14 FMUs (five logging concessions and nine LPFs) controlled by the company. Contradictory figures are reported, therefore it is unclear how many FMUs are controlled by the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      22. Maps of forest management units (FMUs)?

      The company provides static maps with clear estate boundaries for three FMUs (Kapit FMU, Raplex FMU and Pasin FMU). GFW database has maps for 14 FMUs. However, it is unclear if this information covers all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      23. Forest management plans available for all FMUs?

      Forest management plans are only available for three FMUs of the company. However, this information does not cover all operations of the company.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      24. Monitoring of forest management plan implementation available?

      The monitoring of forest management plan is available for only three FMUs of the company. This information does not 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      29. Number of company owned sawmills?

      1 - The company reports it has one sawmill.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      30. Names and locations of company owned sawmills?

      The company only reports the name of its sawmill as Lik Shen Sawmill Sdn. Bhd.

    • 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 fully 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 fully meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      41. Percentage of supply traceable to FMU level?

  • Certification standards Certification standards
    0.5 / 9 5.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 0.5 / 4 12.5%
    • Practice: 0 / 5 0%
    • Self-reported: 0 / 5 0%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that with PEFC certification of all active FMUs of the company, this achievement is in line with the Sarawak State Government's policy of mandatory FMC by 2022 for all long-term timber concessions. However, this does not cover all operations of the company.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

      The company reports it has 346,021 ha of land certified under PEFC through its three FMUs (Kapit, Raplex and Pasin). However, the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore the percentage of area certified under PEFC cannot be calculated.

    • 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)?

      346,021 - The company reports it has 346,021 ha of land certified under PEFC through its three FMUs (Kapit, Raplex and Pasin). However, the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore the percentage of area certified under PEFC cannot be calculated.

  • Deforestation and biodiversity Deforestation and biodiversity
    3.5 / 25 14%
    • Organisation: 0 / 2 0%
    • Policy: 0 / 15 0%
    • 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.

    • 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 it collaborates with Universiti Malaysia Sarawak ("UNIMAS") on the 'Identification and Monitoring of Endangered, Rare and Threatened Species' around Salt Licks for sustainable forestry. However, limited details are reported.

    • 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?

    • 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.

    • 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
    3.25 / 11 29.6%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Practice: 1.3 / 5 25%
    • Self-reported: 1.3 / 5 25%
    • External: 0 / 5 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 5 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to conduct HCV assessments.

    • 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      HCV management and monitoring plans are available for only three FMUs of the company. This does not cover all 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to conduct social and environmental impact assessments.

    • 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?

      Social and environmental impact assessments (SEIAs) along with associated management and monitoring plans are available for three FMUs of the company. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • 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
    3.5 / 23 15.2%
    • Organisation: 0 / 5 0%
    • Policy: 1 / 10 10%
    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      93. Commitment to reduced impact logging?

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

    • 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 evidence for implementing reduced impact logging practices in its FM plans. 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 cannot be awarded as the total landbank of company is not reported and therefore the percentage of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated. The company also has a forest fire management plan in place in its three FMUs.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      114. Commitment to protect natural waterways through buffer zones?

      The company commits to protect natural waterways using buffer zones.

    • P
      0.75 / 2

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

      Limited, externally verified points have been awarded on the basis of the company's PEFC FM certification (PEFC ST 1003:2018) as the requirements do not fully meet the SPOTT indicator criteria. The company also reports evidence on implementation of buffer zones in its three active FMUs. However, the information reported is not externally verified.

    • 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?

    • 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 cannot be awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore, the percentage of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated. The company's own reporting also mentions a commitment to encouraging use of environment friendly non-chemical method of pest management practices. However, the details of the practices are not reported.

    • 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
    9.5 / 37 25.7%
    • Organisation: 0.5 / 5 10%
    • Policy: 6.5 / 21 31%
    • Practice: 2.5 / 11 22.7%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 11 4.6%
    • External: 0 / 11 0%
    • Certified: 2 / 11 18.2%
    • P
      0.5 / 1

      127. Commitment to human rights?

      The company reports a commitment to respect human rights, but does not reference the Universal Declaration of Human Rights or equivalent.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits to respect legal and customary land tenure rights.

    • N
      0 / 1

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a 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?

    • P
      0.5 / 1

      137. Examples of local stakeholder engagement to prevent conflicts?

      The company only reports type of activities for stakeholder engagement of local communities which includes meetings, engagements and dialogues; community awareness programmes; joint exercises and trainings; employment opportunities; corporate social responsibility. However, details of these activities are not reported by the company.

    • 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?

    • Y
      1 / 1

      142. Commitment to provide essential community services and facilities ?

      The company reports it supports and enriches the communities through sponsorships, donations, employees' volunteerism and community-based activities.

    • N
      0 / 2

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a commitment to support the socio-economic development of local communities through preferential employment of qualified local applicants without discrimination.

    • 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. The company's own commitment only covers 'Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining, Equal Remuneration and No Forced Labour'.

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

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company reports a 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 fully meet the SPOTT scoring criteria. The company's own commitment to health and safety does not reference 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 cannot be awarded as the total landbank of the company is not reported and therefore, the percentage of company landbank certified by PEFC cannot be calculated. The company's own reporting also mentions it provides employees with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and related trainings.

    • 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?

      1 - The company reports one fatal accident in its Kapit FMU, however, this information does not cover all operations of the company.

  • 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 fully 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
    4 / 7 57.1%
    • Organisation: 0 / 0 0%
    • Policy: 3.5 / 5 70%
    • Practice: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • Self-reported: 0.5 / 2 25%
    • External: 0 / 2 0%
    • Certified: 0 / 2 0%
    • Y
      1 / 1

      171. Commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption?

      The company reports a commitment to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • Y
      1 / 1

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

      The company commits its suppliers to ethical conduct and prohibition of corruption.

    • P
      0.5 / 1

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

      The company reports that its anti-corruption policy is disseminated to all new employees at the time of induction and the board of directors have overall responsibility for ensuring that the policy complies fully with the applicable laws and regulatory requirements on anti-corruption. However, details on the actions taken are not reported by the company.

    • 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.

    • Y
      1 / 1

      177. Whistleblowing procedure?

      The company has a whistleblowing policy in place.

    • 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 fully meet the SPOTT scoring criteria.

    • N
      0 / 1

      179. Details of complaints and grievances disclosed?

Media monitor: TA ANN Holdings

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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