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  • Overall approach
    2/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: UN Global Compact

      If Other Initiative, specify::
      "UN Global Compact: Since 2001, DuPont has committed to aligning our operations and strategies with the ten principles of the UN Global Compact, which includes areas like human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption."
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "The convergence of population growth and dietary shifts will further stress already strained natural resources. Agriculture, including through land use change and deforestation, contributes more than 20 percent of global annual greenhouse gas emissions. Degradation of existing lands and soils, and water use and scarcity remain concerns"
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
      High-level management
      No
      0/1
      How often does the committee or board meet to assess company's progress on addressing deforestation-related issues?:
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    28/84
    • Palm oil
      39/84
      • Commitment Strength
        18/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          10/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            DuPont "have taken steps toresponsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            DuPont "have taken steps toresponsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            DuPont "have taken steps toresponsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            What date is given for the interim milestone(s)?: Current
            Target date is current - see 3.2
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          8/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            Dependent on RSPO 2019 report - Dupont are RSPO certified (2018 report available) which relates to the commitment of HCS areas or peatland of any depth - "DuPont have taken steps to responsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Dependent on RSPO 2019 report - Dupont are RSPO certified (2018 report available) which relates to the commitment of HCS areas or peatland of any depth - "DuPont have taken steps to responsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Dependent on RSPO 2019 report - Dupont are RSPO certified (2018 report available) which relates to the commitment of HCS areas or peatland of any depth - "DuPont have taken steps to responsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Dependent on RSPO 2019 report - Dupont are RSPO certified (2018 report available) which relates to the commitment of HCS areas or peatland of any depth - "DuPont have taken steps to responsibly manage such sourcing. These steps include: [...] Setting a goal to achieve 100% palm-based raw materials fromcertified sustainable palm oil (RSPO) sources by 2015.This goal has been achieved. As of January 2017, DuPontsources 100% of palm-based raw materials from RSPOcertified sources."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
      • Social Considerations
        4/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "DuPont will not tolerate the use of child or forced labor, slavery or human trafficking in any of our global operations and facilities, including those operated by Suppliers [...] Suppliers are expected to allow freedom of association of their employees and recognize the right to collective bargaining as a means to resolve issues [...] Suppliers will comply with all applicable employment nondiscrimination laws. In addition, DuPont expects our suppliers to operate in a manner that is consistent with the DuPont Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination position"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        17/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Our commitment was already met in 2017. Today we continue to source 100% sustainable palm oil in a combination of segregated (SG) and mass balance (MB)"
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: Yes
            Progress reported on within 2019 ACOP report
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            For what percent of the company’s supply volume is third-party verification of performance relative to commitments conducted?: 100%
            "Our commitment was already met in 2017. Today we continue to source 100% sustainable palm oil in a combination of segregated (SG) and mass balance (MB)"
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Progress reported on within 2019 ACOP report
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "Suppliers will comply with all laws and regulations [...] DuPont reserves the right to audit our Suppliers with regard to their adherence to this code."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Hotline (number) email address
          "The DuPont Ethics and Compliance Hotline is a multi-lingual, free phone number to call to report suspected violations of our Code of Conduct. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The callers can choose to remain anonymous. If you call the Hotline, a trained specialist, who is employed by an outside firm, will listen to your concerns and take notes to prepare a report that will be forwarded to the appropriate DuPont management for review, or, in cases involving auditing, accounting or internal controls issues, to the Audit Committee of the DuPont Board of Directors. [...] situations may include - Safety, Health, or Environmental issues "
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          What is the certified volume?: 102018 tonnes

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 102018 tonnes

          Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
          DuPont reports a total usage of 102018 tonnes of palm oil, all of which is RSPO certified, within their 2019 ACOP report
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 100%

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 100%

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems; Using third party verification

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 100%
          "As part of our ongoing efforts to improve and enhance the sustainability of our supply chains, we are implementing a more formal supplier sustainability program. This program, supported by a third-party assessor, will enable us to engage with and monitor the performance of our suppliers in more than 20 areas focused on the environment, ethical behavior, fair labor practices, and supply chain. This supplier sustainability program is intended to enhance and supplement the Supplier Code of Conduct and the expectation that suppliers adhere to the DuPont Code of Conduct. In addition to these codes, DuPont includes environmental, health, and safety expectations for external manufacturers in contract language. We conduct regular audits and, as noted in our Supplier Code of Conduct, we reserve the right to audit our suppliers with regard to adherence to the Code"
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Soy
      21/84
      • Commitment Strength
        8/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          8/17
          • Commitment details
            Protects priority forests
            5.3/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Protects priority forests
            5.3/10.7
            (For downstream soy companies only) Does the company commitment also apply to hidden/indirect soy?: Yes
            "Approximately 80% of our soy is sourced from countries such as the United States where deforestation is not a concern. For soy sourced from South America, DuPont has in place a policy to support conservation of the Amazon Rainforest through responsible sourcing practices. This policy states that DuPont only purchases soy from suppliers situated in areas near the Amazon biome that have signed a contractual agreement. This agreement prohibits these vendors from providing DuPont with soy beans grown on lands deforested after July 2006 in the Amazon Biome — in line with the Soy Moratorium (SoyM). In addition, DuPont has been engaged with NEPCon, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainability capacity building, on a project related to deforestation, due diligence, and risk assessment."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
            What is the rationale for any exclusion?: Only applies to non-USA soy
            "Approximately 80% of our soy is sourced from countries such as the United States where deforestation is not a concern. For soy sourced from South America, DuPont has in place a policy to support conservation of the Amazon Rainforest through responsible sourcing practices. This policy states that DuPont only purchases soy from suppliers situated in areas near the Amazon biome that have signed a contractual agreement. This agreement prohibits these vendors from providing DuPont with soy beans grown on lands deforested after July 2006 in the Amazon Biome — in line with the Soy Moratorium (SoyM). In addition, DuPont has been engaged with NEPCon, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainability capacity building, on a project related to deforestation, due diligence, and risk assessment."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            2/2
            "Approximately 80% of our soy is sourced from countries such as the United States where deforestation is not a concern. For soy sourced from South America, DuPont has in place a policy to support conservation of the Amazon Rainforest through responsible sourcing practices. This policy states that DuPont only purchases soy from suppliers situated in areas near the Amazon biome that have signed a contractual agreement. This agreement prohibits these vendors from providing DuPont with soy beans grown on lands deforested after July 2006 in the Amazon Biome — in line with the Soy Moratorium (SoyM). In addition, DuPont has been engaged with NEPCon, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainability capacity building, on a project related to deforestation, due diligence, and risk assessment."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            Interim target date
            Yes
            1/1
            "Approximately 80% of our soy is sourced from countries such as the United States where deforestation is not a concern. For soy sourced from South America, DuPont has in place a policy to support conservation of the Amazon Rainforest through responsible sourcing practices. This policy states that DuPont only purchases soy from suppliers situated in areas near the Amazon biome that have signed a contractual agreement. This agreement prohibits these vendors from providing DuPont with soy beans grown on lands deforested after July 2006 in the Amazon Biome — in line with the Soy Moratorium (SoyM). In addition, DuPont has been engaged with NEPCon, a non-profit organization dedicated to sustainability capacity building, on a project related to deforestation, due diligence, and risk assessment."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/2
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/1
      • Social Considerations
        4/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "DuPont will not tolerate the use of child or forced labor, slavery or human trafficking in any of our global operations and facilities, including those operated by Suppliers [...] Suppliers are expected to allow freedom of association of their employees and recognize the right to collective bargaining as a means to resolve issues [...] Suppliers will comply with all applicable employment nondiscrimination laws. In addition, DuPont expects our suppliers to operate in a manner that is consistent with the DuPont Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination position"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        9/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Cut-off date: 2006
          "This policy states that DuPont only purchases soy from suppliers situated in areas near the Amazon biome that have signed a contractual agreement. This agreement prohibits these vendors from providing DuPont with soy beans grown on lands deforested after July 2006 in the Amazon Biome — in line with the Soy Moratorium (SoyM)"
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "Suppliers will comply with all laws and regulations [...] DuPont reserves the right to audit our Suppliers with regard to their adherence to this code."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Hotline (number) email address
          "The DuPont Ethics and Compliance Hotline is a multi-lingual, free phone number to call to report suspected violations of our Code of Conduct. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The callers can choose to remain anonymous. If you call the Hotline, a trained specialist, who is employed by an outside firm, will listen to your concerns and take notes to prepare a report that will be forwarded to the appropriate DuPont management for review, or, in cases involving auditing, accounting or internal controls issues, to the Audit Committee of the DuPont Board of Directors. [...] situations may include - Safety, Health, or Environmental issues "
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 100%

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems; Using third party verification

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 100%

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 100%

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified
          "As part of our ongoing efforts to improve and enhance the sustainability of our supply chains, we are implementing a more formal supplier sustainability program. This program, supported by a third-party assessor, will enable us to engage with and monitor the performance of our suppliers in more than 20 areas focused on the environment, ethical behavior, fair labor practices, and supply chain. This supplier sustainability program is intended to enhance and supplement the Supplier Code of Conduct and the expectation that suppliers adhere to the DuPont Code of Conduct. In addition to these codes, DuPont includes environmental, health, and safety expectations for external manufacturers in contract language. We conduct regular audits and, as noted in our Supplier Code of Conduct, we reserve the right to audit our suppliers with regard to adherence to the Code"
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Pulp & Paper *
      22/84
      • Commitment Strength
        8/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          8/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Location
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
      • Social Considerations
        4/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "DuPont will not tolerate the use of child or forced labor, slavery or human trafficking in any of our global operations and facilities, including those operated by Suppliers [...] Suppliers are expected to allow freedom of association of their employees and recognize the right to collective bargaining as a means to resolve issues [...] Suppliers will comply with all applicable employment nondiscrimination laws. In addition, DuPont expects our suppliers to operate in a manner that is consistent with the DuPont Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination position"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        10/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: FSC Certified
            "Additionally, while we do not consume a significant amount of wood pulp, the majority is sourced by DuPont Nutrition and Health in Europe and North America. 100% of this wood pulp is sustainably certified according to the Forest Stewardship Council or similar standards."
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "Suppliers will comply with all laws and regulations [...] DuPont reserves the right to audit our Suppliers with regard to their adherence to this code."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Hotline (number) email address

          Details of the mechanism: Social; Environmental
          "The DuPont Ethics and Compliance Hotline is a multi-lingual, free phone number to call to report suspected violations of our Code of Conduct. The Hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The callers can choose to remain anonymous. If you call the Hotline, a trained specialist, who is employed by an outside firm, will listen to your concerns and take notes to prepare a report that will be forwarded to the appropriate DuPont management for review, or, in cases involving auditing, accounting or internal controls issues, to the Audit Committee of the DuPont Board of Directors. [...] situations may include - Safety, Health, or Environmental issues "
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          Yes for its suppliers only
          3/4
          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: 100%

          For what percent of suppliers does the company directly monitor compliance of production or processing operations?: 100%

          What percentage of the company's supply chain volume does that represent?: 100%

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified

          Details of monitoring: Using internal monitoring and verification systems; Using third party verification
          "As part of our ongoing efforts to improve and enhance the sustainability of our supply chains, we are implementing a more formal supplier sustainability program. This program, supported by a third-party assessor, will enable us to engage with and monitor the performance of our suppliers in more than 20 areas focused on the environment, ethical behavior, fair labor practices, and supply chain. This supplier sustainability program is intended to enhance and supplement the Supplier Code of Conduct and the expectation that suppliers adhere to the DuPont Code of Conduct. In addition to these codes, DuPont includes environmental, health, and safety expectations for external manufacturers in contract language. We conduct regular audits and, as noted in our Supplier Code of Conduct, we reserve the right to audit our suppliers with regard to adherence to the Code"
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    12/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    12/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    4/18
    Avg. score

Profile

DuPont is a US chemicals, materials and services company that provides scientific solutions to business challenges. It is active in agriculture, food and drinks, materials, electronics and other industries with operations in about 90 countries. The company’s nutrition business area is involved in the manufacturing of food ingredients which involves palm oil, and it also produces soy proteins and other soy based products. DuPont is a key vendor and manufacturer in the global food ingredient market. DuPont is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil, soy and paper packaging.

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Industry sector 
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HQ
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United States
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Public listed
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Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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