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  • Overall approach
    4/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      2.00/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Zero net deforestation
      2.00/6
      Kellogg Co. will "supporting the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) pledge to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Kellogg Co. are members of the New York Declaration on Forests, a Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 partner, the UN Global Consumer Goods Forum, and the UN Global Compact.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "Any products that have been sourced from HCV or HCS areas developed after December 31, 2015 will be considered in violation of this Code".
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    52/86
    • Palm oil
      70/86
      • Commitment Strength
        31/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            Certification schemes mentioned: RSPO
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          8/11
          • Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            "Since 2015, Kellogg has partnered with Proforest to engage our Tier One global palm suppliers in a biannual survey to measure traceability, transparency and policy adherence. Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
      • Reporting and Implementation
        23/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            "Currently, 97 percent of the palm oil we use globally is traceable to the mill, and 39 percent is traceable to the specific plantation". 
          • 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
            Kellogg Co. report to RSPO ACOP. 
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Kellogg Co. report to RSPO ACOP for 2019. 
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "All of the palm oil we use globally is sourced through a combination of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-source supply chain and the purchase of RSPO Credits".
        • Deforestation cut off date
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          2/2
          " Any products that have been sourced from HCV or HCS areas developed after December 31, 2015 will be considered in violation of this Code and Kellogg reserves the right to take action". 
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          No monitoring
          0.00/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          "Any products that have been sourced from HCV or HCS areas developed after December 31, 2015 will be considered in violation of this Code and Kellogg reserves the right to take action to address or remove non-compliant entities from its supply chain. Additional requirements regarding forest protection can be found in the Kellogg Global Sustainable Palm Policy". 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          Kellogg Co. provides a supplier list. 
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          2.0/2
          Attending & contributing to meetings
          "We are committed to advancing and supporting the sustainable palm oil industry. Kellogg is an active member of the RSPO Human Rights Working Group, the Consumer Goods Forum Palm Oil Taskforce, and a founding member of the North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network".
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Full
          4/4
          79,330.00 Tonnes
          Kellogg Co. report the total volume of palm oil and palm oil products for 2019 at 79,330.00 Tonnes and the total compliant volume at 79,330 Tonnes
      • Social Considerations
        16/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          "Suppliers shall adhere to the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples". 
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Kellogg Co. require suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4.00/4
          Kellogg Company will "Identify areas within Kellogg's supply chain with a high prevalence of women farmers and workers and develop programs to provide resources and education that improve the livelihoods of these women, their families and their communities." "Suppliers must demonstrate that women and men with similar ability, qualifications and achievements are afforded similar work opportunities, wages, benefits, contract terms, and facilities."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          "Build programs to help small-scale farmers improve their livelihoods by adapting to climate change and improving their agronomic practices and business skills."
    • Pulp & Paper
      50/86
      • Commitment Strength
        23/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: Other (specify)
            If Other, specify here: Unspecified
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation; Certification
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content" with the zero-deforestation pledge being "Supporting the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) pledge to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content" with the zero-deforestation pledge being "Supporting the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) pledge to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020."
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "This aspiration builds on Kellogg's current sustainable packaging commitment, as part of its Sustainability 2020 goals, to continue to ensure 100 percent of all timber-based packaging is either recycled or certified as sustainably sourced."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        11/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from  either recycled or certified-sustainable content. In 2018, 65 percent of these materials were from recycled content and the remainder from verified sustainable sources."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            "Today, as part of our zero-deforestation pledge, 97 percent of our timber-based packaging comes from either recycled or certified-sustainable content. "
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          No monitoring
          0.00/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          "Any products that have been sourced from HCV or HCS areas developed after December 31, 2015 will be considered in violation of this Code and Kellogg reserves the right to take action to address or remove non-compliant entities from its supply chain. Additional requirements regarding forest protection can be found in the Kellogg Global Sustainable Palm Policy". 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Full
          4/4
          633,410 tonnes
          Kellogg Co. reported their full timber consumption in 2018 to CDP, divided into certified and recycled content volumes. 
      • Social Considerations
        16/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Yes
          4/4
          "Suppliers shall adhere to the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples". 
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Kellogg Co. require suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4.00/4
          Kellogg Company will "Identify areas within Kellogg's supply chain with a high prevalence of women farmers and workers and develop programs to provide resources and education that improve the livelihoods of these women, their families and their communities." "Suppliers must demonstrate that women and men with similar ability, qualifications and achievements are afforded similar work opportunities, wages, benefits, contract terms, and facilities."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          Yes
          4/4
          "Build programs to help small-scale farmers improve their livelihoods by adapting to climate change and improving their agronomic practices and business skills."
    • Soy
      36/86
      • Commitment Strength
        18/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          18/21
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "We are members of the Tropical Forest Alliance and the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and support the pledges to help achieve zero and zero net deforestation by 2020 for palm, timber and soy."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        2/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/4
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.7
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          No monitoring
          0.00/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Blacklist non-compliant suppliers without engagement
          2/4
          "Any products that have been sourced from HCV or HCS areas developed after December 31, 2015 will be considered in violation of this Code and Kellogg reserves the right to take action to address or remove non-compliant entities from its supply chain. Additional requirements regarding forest protection can be found in the Kellogg Global Sustainable Palm Policy". 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        16/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          "Suppliers shall adhere to the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Peoples". 
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Kellogg Co. require suppliers to ensure their workers have freedom of association, and to be free from forced labour, child labour and discrimination. 
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Equality and Inclusion of women in the supply chain
          4.00/4
          Kellogg Company will "Identify areas within Kellogg's supply chain with a high prevalence of women farmers and workers and develop programs to provide resources and education that improve the livelihoods of these women, their families and their communities." "Suppliers must demonstrate that women and men with similar ability, qualifications and achievements are afforded similar work opportunities, wages, benefits, contract terms, and facilities."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          "Build programs to help small-scale farmers improve their livelihoods by adapting to climate change and improving their agronomic practices and business skills."
  • Commitment strength
    24/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    12/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    16/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Kellogg Company is a global manufacturer of cereal, snack and convenience foods. Under the Kellogg’s brand name and others, including Cheez-It and Pringles, the company markets products in over 180 countries.  As a leading producer of packaged foods, Kellogg uses significant quantities of soy, palm oil, pulp and paper throughout its product range.

Sector
Industry sector 
Packaged food
Segments
Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
United States
Company Type
Company type 
Public listed
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

Top Brands

Kellogss, CheezIt, Pringles, Special K, WK Kellogg, Morning Star Farms, Carr's, Gardenburger, Rice Krispies, Pop Tarts, Eggo, All-bran, Nutri-Grain, Crunchy Nut, Krave, Coco Pops, Froot Loops, CornFlakes, Town House

How we assess the Forest 500

To ensure deforestation free supply chains, companies need to adopt and implement timebound and measurable policies for forest risk commodities.

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