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  • Overall approach
    1/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific
      0/6
      Palm oil
      "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. show an awareness of the importance of protecting forest ecosystems when they state "the preservation of forests is under pressure worldwide despite their inestimable value to humans, animals and plants: 80 per cent of all animal and plant species are dependent on forests". 
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    48/86
    • Palm oil
      56/86
      • Commitment Strength
        31/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Certification schemes mentioned: RSPO
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          8/11
          • Commitment details
            downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            downstream company, traces to Processing Facility, no compliance check
            2/4
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
      • Reporting and Implementation
        21/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            FrieslandCampina has stated that "Currently 82% of the Palm oil and Palm Kernel oil sourced globally can be traced back to a group of palm oil mills". 
          • 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
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
        • 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
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
          • 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
            "FrieslandCampina has established its sustainable Palm oil policy in 2010 and is committed to source 100 percent sustainable Palm oil as from 2011". "In 2018 FrieslandCampina used about 134,000 tonnes of palm-based products for its production of, amongst other things, creamers, fat powders, toppings and sweetened condensed milk. This is 100 percent RSPO Palm oil as of 2011". "FrieslandCampina does report our volumes of 100 percent RSPO certified sustainable Palm oil on the RSPO website". 
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Using Foqus, FrieslandCampina undertakes audits and monitors production facilities and suppliers of raw materials (including palm oil).
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          FrieslandCampina have stated that "sanctions or disciplinary measures are taken in case of non-compliance with the Code of Conduct" in relation to all employees. 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          Publishing supplier lists
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          FrieslandCampina publicly reports a supplier list and a mill list with coordinates. 
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          9504832.01 Tonnes
          FrieslandCampina report their total volume of palm oil and palm oil products used in the year 2017 at 130,100 and the total compliant volume at 9,504,832.01. 
      • Social Considerations
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper
      53/86
      • Commitment Strength
        32/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          13/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC; PEFC
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources."
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          11/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Recycled content
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            (Translation) ""By 2020, FrieslandCampina aims to only purchase agricultural raw materials and paper packaging acquired from fully sustainably managed sources.. . .The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          9/11
          • Commitment details
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            traces to Point of production
            4/4
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
            FrieslandCampina state "as we are improving our traceability studies, we have today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest and are in the midst of refining our data sources and will provide periodic updates to be completed by December 2019". 
      • Reporting and Implementation
        17/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            (Translation) "The purchase of paper packaging from a sustainably managed source grew by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, mainly due to the expansion of purchased sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby from 2018 the use of recycled paper as raw material for corrugated cardboard also counted as sustainable purchasing".
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            FrieslandCampina state "today 32% of traceability to mill level / source of forest". 
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "The purchase of paper packaging from sustainably managed sources rose by 23 percentage points to 93 percent, primarily due to the increased purchase of sustainable corrugated cardboard, whereby effective from 2018, the use of recycled paper as a raw material for producing corrugated cardboard was also counted as sustainable procurement."
        • 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
            other third party verification
            The report is assured by PwC
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            other third party verification
            The report is assured by PwC
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Using Foqus, FrieslandCampina undertakes audits and monitors production facilities and suppliers of raw materials (including paper).
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          FrieslandCampina have stated that "sanctions or disciplinary measures are taken in case of non-compliance with the Code of Conduct" in relation to all employees. 
        • Publishing supplier lists
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          Publishing supplier lists
          Discloses supplier list
          4/4
          FrieslandCampina publicly disclose their supplier list. 
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Soy
      35/86
      • Commitment Strength
        18/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          18/21
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            8/10.7
            Certification schemes mentioned: RTRS
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            downstream company, traces to Tier 1 supplier, no compliance check
            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
        13/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          3/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            4/4
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
        • Reporting is independently verified
          2/4
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.7
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2.7/2.7
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2.7/2.7
            certification
            "FrieslandCampina sources its Soybean Meal 100% RTRS (Round Table for Responsible Soy) for which it buys certificates. Our suppliers have a commitment to end deforestation in their policies, as they are major companies in the industry". 
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Using Foqus, FrieslandCampina undertakes audits and monitors production facilities and suppliers of raw materials (including soy oil).
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers but with no time-bound threat of exclusion
          2/4
          FrieslandCampina have stated that "sanctions or disciplinary measures are taken in case of non-compliance with the Code of Conduct" in relation to all employees. 
        • 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
          Report volumes of commodity
          Full
          4/4
          11.535 tonnes
          FrieslandCampina report their total volume of soy used at 11.535 tonnes and total volume of certified soy at 11.000 for 2018. 
      • Social Considerations
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          ILO; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          Koninklijke FrieslandCampina N.V. ensure that their suppliers guarantee their workers' rights to freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour and child labour.
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    27/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    17/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    4/16
    Avg. score

Profile

FrieslandCampina is a Dutch international dairy company that manufactures both consumer products and ingredients for industry.  Its consumer brands include well-known names such as Campina, Chocomel and Yazoo. Palm oil is an important ingredient in FrieslandCampina’s products. In 2015 the company used over 100,000 tonnes of palm oil and its derivatives, with the ingredient featuring in creamers, fat powders and toppings, amongst other products.  

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

Top Brands

Campina, Dutch Lady, Friso Gold, Peak, Frisian Flag, Frico, Chocomel, Rainbow, Alaska, Napolact, Milner, Landliebe, Optimel, Foremost, Friesche Vlag, NoyNoy, Mona, Completa, Fruttis, Campina, Vifit, Black & White, Yazoo, Valess, Milli, Fristi, Puddis, Pottyos, Domo, DMV, Kievet, Nutrifeed, Creamy Creation, DFE pharma

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