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  • Overall approach
    2/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Commodity-specific
      0/6
      Palm oil
      "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Korindo Group PT are members of the Global Agribusiness Alliance. 
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      Korindo Group PT commit to "not developing on high conservation value land".
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    37/86
    • Palm oil
      42/86
      • Commitment Strength
        21/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Our commitments to the responsible palm oil production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect."
        • 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
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo Group have an overarching commitment "to not develop on peat land regardless of depth", and to "not develop in High Conservation Value (HCV) or High Carbon Stock (HCS) areas".
        • 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
        13/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Based on the above self-assessment results, we are protecting 26,159ha of HCV area and 17,642ha of HCS area (as of Sep ’18), by excluding from development area."
          • 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
            "Based on the above self-assessment results, we are protecting 26,159ha of HCV area and 17,642ha of HCS area (as of Sep ’18), by excluding from development area."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • 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
            other third party verification
            "The field assessments were carried out over a period of time by independent third-party assessors who are listed in HCV Resource Network’s ALS and Registered HCSA Organizations respectively."
          • 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
            other third party verification
            "The field assessments were carried out over a period of time by independent third-party assessors who are listed in HCV Resource Network’s ALS and Registered HCSA Organizations respectively."
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          Social
          Korindo Group PT provide a flow diagram detailing the process of their publicly available grievance mechanism. 
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          2.00/2
          Providing support/advice/experience/expertise; Providing technical capacity
          Korindo Group PT participate in the collaborative Kampar REDD+project between Indonesia and the Korean government. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          No reporting
          0.00/4
      • Social Considerations
        8/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          "At KORINDO, we respect the rights of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to the utilization of lands to which they hold legal, communal or customary rights."
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          No
          0/4
           
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          Yes
          4/4
          "We commit to develop a regulated Plasma Palm Oil Plantation to contribute to economic growth of the local community. We support the integration of our plasma farmers into the sustainable supply chain."
    • Pulp & Paper
      38/86
      • 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
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests; Certification
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
        • 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
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
        • 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 a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • 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
            certification
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
          • 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
            Korindo state that the paper they produce is "100% recycled and FSC certified". 
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          No monitoring
          0/4
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect priority forests
          Yes
          4/4
          Social
          Korindo Group PT provide a flow diagram detailing the process of their publicly available grievance mechanism. 
        • 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
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to protect priority forests
          Yes
          4/4
          "We respect the rights of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to the utilization of lands to which they hold legal, communal, or customary rights."
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Timber
      30/86
      • 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
            Certification schemes mentioned: FSC
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation; Protects priority forests; Certification
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Target date
            Current
            2/2
            Target date
            Current
            2/2
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "KORINDO’s commitments to responsible timber production by complying with policies of no peat, no exploitation, no burning, and no deforestation are already in effect." They also "commit to forest management certification with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for all eligible assets". 
        • 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
        8/34
        • 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
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2.00/4
          "Monitoring on deforestation is done using the Landsat imagery updated once every 2 years. We will monitor the implementation process and constantly improve operations related to timber plantation and production."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/4
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Social
          Korindo Group PT provide a flow diagram detailing the process of their publicly available grievance mechanism. 
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          2.00/2
          Providing support/advice/experience/expertise; Providing technical capacity
          Korindo Group PT participate in the collaborative Kampar REDD+project between Indonesia and the Korean government. 
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          No reporting
          0.00/4
      • Social Considerations
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          "We respect the rights of indigenous and local communities to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) to the utilization of lands to which they hold legal, communal, or customary rights."
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    21/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    10/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    5/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Korindo Group is a diversified company based in Indonesia which produces, processes and manufacturers a range of products. Korindo has plantations of palm oil and timber

Sector
Industry sector 
Forestry, Paper & packaging
Segments
Producer, Manufacturer
HQ
HQ 
Indonesia

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