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  • Overall approach
    6/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Deforestation-Free
      4/6
      "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      New York Declaration on Forests; UN Global Compact,
      "We have signed the New York Declaration on Forests and we report to CDP." "Orkla became a signatory to the UN Global Compact in 2005"
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "Deforestation accounts for 10-15% of global greenhouse gas emissions."
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    39/86
    • Palm oil
      49/86
      • Commitment Strength
        23/36
        • 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: Zero deforestation; Protects priority forests; Certification
            Certification schemes mentioned: RSPO
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "We will support the work of the RSPO and increase the uptake of RSPO-certified oil."
        • 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
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "Forest areas that have a high conservation value and that bind large amounts of carbon must be protected. In connection with production in tropical regions, we want our suppliers to apply the definitions of “High Conservation Value” and “High Carbon Stock” as their basis for assessing which parts of the rainforest should be conserved. The supplier must not be involved in the new cultivation of peatland through either its own or its subcontractors’ activities."
        • 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 sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect 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
        17/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            In the 2018 RSPO ACOP, Orkla Group reported their total palm oil consumption as 59,590.00 tonnes, of which 44,920 tonnes was certified.
          • 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
            In the 2018 RSPO ACOP, Orkla Group reported their total palm oil consumption as 59,590.00 tonnes, of which 44,920 tonnes was certified.
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • 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
            In the 2018 RSPO ACOP, Orkla Group reported their total palm oil consumption as 59,590.00 tonnes, of which 44,920 tonnes was certified.
          • 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
            In the 2018 RSPO ACOP, Orkla Group reported their total palm oil consumption as 59,590.00 tonnes, of which 44,920 tonnes was certified.
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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
          "We will engage in an ongoing dialogue with our suppliers regarding challenges that may arise and the progress made towards our objectives, and will give priority to monitoring the suppliers to which the greatest risk is attached."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          "If we discover non-conformances between a supplier’s practices and our standards, we will give the supplier a reasonable period of time to change its practices. If the supplier cannot document improvement at the end of the agreed period, Orkla will consider changing suppliers."
        • 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
          44,920 tonnes
          In the 2018 RSPO ACOP, Orkla Group reported their total palm oil consumption as 59,590.00 tonnes, of which 44,920 tonnes was certified.
      • Social Considerations
        9/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          "The supplier must respect the rights and interests of indigenous peoples and local communities affected by its activities, including their traditional land rights. If the supplier or its subcontractors wish to establish agricultural operations on land owned by other persons, they must obtain the latter’s free, prior and informed consent for such operations in advance."
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "The supplier must comply with the Orkla Supplier Code of Conduct. This code of conduct describes our expectations with regard to responsible operations, and covers important topics such as child labour, forced labour, unionisation, discrimination, living wages, occupational health and safety, regulated working hours, contractual working conditions, environmental systems, emissions, handling of hazardous chemicals, water consumption and corruption."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "There shall be no discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion or termination of work based on ethnic background, religion, caste, age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, union membership or political affiliation."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Soy
      29/86
      • 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
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020." "The Group seeks to urge its suppliers and subcontractors to adopt good practices, and partners with certification organisations such as MSC, RSPO and the Rainforest Alliance (UTZ Certified)."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1.5/1.5
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            Target date
            2020
            1.8/2
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            2/2
            "Our goal is to ensure that all important agricultural products and packaging used by the Group is sustainably produced – without causing deforestation – by 2020."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            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 direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        6/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/3
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
            other third party verification
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • 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
          "We will engage in an ongoing dialogue with our suppliers regarding challenges that may arise and the progress made towards our objectives, and will give priority to monitoring the suppliers to which the greatest risk is attached."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          "If we discover non-conformances between a supplier’s practices and our standards, we will give the supplier a reasonable period of time to change its practices. If the supplier cannot document improvement at the end of the agreed period, Orkla will consider changing suppliers."
        • 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
        5/16
        • 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
          UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "The supplier must comply with the Orkla Supplier Code of Conduct. This code of conduct describes our expectations with regard to responsible operations, and covers important topics such as child labour, forced labour, unionisation, discrimination, living wages, occupational health and safety, regulated working hours, contractual working conditions, environmental systems, emissions, handling of hazardous chemicals, water consumption and corruption."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "There shall be no discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion or termination of work based on ethnic background, religion, caste, age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, union membership or political affiliation."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper
      40/86
      • Commitment Strength
        23/36
        • 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
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "2020 All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paper packaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with the requirements defined in this policy"
        • 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
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
             "All important agricultural raw materials used in Orkla products and cardboard and paperpackaging are to be produced sustainably without deforestation in accordance with therequirements defined in this policy." and "87% of Orkla’s purchases of cardboard and paper packaging came from recycled or FSC-certified materials."
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/11
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
      • Reporting and Implementation
        12/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          4/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Orkla reported to CDP in 2017, stating "87% of the material are recycled or FSC certified products". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            2/2
            Orkla reported to CDP in 2017, stating "87% of the material are recycled or FSC certified products". 
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
            certification
            Orkla reported to CDP in 2017, stating "87% of the material are recycled or FSC certified products". 
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          Monitoring and verification of supplier compliance
          Non-specific monitoring statement
          2/4
          "We will engage in an ongoing dialogue with our suppliers regarding challenges that may arise and the progress made towards our objectives, and will give priority to monitoring the suppliers to which the greatest risk is attached."
        • Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          Engage with suppliers with a time-bound threat of exclusion
          4/4
          "If we discover non-conformances between a supplier’s practices and our standards, we will give the supplier a reasonable period of time to change its practices. If the supplier cannot document improvement at the end of the agreed period, Orkla will consider changing suppliers."
        • Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Packaging consumption for 2018 was reported to be 133 514 tonnes. 
      • Social Considerations
        5/16
        • 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
          UNGP; Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "The supplier must comply with the Orkla Supplier Code of Conduct. This code of conduct describes our expectations with regard to responsible operations, and covers important topics such as child labour, forced labour, unionisation, discrimination, living wages, occupational health and safety, regulated working hours, contractual working conditions, environmental systems, emissions, handling of hazardous chemicals, water consumption and corruption."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "There shall be no discrimination in hiring, compensation, access to training, promotion or termination of work based on ethnic background, religion, caste, age, disability, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, union membership or political affiliation."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
  • Commitment strength
    21/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    12/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    6/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Orkla is a Norwegian company supplying consumer goods products. The company sells ready-meals, soups, snacks, confectionary, food ingredients, personal hygiene products, and laundry detergents among other products. Orkla claims to be the leading branded consumer goods company in the Nordic and the Baltic region. The company used 60,794 tonnes of palm oil in 2015.

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

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.

All assessments use policies published on company websites, some links may have changed or been removed since the time of assessment.

Disclaimer

This assessment has been carried out following the methodology developed for the Forest 500 project, available here. Please see our disclaimer applicable to all information contained within this site and our terms and conditions for use of data presented on this site.

All assessments use policies published on company and financial institution websites, and while we endeavor to keep them updated some links may have changed or been removed since the time of assessment.

Please contact us with any concerns or feedback about this or other assessments included in the Forest 500.