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  • Overall approach
    1/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas.
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    31/86
    • Palm oil
      31/86
      • Commitment Strength
        21/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          11/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Protects priority forests
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Permata Hijau Group "do not establish new plantation in the protected forest / High Conservation Value (HCV) areas."
        • 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: Peat
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current
            1.3/1.3
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Permata Hijua Group "Do not establish new plantation in peat land and those which has been planted shall managed in accordance with prevailing laws and regulations".
        • 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
        5/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          2/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Permata Hijau reported their RSPO certified volume of palm oil as 114,334.03 tonnes.
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          1/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            certification
            Permata Hijau reported their RSPO certified volume of palm oil as 114,334.03 tonnes.
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            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
          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
          No
          0/4
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Partial
          2/4
          Permata Hijau reported their RSPO certified volume of palm oil as 114,334.03 tonnes.
      • Social Considerations
        4/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes
          4/4
          Permata Hijau Group will "Respect the rights of the community as well as applying the principle of FPIC (Free Prior Informed Consent)".
        • 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
    5/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    4/16
    Avg. score

Profile

The Permata Hijau Group (PHG) is a palm oil company that has operations across the entire palm oil supply chain from cultivating to manufacturing and distribution. Its products include crude palm oil, oleochemicals, biodiesel, specialty fats and cooking oil. In 2015, the group processed and traded more than 1.6 million metric tons of palm oil and derivatives. PHG is one of the top five importers and exporters of palm oil in Indonesia and is among the top ten importers of palm oil into China.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agri commodities, Agriculture
Segments
Trader
HQ
HQ 
Indonesia
Company Type
Company type 
Private
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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