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  • Overall approach
    9/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      4/6
      Deforestation commitment
      Zero-deforestation
      4/6
      "EHP is strongly committed to : No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
      Signatory
      No
      0/1
      Eagle High Plantations are members of "Indonesia Global Compact Network (IGCN)" and Tropical Forest Alliance.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "Biodiversity is a key concern for EHP as many of EHP’s plantations are within the proximity of natural and reserved forests which are natural habitats of endangered, rare and threatened (ERT) species as these areas have High Conservation Value. EHP shall make continuous efforts to preserve the pristine environment of these areas and reduce impact as much as possible. In addition, EHP will ensure that the operations do not pose a threat to wildlife and establish programs to enhance and enrich habitats of endangered species."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      1/1
      High-level management
      Yes
      1/1
      Which commodities does it apply to?: Palm oil

      How often does the committee or board meet to assess company's progress on addressing deforestation-related issues?: regularly but not specified
      "This Policy is approved and adopted by EHP’s Board including any amendments thereto. SST (Sustainability Department) the owner of this Policy and is responsible to ensure that the Policy is reviewed and updated to be kept relevant. This Policy shall be reviewed periodically especially when there are changes in any applicable laws, code or regulations relevant to this Policy or at least once every two (2) years. The review of this Policy shall be undertaken by the Head of SST and supervised by GOV. "
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      3/3
      Report LUC emissions
      Yes
      3/3
      Which method is used to calculate the GHG emissions arising from land use change?: not disclosed

      What is the total volume of GHG emissions arising from land use change?: 369,777.29 tonnes
      "Emission source [...] Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) production in Plantations (including changes in land use, uses of fertilizer and pesticide, diesel fuel use for generator set)" which totals 369,777.29 tonnes of CO2 in 2018.
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    57/84
    • Palm oil
      57/84
      • Commitment Strength
        21/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          8/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8


            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            What is the rationale for any exclusion?: Eagle High Plantations is a subsidiary
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          7/8
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "As of the end of 2019, the Company has achieved traceability rate of 31%, starting from the supplier to their plantations, including plasma farmers. The Company will strive to achieve traceability in all operating units up to 100% by 2025."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "As of the end of 2019, the Company has achieved traceability rate of 31%, starting from the supplier to their plantations, including plasma farmers. The Company will strive to achieve traceability in all operating units up to 100% by 2025."
          • Target date
            2025
            0.5/1.3
            Target date
            2025
            0.5/1.3
            "As of the end of 2019, the Company has achieved traceability rate of 31%, starting from the supplier to their plantations, including plasma farmers. The Company will strive to achieve traceability in all operating units up to 100% by 2025."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            "As of the end of 2019, the Company has achieved traceability rate of 31%, starting from the supplier to their plantations, including plasma farmers. The Company will strive to achieve traceability in all operating units up to 100% by 2025."
      • Social Considerations
        13/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          "EHP also recognizes its responsibility to respect human rights as defined in the UDHR and ILO Core Conventions, where applicable to the laws of RI. These frameworks provide the minimum standards for fair and decent working conditions with no exploitative workplace practices allowed. EHP works towards actively integrating human rights elements into business practices across its value chain. [...] Discrimination[...] Forced Labour [...] Child Labour [...] Freedom of association"
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4


          What is the nature of that support?: Technical assistance/support
          "The Company attempts to increase profit and give added value to stakeholders, among which, by establishing strategic partnership with 11,500 plasma farmers working the 18,331 Ha plantation in 2017. This partnership produced approximately 192,340 tons of TBS supply to meet the needs of palm oil mills. The transaction value paid by the Company to plasma farmers reached Rp25 billion."
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          "EHP will not accept any form of discrimination at any of the Company’s location, whether based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or any other class protected by law."
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          "In the future, the Company is committed to restore the deforestation that does not comply with remediation and compensation measures based on the agreed LUCA and in line with RSPO plan, to be 100% certified in 2023."
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          "Free, Prior and Informed Consent [...] EHP respects the right of its indigenous and surrounding communities by ensuring that any development or acquisition on or in the vicinity of their land is not in violation of their rights based on traditional and customary practices. EHP shall obtain the free, prior and informed (FPIC) consent of these communities prior to any form of development. In aligning the expectations of the communities with EHP, proper consultation and engagement shall be organized with the local community(s) to identify expectations, terms and insights for the purpose of procuring FPIC."
      • Reporting and Implementation
        24/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            "Without any doubt, the highlight of the year for the sustainability team was achieving our first RSPO certification, for our BLP (PT Bumilanggeng Perdanatrada) plantation and EHP mill in Central Kalimantan on May 10th, 2019. This achievement was the culmination of work by all departments both in the head office in Jakarta and the operations team on the ground in the plantation."
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            "Without any doubt, the highlight of the year for the sustainability team was achieving our first RSPO certification, for our BLP (PT Bumilanggeng Perdanatrada) plantation and EHP mill in Central Kalimantan on May 10th, 2019. This achievement was the culmination of work by all departments both in the head office in Jakarta and the operations team on the ground in the plantation."
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            "As of the end of 2019, the Company has achieved traceability rate of 31%, starting from the supplier to their plantations, including plasma farmers. The Company will strive to achieve traceability in all operating units up to 100% by 2025."
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO Certification
            "EHP is strongly committed to : ISPO and RSPO as its sustainability standard for the production of sustainable palm oil products. [...] No deforestation of HCV or HCS area as well as no development on peat regardless of depth within its concessions"
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Providing support/advice/experience/expertise; Providing financial support; Providing technical capacity

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: AMOUR project, Essential Ecosystem Area (EEA), Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) – Rimba Raya.
          "The Company is committed to deliver positive impacts to the community, including through collaboration activities between the Company and civil society, including AMOUR project, Essential Ecosystem Area (EEA), and Sustainable Commodities Conservation Mechanism (SCCM) – Rimba Raya. The projects will be developed across the time."
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: not specified
          "The Company protects natural waterways through buffer zones or HCV assessments, and implements specific HCV management, including the locations and time frame of implementation. The Company uses satellite image and drone and Geographic Information System/GIS-based spatial data processing to monitor and identify the changes on land use especially on HCV areas. In addition, systematic site patrol is conducted to prevent encroachment and ensure that the areas are maintained in accordance with the functions."
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The Company uses satellite image and drone and Geographic Information System/GIS-based spatial data processing to monitor and identify the changes on land use especially on HCV areas. In addition, systematic site patrol is conducted to prevent encroachment and ensure that the areas are maintained in accordance with the functions. Since the implementation of monitoring program, there are no illegal and/or deforestation cases in the operating locations of the Company as of the end of 2019."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: No

          What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external company, internationally recognised mechanism, focused on social issues, focused on environmental issues, etc.)?: Whistleblowing system

          Details of the mechanism: Social
          "Generally, the Whistleblowng System (WBS) is a mechanism to mitigate risk potential and create an environment that is free from collusion, corruption and nepotism (KKN) practices. [...] Furthermore, reporting through the whistleblowing system is not limited to fraud, but includes compliance with and/or violation of policies and procedure as well as Company’s ethics and values. This reporting mechanism is not only applied to internal employees but also external parties and the general public who have direct and indirect interest in the Company".
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume
          2/4
          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 1,860,154 tonnes
          Company reports the following total production withn their 2019 report - "FFB - 1,506,850 tonnes, Crude Palm Oil - 303,188, Palm Kernel - 50,116"
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          Yes
          4/4
          Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          Yes
          4/4
          "In social performance risk control, the Company conducts a social impact assessment (SIA) study, as for the financial aspects, risk management is evaluated through financial risk assessment. In addition, environmental performance risk control is carried out through environmental impacts study and study of high conservation value (HCV) areas on existing land and every time new land is acquired. The Company has set a target to implement the RSPO New Planting Procedures (NPP) prior to the development of new palm oil plantation."
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of certified land holdings
          1/4
          Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of certified land holdings
          1/4
          What is the total area in production (in ha)?: 251,621 hectares
          Eagle High Plantations publish a detailed sourcing region of one of their RSPO plantations, through using geographical coordinates .
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using an internal monitoring system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using an internal monitoring system
          4/4
          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: not specified

          Does the company use a certification system?: Yes
          "The Company uses satellite image and drone and Geographic Information System/GIS-based spatial data processing to monitor and identify the changes on land use especially on HCV areas. In addition, systematic site patrol is conducted to prevent encroachment and ensure that the areas are maintained in accordance with the functions. Since the implementation of monitoring program, there are no illegal and/or deforestation cases in the operating locations of the Company as of the end of 2019. The Company seeks to restore noncompliant deforestation through remediation and compensation activities in accordance with the LUCA as approved by RSPO."
  • Commitment strength
    21/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    24/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    13/18
    Avg. score

Profile

PT Rajawali Corp. is an Indonesian investment holding company with diverse business interests including hospitality, media, logistics, mining, and agriculture. It has one of the five largest landbanks globally among palm oil producers. Eagle High Plantations also has an annual processing capacity of 2.3 million metric tons of fresh fruit bunches. PT Rajawali Corp. is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil.

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

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