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  • Overall approach
    3/12
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
      Commodity-specific commitment - commitment that does not apply to all of the commodities the company is exposed to
      0/4
      Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      "In our business, we depend on the forest as a vital and precious resource. It is therefore only natural that we take pride in maintaining the forests for generations to come. At Samling, sustainable forest management is our commitment to a journey of continuous improvement." [...] "Removing deforestation from supply chains is indeed a noble cause which the Samling Group wholeheartedly supports as we, as an organisation, have embraced the principles of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG)."
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      Does the company recognise the risk as financial, operational, competition, reputational, or other? Please detail.: reputational and financial 
      "Samling has proven itself as a long-term player, having been in the business for almost 50 years. We have also evolved from a logging operator to a public-listed entity delivering healthy performances year after year. We acknowledge that long-term success depends on our capacity to generate returns while nurturing our forests, supporting our communities, delivering shareholder value and empowering our employees to bring useful, innovative wood products to market."
    • High-level management of deforestion
      1/1
      Yes
      1/1
      "High-level position of responsibility for sustainability: Chief Operating Officer, Chief Forester"
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/2
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
  • Commodity score
    20/88
    • Timber
      22/88
      • Commitment Strength
        3/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          4/11
          • Commitment details
            Credible certification scheme
            2.7/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Credible certification scheme
            2.7/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: FSC; PEFC
            MTSC verification, "endorsed by" PEFC - "All of the Samling Group’s natural forest log production is from our operating Forest Management Units (FMUs). They have been certified either under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) – which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), or the Sarawak Timber Legality Verification System (STLVS). We aim to be fully certified under the MTCS by June 2022" [...]"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            If no, what is excluded?: Segment; Product line
            MTSC verification, "endorsed by" PEFC - "All of the Samling Group’s natural forest log production is from our operating Forest Management Units (FMUs). They have been certified either under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) – which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), or the Sarawak Timber Legality Verification System (STLVS). We aim to be fully certified under the MTCS by June 2022" [...]"
          • Target date
            2022
            0.9/1
            Target date
            2022
            0.9/1
            MTSC verification but only "endorsed by" PEFC - "All of the Samling Group’s natural forest log production is from our operating Forest Management Units (FMUs). They have been certified either under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) – which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC), or the Sarawak Timber Legality Verification System (STLVS). We Page 2 of 6 aim to be fully certified under the MTCS by June 2022" [...] 
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/9
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Social Considerations
        9/18
        • 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

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          "The Group commits to ensuring that the rights of all employees working in any of the Group’s workplaces are respected and complies with relevant labour law and regulations. 4.2 The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. The Group commits to implementing the appropriate measures to prevent the use of such labour. In the event Forced or Bonded Labour is uncovered, the Group shall employ remedial actions to ensure that victims are referred to rehabilitation services for support. 4.3 The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association by forming or joining trade unions in the industry that they are in, to bargain collectively. The Group shall ensure the independence of trade unions. Page 3 of 5 4.4 The Group does not condone Child Labour and will not hire any underage person as an employee (in compliance with relevant laws on Child Labour)... The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age...This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..." 
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          "The Group respects legal and customary land tenure rights of the indigenous and local communities, as well as their right to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent, where applicable... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        9/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          1/3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            1.3/2.5
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes, for partial or unclear commodity exposure
            1.3/2.5
            "Of our total area of natural forest and industrial tree plantation 56.3% is 3rd party verified as legal source, either under STLVS or PEFC/MTCS. The total gross area of our forest resource (natural forest and ITP within the LPFs) is 1,350,584 ha. Of this total, 29.5% is certified under PEFC/MTCS (358,592 ha being natural forest and 40,139 ha being industrial tree plantation -ITP). Of the balance, 26.8% is certified under STLVS."  
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.5
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.5
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: MTCC, STLVS, STACC
          "Supplied two members of the Malaysian Timber Certification Council’s (MTCC) Stake holder Review Committee for the review of the PEFC Endorsed MTCS’s MC&I...  Community engagement in the Forest Management Certification Liaison Committee meetings chaired by Sarawak Forest Department." 
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          In its Human Rights Policy, Samling Group state that: "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws." 
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using an internal verification system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using an internal verification system
          4/4
          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: Monitoring reports / Environmental compliance assessments 

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not specified 

          Does the company use a certification system?: No
          "Maps of forest management units (FMUs) All FMUs have detailed mapping (General Harvesting Plans) but availability is restricted. However the website has public summaries for all certified areas & these contain maps & some are on GFW. [...] All licenced areas must have an FMP. [...] All certified areas are subject to 3rd party CB annual surveillance audits All FMUs & LPFs are required to have quarterly EMRs or 3 x year ECAs (Environmental Monitoring Reports / Environment Compliance Assessments)"
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
    • Palm oil *
      23/88
      • Commitment Strength
        10/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          5/8
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
            If no, what is excluded?: Subsidary
            Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          5/5
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            3/3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            3/3
            Type of commitment: Peat
            Genealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Genealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            0.7/0.7
            Genealy Plantations Sdn Bhd is Samling's Palm Oil subsidiary - "All Glenealy’s estates are legally and responsibly managed. This is evidenced by the fact that all our oil palm operations have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification which is a mandatory standard imposed by the Government of Malaysia. Additionally, Glenealy also adopted a No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation (NDPE) policy on 10 April 2020, which has been applied across our entire oil palm operations."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/6
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        9/18
        • 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

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          "The Group commits to ensuring that the rights of all employees working in any of the Group’s workplaces are respected and complies with relevant labour law and regulations. 4.2 The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. The Group commits to implementing the appropriate measures to prevent the use of such labour. In the event Forced or Bonded Labour is uncovered, the Group shall employ remedial actions to ensure that victims are referred to rehabilitation services for support. 4.3 The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association by forming or joining trade unions in the industry that they are in, to bargain collectively. The Group shall ensure the independence of trade unions. Page 3 of 5 4.4 The Group does not condone Child Labour and will not hire any underage person as an employee (in compliance with relevant laws on Child Labour)... The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age...This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..." 
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          "The Group respects legal and customary land tenure rights of the indigenous and local communities, as well as their right to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent, where applicable... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws."  
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          In its Human Rights Policy, Samling Group state that: "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws." 
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
    • Pulp & Paper *
      13/88
      • Commitment Strength
        0/20
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/6
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          0/5
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/3
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/6
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/1.3
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/0.7
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.3
      • Social Considerations
        9/18
        • 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

          Other workers' rights commitments: Living wage; Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          "The Group commits to ensuring that the rights of all employees working in any of the Group’s workplaces are respected and complies with relevant labour law and regulations. 4.2 The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. The Group commits to implementing the appropriate measures to prevent the use of such labour. In the event Forced or Bonded Labour is uncovered, the Group shall employ remedial actions to ensure that victims are referred to rehabilitation services for support. 4.3 The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association by forming or joining trade unions in the industry that they are in, to bargain collectively. The Group shall ensure the independence of trade unions. Page 3 of 5 4.4 The Group does not condone Child Labour and will not hire any underage person as an employee (in compliance with relevant laws on Child Labour)... The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age...This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/4
          The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..." 
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests, developments, or expansions
          4/4
          "The Group respects legal and customary land tenure rights of the indigenous and local communities, as well as their right to give or withhold their Free, Prior and Informed Consent, where applicable... This policy applies to: ... 3. Third party ... As defined "These include actual and potential clients, customers, suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants,..."
        • Commitment to resolve land conflicts
          No
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/50
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.7
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/1
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/2
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          Operations assessed to comply with law
          Yes
          2/2
          "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws."
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          No
          0/4
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/2
        • Report verified volumes of commodity
          No disclosure
          0/6
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance with human rights
          Yes, commit to monitoring compliance with labour/worker rights
          2/4
          In its Human Rights Policy, Samling Group state that: "The Group will monitor the effectiveness of the implementation of this policy and conduct regular risk assessments to identify the malpractices and other wrongdoings in breach of this policy when the Group deems necessary or as required under the applicable laws." 
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Reporting hectares of deforestation
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
          No engagement or exclusion
          0/2
        • Downstream: Disclosure of non-compliant suppliers
          No disclosure
          0/2
  • * commodity scores for which a company is not a powerbroker are given half the weighting of other commodities in total scores

  • Commitment strength
    4/20
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    7/50
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    9/18
    Avg. score

Profile

The Samling Group is a Malaysian conglomerate active in forestry, oil palm, and property development. It has been named one of the largest timber companies in Malaysia. It is also a processor of timber, turning its own logs into sawn wood, plywood, and veneer. The Samling Group also has oil palm plantations through its subsidiary Glenealy Plantations in Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea, and processes palm oil in 3 mills in Malaysian Borneo. Samling Group is selected as a powerbroker for timber and paper packaging and is also assessed for its exposure to palm oil.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agriculture, Construction, Forestry
Segments
Producer, Processor, Manufacturer, Retailer
HQ
HQ 
Malaysia
Company Type
Company type 
Private
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

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