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  • Overall approach
    2/10
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/4
      Overall commitment
      Commodity-specific commitment - commitment that does not apply to all of the commodities the company is exposed to
      0/4
      Do they have a commitment for other non-Forest 500 commodities, if so which?: NA

      Which commodities does the commodity-specific commitment apply to?: Palm oil
      "Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB) has recognized the importance of committing to core sustainable values in our palm oil production operations. Our commitment aims to transform our company into a responsible grower and miller in the palm oil industry, adhering to the following: • Transparency • No Deforestation • No Peat • No Exploitation"
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      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 Lingui, sustainable forest management is our commitment to a journey of continuous improvement."
    • 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?: Timber

      How often does the committee or board meet to assess company's progress on addressing deforestation-related issues?: Unclear
      "High-level position of responsibility for sustainability COO, Chief Forester, Sustainability Officer"
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/1
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/1
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
    • Target to reduce emissions in scope 1/2
  • Commodity score
    19/90
    • Palm oil
      19/90
      • Commitment Strength
        6/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          6/9.5
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
            Zero-gross deforestation
            4/6
            When was this commitment set?: 2020
            "Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB) has recognized the importance of committing to core sustainable values in our palm oil production operations. Our commitment aims to transform our company into a responsible grower and miller in the palm oil industry, adhering to the following: • Transparency • No Deforestation • No Peat • No Exploitation"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
            What subsidiaries are explicitly included?: Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB)

            If no, what is excluded?: Subsidiary
            "Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB) has recognized the importance of committing to core sustainable values in our palm oil production operations. Our commitment aims to transform our company into a responsible grower and miller in the palm oil industry, adhering to the following: • Transparency • No Deforestation • No Peat • No Exploitation"
          • Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            Target date
            Current/achieved
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: No deforestation
            "Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB) has recognized the importance of committing to core sustainable values in our palm oil production operations. Our commitment aims to transform our company into a responsible grower and miller in the palm oil industry, adhering to the following: • Transparency • No Deforestation • No Peat • No Exploitation"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: NA
            "Glenealy Plantations Sdn Bhd (GPSB) has recognized the importance of committing to core sustainable values in our palm oil production operations. Our commitment aims to transform our company into a responsible grower and miller in the palm oil industry, adhering to the following: • Transparency • No Deforestation • No Peat • No Exploitation"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/7.5
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        7/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces

          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Suppliers
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association […] The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. […] 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. [...] The Group abides by local working hour laws including local statutory limits on weekly hours worked. The Group shall ensure the health and safety of all its employees and Third Party”
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/2
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/2
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          0.5/2
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] [...] The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age.”
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          1/1
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          0.5/1
          What does the commitment cover?: Social harm
          "Should any human rights-related issues be identified, The Business commits to implementing remedial actions to ensure appropriate, timely and transparent responses. Please refer to The Group’s Human Rights Policy."
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1
          "GPSB has formulated and adopted its NDPE policy since 10th April 2020 with the following key components: development will not proceed without the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of landowners and users with legal rights"
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        7/56
        • Reporting is independently verified
          No
          0/2
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          For what percentage of material produced or sourced by the company has forest risk been assessed?: NA

          How frequently are assessments conducted?: Unspecified
          "New Development will undergo HCV/HCSA Assessment, thus no planting on HCV/HCSA identified area."
        • 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 sourced/used
          No reporting
          0/3
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Training and Audits

          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA

          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA
          "Training on this policy forms part of the induction process for all new employees and directors. All existing employees and directors will receive regular, relevant trainings on how to implement and adhere to this policy and the applicable laws....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."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • 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
    • Timber
      22/90
      • Commitment Strength
        6/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          6/9.5
          • Commitment details
            Credible certification scheme
            2/6
            Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
            Credible certification scheme
            2/6
            When was this commitment set?: NA

            Which certification schemes are used?: PEFC
            "Samling Timber Malaysia certifies the forest management of its natural forests and its industrial tree plantations under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)."
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "Samling Timber Malaysia certifies the forest management of its natural forests and its industrial tree plantations under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)." [...] "100% of our natural forest log production comes from areas that are certified either under PEFC/MTCS or STLVS." "
          • Target date
            2022
            1/1
            Target date
            2022
            1/1
            What actions or steps are identified for time-bound implementation?: MTCS certification
            "Samling Timber Malaysia certifies the forest management of its natural forests and its industrial tree plantations under the Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme (MTCS) which is endorsed by the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)." [...] "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." "Natural forest to be certified by December 2022"
          • Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            Interim target date
            NA (target date current or achieved or 2023)
            0.5/0.5
            What date is given for the interim milestone?: 2022
            "Natural forest to be certified by December 2022" [...] "100% of our natural forest log production comes from areas that are certified either under PEFC/MTCS or STLVS"
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/7.5
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        7/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Suppliers

          Other workers' rights commitments: Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association […] The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. […] 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. [...] The Group abides by local working hour laws including local statutory limits on weekly hours worked. The Group shall ensure the health and safety of all its employees and Third Party”
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/2
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/2
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          0.5/2
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] [...] The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age.”
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/1
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1
          "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. The Community Engagement is a process without pressure and intimidation (free), which is performed before the activity that affects the community is undertaken (prior), with the possession of full and accurate knowledge about the activity and its impact on the community (informed), so that the community can either provide or withhold its permission over the activity (consent)."
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        10/56
        • Reporting proportion of compliant volumes
          0/0
        • Reporting is independently verified
          No
          0/2
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Forest Management Certification Liaison Committee

          What is the nature of that participation?: Attending & contributing to meetings
          "Forest Management Certification Liaison Committee (FMCLC) FMCLC is a consultative framework involving multi-stakeholder representatives from local communities residing within or surrounding the FMU that are directly or indirectly affected by the forest operation, FMU representatives, FDS as well as other relevant government agencies as and when required. The Committee Chairman is the Regional Forest Officer."
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          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 sourced/used
          No reporting
          0/3
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Training and audits

          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA

          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA
          "Training on this policy forms part of the induction process for all new employees and directors. All existing employees and directors will receive regular, relevant trainings on how to implement and adhere to this policy and the applicable laws....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."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of company-owned processing facilities
          1/4
          Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          Reports location of company-owned processing facilities
          1/4
          What is the total land area owned, managed, or controlled by the company for the forest risk commodity?: NA

          For what percent are boundaries disclosed?: NA

          What is the volume of each forest risk commodity that the company produced/processed/sourced in the previous year from each national or subnational location?: NA

          For what percent are point locations (of land holdings and processing facilities) disclosed: NA

          What is the total area of land (in ha) that is available for future production, e.g. concessions?: NA

          What is the total area in production (in ha)?: NA

          For what percent are point locations (of holdings under conservation) disclosed?: NA

          What type of conservation designation and/or conservation status is used?: NA

          What types of ecosystems are these?: NA

          What is the total area (in ha) of natural ecosystem on land owned, managed, or controlled by the company?: NA

          In what jurisdiction(s)/subnational region does the company operate and/or source material?: Sarawak ; Land Of Canaan

          In what country(ies) does the company operate and/or source material?: Malaysia ; Guyana

          What is the area, in hectares of production units, on which non-DCF commodities are produced or processed, by country and jurisdiction: NA

          From what sub-national jurisdiction(s) does the company source material?: NA

          For what percent are boundaries (of holdings under conservation) disclosed?: NA

          For what percent are point locations (of certified land holdings) disclosed?: NA

          For what percent are boundaries (of certified land holdings) disclosed?: NA
          "As of May 2022, in Malaysia, Samling has only one operating sawmill located in Bintulu, Sarawak, Grand Paragon Sdn Bhd and a non controlling share in a sawmill located in Kuala Baram, Miri, Rimalco Sdn Bhd, operated by a third party at arm’s length. All other non-active sawmill has been disbanded. Outside Malaysia, there is only one other owned sawmill located in Guyana in the Land of Canaan, under Barama Company Limited and it is currently not in operation. Miri Sawmills located together at: Google Earth/Map coordinates : 4°34'28.6"N 113°59'14.0"E Bintulu Sawmill located at: Google Earth/Map coordinates :3°09'24.1"N 113°04'06.6"E Guyana sawmill is located at Google Earth/Map coordinates: 6.5949° N 58.2079° W"
        • Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using a third-party verification system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes, using a third-party verification system
          4/4
          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: No

          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: Malaysian Timber Certification Scheme

          Does the company use a certification system?: Yes

          For what percentage of suppliers does the company use/rely on external mechanisms to monitor compliance?: NA

          For what percentage of the commodity sourced by the company is deforestation/conversion monitored at the farm level on production units known to be in the company's supply chain?: NA

          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: Malaysian Timber Certification Council

          For what percentage of production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages, or otherwise controls does the company use external processes or actors, such as certification, to monitor compliance?: NA

          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Annual Surveillance ; 5 year forest management audit
          "Forest management certification is undertaken in order to provide evidence that the forest management practices are following an internationally accepted standard – a standard that is reviewed (and open to public consultation) every five years. The initial certificate is issued by the Certifying Body (CB) - an independent third party which is accredited by Standards Malaysia. The CB will then undertake an annual surveillance audit, and every five years the forest management unit must be recertified."
        • 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
    • Pulp & Paper *
      11/90
      • Commitment Strength
        0/17
        • Commodity-specific deforestation commitment
          0/9.5
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/6
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/7.5
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            Post 2050 or no target date
            0/1
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.5
      • Associated Human Rights Abuses
        7/17
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Supplier

          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced labour; Child labour; Freedom of association

          Other workers' rights commitments: Only work legal working hours; Guaranteed safe and healthy workspaces
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] The Group respects all employees’ right to freedom of association […] The Group does not condone the use of Forced or Bonded Labour or human trafficking. […] 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. [...] The Group abides by local working hour laws including local statutory limits on weekly hours worked. The Group shall ensure the health and safety of all its employees and Third Party”
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/2
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          1/2
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Commitment to address gender related labour rights including discrimination and harassment
          0.5/2
          “ Supplier Compliance […] The Group maintains the right to conduct third-party due diligence before entering into a business partnership with a Third Party. The Group will only associate with Third Party with good human rights track record. […] [...] The Group is committed to providing equal opportunity for employment and prohibits any form of Discrimination based upon religion, race, gender, national, and age.”
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/1
        • Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          Commitment to test Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes, and commits to not proceeding with these operations unless consent has been given by Indigenous peoples and local communities
          3/3
          How far back in the supply chain does this commitment apply?: Tier 1
          "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. The Community Engagement is a process without pressure and intimidation (free), which is performed before the activity that affects the community is undertaken (prior), with the possession of full and accurate knowledge about the activity and its impact on the community (informed), so that the community can either provide or withhold its permission over the activity (consent)."
        • Commitment to respect customary rights to land, resources, and territory
          No
          0/3
        • Zero-tolerance approach to violence and threats
          No
          0/3
      • Implementation and Reporting
        5/56
        • Reporting is independently verified
          No
          0/2
        • Suppliers aligned with deforestation commitments across supply chain
          No
          0/3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Jurisdictional approach focused on sustainable land use
          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 sourced/used
          No reporting
          0/3
        • Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          3/5
          Monitor compliance for labour rights and FPIC
          Yes, and publishes evidence of actions taken to implement its commitment on labour rights in the production or primary processing operations that it owns, manages or otherwise controls or its supply chains
          2.5/5
          What steps has the company taken to implement their labour rights commitment?: Training and audits

          What is the status of those FPIC processes?: NA

          What percentage/number of new interests, developments, or expansions has the company used FPIC to secure consent of indigenous peoples/local communities?: NA
          "Training on this policy forms part of the induction process for all new employees and directors. All existing employees and directors will receive regular, relevant trainings on how to implement and adhere to this policy and the applicable laws....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."
        • Monitor compliance for zero tolerance approach and customary rights
          No
          0/5
        • Downstream: Reporting suppliers
          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
    4/17
    Avg. score
  • Implementation and Reporting
    7/56
    Avg. score
  • Associated Human Rights Abuses
    7/17
    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 
Agricultural Products, Forest Products, Paper Packaging
Segments
Producer, Processor, Manufacturer, Retailer
HQ
HQ 
Malaysia
Company Type
Company type 
CO
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

How we assess the Forest 500

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