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  • Overall approach
    1/14
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1.00/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1.00/1
      UN Global Consumer Goods Forum
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
  • Commodity score
    9/86
    • Palm oil
      20/86
      • Commitment Strength
        20/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          12/15
          • Commitment details
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Forest-related commitment
            6/8
            Type of commitment: Zero deforestation; Protects priority forests; Certification
            Certification schemes mentioned: RSPO
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
          • Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            Target date
            2020
            1.2/1.3
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
          • Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            Target is quantifiable
            Yes
            1.3/1.3
            "We will comply with the following principles as a basis for palm oil procurement and in the United States, we will continue to work with the RSPO and our palm oil suppliers to achieve complete transition to sustainable palm oil by 2020." 
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          8/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
            "The Toyo Suisan Group will comply with the laws and regulations ofeach country and will strive to protect rainforests and high carbonstock areas."
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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
        0/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            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
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        0/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • 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
    • Pulp & Paper
      8/86
      • Commitment Strength
        8/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/8
          • 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
        • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
          8/11
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: Reduction of material inputs
            "we are reducing the volume of plastic and cardboard packaging materials, which we also recycle."
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            Yes
            1/1
            "we are reducing the volume of plastic and cardboard packaging materials, which we also recycle."
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all operations
            Yes
            1/1
            "we are reducing the volume of plastic and cardboard packaging materials, which we also recycle."
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we are reducing the volume of plastic and cardboard packaging materials, which we also recycle."
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            Yes
            1/1
            "we are reducing the volume of plastic and cardboard packaging materials, which we also recycle."
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/1.3
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/1.3
        • 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
        0/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to reduce use of virgin wood fibre
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            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
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        0/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • 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
    • Soy
      0/86
      • Commitment Strength
        0/36
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          0/21
          • Commitment details
            No commitment
            0/10.7
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/15
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/5.3
          • Commitment applies to all sourcing regions
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all operations
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all direct suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Commitment applies to all indirect suppliers
            No
            0/1.5
          • Target date
            No deadline
            0/2
          • Target is quantifiable
            No
            0/2
      • Reporting and Implementation
        0/34
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/4
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2.7
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2.7
        • 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
          No reporting
          0/4
      • Social Considerations
        0/16
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No
          0/4
        • 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
    9/36
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    0/34
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/16
    Avg. score

Profile

Toyo Suisan Kaisha Ltd. (Toyo) is a Japanese food production company specialising in noodle products and seafood. In 2016 the company’s operations spanned across more than 30 subsidiaries, with operations in food processing, flavour manufacture and logistics. The forest risk commodities palm oil, soy and beef are used as ingredients in a variety of Toyo’s food products.  

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

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