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  • Overall approach
    0/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      0/1
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      0/1
    • Deforestation as a business risk
      0/1
    • High-level management of deforestion
      0/1
    • Executive compensation linked to deforestation
    • Target to reduce emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Reporting on emissions from land-use change
      0/3
    • Disclosure of conservation activity
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    10/84
    • Palm oil
      10/84
      • Commitment Strength
        6/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/12
          • Commitment details
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Sustainability commitment
            2/8
            If Other, specify here: MSPO

            Which certification schemes are used?: Other certification
            "Tradewinds Plantation Berhad (TPB) is committed to become a sustainable global leader in an integrated agribusiness sector. This is achieved through the process of being a certified sustainable palm oil producer under recognized sustainability certification scheme such as Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) which emphasizing the following; Good agriculture and milling practice, Committed to protect biodiversity [....] committed to produce a sustainable certified palm oil product"
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            Yes
            2/2
            "Tradewinds Plantation Berhad (TPB) is committed to become a sustainable global leader in an integrated agribusiness sector. This is achieved through the process of being a certified sustainable palm oil producer under recognized sustainability certification scheme such as Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) which emphasizing the following; Good agriculture and milling practice, Committed to protect biodiversity [....] committed to produce a sustainable certified palm oil product"
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "Tradewinds Plantation Berhad (TPB) is committed to become a sustainable global leader in an integrated agribusiness sector. This is achieved through the process of being a certified sustainable palm oil producer under recognized sustainability certification scheme such as Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) which emphasizing the following; Good agriculture and milling practice, Committed to protect biodiversity [....] committed to produce a sustainable certified palm oil product"
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "Tradewinds Plantation Berhad (TPB) is committed to become a sustainable global leader in an integrated agribusiness sector. This is achieved through the process of being a certified sustainable palm oil producer under recognized sustainability certification scheme such as Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) which emphasizing the following; Good agriculture and milling practice, Committed to protect biodiversity [....] committed to produce a sustainable certified palm oil product"
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          0/8
          • Commitment details
            No traceability commitment
            0/4
          • Commitment applies to all regions, suppliers and operation
            No
            0/2
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
      • Social Considerations
        0/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          No
          0/4
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          No
          0/4
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          No commitment
          0/4
        • Commitment to remediation
          No
          0/2
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          No commitment
          0/4
      • Reporting and Implementation
        4/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          0/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/2
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/2
        • Reporting is independently verified
          0/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            No
            0/1.3
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          No
          0/2
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          No
          0/2
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of the mechanism: Social

          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.)?: Email and webform
          “This policy is to provide a channel for all TPB employees, stakeholders and business partners to disclose any improper conduct (misconduct or criminal offence) through internal channel.”
        • Report volumes of commodity
          No reporting
          0/4
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          No
          0/4
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Downstream: Publishing supplier lists
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          No
          0/4
        • Downstream: Monitor compliance in supply chain
          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
  • Commitment strength
    6/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    4/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    0/18
    Avg. score

Profile

Tradewinds (M) Berhad claims to be one of the largest palm and rubber plantation companies in Malaysia and is involved in the cultivation, refining and distribution of palm oil. Tradewinds (M) Berhad is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil.

Sector
Industry sector 
Agri commodities
Segments
Producer, Trader, Processor
HQ
HQ 
Malaysia
Collective Commitments
Consumer Goods Forum member
New York Declaration on Forests signatory

How we assess the Forest 500

To ensure deforestation free supply chains, companies need to adopt and implement timebound and measurable policies for forest risk commodities.

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