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  • Overall approach
    2/16
    • Overarching commitment on deforestation
      0/6
    • Signatory to an initiative tackling deforestation
      1/1
      Signatory
      Yes
      1/1
      Which initiatives?: Other intiative

      If Other Initiative, specify:: Global Agribusiness Alliance
      Triputra Group is part of the Global Agribusiness Alliance through their subsidiary Triputra Agro Persada.
    • Awareness of the value of forests
      1/1
      Awareness
      Yes
      1/1
      "We recognise the importance of protecting the environment for the sustainability and continuity of the company's business. Therefore, we always ensure that all subsidiaries would implement and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly palm oil plantation practices based on Best Management Practices / Good Agricultural Practices by making efforts to protect and manage the environment, such as [...] Protection of High Conservation Values (HCV) and Biodiversity [...] High Carbon Stock Protection (HCS)[...] Peatlands Management in a Responsible Manner".
    • 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
      No
      0/0
      How many hectares of conservation area are being supported or facilitated by the company on land it does not own or manage?: 600 hectares
    • Disclosure of reforestation activity
  • Commodity score
    52/84
    • Palm oil
      52/84
      • Commitment Strength
        16/28
        • Commitment to protect priority forests
          6/12
          • Commitment details
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Zero-gross deforestation
            6/8
            Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO
            "Perform no land clearing activities that result in deforestation and peatland clearance". "As a result of our commitment, several subsidiaries have received national and international certifications, namely Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2013. The certifications show that we hold tightly to the principle of sustainability in business activities in order to produce sustainable products according to the needs of the community."
          • 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?: Subsidary
            "Perform no land clearing activities that result in deforestation and peatland clearance". "As a result of our commitment, several subsidiaries have received national and international certifications, namely Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2013. The certifications show that we hold tightly to the principle of sustainability in business activities in order to produce sustainable products according to the needs of the community."
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
            "Perform no land clearing activities that result in deforestation and peatland clearance". "As a result of our commitment, several subsidiaries have received national and international certifications, namely Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2013. The certifications show that we hold tightly to the principle of sustainability in business activities in order to produce sustainable products according to the needs of the community."
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            "Perform no land clearing activities that result in deforestation and peatland clearance". "As a result of our commitment, several subsidiaries have received national and international certifications, namely Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2013. The certifications show that we hold tightly to the principle of sustainability in business activities in order to produce sustainable products according to the needs of the community."
        • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
          4/8
          • Commitment details
            Yes
            4/4
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            4/4
            Type of commitment: HCS; Peat
            "We recognise the importance of protecting the environment for the sustainability and continuity of the company's business. Therefore, we always ensure that all subsidiaries would implement and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly palm oil plantation practices based on Best Management Practices / Good Agricultural Practices by making efforts to protect and manage the environment, such as [...] Protection of High Conservation Values (HCV) and Biodiversity [...] High Carbon Stock Protection (HCS)[...] Peatlands Management in a Responsible Manner". "As a result of our commitment, several subsidiaries have received national and international certifications, namely Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) and Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) since 2013. The certifications show that we hold tightly to the principle of sustainability in business activities in order to produce sustainable products according to the needs of the community."
          • 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?: Subsidary
            "We recognise the importance of protecting the environment for the sustainability and continuity of the company's business. Therefore, we always ensure that all subsidiaries would implement and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly palm oil plantation practices based on Best Management Practices / Good Agricultural Practices by making efforts to protect and manage the environment, such as [...] Protection of High Conservation Values (HCV) and Biodiversity [...] High Carbon Stock Protection (HCS)[...] Peatlands Management in a Responsible Manner".
          • Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
            Target date
            No target date
            0/1.3
            "We recognise the importance of protecting the environment for the sustainability and continuity of the company's business. Therefore, we always ensure that all subsidiaries would implement and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly palm oil plantation practices based on Best Management Practices / Good Agricultural Practices by making efforts to protect and manage the environment, such as [...] Protection of High Conservation Values (HCV) and Biodiversity [...] High Carbon Stock Protection (HCS)[...] Peatlands Management in a Responsible Manner".
          • Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            Interim target date
            No
            0/0.7
            "We recognise the importance of protecting the environment for the sustainability and continuity of the company's business. Therefore, we always ensure that all subsidiaries would implement and develop sustainable and environmentally friendly palm oil plantation practices based on Best Management Practices / Good Agricultural Practices by making efforts to protect and manage the environment, such as [...] Protection of High Conservation Values (HCV) and Biodiversity [...] High Carbon Stock Protection (HCS)[...] Peatlands Management in a Responsible Manner".
        • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
          6/8
          • Commitment details
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Traces to Point of production
            4/4
            "The company uses a computer-based information system through a Geographical Information System (GIS) survey that can provide the information needed from all FFB suppliers, both from the Nucleus estate and also the plasma scheme holders estate. The TAP Group Fresh Fruit Bunches Sourcing Department has developed a system and application to detect and manage independent farmer data". "The company conducted a survey in the field and directly checked the initial suppliers, the origin of FFB and its plantations, the plantation owner, and also the coordinates".
          • 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?: Subsidary
            "The company uses a computer-based information system through a Geographical Information System (GIS) survey that can provide the information needed from all FFB suppliers, both from the Nucleus estate and also the plasma scheme holders estate. The TAP Group Fresh Fruit Bunches Sourcing Department has developed a system and application to detect and manage independent farmer data". "The company conducted a survey in the field and directly checked the initial suppliers, the origin of FFB and its plantations, the plantation owner, and also the coordinates".
          • Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            Target date
            Current/2020/Pre-2020
            1.3/1.3
            "The company uses a computer-based information system through a Geographical Information System (GIS) survey that can provide the information needed from all FFB suppliers, both from the Nucleus estate and also the plasma scheme holders estate. The TAP Group Fresh Fruit Bunches Sourcing Department has developed a system and application to detect and manage independent farmer data". "The company conducted a survey in the field and directly checked the initial suppliers, the origin of FFB and its plantations, the plantation owner, and also the coordinates".
          • Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            Interim target date
            Yes
            0.7/0.7
            "The company uses a computer-based information system through a Geographical Information System (GIS) survey that can provide the information needed from all FFB suppliers, both from the Nucleus estate and also the plasma scheme holders estate. The TAP Group Fresh Fruit Bunches Sourcing Department has developed a system and application to detect and manage independent farmer data". "The company conducted a survey in the field and directly checked the initial suppliers, the origin of FFB and its plantations, the plantation owner, and also the coordinates".
      • Social Considerations
        13/18
        • Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Labour rights in the supply chain
          Yes
          4/4
          Details of commitment: Discrimination; Forced Labour; Child Labour; Freedom of association
          TAP, a subsidiary of Triputra Group, require their suppliers to ensure their workers rights to have freedom of association, and to be free from discrimination, forced labour, and child labour.
        • Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          Inclusion of small-scale farmers
          Yes
          4/4
          What is the nature of that support?: Education and training
          "The company supports the existence of suppliers from smallholders and independent smallholders by providing and conducting development and training programmes on governance and good agricultural practice (GAP)".
        • Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          Gender equality in the supply chain
          Discrimination/Gender Rights/Harassment
          1/4
          TAP, a subsidiary of Triputra Group, require their suppliers to ensure their female workers are not affected by discrimination or gender-based violence.
        • Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          Commitment to remediation
          Yes
          2/2
          "As one of the most environmentally friendly oil palm plantations, TAP Group has a commitment to carrying out forest restoration and remediation of riparian areas that have already been planted through remediation and compensation programmes".
        • Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          Commitment to ensure Free, Prior and Informed Consent
          Yes the company commits to securing FPIC prior to acquiring new interests/developments/expansions
          2/4
          "In running a plantation business, Triputra Agro Persada Group always prioritises the rights of the community, especially indigenous and local communities, by giving consent without pressure and balanced information with the principle of Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC)."
      • Reporting and Implementation
        23/38
        • Reporting against commitments
          6/6
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No

            (Upstream only) How many hectares of land owned, controlled or managed is certified?: 26682 hectares
            In the 2019 RSPO ACOP, TAP Group reported that 16749 tonnes of their crude palm oil was certified, as was 5531 tonnes of their crude palm kernels.
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
            In the 2019 RSPO ACOP, TAP Group reported that 16749 tonnes of their crude palm oil was certified, as was 5531 tonnes of their crude palm kernels.
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            Yes
            2/2
            Does the company report on the degree of compliance/progress with commitments, disaggregated by relevant factors such as origin or supply chain stage?: No
            "The company conducted a survey in the field and directly checked the initial suppliers, the origin of FFB and its plantations, the plantation owner, and also the coordinates".
        • Reporting is independently verified
          3/4
          • Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect priority forests
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: Certification schemes

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            In the 2019 RSPO ACOP, TAP Group reported that 16749 tonnes of their crude palm oil was certified, as was 5531 tonnes of their crude palm kernels.
          • Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Commitment to protect High Carbon Stock areas and/or peatlands
            Yes: third-party
            1.3/1.3
            Which tools, approaches, third-party verification, including certification, schemes are used?: Certification schemes

            Which processes or groups does the company use for third party verification?: RSPO
            In the 2019 RSPO ACOP, TAP Group reported that 16749 tonnes of their crude palm oil was certified, as was 5531 tonnes of their crude palm kernels.
          • Commitment to a traceable supply chain
            No
            0/1.3
        • Deforestation cut off date
          No
          0/2
        • Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          Collaborative actions
          Yes
          2/2
          What is the nature of that participation?: Providing support/advice/experience/expertise

          What initiatives does the company participate in?: Lingkar Komunitas Sawit (LINKS)
          TAP Group collaborate with "Lingkar Komunitas Sawit (LINKS) [which] is an independent non-governmental organisation, aims to support multi-parties' efforts in realizing economic equality and social justice in the development of the palm oil industry in Indonesia".
        • Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          Risk assessments for forest risk
          Yes
          2/2
          How frequently are assessments conducted?: At land acquisition
          "for plantation areas which have not yet carried out HCV and HCS assessments, the company will carry out integrated HCV-HCS assessments to identify areas for protection and areas for cultivation".
        • Operations assessed to comply with law
          No
          0/2
        • Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          Accessible grievance mechanism
          Yes
          4/4
          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.)?: Company's own mechanism

          Details of the mechanism: Environmental

          Does the company publish grievances that have been made against it, as well as responses and resolutions including status and timeframes: Yes - http://www.tap-agri.com/sustainability/daftar-keluhan
          "As PT Triputra Agro Persada's commitment to transparency to stakeholders, the Company implements a Grievance / Complaint Procedure which can be found on the Sustainability page.This shows that the company is open and responsive to criticism and suggestions from all stakeholders; both from individuals, organizations, government, non-governmental organization (NGO) and Media. This is done to maintain good relations between the Company and stakeholders in carrying out sustainable operational activities."
        • Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          Report volumes of commodity
          Reporting non-certified/non-compliant volume; Reporting certified/compliant volume
          4/4
          What is the certified volume?: 25,820 tonnes

          Which certification schemes are used?: RSPO

          What is the non-certified/non-compliant volume?: 180,893 tonnes
          In the 2019 RSPO ACOP, TAP Group reported that their total volume of crude palm oil products was 180,893 tonnes, of which 25,820 tonnes was certified.
        • Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          Yes
          4/4
          Upstream: Impact assessments for land development/acquisition
          Yes
          4/4
          "Before carrying out operations in the area, the Company carries out a series of socialisation or assessments to map regional, social, economic, and various other aspects. [...] The steps taken are HCV and HCS assessments, land tenure survey, and Social Impact Assessment".
        • Upstream: Reporting production/processing locations
          No disclosure
          0/4
        • Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using an internal monitoring system
          4/4
          Upstream: Monitor compliance of production/processing
          Yes using an internal monitoring system
          4/4
          How frequently is compliance assessed?: Not disclosed

          Does the company use a certification system?: No

          Does the company use a jurisdictional monitoring mechanism?: Yes

          If so, what jurisdictions and mechanisms does the company use?: AMDAL

          What tools, processes, bodies carry out monitoring of the company's production or processing operations?: Ministry of Environment and Forestry
          "In terms of environmental management and monitoring, all TAP Group's subsidiaries have obtained the Environmental Impact Analysis (AMDAL). The company regularly carries out an Environmental Management and Monitoring Plan in an effort to understand the changes in impact due to its operations. The plan will then be reported to the Ministry of Environment and Forestry". "The Company prepares criteria in the Work Contract with suppliers and third parties which includes warnings to suspension in the event that they take actions that are not in compliance with the company's policies and the laws and regulation".
  • Commitment strength
    16/28
    Avg. score
  • Reporting and Implementation
    23/38
    Avg. score
  • Social considerations
    13/18
    Avg. score

Profile

The Triputra Group is an Indonesian conglomerate active in diverse industries, including agribusiness, manufacturing, mining, and trading. The group’s palm oil subsidiary has one of the largest landbanks globally among palm oil producers, it also has 5 palm oil mills and produces crude palm oil and palm kernel oil. Triputra Group is selected as a powerbroker for palm oil.

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

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