Sostenibilidad

Nuestra trazabilidad

Como parte de nuestro compromiso de transparencia LIPSA publica semestralmente su cadena de suministro de palma y derivados. También hemos mapeado en la plataforma Global Forest Watch (GFW) toda nuestra lista de molinos de 2020. Trabajamos en mantener nuestro 100% de trazabilidad hasta la extractora y hemos empezado a trazar hasta plantación en 2021. El continuo compromiso de nuestros proveedores nos permitirá alcanzar estos objetivos.

Lipidos Mill Database H1 2021

Supply chain schema

Grievances - Reclamos

LIPSA se compromete a responder y tomar acción ante cualquier incumplimiento de su NDPE detectado en su cadena de suministro. Nuestro procedimiento de quejas así como los árboles de decisión nos permiten, juntamente con la colaboración de nuestros proveedores, corregir las malas prácticas detectadas.

Listado de reclamos público

LIPSA investiga todas las quejas recibidas conjuntamente con el compromiso de sus proveedores directos y su socio en Sostenibilidad Earthworm Foundation. A continuación se muestran las quejas en las que estamos involucrados:

Última actualización: 18/05/2021

Grupo Hame

Data received: 19/06/2018
Summary of Grievance: Human Rights violations. Corruption. Environment pollution (river contamination).
Grievance source: Various NGO's
Status: Monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: We are currently monitoring REPSA jointly with the help of Earthworm Foundation. We conducted a field visit in November 2018 and implemented monthly check-in calls with REPSA to monitor their progress. REPSA demonstrated their commitment and have several work streams in place to address all the environment, governance and social issues. RESPA ara periodically publishing the Progress Report about labour, human rights, environment and transparency. We reduced the frequency of our monitoring to punctual check-in.

Genting Plantation

Data received: 26/08/2019
Summary of Grievance: Orangutans killed in its plantations, recent 2019 deforestation in Genting concessions and labour issues.
Grievance source: Various NGO's: Migthly Earth Reports, Greenpeace
Status: Suspended
Progress Updates and Resolution: Lipsa has decided to suspend Genting plantations of our purchase list as there is not alignment with our principles and NDPE Policy. We are monitoring our direct supplier who is currently engaging Genting Plantations.

Samling / Gleanealy

Data received: 26/08/2019
Summary of Grievance: Samling and their palm oil company Glenealy have been campaigned against by NGOs for years for widespread NDPE violations in multiple countries, including Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and PNG, Liberia, and Cambodia.
Grievance source: Various NGO's: Migthly Earth Reports, Greenpeace
Status: Suspended
Progress Updates and Resolution: After engaging with our direct supplier and revised the case Lipsa has decided to suspend Samling/Gleanealy plantations of our purchase list as there is not alignment with our principles and NDPE Policy.

Industrias Chiquibul

Data received: 22/04/2020
Summary of Grievance: Attempt to evict approximately 200 families from the "Tierra Blanca Calle Principal" farm in the Tierra Blanca micro-region, Sayaxché, Petén. Alleged criminalization of former company workers who held protests for not having renewed their employment contract with Industria Chiquibul.
Grievance source: NGO: CONDEG
Status: Suspended but monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: Even though Industria Chiquibul is actively trying to engage with the community leaders of Tierra Blanca and with CONDEG regarding these alleged issues, to date there has not been an agreement to establish a dialogue. Lipsa has decided to suspend Industria Chiquibul as at the moment there is not alignement with our NDPE Policy. We are following up the case. Once the dialogue will be established and an action plan will be in place in order to address these labour and community issues we will review the documentation and decide whether or not to re-enter Industrial Chiquibul in our supply chain again.

FGV Holding Berhard

Data received: 01/10/2020
Summary of Grievance: Human rights violations and violations of principles and fair labour practices
Grievance source: Various NGO's: Mighty Earth, International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), US border and customs RSPO
Status: Suspended but monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: On July 2015, Wall Street Journal ran an article alleging that Felda has breached labour conditions in its plantations. The allegations mainly say that forced labour is being used and the workers are not paid minimum wages. Further, it is alleged that their health and working conditions is are neglected and also that their employers withheld their passports. On August 2015, RSPO compliants Panel as a result of the investigation conducted by ASI, has sanctioned FGV over forced labor, worker trafficking, and 25 breaches of the RSPO's sustainability certification criteria on FGV plantations. Since then FGV have submit their action plan to RSPO and worked in solve the breaches and in August 2019 RSPO lifted the suspension. On 13th January 2020 RSPO published a letter suspending FGV's P&C Certificate for Kilang Sawit Serting and all certification processes at each uncertified management unit within FGV, as a result of subsequent verification audit after the conditional lifting. On 30 September 2020, the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) of palm oil and palm oil products made by FGV at all U.S. Lipsa has decided to suspend FGV Holding Berhard as at the moment there is not alignment with our NDPE Policy. We are following up the case and we will review our Decision once FGV perform a credible third-party audit for revocation of the US border decision.

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

Data received: 04/01/2021
Summary of Grievance: Alleged human rights and labour abuses: Forced Labour and Child Labour.
Grievance source: Liberty Shared, US border and customs
Status: Monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: On 20th April 2020, Liberty Shared (LS) issued a petition to United States Customs and Border Protection (US CBP) to exclude product from Sime Darby Plantation (SDP). The petition concern allegations of forced labour and child labour by SDP owned and affiliated companies. In response to the petition, SDP clarified that the petition was submitted without soliciting any feedback from SDP. SDP has responded to the allegation in 3 occasions. On 30 December 2020, the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO) that all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products containing palm oil produced by SDP and its subsidiaries joint ventures, and affiliated entities in Malaysia in Malaysia. The issuance of a Withhold Release Order against Sime Darby Plantation palm oil is based on information that reasonably indicates the presence of all 11 of the International Labour Organization’s forced labor indicators in Sime Darby Plantation’s production process. RSPO has also issued a statement on the WRO, where they have once again urged the CBP to share any information with RSPO that will allow RSPO to properly investigate this matter and report transparently on the findings. SDP released a statement regarding the US CBP’s Withhold Release Order. SDP seeks to address the allegations and looks forward to receiving pertinent information and working with CBP to resolve the issue. SDP will also continue engagement with LS and other organizations to gather information on the allegation. SDP reiterates its commitment to uphold labour practices and human rights and to implement appropriate corrective actions to eradicate human rights infringements. Lipidos will continue to monitor the case with our tier one supplier.

LKPP Corporation Sdn. Bhd.

Data received: 19/04/2021
Summary of Grievance: Reports of deforestation
Grievance source: Mighty Earth. Palm oil Report: 30
Status: Monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: LKPP was reported in Mighty Earth Rapid Response report for 22ha deforestation at Ladang Cherating (Pahang) in the period of Mar-19 to Oct-20 and 101ha deforestation at Sg. Charu (Pahang) in the period of Feb-19 to May-20.
Our trading partner has engaged this supplier. PKPP has agreed to put a stop to all land clearing activity at Ladang Cherating concession (https://ndpe.pkpp.gov.my/bulletin.html). A ‘suspension of work order’ on all future planning involving the new development of palm oil plantations has also been issued to the group.
The PKPP management has set aside two land banks located at Lipis, Pahang (426 ha) and Pekan, Pahang (130 ha) for its recovery plan.
In Jan 2021, PKPP launched a sustainability dashboard that summarized its sustainabilty commitment and progress on public platform. The PKPP NDPE policy is publicly available at https://ndpe.pkpp.gov.my/.
We will continue monitoring progress closely with our supplier

SARAWAK OIL PALMS BERHAD

Data received: 19/04/2021
Summary of Grievance: Reports of deforestation
Grievance source: Mighty Earth. Palm oil Report: 17,18,20
Status: Monitoring
Progress Updates and Resolution: 'According to our trading partner, SOPB launched their NDPE policy in Feb 2019, and suspended all development of forest since 1 July 2018, unless HCV-HCS undertaken. SOPB has its own board of directors and claims to operate independently of Shin Yang.
- Mighty Earth Rapid Response report #18 shows 127 ha clearance between June 11, 2019 and August 5, 2019 in the Shin Yang OP Planting area (LPF/0018) concession. According to our trading partner, the alleged clearance had taken place at License for Planted Forest (LPF) area which was outside their oil palm plantation area.
- Mighty Earth Rapid Response report #17 shows 548 ha clearance between February 27, 2019 and May 27, 2019 in the Dataran Linau Sdn Bhd concession. According to our trading partner, the alleged clearance has happened outside Sarawak oil's concession.
- Mighty Earth Rapid Response report #20 shows 4 ha clearance April 22, 2019 and September 23, 2019 in the Dataran Seping Sdn Bhd concession. According to our trading partner, reported company had confirmed that the alleged clearance had taken place inside its concession area. However, based on ground verification, the clearance reported was found to be due to encroachment by some local communities for the purpose of paddy planting. As the clearance activity is considered as encroachment, the reported company had met the local communities on 10/11/2019 to highlight the issue in order to prevent future encroachment inside its concession area.
We will continue monitoring progress closely with our supplier.