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CJ CheilJedang Corporation

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4.5
Non-performer
TOTAL SCORE OUT OF 100
0 OF 30 (0%)
0
Set and strengthen goals
2.5 OF 33 (7.58%)
2.5
Implement ethical supply chains
0.5 OF 20 (2.5%)
0.5
Report progress
1.5 OF 11 (13.64%)
1.5
Increase transparency
0 OF 6 (0%)
0
Collaborate for change
0

Set and strengthen goals

Out of 30
+0 BONUS
0

Protection of forests and other natural ecosystems

Out of 16
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 2
Existence of public deforestation/conversion commitments
Does the company have a public commitment to 100% no-conversion production/sourcing (as defined by AFi), regardless of market demand?
  • No No public commitment(s)
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 6
Cutoff dates
Do deforestation/conversion commitments specify a clear cutoff date? Is it aligned with AF guidance? Where existing regional commodity/sector cutoff dates exist, are those followed?
  • Amazon Yes AUG, 2020(just for NGM soybean) We guarantee to EU buyers about NGM soybean. 40% of total usage
  • Cerrado N/A
  • Gran Chaco N/A
  • Pampas N/A
  • Chiquitania N/A
  • Espinal N/A
  • Pantanal N/A
  • Danube Delta N/A
  • Northern Great Plains N/A
  • Global (all other biomes) N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Deforestation/conversion – Scope of commitments
Do deforestation/conversion commitments include a clear definition of the scope to which they are applicable?
  • All operations, all subsidiaries, all divisions and import markets No No
  • All types of soy traded (soybeans, soybean meal and soybean oil) No No
  • All regions/biomes No No
  • All direct and indirect suppliers No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 3
Achievement date
How quickly has the company committed to achieving its deforestation/conversion commitments?
  • No No target date/NA
  • When was this target/date last reviewed or updated? N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 3
Interim targets and milestones
Do the company's commitments to eliminate deforestation and conversion specify time-bound targets and milestones?
  • No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0

Respect for human rights

Out of 8
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 2
Existence of public human rights commitment
Does the company have a public commitment to respect internationally recognized human rights (including workers, indigenous peoples and local communities) and ensure this respect equally for all persons and groups?
  • No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Human rights - Scope of commitments
Do human rights commitments include a clear definition of the scope to which they are applicable?
  • All operations, all subsidiaries, all divisions and import markets N/A
  • All types of soy traded (soybeans, soybean meal and soybean oil) N/A
  • All regions/biomes N/A
  • All direct and indirect suppliers N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Human rights - FPIC
Does the company commit to or have a supplier policy that requires suppliers to secure the Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) of potentially affected Indigenous peoples and/or local communities before acquiring new interests in land or resources, new developments or expansions?
  • No No
  • Is the company's FPIC commitment or policy fully aligned with key elements of an effective FPIC process outlined in the Accountability Framework? No No or unsure
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
FPIC - Scope of commitments
Does the FPIC commitments include a clear definition of the scope to which they are applicable?
  • All operations, all subsidiaries, all divisions and import markets N/A
  • All types of soy traded (soybeans, soybean meal and soybean oil) N/A
  • All regions/biomes N/A
  • All direct and indirect suppliers N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0

Traceability

Out of 6
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 2
Traceability
Has the company made a commitment to traceability of the soy it sources? To what level of traceability does the company commit?
  • No No commitment to traceability
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Traceability - Scope of commitments
Do the company's traceability commitments include a clear definition of the scope to which they are applicable?
  • All operations, all subsidiaries, all divisions and import markets No No
  • All types of soy traded (soybeans, soybean meal and soybean oil) No No
  • All regions/biomes No No
  • All direct and indirect suppliers No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Traceability - Achievement date
How quickly has the company committed to achieving its traceability commitments?
  • No No target date/NA
  • When was this target/date last reviewed or updated? N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
2.5

Implement ethical supply chains

Out of 33
+0 BONUS
0.5

Company systems and processes

Out of 2
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 1
Board oversight
Does the company’s board have a committee or is there a high-level management position that is formally focused on deforestation/ conversion-related issues?
  • No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 0
Executive compensation
Does the company link executive compensation to deforestation-related issues?
  • No No
  • What is the percentage of pay at risk? N/A N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0.5
Out of 1
Grievance mechanism
Does the company have grievance mechanisms in place to identify and remedy adverse social and environmental impacts linked to their operations and/or supply chain? What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, that of external entity, etc.)?
  • Yes1 Yes
  • Is it publicly available to all stakeholders? Yes2 Yes
  • Is there a description of the process and procedures that are followed when a grievance is raised? No No
  • Are grievances and responses or resolutions published? N/A N/A
  • What is the nature of the grievance mechanism used by the company (own mechanism, external entity, etc.)? Yes3 Own mechanism
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1"CJ CheilJedang opens various stakeholder engagement channels to enhance human rights. Opinions can be suggested anytime through the Grievance Redressal Committee and CJ Whistle for employees; Shared Growth Portal and Win-win VOC for SME suppliers; and phone calls, SMS, sign language and online VOC channels such as social media for customers. CJ CheilJedang reviews these issues and takes corrective measures. If you witness any case of violation of the principle of human rights, infringement or directly experience such a case and find it difficult to use the channels above, please do not hesitate to inform us by e-mail (sustainability@cj.net)."

  • 2"CJ CheilJedang opens various stakeholder engagement channels to enhance human rights. Opinions can be suggested anytime through the Grievance Redressal Committee and CJ Whistle for employees; Shared Growth Portal and Win-win VOC for SME suppliers; and phone calls, SMS, sign language and online VOC channels such as social media for customers. CJ CheilJedang reviews these issues and takes corrective measures. If you witness any case of violation of the principle of human rights, infringement or directly experience such a case and find it difficult to use the channels above, please do not hesitate to inform us by e-mail (sustainability@cj.net)."

  • 3"CJ CheilJedang opens various stakeholder engagement channels to enhance human rights. Opinions can be suggested anytime through the Grievance Redressal Committee and CJ Whistle for employees; Shared Growth Portal and Win-win VOC for SME suppliers; and phone calls, SMS, sign language and online VOC channels such as social media for customers. CJ CheilJedang reviews these issues and takes corrective measures. If you witness any case of violation of the principle of human rights, infringement or directly experience such a case and find it difficult to use the channels above, please do not hesitate to inform us by e-mail (sustainability@cj.net)."

0

Supply chain assessment

Out of 2
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 1
Risk assessment and due diligence
Does the company conduct risk assessments related to deforestation/conversion risk? Are the results of the assessments made publicly available?
  • Yes Company does not conduct regular risk assessments related to deforestation/conversion risk
  • Are the results published? N/A N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 1
Compliance with applicable laws
Does the company conduct assessments to ensure that their operations and supply chains comply with all applicable laws?
  • No No
  • Do these assessments include potential future changes to regulatory frameworks? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1

Managing for supply chain compliance

Out of 19
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 2
Embedded into decision-making
Has the company embedded its commitment to deforestation or conversion free soy into decision-making processes and systems? Specifically, has the company set a policy or process for trading desks and procurement teams to assess compliance? Do trade desks and procurement managers have a list of companies that are excluded or need to be assessed more carefully due to their involvement in deforestation/conversion?
  • Does the company have a policy or process for procurement teams and trading desks to assess compliance against its commitments and include that in decision-making? No No
  • Do trade desks and procurement managers have a list of non-compliant suppliers that should be excluded due to their involvement in deforestation? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Operations and supplier engagement: thresholds
Does the company have specific thresholds/triggers for supplier suspension in case of non-compliance?
  • No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 5
Operations and supplier engagement: time-bound plans
Does the company set time-bound action plans for non-compliant operations and suppliers in order to address and remedy non-compliance?
  • No No
  • If yes, does the company sets time-bound action plans for farm-level suppliers, including indirect suppliers? No Not applicable
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Engagement with non-compliant suppliers
Does the company offer support to its suppliers to help them achieve compliance with commitments? What percentage of the company's supply chain volume are represented by suppliers currently in receiving that support?
  • No No
  • Type of support: N/A
  • How many of the company's suppliers are currently receiving this support? N/A
  • What percentage of the company's volume is represented by suppliers that are supported? N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 0
Supporting expansion of soy on cleared land
Does the company provide technical and/or financial support to soy producers to encourage expansion of soy on already cleared land?
  • N/A
  • How many producers are currently receiving this support? N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1
Out of 4
Environmental and social impact assessments
Does the company conduct or facilitate (or require suppliers to conduct or facilitate) environmental and social impact assessments for new site development or land acquisition?
  • Does the company conduct environmental and social impact assessments for any new site development or land acquisition conducted by the company? Yes1 Company has only conducted ESIAs for part of their production units
  • Are suppliers required to conduct environmental and social impact assessments for new site development or land acquisition? Yes Company does not require suppliers to conduct or facilitate ESIAs for new site development or land acqusition
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1For factory site area, we do ESIA

0
Out of 4
Remediation and restoration
Does the company provide remedy to (or require and support all suppliers that own or manage land to provide remedy to) any harms in case of negative social impacts associated with the company's prior actions or land management practices and/or restore any land converted after the cut off date?
  • For company-owned or managed land: Does the company provide remedy to social impacts? No No
  • For company-owned or managed land: Does the company restore land deforested after the cut off date? No No
  • For suppliers: Are suppliers required to provide remedy to social impacts? No No
  • For suppliers: Are suppliers required to restore land converted after the cutoff date? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0

Supplier requirements

Out of 4
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 4
Supplier commitment requirements
Does the company require that suppliers have commitments to (1) zero deforestation and conversion (2) respect human rights?
  • Zero deforestation and conversion commitment No No
  • Human rights commitment covering both workers rights and rights of Indigenous peoples and local communities No No
  • Commitment to respect FPIC of local communities No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1

Monitoring and verification

Out of 6
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 1
Direct supplier monitoring
Does the company monitor direct suppliers (e.g., soy producers) against deforestation and conversion requirements?
  • Yes1 Monitoring on ad-hoc basis
  • Are results made publicly available? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1"Selecta's efforts in generating proper conditions in the non-GMO soybean supply chain include regular site audits to our soybean suppliers and a guarantee that farmers are in line with the Foundation's requirements."

0
Out of 1
Indirect supplier monitoring
Does the company monitor intermediaries (e.g. aggregators, other traders, brokers, silo owners, cooperatives, etc.)?
  • No No monitoring
  • Are results made publicly available? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 1
Indirect supplier monitoring – farms of origin
Does the company monitor intermediaries' farms of origin (e.g. original producers of soy purchased by intermediaries) against its deforestation and conversion requirements?
  • No No monitoring
  • Are results made publicly available? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1
Out of 3
Quality of monitoring protocols
Have civil society organisations participated in the development of the protocols? Are monitoring protocols made publicly available? Are supplier monitoring reports/outcomes third-party verified?
  • Have civil society organizations participated in the development of monitoring protocols? Yes1 Yes
  • Are monitoring protocols made publicly available? No No
  • Are supplier monitoring reports/outcomes third-party verified? No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 13rd party will investgating : proterra certi

0.5

Report progress

Out of 20
+0 BONUS
0.5

Outcomes: deforestation and conversion

Out of 15
+0 BONUS
0.5
Out of 8
Compliance with deforestation and conversion commitments: reporting
Has the company reported on progress on commitment implementation in 2019 or 2020?
  • Yes1 Publicly reported for part of volumes sourced/produced
  • In the latest reporting cycle, what percentage of soy volume in the company's operations or supply chain was compliant with no deforestation/conversion standards? N/A2
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1CJ Cheiljedang reported their usage of RTRS certified soy as 598,793 tonnes in 2019.

  • 2Unclear percentage of total sourcing

0
Out of 4
Compliance with deforestation and conversion commitments: verification
How is this compliance percentage calculated?
  • No No verification
  • Is the company's progress reporting independently verified? N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 3
Exposure to deforestation risk in South America
How exposed is the company to deforestation risk in South America?
  • Brazil N/A
  • Bolivien N/A
  • Argentina N/A
  • Paraguay N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0

Outcomes: traceability

Out of 5
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 3
Compliance with traceability commitments - reporting
Does the company publicly report on traceability of its soy supply chains? What percentage of soy in the company's supply chain is traceable to the country of origin? To a sub-national origin (e.g. state or municipality)? To the farm?
  • No Not publicly reported
  • Percentage traceable to second-level jurisdiction (e.g. municipality level) N/A N/A
  • Percentage traceable to farm N/A N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 2
Compliance with traceability commitments - verification
How is this compliance percentage calculated? Is the company's progress reporting independently verified?
  • No No verification
  • Calculation methods N/A N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1.5

Increase transparency

Out of 11
+0 BONUS
0

Company information and exposure

Out of 8
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 3
Volumes and sourcing area
Does the company disclose volumes of soybeans purchased annually? Are they disaggregated by country and by biome/subnational sourcing area?
  • No No, company does not report this information
  • Total volume N/A
  • Brazil: Cerrado Yes1 321,861 tonnes
  • Brazil: Amazon N/A
  • Brazil: Matopiba N/A
  • Brazil: Pantanal N/A
  • Brazil: Atlantic Forest Yes2 340,613 tonnes
  • Argentina: Gran Chaco N/A
  • Argentina: Pampa N/A
  • Argentina: Espinal N/A
  • Paraguay: Gran Chaco N/A
  • Paraguay: Atlantic Forest N/A
  • Bolivia: Chiquitania N/A
  • Bolivia: Amazon N/A
  • US: Northern Great Plains N/A
  • Europe: Danube Delta N/A
  • Others Yes3 1,269,897 tonnes
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1This data has been calculated by Trase.earth, not disclosed by CJ

  • 2This data has been calculated by Trase.earth, not disclosed by CJ

  • 3This data has been calculated by Trase.earth, not disclosed by CJ

0
Out of 1
Volumes produced on own farms/direct sourced/third-party sourced
Does the company disclose proportion of soy produced on own farms, sourced from producers or sourced from other third-party suppliers in 2019 or 2020?
  • Produced on own farms No No, company does not report this information
  • Sourced directly from producers N/A
  • Sourced from other third-party suppliers N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 1
Company operations
Does the company publicly disclose the location of company-owned processing facilities?
  • No No, company does not report this information
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 3
Supplier and farm of origin list
Does the company disclose the identity and/or location of its direct and indirect suppliers, and of all farms of origin?
  • For direct suppliers No No, company does not report this information
  • For indirect suppliers No No, company does not report this information
  • Farm of origin No No, company does not report this information
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0.5

Certification

Out of 1
+0 BONUS
0.5
Out of 1
Certification
What percentage of soy used, produced or traded by the company is certified? Which certification schemes and models (e.g. identity preserved, segregated, mass balance, book and claim) are used? If the company has its own certification scheme, is it made publicly available?
  • Certification scheme Yes RTRS
  • Certified volume under credits N/A
  • Certified volume mass balance N/A
  • Certified volume segregated N/A
  • Total certified volume Yes1 598,793 tonnes
  • Total certified volume as percentage of all volumes N/A
  • If the company has its own certification scheme, is it made publicly available? Yes2 Proterra
  • Traceability process N/A
  • Supplier requirements N/A
  • Cutoff date N/A
  • Are at least 50% of volumes sourced under either identity preserved or segregated chain of custody models? No Not disclosed
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
  • 1CJ Cheiljedang reported their usage of RTRS certified soy as 598,793 tonnes in 2019.

  • 2"All non-GMO products produced by CJ Selecta are from soybean certified origin, obtained through the non-profit organization Pro Terra Foundation certifications. Selecta's efforts in generating proper conditions in the non-GMO soybean supply chain include regular site audits to our soybean suppliers and a guarantee that farmers are in line with the Foundation's requirements."

0

Policy advocacy

Out of 1
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 1
Political Disclosures
Does the company disclose all of its political contributions and campaign expenditures at all jurisdictional levels?
  • N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 0
Advocacy
Does the company actively advocate for regulatory frameworks that enable progress towards soy supply chains free of deforestation, conversion, and human rights abuses?
  • N/A N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
1

Survey Response

Out of 1
+0 BONUS
1
Out of 1
Response
Did the company respond to the scorecard survey?
  • N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0

Collaborate for change

Out of 6
+0 BONUS
0

Collaborate for change

Out of 6
+0 BONUS
0
Out of 3
Collaboration in producer countries
Is the company a member of biome-specific working groups to tackle deforestation and conversion for soy (and other commodities) in the biomes it sources from?
  • N/A
  • Initiatives N/A
COMMENTS AND DETAILS
0
Out of 3
Collaboration in import markets
Is the company a member of initiatives in import markets that advocate for zero deforestation and conversion in soy supply chains (or across commodities)?
  • N/A
  • Initiatives No No
COMMENTS AND DETAILS