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SUSTAINABILITY COMMITMENTS AND TARGETS

DESCRIPTION TARGET COMMENT
Lost Time Accident Rate (“LTAR”) below 10

On-going commitment

2018 - Achieved at 1.98

The improved of LTAR from 3.41 in 2017 to 1.98 in 2018 was primarily due to consistent training and strict supervision by the OUs in the aspects of occupational safety and health

Reduce severity rate to below 3.5 On-going commitment 2018 - achieved at 3.25
Zero fatalities

On-going commitment

Achieved
No increase in peat development On-going commitment Achieved
No development on land containing one (1) or more high conservation values

On-going commitment

Achieved
No fine for environment - related incidents On-going commitment Achieved
Biennial carbon report of Kulim plantation

2019

The report will be published in 2019
2% reduction in usage of glyphosate on one (1) year old palms 2020

The average glyphosate usage in first year planting was noted to increase about 20% from 5.61 litre/ hectare/ year in 2017 to 6.74 litre/
hectare/ year in 2018.

The increase of dosage was mainly due to eradication of Ischameum in some of the estates.

The said weed is normally required high glyphostate dosage at 2.51/ha and 2-3 rounds of spraying.

5% reduction paraquat out of total
herbicide usage

2020

Achieved – No new purchase of paraquat
effective on 1 March 2015
Reduce water usage to 1.2 m3 per
tonne of FFB
On-going commitment

2018 - Achieved at 1.10 m3 per tonne FFB

The reduction in water consumption is mainly due to the recycling of sterilizer condensate into mill operation.

ISCC in five (5) mills

2017

Achieved - Three (3) POM have been certified since 2013. Pasir Panjang POM and Palong Cocoa POM were also certified on 19 March 2017 and 9 May 2018 respectively.
CO2 equivalents reduction by 90% 2017 Three (3) unit biogas plants – Sedenak POM, Pasir Panjang POM and Sindora POM are running The other two (2) unit biogas plants are
expected to be installed by 2019
100% of external fruit to be certified

2019

Target to certify one (1) traders in 2019
Achieve average FFB yield of 30 tonnes per hectare and Palm Product Extraction Rate (“PPER”) of 30% 2036

PPER for 2018 is 26.41%

Achievement is due to continuous replanting activity with higher yielding material, improvement in crop quality and oil recovery

WOW unit - to evaluate and to find the qualified person among housewife in Kulim’s Estate to be trained as adviser among colleague

2017

Regional Controller’s (“RC”) Executives has been appointed as Social Officer for each complex.

Achieved - Introducing and briefing on the functional of the Social Officer to all workers has been done in 2017.