Committed To Sustainability

Commitment to Transparency

As part of the Company’s commitment to transparency it has elected to make management documents and land titles publicly available (except where this is prevented by commercial confidentiality or where disclosure of information would result in negative environmental or social outcomes).

This is done so in accordance with the requirements of RSPO Principles & Criteria and in line with the Company’s Transparency Policy.

The following is a summary of those documents which are publically available and how they can be accessed.

 

Requirement: Management documents are publicly available, except where this is prevented by commercial confidentiality or where disclosure of information would result in negative environmental or social outcomes.
Management documents.

The following documents are publically available on the Feronia website:

  • Business Code of Conduct
  • Anti-Corruption Statement
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Environmental and Social Policy
  • NGO Policy
  • Security Policy
  • Transparency Policy
  • Whistleblowing Policy
  • Statement of Human Resources Policy

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/governance_policies

Land titles / user rights (Criterion 2.2)

Mapping and land title activities are on-going.

Land titles and maps which are completed to date are publically available at Feronia’s London office and PHC’s Kinshasa office.

Occupational Health and Safety Plans

The following document is publically available on the Feronia website.
• ESAP (Environmental and Social Action Plan)

 Plans and impact assessments relating to environmental and social impacts (Criteria 5.1, 6.1, 7.1, 7.8)

Feronia’s FESA is publically available, in full, on the Feronia website.

The FESA summary is in English, French and Lingala.

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/environmental_and_social_studies

 HCV documentation (Criteria 5.2 and 7.3)

Feronia’s FESA is publically available, in full, on the Feronia website. This includes three HCV reports.

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/environmental_and_social_studies

 Pollution prevention and reduction plans (Criterion 6.3) 

The following documents are publically available on the Feronia website

  • POME Treatment Report
  • Air Quality Impact Statement
  • Noise Statement

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/environmental_and_social_studies

The following plans and studies are publically available at Feronia’s London office, PHC’s Kinshasa office and at PHC’s plantations:

  • Waste Management Plan
  • Chemical Storage Procedures
  • Integrated Pest Management Strategy
  • Environmental Monitoring Programme
 Details of complaints and grievances (Criterion 6.4.)

Feronia Whistleblowing Policy and Grievance Mechanism procedures are publically available on the Feronia website.

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/governance_policies

http://www.feronia.com/pages/view/contact

The grievance and engagement section of website will be further developed during 2016 by ESG Director.

 Negotiation Procedures (Criterion 6.4)

Not applicable at this stage.

No negotiation procedures in existence. Future Land Policy document will be made available (ESAP action 4.15 (2) due 30.06.16)

 Continual Improvement Plans

The Environmental & Social Action Plan (“ESAP”) is publically available on the Feronia website.

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/governance_policies

Feronia’s first Sustainability Report will be published in 2016.

 Public summary of certification assessment report. Not applicable at this stage. Feronia certification assessment not scheduled until 2017 (ESAP 6.2 (2)).
 Human Rights Policy (6.13) 

HR Policy publically available on the Feronia website.

http://www.feronia.com/sustainability/governance_policies

If you wish to view any of the documents listed above that are located at Feronia or PHC’s offices, please email engage@feronia.com to arrange an appointment.