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download case study 2019
Highlighting the company’s key achievements, challenges and post-2020 action plans

The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard assesses the progress of companies on the commitments and actions necessary to be a responsible user of palm oil. Companies were asked to respond to a questionnaire in the second half of 2019. We used their responses and the latest RSPO supply chain data for 2018 Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) purchases to calculate their scores.

Country of Headquarters
USA
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Kirkland Signature
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
27,972

Costco Wholesale Corporation

download case study 2019
Highlighting the company’s key achievements, challenges and post-2020 action plans

The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard assesses the progress of companies on the commitments and actions necessary to be a responsible user of palm oil. Companies were asked to respond to a questionnaire in the second half of 2019. We used their responses and the latest RSPO supply chain data for 2018 Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) purchases to calculate their scores.

Country of Headquarters
USA
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Kirkland Signature
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
27,972

Score

Total Score

13
out of 22 Middle of the pack

own supply
chain score

8
out of 16

Beyond own
supply chain score

5
out of 6
download case study 2019
Highlighting the company’s key achievements, challenges and post-2020 action plans

The WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard assesses the progress of companies on the commitments and actions necessary to be a responsible user of palm oil. Companies were asked to respond to a questionnaire in the second half of 2019. We used their responses and the latest RSPO supply chain data for 2018 Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) purchases to calculate their scores.

Country of Headquarters
USA
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Kirkland Signature
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
27,972

Sustainable palm oil platforms

RSPO
member

poig
member

member of one or more
sustainable palm oil platforms


Commitments

Public
commitment to 100%
RSPO CSPO by 2020

COMMITMENT is
FOR 2021

does this
commitment cover

CPO
PKO
PKE
POD

Commitment applies to

company
entire corporate group

Purchasing Sustainable Palm Oil

100% covered by rspo cspo for
all palm oil used

100% covered by rspo cspo for
all palm oil used --- 2016

Select a year

  • Segregated /
    Identity Preserved
  • Mass Balance
  • Book and Claim /
    RSPO Credits
  • Uncertified or
    Not Disclosed
  • Not Applicable
  • Identity
    Preserved
  • Segregated
  • Mass Balance
  • Book and Claim / RSPO Credits
  • Uncertified

CPO

CPO
Segregated / Identity Preserved
10%
Mass Balance
69%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
21%
8,779t
79% CSPO

PKO

pko
Segregated / Identity Preserved
4%
Mass Balance
84%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
12%
875t
88% CSPO

POD

pod
Segregated / Identity Preserved
1%
Mass Balance
76%
Book and Claim / RSPO Credits
7%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
17%
18,318t
83% CSPO

PKE

pke
Segregated / Identity Preserved
8%
Mass Balance
62%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
31%
13t
69% CSPO

CPO

CPO
Not Available
N/A

PKO

pko
Not Available
N/A

POD

pod
Not Available
N/A

PKE

pke
Not Available
N/A

Quantities of Palm oil purchased relate to

  • ALL OF THE COUNTRIES IN WHICH THE COMPANY OPERATES, BUT NOT THE GROUP
  • ALL OF THE COUNTRIES IN WHICH THE COMPANY OPERATES (COMPANY IS NOT PART OF A GROUP)
  • ALL OF THE COUNTRIES IN WHICH THE GROUP OPERATES

Suppliers required to have
a deforestation- and conversion-free policy

Traceability for suppliers

none

this company has on-the-ground investments in palm oil sustainability

supporting
smallholder
protecting forests
landscape / jurisdiction
approach
conservation
project

What can you do?
Raise your VOICE in support of sustainable palm oil.

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