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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
United Kingdom
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Sainsbury's supermarkets, Argos , Habitat , All Sainsbury's Own Brand , Argos Own Brand , Habitat Own Brand
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
15,249.5

Sainsbury's PLC

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
United Kingdom
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Sainsbury's supermarkets, Argos , Habitat , All Sainsbury's Own Brand , Argos Own Brand , Habitat Own Brand
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
15,249.5

Score

Total Score

14.5
out of 22 Middle of the pack

own supply
chain score

12.5
out of 16

Beyond own
supply chain score

2
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
United Kingdom
Sector
Retailers
List of top brands
Sainsbury's supermarkets, Argos , Habitat , All Sainsbury's Own Brand , Argos Own Brand , Habitat Own Brand
Total volume of palm oil purchased (metric tonnes)
15,249.5

Sustainable palm oil platforms

RSPO
member

poig
member

member of one or more
sustainable palm oil platforms

  • Palm Oil Transparency Coalition (POTC)

Commitments

Public
commitment to 100%
RSPO CSPO by 2020

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
78%
Mass Balance
22%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
1%
9,735.90t
99% CSPO

PKO

pko
Segregated / Identity Preserved
89%
Mass Balance
11%
236.20t
100% CSPO

POD

pod
Segregated / Identity Preserved
11%
Mass Balance
86%
Uncertified or Not Disclosed
3%
5,277.40t
97% CSPO

PKE

pke
Not Available
N/A

CPO

cpo
Segregated
69%
Mass Balance
30%
Book and Claim / RSPO Credits
1%
10,054t
100% CSPO

PKO

pko
Segregated
48%
Mass Balance
52%
291t
100% CSPO

POD

pod
Segregated
15%
Mass Balance
79%
Book and Claim / RSPO Credits
7%
1,926t
100% CSPO

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

Only deforestation-free

Traceability for suppliers

to mills

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

supporting
smallholder
protecting forests
landscape / jurisdiction
approach
conservation
project

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