FGV’s sustainability efforts are guided by its Group Sustainability Policy (GSP). The GSP, which is now in its fourth iteration, sets out the overarching framework for FGV’s sustainability agenda. The GSP comprises three pillars namely promoting economic growth, respecting human rights and protecting the environment. The GSP applies to the whole of FGV Group including its listed and non-listed subsidiaries worldwide as well as to FGV’s contractors and suppliers.
Group Sustainability Policy (GSP)
Promoting Economic Growth
- Enhancing Livelihood
- Profitability and Efficient Use of Resources
- Obligation of Value Chain Partners
Respecting Human Rights
- Equality and Non-Discrimination
- Upholding Labour Standards
- Respecting Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities
- Health and Safety
- Preventing Harassment and Abuse
Protecting the Environment
- Efficient use of natural resources
- Managing Environmental Impacts
- No Deforestation and Planting on Peat
- Protect High Biodiversity Value (HBV) & High Conservation Value (HCV) areas
- Limitations on the Use of Hazardous Chemicals and Agrochemicals
- No Open Burning/Use of Fire
- Water Management
- Waste Management
- Addressing Climate Change
Guidelines and Procedures for the Responsible Recruitment of Foreign Workers
Consistent with our commitment to human rights, FGV strives to ensure that the rights of its employees including foreign workers are always respected and fulfilled. Acknowledging that foreign workers are more vulnerable to fall victim to exploitation especially through the recruitment process, we are taking all necessary steps to protect the rights of our foreign workers. To this end, FGV adopted its Guidelines and Procedures for the Responsible Recruitment of Foreign Workers. This document provides a clear set of guidelines to ensure responsible and ethical recruitment of foreign workers and covers the various stages of the recruitment process namely pre-employment, employment and post-employment processes.
Supplier Code of Conduct (SCOC)
FGV’s commitment to sustainability does not end at our operations. We strongly believe that sustainability standards must be fulfilled throughout the supply chain. Recognizing the need to ensure that our suppliers and contractors also commit and adhere to the same values and principles that we embrace, FGV has adopted a Supplier Code of Conduct (SCOC), outlining the principles and standards relating to sustainability; business ethics and integrity; safety, health and environment; and labour, among other things. With the SCOC, any supplier or contractor wishing to enter into a business partnership with FGV is required to commit to and apply the principles and standards stipulated by the SCOC.
Safety and Health Policy
FGV is committed to delivering value to our stakeholders by operating in a sustainable and responsible manner.
This includes providing a safe and healthy workplace to balance the business objectives.
Environmental Policy Statement
As one of Malaysia’s leading agri-business with global operations, FGV is committed to upholding and setting exemplary environmental practices in all of its business operations by operating in a sustainable and environmentally-responsible manner.