What policies has REA implemented?REA regularly evaluates its approach to sustainability to ensure that the group continues to address the risks and opportunities associated with its expanding business and meet the evolving expectations of its stakeholders.
The group’s policy framework comprises six policies, which both reinforce REA’s commitment to well-established best practices, such as zero burning, and demonstrate the group’s desire to remain at the forefront of sustainable palm oil production. REA is committed to avoiding clearing of primary forest or new planting on peat and to reporting publicly all GHG emissions, including those from land use change. The group’s policies incorporate the requirements of all of the sustainability standards to which the group has committed, including the RSPO Principles and Criteria (2013), the International Standards Organisation’s Environmental Management System (ISO14001), the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSAS 18001), the Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) standard, and relevant regulations, such as the UK Bribery Act 2010 and the Modern Slavery Act.
The full text of each policy is available to download here: