Commitment To People
|Conducted assessment against ILO indicators of forced labour at Malaysia operations; rolled out several initiatives from July to December 2021
||Rolled-out our new Responsible Recruitment Procedure for Migrant Workers in 2022; reimbursing more than 34,000 current and former workers in employment on or after 1 November 2018 at Malaysia operations for recruitment costs incurred, amounting to over MYR82 million
||56% of workers unionised
|Improved availability and access to grievance mechanisms at Malaysia operations; including improved governance of grievances through an independent centralised function at HQ level
||Improved management of worker housing repair & maintenance in malaysia; launched new digital housing complaint application
||Provided access to schools for all children at plantations 53 primary and secondary schools built and run by our operations in Indonesia, PNG and Solomon Islands; 42 kindergartens and 105 crèches available across all operations
|Improved governance on fair working hours and rest days. Improved understanding of workers wage components through communication on wage slips and, wage code glossary in Several Languages, information packs and wage posters in native languages.
||Implementation of process automation to minimise risk of manual data entry errors impacting wages and improved wage governance
||Reduced accident rates by 54% since 2017
|Governance On Work Hours And Days To Ensure Workers Have Sufficient Rest. Improved Understanding Of Workers Wage Components Through Communication On Wage Slips And, Wage Code Glossary In Several Languages, Information Pack Andpacks And Wage Posters In Native Languages.
||Launched New Social Dialogue Process, A Platform Available At Every Ou For Site Management And Workers To Engage In Discussions On Key Issues. All Issues Are Documented And Tracked To Completion Via The Social Dialogue Online Tracker
||Reduced Accident Rates By 54% Since 2017
|Improved medical access for workers, including the set up of Medical Advisory Council and appointment of a Chief Medical Officer
||Launched new Social Dialogue Process, a platform available at every OU unit for site management and workers to engage in discussions on key issues. All issues are documented and tracked to completion via the social dialogue online tracker
||Established new Culture of Care Safety Programme at Sime Darby Oils
|Provided relief to December 2021 flood victims in Malaysia
||Set of up COVID-19 teams to safeguard health and safety of employees
|Chartered flights to repatriate over 5,000 foreign workers from Malaysia to home countries
||Established personal passport lockers
|Improved health & safety procedures and governance systems that are more worker-centric. This includes employing 40 additional site safety and sustainability officers.