New HCSA SG Members: KLK & Nestlé

The HCSA Executive Committee is pleased to announce two new HCSA Steering Group (SG) Members, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK) and Nestlé S.A.

KLK is a Malaysian multinational company involved in plantation, manufacturing, and property development. Starting off as a plantation company more than 100 years ago, oil palm and rubber plantations still serve as KLK’s core business activities. The Group’s plantation landbank now stands close to 270,000 hectares spreading across Malaysia, Indonesia and Liberia. KLK commits to No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) and recently updated their Sustainability Policy. KLK came on board as a HCSA SG plantation company member on 2 October 2018.
For more information on KLK, please see their website

Nestlé is the world’s largest food and beverage company with more than 2000 brands globally and presence in 189 countries around the world. Nestlé’s purpose is enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. Nestlé committed to “No Deforestation” in 2010 and was one of the first companies to commit to protecting HCS forests. Since the HCSA concept became part of their requirements, the company has been working with suppliers and partners on transformation activities to bring their supply chains into alignment with their Responsible Sourcing Standard. Nestlé came on board as a HCSA SG commodity user company member on 4 October 2018.
For more information on Nestle, please see their website

A full list of HCSA SG Members can be found here and more information on membership can be found here.