Two Subsidiaries of ANJ in Papua Got RSPO Certificates

Two Subsidiaries of ANJ in Papua Got RSPO Certificates

InfoSAWIT, SORONG – The subsidiaries of PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk., (ANJ), they are, PT Permata Putera Mandiri (PPM) and PT Putera Manunggal Perkasa (PMP) got Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certificates to fulfill the conditions of sustainable and responsible commitment.

Certification assessment was conducted by PT Mutuagung Lestari – RSPO’s accredited institution. It was pronounced and published on 23 December 2021 and would last for five years.

ANJ has become the member of RSPO since February 2007 and the certification for the two subsidiaries is the fifth one by RSPO. The achievement showed that ANJ is committed to cultivate palm oil plantations sustainably by prioritizing the environmental and responsible development to support sustainable programs from the government.

The sectors in the RSPO certification covered one mill of PMP and four plantations that PMP and PPM cultivate. PMP’s two plantations – the Kasuari lays about 4,629.41 hectares (ha) and the Cenderawasih lays about 6,670. ha or 11,300.36 ha in total (including plasma plantations) in Distrik Aifat Selatan and Kais, District of Maybrat and Sorong Selatan.

While PPM’s plantations, they are, the Gaina lays about 2,769.44 ha Distrik Kais, District of Sorong Selatan, and the Metamani lays about 6,298.12 ha or 9,067.56 ha in total (including plasma plantations) in Distrik Metamani, District of Sorong Selatan.

Vice Director of ANJ, Geetha Govindan said, in general palm oil having RSPO certificate of the company uses Mass Balance. “But PMP’s mill uses Identity Preserved (IP) as supply chain model that every fresh fruit bunch (FFB) is 100% certified,” he said, as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Monday (10/1/2022).

Geetha also mentioned, ANJ has been sustainable palm oil plantation company because getting sustainable certificates, both from RSPO, Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO), and International Sustain and Carbon Certificate (ISCC). In ISPO certificate, ANJ groups got it for its four subsidiaries, they are, PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Agri Siais (ANJAS); PT Sahabat Mewah dan Makmur (SMM), PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Agri Binanga (ANJA); and PT Kayung Agro Lestari (KAL). While ISPO certificate for PMP is in progress to get audit result. (T2)