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New Planting Procedure Public Comments

R.E.A Holdings - PT Prasetia Utama (PT PU)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 02 August 2022

R.E.A. Holdings has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 5,159.83 ha located inside its operational area in PT Prasetia Utama (PT PU) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Umaq Dian Village, Muara Pedohon Village, Buluqsen Village, Muara Ritan Village, Ritan Baru Village, Tabang Sub District, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification for PT Prasetia Utama was conducted through document verification and on-site visit. PT SGS Indonesia auditors conducted a preliminary document review on 13 to 14 April 2022 and the on-site verification on 24 to 27 April 2022.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2021 from 2 August 2022 until 31 August 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: OPEN

Bumitama Agri Ltd - PT Agriplus (PT AGP)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 18 June 2022

Bumitama Agri Ltd has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1,527.29 ha located inside its operational area in PT Agriplus (PT AGP) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Belaban village, Riam Batu Gading village (sub district Marau), and Tanggerang village (sub district Jelai Hulu), district of Ketapang, Province Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT AGP was conducted through onsite evaluation. Control Union Certifications (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. auditors conducted document verification on 8 December 2021, 28 December 2021 and 6 January 2022, while onsite verification and stakeholder consultation were conducted on 14 to 15 December 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 18 June 2022 until 17 July 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Wilmar International Limited - PT Rimba Harapan Sakti (PT RHS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 27 May 2022

Wilmar International Limited has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 224 ha located inside its operational area in PT Rimba Harapan Sakti (PT RHS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Pematang Limau Village, Seruyan Hilir District, Seruyan Regency, Kalimantan Tengah Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT RHS was conducted through desk study and field observation. Mutuagung Lestari auditors conducted the desk study on 4 to 5 November 2021 and field observation at the proposed area for new planting on 9 to 10 November 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 27 May 2022 until 25 June 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Agrocaribe Los Juilines & Las Ceibas B

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 04 March 2022

Agrocaribe has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 246.11 ha located inside its operational area in Agrocaribe S.A (Los Juilines) and Palmas del Nororiente S.A (Las Ceibas B) management units. The plantation properties are located in the municipality of Puerto Barrios, department of Izabal, in the Republic of Guatemala.

The NPP verification for Agrocaribe Los Juilines & Las Ceibas B was conducted through on-site evaluation. Control Union Certifications (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. auditors conducted the on-site verification on 11 November 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2021 from 4 March 2022 until 2 April 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Bumitama Agri Ltd - PT Damai Agro Sejahtera (PT DAS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 15 February 2022

Bumitama Agri Ltd has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 606.44 ha located inside its operational area in PT Damai Agro Sejahtera (PT DAS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Matan Hilir Utara and Nanga Tayap Subdistrict, Ketapang District, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT DAS was conducted through document verification and field verification. TUV Rheinland auditors conducted preliminary document review on 6 May 2020 and on-site verification to the proposed area for new planting on 7 and 8 October 2021. 

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 15 February 2022 until 16 March 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Siat Group - PRESCO Plc. Sakponba Extension 1

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 28 January 2022

Presco Plc., a subsidiary of Siat Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1,913.1 ha located inside its operational area in Sakponba Extension 1 management unit. The plantation properties are located in Orhionwon Local Government Area (LGA), Km 22, Benin - Sapele Road, Obaretin Estate, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

The NPP verification for Sakponba Extension 1 was conducted through off-site document review and on-site verification. SCS Global Services auditors conducted off-site document review from 3 to 13 September 2021. Due to travel restrictions, the on-site verification was conducted with the assistance of a local audit facilitator on 22 and 23 September 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2021 from 28 January 2022 until 26 February 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF - PT Mukomuko Agro Sejahtera (PT MMAS)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 27 January 2022

SIPEF Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 37.99 ha located inside its operational area in PT Mukomuko Agro Sejahtera (PT MMAS) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Kecamatan Teramang Jaya and Pondok Suguh, Kabupaten Mukomuko, Provinsi Bengkulu, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT MMAS was conducted through verification desk study, document review and field visit. Global Gateway Certifications Sdn Bhd auditors conducted verification desk study on 5 February 2021 and documents review and field visits on 8 and 9 February 2021. Finalisation of documentation and verification follow-ups were completed on 21 June 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public comments period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 26 January 2022 until 24 February 2022.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

Musim Mas Holdings - PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 04 August 2021

Musim Mas Holdings has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 597.64ha located inside its operational area in the PT Sarana Esa Cita (PT SEC) management unit. The plantation properties are located in Sambas, Subah, Sajad and Sejangkung District, Sambas Regency, West Kalimantan Province, Indonesia.

Due to travel restrictions, the NPP verification of PT SEC was conducted with reference to Scenario 3 of Contingency RSPO Audit Procedure in two stages. Control Union (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. auditors conducted a remote audit on 18 January 2021 and an on-site audit with the assistance of an audit facilitator on 25 January 2021.

The summary report of this area is now undergoing a 30-day public notification period as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 from 4 August 2021 until 2 September 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF Group - PT Agro Muara Rupit III & IV (PT AMR)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 23 July 2021

SIPEF Group has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 3,418.21ha located inside its operational area in the PT Agro Muara Rupit III & IV (PT AMR) management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Nibung and Rawas Ilir Sub-district, Musi Rawas Utara District, Sumatera Selatan Province, Indonesia.

The NPP verification of PT AMR was conducted through document verification and on-site visit. Global Gateway Certifications Sdn Bhd auditor conducted verification desk study on 13 April 2021 and documents review and field visits on 22-23 April 2021.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 22 July 2021 until 21 August 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

SIPEF - PT Bandar Sumatra Indonesia (Bandar Pinang Estate)

New Planting Procedures Public Comments 19 July 2021

PT Bandar Sumatra Indonesia (PT BSI) has proposed a new development plan for its concession that covers an area of 1197.47 ha located inside its operational area in the Bandar Sumatra Indonesia management unit. The plantation properties are located in the Jalan Raya Dolok Masihul, Kecamatan Bintang Bayu, Kabupaten Serdang Bedagai, North Sumatra Indonesia.

The NPP for PT BSI was conducted through a series of assessments and without a CB verification in accordance with NPP requirement for conversion of rubber to oil palm plantation.

The Summary report of this area is now undergoing 30 days of public notification as required by the RSPO New Planting Procedure 2015 beginning from 19 July 2021 to 18 August 2021.

COMPLETE COMMENTS: NO

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