Complaint on : PT Borneo Surya Mining Jaya( First Resources Ltd)
Company : PT Borneo Surya Mining Jaya( a subsidiary of RSPO member First Resources Limited)
Country : East Kalimantan , Indonesia
Category : Oil Palm Grower
Complainants : Environmental Investigation Agency, Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara( AMAN) and the community of Muara Tae.
Date Filed: 17/10/2012
Nature of complaint : Violation of RSPO New Planting Procedures and RSPO Principles and Criteria
Synopsis of complaint :
PT Borneo Surya Mining Jaya has:
i.Begun clearing land before carrying out the New Planting Procedure;
ii.Acquired and cleared local people’s land without their Free, Prior and Informed
Consent (P&C 2.2, 2.3, 7.5 and 7.6)
iii.Failed to negotiate with and compensate local people for the expropriation of their land (P&C 7.6).;
Status of case: The RSPO is currently in contact with both the organization and complainants. Initial discussions between both parties were coordinated and held.
The RSPO has reviewed the materials submitted by the complainants and is now seeking further verification from the organization.
A public update will be provided as soon as a formal response has been received from the member organization.