Complaint on : PT Nabatindo Karya Utama (a subsidiary of Bumitama Agri Ltd.)
PT Nabatindo Karya Utama (a subsidiary of Bumitama Agri Ltd.)
Tumbang Koling , Kalimantan , Indonesia
Oil Palm Grower
Centre for Orang Utan Protection
11 March 2013
The company is alleged to have breached Principle 5: Environmental responsibility and conservation of natural resources and biodiversity and Principle 7: Responsible development of new plantings.
The company has cleared HCV forest and which is the habitat of various endemic animals including orang utan.
Box G Closed for Monitoring
A formal complaint has been filed to the RSPO on the allegations against this company. As a result of a directive from the RSPO to the company in seeking clarification, a response letter has been submitted by the company (as attached). The RSPO is now reviewing the specific complaints received against the contents in the companys response letter to determine the next cause of action.
Update 26 Aug 2013
Update 22 November 2013
A meeting was conducted on 8 November 2013. Summary of the meeting are listed below:-
a) Bumitama decided to transfer its membership to the parent company, Bumitama Agri Ltd.
b) Clearance activities has ceased since Oct 2013 in LSM. Further announcement was made for NKU and ASMR on the Bumitama's website.
c) Bumitama will comply with the RSPO's New Planting Procedures for all future clearance.
Update 6 February 2014
PT Nabatindo Karya Utama has on on-going planting area located in Tumbang Koling Village, Cempaga Hulu, Kotawaringin Timur, Central Kalimantan. The summary report of New Planting Assessment is opened to public notification and can be downloaded here
Update 26 September 2014
Waiting for Bumitama Agri Ltd to entry compensaiton process before RSPO issue the official letter to close the complaint for monitoring
More details are available in the attachments.