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|Member||PT Nabire Baru|
|Date Filed||19 April 2016|
|Category||Oil Palm Growers|
19 April 2016 - RSPO received a complaint from Yayasan Pusaka.
21 April 2016 - RSPO sent the complaint to the company for clarification
25 April 2016 - Goodhope has sent their response:
12 May 2016 - RSPO Secretariat contacted the complainant. He explained that the company had started to conduct land clearing in 2010 before EIA was conducted (2013). He further explained that the HCV assessment result was not informed to the community. He also highlighted that Brimob is giving pressure to the local community.
17 May 2016 - RSPO secretariat conducted a meeting with the company to seek further clarification. Goodhope has clarified every allegation raised by the complainant. All relevant evidence and documents were sent by the company to RSPO on 31 May 2016.
14 July 2016 - RSPO Secretariat conducted a meeting with the complainant, NGO PUSAKA. It is alleged that the company has breached RSPO P&C on:
a. Principle 1 & 2: 1) The information regarding transfer period from the old owner of the company (timber business) to PT Nabire Baru/Goodhope (oil palm plantation) in 2008 was not shared with the community; 2) Lack of transparency. Socialization on the legal status of PT Nabire Baru need has yet to be socialized with the local community.
b. Principle 5: Clearing the Sagoo Farm land.
c. Principle 7: Land clearing before NPP.
The complainant said that the land clearing activity in the plasma areas has stopped in April 2016, after the complaint was lodged to RSPO.
22 July 2016 - RSPO Secretariat conducted a stakeholders meeting in Jakarta. Both parties agreed to conduct a field visit to PT Nabire Baru's concession. RSPO will attend the visit as an observer.
28 July 2016 - the complainant has shared documents with Goodhope.
16 August 2016 - RSPO Secretariat conducted a stakeholders meeting. The company has responded the issue mentioned in the document sent by the complainant on 28 July 2016.
Imam Basrowi was the Director of CV Nabire Baru (Timber Industry). Goodhope made the acquisition in 2010 and changed it into palm oil plantation. Imam Basrowi has never been a director of PT Nabire Baru under Goodhope. The name was not changed for administration purposes.
a joint field visit will be conducted on 26-29 September 2016. RSPO will attend the visit as an observer.
26 - 29 September 2016 - Joint field visit to PT Nabire Baru's concession.
19 October 2016 - a meeting between parties is conducted. The Company and Yayasan PUSAKA will continue to closely monitor the negotiation process among Sima Villagers & the implementation of the agreement.
1 December 2016 - An article was published by Illegal Deforestation Monitor on PT Nabire Baru http://www.bad-ag.info/sustainable-palm-oil-has-a-legal-problem/
2 December 2016 - Goodhope shared their generic official response. Please refer to documents "Response from Goodhope #1 - 5" below.
19 December 2016 - The Complaints Panel decided to escalate the case as formal complaints.
22 February 2017 - Secretariat to verify the case further through investigation and search for several names of investigators as alternatives. Secretariat to draft the ToR for the field verification.
22 March 2017 - A formal request from both parties to continue the case through mediation is received. Secretariat to follow up with the Complainants to obtain an update on their decision to enter into mediation.
19 April 2017
It was agreed that the initial assessment will be conducted by an independent third party. Conflict Resolution Unit (CRU) is appointed to conduct the said assessment.
7 Juni 2017 - A meeting was conducted between Yayasan Pusaka, Goodhope, CRU and RSPO on the preparation of the field visit.
18-19 July 2017 - A field visit to Nabire Baru was conducted. The visit attended by NGO Pusaka, FPP Goodhope and CRU.
25 July 2017 (CP meeting)
Secretariat to continue monitoring and observing the progress of the case.
24 August 2017 (CP meeting)
Secretariat to continue monitoring the case.
26 September 2017 (CP Meeting)
The Secretariat is currently waiting for update from CRU.
16 October 2017
The assessor team initiated their ground assessment.
23 October 2017 (CP Meeting)
Secretariat to continue monitoring the ongoing pre- assessment.
21 November 2017 (CP Meeting)
Secretariat tasked to monitor and seek updates from CRU.
21 December 2017 (CP Meeting)
Secretariat tasked to continue monitoring the case.
24 January 2018 (CP Meeting)
Secretariat to follow up with CRU’s for the final pre-assessment report.
21 February 2018
Secretariat to send the CRU report for translation and the CP to review the findings of the pre-assessment.
28 March 2018
Secretariat to draft the communication and look at issues to determine next steps.
25 April 2018
To complete the response letter to the Parties on the mediation process.
25 May 2018
To follow up with the NGOs on the decision to enter into mediation.
|Response from Goodhope #5||2 December 2016|
|Response from Goodhope #4||2 December 2016|
|Response from Goodhope #3||2 December 2016|
|Response from Goodhope #2||2 December 2016|
|Response from Goodhope #1||2 December 2016|
|Supporting docs - PUSAKA - 28 July16||28 July 2016|
|Supporting docs - Goodhope - 31 May16||31 May 2016|
|Supporting docs - Goodhope - 31 May16||31 May 2016|
|Complaint from Pusaka||19 April 2016|
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