Mighty Earth Rapid Response Report 8

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Indonesian companies: 

PT Permata Putera Mandiri (Blok I), PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari, PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations, PT Agrindo Sukses Sejahtera, PT Sanggam Harapan Sejantera, and KUD Restu Bersama

September 2018 

Prepared with support from Aidenvironment and MapHubs


PT Permata Putera Mandiri (Blok I)

 

 

 

Concession Information: PT Permata Putera Mandiri Blok I (PT PPM) is located in West Papua province. It covers an area of 34,310 hectares1. Long 132°21’17.93″E, Lat 1°53’45.09″S)

 

Deforestation: 

PT Permata Putera Mandiri Blok I (PT PPM) was featured in Rapid Response reports 3, 4 and 6 due to ongoing deforestation. Satellite imagery (see below) shows that 114 hectares of forest were cleared in the concession from July 9 to August 18, 2018.

Ownership Information: 

Group: Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ Group)

PT Permata Putera Mandiri is owned by PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Agri, a subsidiary of PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ Group). Mr. Geetha Govindan is the President Director of Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk.

Supply Chain Information: 


PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari

 

 

 

 

Concession Information: PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari is located in Lamandau Regency, Central Kalimantan. The concession covers an area of 19,635 hectares. (Long 111°10’42.9″E, Lat 1°52’57.3″S)

Deforestation: 

Satellite imagery (see below) shows that between August 2 to September 14, 2018 (Site A & B) and between August 13 to September 14, 2018 (Site C), a total of 630 hectares of forest were cleared in PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari concession (Imagery © 2018 Planet Labs Inc.)

Ownership Information: 

Group: PT Metro Lestari Jaya

Up until December 2015, PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari was a subsidiary of Sawit Sumbermas Sarana (SSMS), part of the Citra Borneo Indah Group. PT Sawit Mandiri Lestari is now owned by Rinawati (60%) and Hamidi Mukhdar Said (40%) through PT Metro Lestari Jaya.

Supply Chain Information: 

No supply chain information available.


PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations

 

 

Concession Information: PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations is located in Nunukan Regency, North Kalimantan. The concession covers an area of 11,537 hectares. (Long 3° 50′ 08′′ N 117° 23′ 14′′ E)

Peat Development: 

Satellite imagery (see below) shows that from July 25 to September 18, 2018 (Site A & C) and from July 25 to August 29, 2018 (Site B), a total of 198 hectares of peat were developed in the PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations concession (Imagery © 2018 Planet Labs Inc.)

Ownership Information: 

Group: Shanghai Xinjiu Chemical Co. Ltd.

PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations is owned by Shanghai Xinjiu Chemical Co. Ltd (90%) and by PT Citra Makmur Sentosa (10%). Shanghai Xinjiu Chemical Co. Ltd is a China-registered company specializing in fatty acids and derivative products.

Mr. Tjia Ke Seng (also known as ‘Dachlan’), a Chinese citizen, is President Director of PT Sebaung Sawit Plantations6. He is also a Director of PT Palem Segar Lestari, also located in North Kalimantan.

Supply Chain Information:

No supply chain information available.


PT Agrindo Sukses Sejahtera

 

 

Concession Information: PT Agrindo Sukses Sejahtera is located in Berau Regency, North Kalimantan. The concession covers an area of 5,314 hectares7. (Long 2° 18′ 56′′ N 116° 54′ 44′′ E)

Deforestation:

Satellite imagery (see below) shows that between July 15 to September 15, 2018, a total of 78 hectares of forest were cleared in the PT Agrindo Sukses Sejahtera concession (Imagery © 2018 Planet Labs Inc.)

Ownership Information: 

Group: Starmas Sentosa Mandiri

PT Agrindo Sukses Sejahtera is owned by Starmas Sentosa Mandiri through PT Agrindo Usaha Mandiri, PT Langgeng Prima Lestari and Borneomas Heritage Coal.

Supply Chain Information: 

No supply chain information available.


PT Sanggam Harapan Sejahtera

 

 

 

Concession Information: PT Sanggam Harapan Sejahtera is located in Berau Regency, North Kalimantan. The concession covers an area of 5,425 hectares9. (Long 2° 18′ 56′′ N 116° 49′ 36′′ E)

Deforestation:

Satellite imagery (see below) shows that between June 7 to September 3, 2018, a total of 503 hectares of forest were cleared in the PT Sanggam Harapan Sejahtera concession (Imagery © 2018 Planet Labs Inc.)

Ownership Information: 

Group: Venture Resources Pte. Ltd

PT Sanggam Harapan Sejahtera is owned by Venture Resources Pte. Ltd (95%) and PT Gagasan Maju Cemerlang (5%). Venture Resources Pte. Ltd. is a Singaporean financial and insurance services company.

Supply Chain Information: 

No supply chain information available.


KUD Restu Bersama

 

 

Concession Information:  KUD Restu Bersama is located in Berau Regency, North Kalimantan. The concession covers an area of 3,253 hectares. (Long 2° 12′ 50′′ N 117° 57′ 29′′ E)

Deforestation: 

Satellite imagery (see below) shows that between July 7 and September 12, 2018, a total of 246 hectares of forest were cleared in the KUD Restu Bersama concession (Imagery © 2018 Planet Labs Inc.)

Ownership Information: 

No ownership information available.

Supply Chain Information:

No supply chain information available.


Sources for supply chain information: 

Supply chain information included in Rapid Response reports is based on the following publicly disclosed sources. Mighty Earth encourages companies to send updated versions of mill disclosures as soon as they become available and of any decision to terminate supplies with a given company listed in those mill disclosures; please send to [email protected].