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Musim Mas Clinches the Most Awards in the Palm Oil Sector at PROPER 2018

2 January 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia – Musim Mas Group leads the palm oil sector at the PROPER 2018 Awards Ceremony with 11 out of 18 Green PROPER Awards awarded by Ministry of Environment and Forestry on 27 December 2018.... more

Open Letter to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

30 November 2018, Singapore - We are writing concerning the RSPO Complaints System, and by way of example would draw special attention to the RSPO Complaint Panel’s decision letter dated 2 November 2018 on the case involving PT PP London Sumatra (LonSum) Indonesia Tbk (“Decision Letter”).... more

The Palm Oil Innovation Group welcomes improvements in the RSPO standard – Strengthening of underlying systems and robust implementation still needed

The members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) today adopted a newly revised version of production requirements for sustainable Palm Oil , known as the RSPO Principles & Criteria (P&C). The new P&C is welcomed by the Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) as it presents a number of substantive improvements to the certification standard. ... more

PONGO Alliance: Memorandum of Understanding Signed with the State Government of Sabah

The Palm Oil NGO (PONGO) Alliance and the Government of Sabah, Malaysia, have announced the beginning of a partnership to make the Kinabatangan landscape resilient for forests, wildlife and people. The partnership works towards sustaining wild populations of orangutans in a mix of oil palm plantations and natural forests. The partnership, in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), is a commitment that outlines responsibilities of both parties.... more

Response to the decision letter of RSPO Complaints Panel on Indofood

Our decision to cease buying that we made in September 2018 will remain in place. Additionally, we will continue to support Lonsum in its endeavour to fulfil the requirements of the RSPO as contained in the decision of the RSPO Complaints Panel dated 2 November 2018. The decision has indicated that the corrective actions that need to be implemented by Lonsum with immediate effect and to be completed within six months. ... more

POIG: Proactive participation by Selfridges needed to end deforestation for palm oil

26 October 2018 - Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) urges Selfridges department store chain to support its efforts to build a more responsible palm oil industry.... more

Call to third-party suppliers to publish their concession maps

19 September 2018, Singapore - Transparency in the supply chain has been high on the agenda in the palm oil industry, in particular, the calls for palm oil companies to publish supplier concession maps.... more

Update on IndoAgri/IndoFood/Salim Group

06 September 2018, Singapore - We share the concern with our stakeholders that our third-party suppliers need to adhere to the commitments laid down in our Sustainability Policy, especially on maintaining transparent milestones to drive change. We actively monitor the progress of our third-party suppliers to ensure that the suppliers are keeping within their NDPE commitments.... more

Musim Mas remains committed to its No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) Policy

21 July 2018, Singapore - The latest Eyes on the Forest (EoF) report investigated Indonesia’s palm oil supply chain and its impact on illegally cleared forest area in national parks, in particular, the Tesso Nilo National Park. It highlighted the importance of tracing palm oil supplies to mills, beyond just traders and users. ... more

Musim Mas Group welcomes the Reinstatement of Nestlé's Membership by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

19 July 2018, Singapore - Musim Mas Group welcomes the reinstatement of Nestlé's membership by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm oil (RSPO) on 16 July 2018.... more

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