Asian Agri

1) Mighty Earth report titled, “Rapid Response Report 17” (18 July 2019)

(1) The report alleged 23 ha of peat forest development and 28 ha of clearance preparation in PT Usaha Sawit Unggul (PT USU) between 29 April – 05 July 2019.

The report alleged that PT USU is a subsidiary of PT Asianagro Lestari, who is part of RGE Group. The report indicated that RGE Group companies include Asian Agri and Apical.

July 2019
We engaged PT USU after RRR 17 was released.

We are following up on further clarification from PT USU on the supporting evidence to substantiate the response on the website.

PT USU stated that internal investigations revealed that the reported clearance occurred outside of their concession. Subsequently, Apical published the clarifications on its grievance page, the link can be found here.

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