Ciliandry Anky Abadi Group (CAA)

Ciliandry Anky Abadi Group (CAA), based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is a privately-owned company engaging in the cultivation and processing of oil palm.

1) Greenpeace report titled, “Deforestation Case Studies” (December 2017) sent to us via email

2) Greenpeace report titled, “Final Countdown: Now or Never to Reform the Palm Oil Industry” (19 September 2018)

(1) and (2) No RSPO membership for Ciliandry Anky Abadi Group (CAA), which was claimed to be a part of the First Resources group.

Clearance of 120 hectares of forest by PT Citra Agro Abadi (CAA subsidiary) between September to 19 October 2017 in Central Kalimantan. The cleared forests were orangutan habitat.

August 2018
Our last purchase date was in August 2018.

October 2018
We have engaged CAA and sought clarification on their relationship with First Resources and also, on their sustainability initiatives.

October 2018
CAA confirmed that they operate six concessions and two mills.

They also confirmed that they are a separate entity and do not have connections with First Resources in equity nor operations. They have a ‘Stop Work order’ in place since 31 August 2018 with regards to PT Agrindo Green Lestari (PT AGL) and PT Citra Agro Abadi, Central Kalimantan, Pulang Pisau district.

CAA will be undertaking a HCS/HCV study and an action plan will be formulated from the outcome of the study. Currently, they are awaiting the ‘go-ahead’ from the government before they proceed.

CAA has an SOP for sustainability, but it is not a strict NDPE policy – they are looking at publishing a NDPE policy in 2019.

Two concessions have obtained ISPO certification, i.e. in Barito Timur and Pulau Bentan.

CAA’s relationship with First Resources has been clarified by First Resources via a statement here.

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