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Date Progress
June 2015 05 June 2015:

A complaint was submitted by Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan Kalimantan Tengah (JPIK Kalteng) to RSPO.

Sawit Mandiri Lestari (SML) was mentioned as failing to consult communities with interests in the land it meant to clear and failing to properly identify high-conservation value (HCV) lands for conservation purposes, as required by the RSPO.

Access to the relevant case tracker on the RSPO Complaints website can be found here.

May 2016 The RSPO Secretariat has sent a closure letter to the company on 24 May 2016. The case is now closed.
December 2016 The SSS Group has since sold Sawit Mandiri Lestari (SML) due to a delay in obtaining the necessary legal permit and licenses. We don’t have any business relationship with SSS group since 2014.
August 2017 The SSS Group published its No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation policy.
April 2018 We studied the allegations against the SSS Group and monitored closely all the reports related to SSS Group found in the media and in the public domain.

We also followed the progress of the complaint against Sawit Mandiri Lestari (SML) through the RSPO Complaints procedure.

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