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Astra Agro Lestari Tbk PT

Company Profile: Astra Agro Lestari Tbk PT

  • Parent company:
    Astra International (79.68%), Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd
  • Landbank (total):
    297,862 hectares
  • Revenue from oil palm cultivation:
    99.97%
  • Market cap:
    2,124,571,520 USD
  • Thomson Reuters ticker:
    AALI.JK
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    AALI IJ
  • ISIN:
    ID1000066004
  • RSPO member?
    No
  • Other initiatives:
    ISPO
  • Activities:
    Oil palm cultivation, processing of crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK), refining
  • Locations:
    Indonesia (Aceh, Riau, Jambi, Central Kalimantan, East Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, West Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi)
  • Headquarters:
    Indonesia
  • Links to other SPOTT companies:
    Joint venture with Kuala Lumpur Kepong Bhd
  • Parent website:
  • Website:

Company Assessment: Astra Agro Lestari Tbk PT

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Total: 17 / 59 28.8%
  • RSPO reporting requirements 0 / 15 0%
    • Q: 1.1. Is the company an RSPO member?

      A: No, PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.2. Has the company submitted its most recent Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP) report to the RSPO?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.3.1. In the company's  most recent and up-to-date RSPO ACOP report, does the company refer to itself as an oil palm grower?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.3.2. In the company's most recent and up-to-date RSPO ACOP report, does the company state all the countries and regions in which it operates?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.4.1. Has the company RSPO-certified its first plantation estate: a) By November 2010, for companies joining prior to finalisation of the RSPO certification systems in November 2007? b) Within three years of joining the RSPO or of acquiring plantation operations as an RSPO member?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.4.2. Has the company missed any of its public targets to be 100% RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

      No score

    • Q: 1.5. What percentage of the company's total plantation estates is RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member, therefore none of its plantation estates are currently RSPO-certified.

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    • Q: 1.6. Are the company's RSPO Principles and Criteria certification assessments publicly available?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member, therefore none of its plantations are RSPO-certified.

      No score

    • Q: 1.7.1. Have the first of the company's independent FFB suppliers achieved RSPO certification?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 1.7.2. Has the company missed any public targets for 100% of its independent FFB suppliers to be RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

      No score

    • Q: 1.8.1. Has the company RSPO-certified its first scheme smallholders?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

      0 / 1

    • Q: 1.8.2. Has the company missed any public targets for 100% of its scheme smallholders to be RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

      No score

    • Q: 1.9. What percentage of the company's scheme smallholder plantations is RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member, therefore none of its scheme smallholder plantations are currently RSPO-certified.

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    • Q: 1.10. Does the company have any open complaints filed through the RSPO complaints system?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

      No score

  • Landbank and maps 6 / 8 75%
    • Q: 2.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available statement detailing its land acquisition criteria?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 2.1.2. Does this statement apply to all of the company's scheme smallholders and independent FFB suppliers?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 2.2.1. Has the company publicly disclosed its total landbank area for oil palm cultivation?

      A: Yes, total landbank is 297,862 ha

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    • Q: 2.2.2. Has the company publicly disclosed its total planted area?

      A: Yes, planted area is 235,432 ha (nucleus)

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    • Q: 2.2.3. Has the company publicly disclosed its total scheme smallholder area?

      A: Yes, scheme smallholder hectarage is 62,430 ha

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    • Q: 2.2.4. Has the company publicly disclosed its total area of land managed for conservation that is set aside (i.e. including areas of High Conservation Value)?

      A: Yes, landbank for conservation is approximately 25,276.72 ha

      1 / 1 | Source

    • Q: 2.3.1. Are all of the company's concession maps publicly available for all countries in which it operates?

      A: Concession boundaries have been made available previously, which are viewable on the SPOTT map. However, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's' palm oil estates.

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    • Q: 2.3.2. Are all of the company's scheme smallholders' concession maps publicly available for all countries in which it operates?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols.

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  • Environmental management 7 / 14 50%
    • Q: 3.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available statement to address deforestation resulting from its operations?

      A: Yes, Astra Agro has a commitment to no deforestation

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    • Q: 3.1.2. Does this statement apply to all its scheme smallholders and independent FFB suppliers?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 3.2.1. Does the company have a publicly available commitment to undertake Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) prior to any new planting taking place?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 3.2.2. Does the company make its Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) process publicly available?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.3.1. Does the company have a publicly available commitment to conduct SEIA (Social and Environmental Impact Assessments) assessments prior to any new planting taking place?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.3.2. Are all SEIA assessments conducted after November 2005 publicly available?

      A: No SEIA assessments could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.4.1. Does the company have a publicly available commitment to conduct High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments prior to any new planting taking place?

      A: Yes

      1 / 1 | Source

    • Q: 3.4.2. Has the company publicly committed to only using licensed High Conservation Value (HCV) assessors accredited by the HCV Resource Network's Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS)?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.4.3. Are all of the company's High Conservation Value (HCV) assessments conducted after November 2005 publicly available?

      A: No HCV assessments could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.4.4. Does the company make its High Conservation Value (HCV) management and monitoring plans for all of its estates publicly available?

      A: No HCV management plans could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.5. Has the company publicly committed to applying a High Carbon Stock (HCS) methodology to all of its landholdings and not developing on HCS areas?

      A: Yes

      1 / 1 | Source

    • Q: 3.6. Does the company have a publicly available Water Management Plan or equivalent for its operations?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 3.7. Does the company have a publicly available Integrated Pest Management Plan for its operations?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 3.8. Does the company have a publicly available commitment to not use WHO Class 1A and 1B pesticides and paraquat, or time-bound plan for phasing out their use?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 3.9. Has the company been mentioned in any relevant media stories and/or reports that make reference to wildlife conflict or deforestation within the company's plantation estates and/or its scheme smallholders' or independent FFB suppliers' plantations?

      A: Please find the relevant media stories listed in the media monitor below.

      No score

  • Fragile, marginal and peat soils 2 / 2 100%
    • Q: 4.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available statement stating that it is committed to a strict 'no new development on peat' policy?

      A: Yes. Astra Agro has a policy of no development on peatland regardless of depth.

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    • Q: 4.1.2. Does this policy apply to all its scheme smallholders and independent FFB suppliers?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 4.2. What percentage of the company's landbank for oil palm cultivation is located on peat?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols. Astra Agro Lestari only states that some plantations under the company's management are located on peatlands.

      No score | Source

  • Zero burning 2 / 2 100%
    • Q: 5.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available statement stating that it is committed to a strict policy of zero burning?

      A: Yes. Astra Agro has a zero burning policy, for new planting, replating or any other development on our plantations.

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    • Q: 5.1.2. Does this policy apply to all its scheme smallholders and independent FFB suppliers?

      A: Yes

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    • Q: 5.2. Has the company been mentioned in any relevant media stories and/or reports that make reference to fires found within the company's plantation estates and/or its scheme smallholders’ or independent FFB suppliers’ plantations?

      A: Please find the relevant media stories listed in the media monitor below.

      No score

  • Greenhouse gas emissions 0 / 6 0%
    • Q: 6.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available time-bound plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols. However, the company has initiated a GHG emmissions calculation program.

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    • Q: 6.1.2. Does this time-bound plan apply to all its scheme smallholders and independent FFB suppliers?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

      0 / 1

    • Q: 6.2. Does the company publicly report on progress made towards achieving its time-bound plan?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 6.3. Does the company publicly report its GHG emissions from land use change associated with new planting?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols.

      0 / 1 | Source

    • Q: 6.4. Has the company made a public commitment to report and to reduce effects from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME)?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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    • Q: 6.5. Has the company made a public commitment to eliminate methane emissions from all of its palm oil mills?

      A: No information could be found using the research protocols

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  • Traceability 0 / 12 0%
    • Q: 7.1. Are all of the company's mill locations publicly available for all countries in which it operates?

      A: Mill locations have been made available previously, which are viewable on the SPOTT map. However, ZSL is currently unable to ascertain if the maps disclosed constitute 100% of the company's palm oil mills.

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    • Q: 7.2. What percentage of the company's total palm oil mills is RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 7.3. What percentage of the company's total fresh fruit bunches (FFBs) purchased from independent suppliers (not including outgrowers and scheme smallholders) is RSPO-certified?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 7.4. Does the company have a public commitment to move towards Segregated and/or Identity Preserved certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO)?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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    • Q: 7.5. Does the company prioritize certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) from Segregated or Identity Preserved supply chain models over Mass Balance or GreenPalm?

      A: PT Astra Agro Lestari Terbuka is not an RSPO member

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Media Monitor: Astra Agro Lestari Tbk PT

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Deforestation and wildlife conflict

Fires and haze

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