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Musim Mas Group PT

Company Profile: Musim Mas Group PT

  • Parent company:
    N/A
  • Landbank (total):
    190,956 hectares
  • Bloomberg ticker:
    Private company
  • RSPO member?
    No. However, many of PT Musim Mas Group's subsidiaries are members of the RSPO.
  • Other initiatives:
    POIG, SPOM, ISCC, ISPO
  • Activities:
    Oil palm cultivation, processing of crude palm oil (CPO) and palm kernel (PK) and palm kernel oil (PKO), refining, producing oil derivatives and consumer goods, transporting, trading
  • Locations:
    Indonesia (North Sumatra, West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Riau, West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan). PT Musim Mas Group has also recently expanded into other regions, such as Papua.
  • Headquarters:
    Singapore
  • Links to other SPOTT companies:
    Musim Mas Group has a collaborative refinery with Genting Plantations Bhd.
  • Website:

Company Assessment: Musim Mas Group PT

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Total: 40 / 59 67.8%
  • RSPO reporting requirements 13.5 / 15 90%
    • Q: 1.1. Is the company an RSPO member?

      A: No. However, the following Musim Mas Group plantation subsidiaries are all members of the RSPO:
      PT Musim Mas
      PT Megasurya Mas
      PT Agrowiratama
      PT Berkat Sawit Sejati
      PT Unggul Lestari
      PT Mentari Pratama
      PT Siringo Ringo

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

      A: Yes

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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: Yes, Musim Mas refers to itself as an oil palm grower.

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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: Yes. Musim Mas states all the countries and regions in which the company operates: Indonesia (West Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, Riau, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, South Sumatra, Papua provinces).

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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: Yes. PT Agrowiratama joined the RSPO in 2008 and certified its first estate in 2010. PT Agrowiratama has a time-bound plan to complete certification by 2017.

      PT Berkat Sawit Sejati joined the RSPO in 2008 and certified its first estate in 2010. PT Berkat Sawit Sejati completed certification in 2015.

      PT Megasurya Mas joined the RSPO in 2008 and currently does not have a mill.

      PT Mentari Pratama joined the RSPO in 2011 and currently does not have a mill, but plans to commence and complete RSPO certification in 2018.

      PT Musim Mas joined the RSPO in 2004 and certified its first estate in 2009. PT Musim Mas has a time-bound plan to complete certification by 2018.

      PT Siringo Ringo joined the RSPO in 2013 and certified its first estate in 2014. PT Siringo Ringo completed certification in 2015.

      PT Unggul Lestari joined the RSPO in 2011 and certified its first estate in 2012. PT Unggul Lestari completed certification in 2015.

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

      A: Yes

      No score | Source

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

      A: 100% of Musim Mas Group's plantation estates are RSPO-certified.

      Calculation: 110,381.89 ha (total area RSPO-certified) divided by 110,381.89 ha (stated planted area for PT Musim Mas, PT Agrowiratama, PT Unggul Lestari, PT Mentari Pratama, PT Siringo Ringo and PT Berkat Sawit Sejati ) x 100

      (excludes c. 20,000 ha of immature plantations in Papua)

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

      A: Yes

      No score | Source

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

      A: No information or time-bound plans could be found using the research protocols

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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: No

      No score

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

      A: Yes. All of PT Agrowiratama's current scheme smallholders were RSPO certified in 2010. All of PT Musim Mas's current scheme smallholders were RSPO certified in 2011.

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

      A: No

      No score

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

      A: 100% of Musim Mas Group's 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: No

      No score

  • Landbank and maps 6.5 / 8 81.3%
    • 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, landbank for oil palm cultivation is 171,368.62 ha (stated landbank for oil palm cultivation for PT Musim Mas, PT Agrowiratama, PT Unggul Lestari, PT Siringo Ringo, PT Mentari Pratama and PT Berkat Sawit Sejati - excludes Papua operations including approximately 21,000 ha for PT Siringo Ringo and 18,990 ha for PT Megasurya Mas that was previously reported)

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

      A: Yes, planted area is 110,381.89 ha

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

      A: Yes, scheme smallholder hectarage is 3,247 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 19,227.58 ha (stated landbank for conservation for PT Musim Mas, PT Agrowiratama, PT Unggul Lestari, PT Mentari Pratama and PT Berkat Sawit Sejati - excludes Papua operations including approximately 2,785.90 ha for PT Megasurya Mas and 8,125.90 for PT Siringo Ringo that was previously reported)

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    • 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 to the RSPO FOR Musim Mas' subsdiaries, but not all are publicly available due to ongoing legal issues.

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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 10 / 14 71.4%
    • Q: 3.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available statement to address deforestation resulting from its operations?

      A: Yes, Musim Mas has a commitment to no deforestation of High Conservation Value (HCV) areas and High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests.

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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: The following subsidiaries which have a publicly available FPIC process are as follows:

      PT Agrowiratama - PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar

      PT Unggul Lestari

      PT Agrowiratama - PT Maju Aneka Sawit

      PT Agrowiratama - PT Multipersada Gatramegah

      PT Agrowiratama - PT Globalindo Alam Perkasa

      PT Agrowiratama (phase II)

      PT Mentari Pratama

      PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa

      PT Megasurya Mas

      PT Siringo Ringo

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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: Yes

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

      A: There is public availability of some SEIA assessments:

      Riau: PT Musim Mas, Pelalawan District

      Sumatra: No SEIA assessments could be found

      Central Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama - PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar; PT Unggul Lestari; PT Agrowiratama - PT Maju Aneka Sawit; PT Agrowiratama - PT Multipersada Gatramegah; PT Agrowiratama - PT Globalindo Alam Perkasa

      West Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama; PT Agrowiratama (phase II); PT Mentari Pratama; PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa; PT Mulia Indah

      Papua: PT Megasurya Mas; PT Siringo Ringo

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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

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    • 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: Yes, Musim Mas states it only engages HCV Assessor Licensing Scheme (ALS) accredited assessors

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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: There is public availability of some HCV assessments:

      Riau: PT Musim Mas, Pelalawan District

      Sumatra: No HCV assessments could be found

      Central Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama - PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar; PT Unggul Lestari; PT Agrowiratama - PT Maju Aneka Sawit; PT Agrowiratama - PT Multipersada Gatramegah; PT Agrowiratama - PT Globalindo Alam Perkasa

      West Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama; PT Agrowiratama (phase II); PT Mentari Pratama; PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa; PT Mulia Indah

      Papua: PT Megasurya Mas; PT Siringo Ringo

      0 / 1 | Source

    • 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: There is public availability of some HCV management plans:

      Riau: PT Musim Mas, Pelalawan District

      Sumatra: No HCV management plans could be found

      Central Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama - PT Sukajadi Sawit Mekar; PT Unggul Lestari; PT Agrowiratama - PT Maju Aneka Sawit; PT Agrowiratama - PT Multipersada Gatramegah; PT Agrowiratama - PT Globalindo Alam Perkasa

      West Kalimantan: PT Agrowiratama; PT Agrowiratama (phase II); PT Mentari Pratama; PT Lestari Abadi Perkasa; PT Mulia Indah

      Papua: PT Megasurya Mas; PT Siringo Ringo

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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

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

      A: No. Musim Mas states it has a 'holistic water management plan to maintain and protect the quality and availability of surface and ground water', but no further details are given.

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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: Yes

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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. Musim Mas has a commitment to 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

      No score

  • 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

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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 2 / 6 33.3%
    • Q: 6.1.1. Does the company have a publicly available time-bound plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions?

      A: Musim Mas has a commitment to reduce GHG emissions, but no time-bound plan could be found using the research protocols.

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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

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    • 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

      0 / 1

    • 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

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

      A: Yes

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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: Yes, Musim Mas already has 9 mills equipped with methane capture facilities and will plan and construct in all future and existing mills.

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  • Traceability 4 / 12 33.3%
    • 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. 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: 69.23% of Musim Mas Group's palm oil mills is RSPO-certified.

      Calculation: 9 (stated number of palm oil mills RSPO-certified) divided by 13 palm oil mills (stated number of palm oil mills operated) x 100

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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: 0% of the company's independently sourced FFB is RSPO-certified.

      Calculation: 0 (tonnes RSPO-certified) divided by 245,236 (total tonnes of independently sourced FFB) x 100

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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: No information could be found using the research protocols

      0 / 1

    • 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: Mass Balance, Identity Preserved

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Trend Tracker: Musim Mas Group PT

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Media Monitor: Musim Mas Group PT

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Deforestation and wildlife conflict

Fires and haze

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