Sustainability Initiatives

Sustainability Policy

In carrying out its business processes, Teladan Prima Agro factors in the environment and surrounding communities as a major consideration for its operations and decision making. TPA is focused on strengthening its contribution to the palm oil industry by providing high quality products that is derived from sustainable practices as outlined in its Sustainable Palm Oil Policy.

Conducting plantation business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and striving to meet as well as exceed the relevant sustainability standards.

Carry out honest, integrity, and ethics-based business behavior, and has a vigorous commitment to implementing the principles of Good Governance in all of the Company’s activities.

Not carrying out new developments in High Carbon Stock Forest areas, Peat Areas, as well as managing work areas that have High Conservation Value, and implementing Zero Burning Practices in Company activities.

Respect and protect human rights (non-tolerance of discrimination on ethnicity, religion, race, nationality, gender, physical condition, social status, and political views); fulfillment of children’s rights, protection, and prohibition of employing children; prohibit all forms of forced labor, intimidation, and violence, sexual harassment and protect women’s reproductive rights.

Respecting and protecting human rights (zero tolerance of discrimination on ethnicity, religion, race, nationality, gender, physical condition, social status, and political views); fulfilling of children’s rights, protecting and prohibiting the employment of children; prohibiting all forms of forced labor, intimidation, violence, and sexual harassment, and protecting women’s reproductive rights.

Providing decent work compensation and employment social security, committing to employee training and development, and ensuring equal opportunity and treatment for employees without discrimination.

Providing freedom and, or facilitating association activities, respecting the right to collective bargaining, and encouraging the formation of cooperatives.

Implementing Occupational Health and Safety Standards supported by Governance, human resources, and fulfilling all supporting facilities and infrastructure to build a safe and comfortable work environment.

Carry out Social Responsibility that orients towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals, respecting community rights and local wisdom, and building harmonious relationships with all stakeholders.

Involving and facilitating farmers and local communities into the Company’s supply chain based on the principles of inclusiveness and traceability and providing encouragement and guidance to implement responsible and sustainable business practices.

Obtaining optimal business results by implementing best practices and continuous improvement with an environmental perspective in all work processes of plant cultivation, production processes, and product processing.

The emphasis on sustainability is reflected in TPA’s vision and is integrated into the Company’s Long-Term Plan (RJPP) 2020 – 2024 as high sustainable performance is set as the theme for the company’s strategy in 2023. This strategy demonstrates the company’s commitment to increase its productivity not only to boost its financial success but also as a form of its environmental, social, and economic responsibilities.

TPA’s commitment to becoming an environmentally and conservation-friendly palm oil company is carried out by adhering to stringent sustainability standards. Referring to Indonesia Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO), the policy for sustainable palm oil governance in Indonesia, TPA implements the principles imposed by ISPO to optimally maintain and continuously improve its sustainability efforts. In addition to fulfilling the standards set by ISPO, TPA’s subsidiaries also participated in the Indonesian Ministry of Environment’s national environmental reporting initiative known as the Programme for Pollution Control, Evaluation, and Rating (PROPER). The program uses a colour-coded rating to assess the Company’s performance based on a variety of indicators. TPA’s subsidiaries passed the PROPER assessment by obtaining the Green (Hijau) rating as the Company successfully carried out environmental management initiatives that exceeded the minimum requirement set by the government of Indonesia.