Bio Inti Agrindo Has Achieved Blue PROPER Certificate 2020-2021 Period

Jayapura- PT. Bio Inti Agrindo has achieved PROPER Certificate (Program Penilaian Peringkat Kinerja Perusahaan) in environmental management 2020-2021 Period. 

The PROPER Certificate in environmental management gave by The Head of DKLH (Forestry and Environmental Service) Jan Jap L. Ormuseray, SH., M. Si for The President Director PT. Bio Inti Agrindo, Mr. Hyun Chang Seop at Aston Hotel, Jayapura, Thursday (7/12/2022).

PROPER consists of 5 levels: Gold, Green, Blue, Red, and Black in environmental management.

It is such a good achievement by PT. Bio Inti Agrindo for achieving the Blue PROPER Certificate, means that the company has performed their efforts for required environmental management in line with the rules and regulations (has fulfilled all required by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry).

In order to obtain the Blue PROPER Certificate, the company should be assess in the field of: water resources assessment, land damage assessment, marine pollution control, hazardous and toxic waste/LB3 waste control, air pollution control, water pollution control, and AMDAL implementation.

Ormuseray stated that PT. Bio Inti Agrindo could reach the Blue category of PROPER Certificate for the first time they participated in the Program. He appreciates the management of PT. Bio Inti Agrindo of this good achievement because it was not easy to obtain the Blue category for the company concerned with oil palm plantations and processing factories.

Then, Mr. Hyun Chang Seop pointed out that “In April 2021, for the first time PT Bio Inti Agrindo is established as a PROPER participant for the 2020-2021 period. It is certainly a challenge for us to show compliance and commitment regarding sustainable palm oil plantations that PT Bio Inti Agrindo has always promoted”.

Lastly, Mr. Hyun Chang Seop showed gratitude to Forestry and Environmental Service in Papua Province and Merauke Regency for always support PT. Bio Inti Agrindo and hoped to continue good cooperation and support so that they can promote Papua.


2020.02.12PT BIA received complaints from the Bentala Pusaka Foundation regarding the demolition of a sacred site of Yawantop, the Indigenous peoples of Malind and Wambon Tekamerop. Allegedely, the Company had destroyed sacred site used to perform traditional rituals. A field verification was immediately carried out and it was discovered that the area in question was a category HCV 4 area which according to the testimony of the Basik-Basik clan, was a natural well of 0.2 ha
2020.02.20Public consultations related to the clarification and rehabilitation of high conservation value areas have been carried out with LMA, indigenous communties, and local NGOs with the consultations also being attended by local governments bringing the total attendance to 66 people.
2020.03..12A traditional ceremony has been held between the clans involved, the company and also the local community. Followed by rehabilitation (replanting) with the plants requested by the clan on April 4, 2020.
2020.04.04At present, the Case has been listed as Resolved and continues to be monitored by the HCV team who also collaborates with the VMT (Village Monitoring Team) that has been formed comprised of members of the indigenous community itself.
2019.12.19Four civic groups (KTNC Watch, PUSAKA, SKP-KAMe and WALHI Papua) submitted a complaint to KNCP regarding the development and production of palm oil.
2020.2.12The company submitted their response to the complaint
2020.3.9Complainant submitted an additional statement
2020.3.17KNCP Initial Assessment results and mediation process is announced
2020.8.201st Mediation Committee meeting (explained implementation of NDPE policy, etc.)
2020.9.18Initial assessment completed
2020.12.22nd Mediation Committee meeting (provided further explanations on implementation of NDPE policy and other inquiries)
2020.12.16Parties agreed to further mediation procedures, extension of deadline
2021.6.233rd Mediation Committee meeting → an agreement was not reached
2021,11Iin response to KNCP request, the company submits its opinion on the KNCP Final Statement draft
2022.1.18KNCP Final Statement is announced
The KNCP published its Final Statement on January 13, 2022. The statement indicated that KNCP did not accept the complainants' claim, but recommended that POSCO International should continue with its current efforts to implement active environmental and social policies and communicate with stakeholders in the future. In response, POSCO International submitted a performance report to KNCP on July 29, 2022, detailing the progress of their ESG activities, including the implementation of the NDPE policy in accordance with the recommendations.