Musim Mas Leads in Palm Oil Sector at the Largest Sustainability & Environmental Awards in Indonesia: PROPER Awards 2021

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Medan, Indonesia, January 12, 2022 / 3BL Media / – Musim Mas Group (the “Group” or “Musim Mas”) received 11 Green PROPER Awards in 2021 – the highest number of PROPER Awards for a palm oil company, representing results that ” Exceeding Environmental Compliance Standards. PROPER awards are given by the Ministry of Environment and Forests of Indonesia (KLHK). The results were announced by the Director General of Pollution and Environmental Damage Control, Sigit Relianto, and Chairman of the PROPER Advisory Board, Professor Sudarto, B. Hadi, on Tuesday 28 December 2021.

The subsidiaries of the group that acquired Green are PT Siringo-ringo, PT Bahana Nusa Interindo, PT Indomakmur Sawit Berjaya, PT Agrowiratama, PT Sinar Agro Raya, PT Musim Mas Batang Kulim, PT Musim Mas Pangkalan Lesung, PT Berkat Sawit Sejati and PT Suka Sawit Mikar 1, PT Sukagadi Sawit Makar 2, and PT Mago Anika Sawit.

PROPER Awards, an acronym for the Penilaian Peringkat Kinerja Perusahaan dalam Pengelolaan Lingkungan Hidup Program, is an evaluation program by the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forests that aims to raise the level of environmental compliance and business management in Indonesia. Musim Mas, along with more than 2,500 companies from sectors such as oil and gas, manufacturing, agro-industry, etc., have been evaluated and awarded with PROPER awards from Black representing “non-compliance” to Green and Gold representing “post-compliance”.

The PROPER Award is a program that allows companies to demonstrate a commitment that goes beyond current mandatory environmental legislation and laws. Companies are evaluated for their operations in life cycle assessment, energy efficiency, emissions reduction, water efficiency, wastewater load reduction, B3 waste minimization, non-B3 waste minimization and use, biodiversity protection, community empowerment, and disaster response. This year, life cycle assessments and vaccination programs that are part of disaster response in support of government vaccination programs were added to the assessment criteria.

“We are really proud to receive more PROPER awards again this year,” said Tugar Sitanggang, General Manager of PT Mosim Mas. He added, “We will continue our pursuit of environmental sustainability starting with life cycle assessment, energy efficiency, emissions, water efficiency and wastewater carrying, B3 waste, biodiversity, community empowerment, as well as disaster response. We also hope to inspire our communities and stakeholders to work with us on environmental sustainability”.

About MASEM’s Environmental Efforts

Musim Mas Group prides itself on being a leader in sustainable palm oil and has prioritized eco-friendly farms and mills. The company has set aside 28,210 hectares of land for conservation, representing 14% of the named land area. This area is about 1/3 the size of Singapore. The group’s 11 Green PROPER award-winning companies feature plants that have proven methane capture facilities and convert renewable energy into electricity. This is an effort in line with growing global efforts to thwart the release of methane into the atmosphere, such as the Global Methane Pledge at COP26 in Glasgow. To learn more about Musim Mas’s environmental efforts and community support, visit the company’s sustainability report at this link.


The PROPER Awards, also known as the Penilaian Peringkat Kinerja Perusahaan dalam Pengelolaan Lingkungan Hidup Program, is a program launched in 1995 with the support of the World Bank and the United States – Asian Environmental Partnership (USAEP) / USAID to encourage public disclosure of performance Environmental for Indonesian companies, in all industries. This program aims to help increase compliance with current regulations and incentivize companies to bypass regulatory requirements.

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