Astra Agro to cultivate palm oil responsibly is a vital requirement, therefore we always maintain a balance between the interests of society, the environment, and the sustainable profitability of the economy. To support this, we have issued Astra Agro’s sustainability policy to reflect our ongoing efforts by implementing efficient practices through conservation of biodiversity, land and air, full of greenhouse gases and safe and stable conditions for all employees and surrounding communities. We will protect forests, peatlands, human rights and cooperation with farmers, non-governmental organizations, and other stakeholders who provide positive change and to implement the following three principles openly and collaboratively.
We work hand in hand with the Consorium of Resource Expert (CORE) to improve transparency and accuracy. We are highly committed to building a transparent supply chain management, including mapping farmers in the supply chain. Astra Agro has collected data on its operations, enabling CORE to support risk assessments on mills and plantations.