InfoSAWIT, JAKARTA – Palm oil plantation and agricultural commodity company, PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya (ANJ), Tbk., recently got the award from the 2018 Sustainability Report for the third time that the agribusiness company published.
ANJ got the “Gold Rank” for two years in a row in the regional rank on the sustainability report – which provides the work of the company in business, social, and environment work – from Asia Sustainability Reporting Rating (ASRRAT) 2019.
By taking the theme “Consolidating the Resource to Sustainable Development” or “Mengkonsolidasikan Sumber Daya untuk Pengembangan Bertanggung Jawab”, the 2018 sustainability report of ANJ covered the sustainability work of the company in palm oil, sago, edamame, and renewable energy.
The gold rank was given to the sustainability report which fulfilled the criteria that refered to the standards of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI). This award was done in Bali on 23 November 2019 by National Center for Sustainability Reporting (NCSR) and Institute of Certified Sustainability Practitioners.
50 companies from Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippine, and Bangladesh got the ASRRAT award from their sustainability report publication. ANJ was represented by Ditto Santoso, Head of Community Involvement and Development (CID) to get the award.
“This is the confession for our sustainability commitment and the communication to our stakeholders,” Director of Sustainability of ANJ, Fakri Karim said as in the official statement to InfoSAWIT, Tuesday (26/11/2019).
He also said that the arrangement of the 2018 report focused to the business aspects which have direct relations both to the stakeholders and the ways to manage economic, social, and environmental impact from what the company did.
“We believed that the best way to optimize the feedback is by making the responsible approach to the development which balanced the economy, social, and environment of our business,” he said.
Director of NCSR, Ali Darwin said that the award is the confession from the practitioners in sustainability sector for the best companies which communicated the sustainability work to the stakeholders by the report.
“At least, there are three signals got from the sustainability report. The first is the triple bottom line (economy, environment, and social) of the company. The second is the environmental and social impact of the company; and the third is the realization of sustainable development goals,” Ali said in the The 4th Sustainability Practitioner Conference in Nusa Dua, Bali. (T2)