Apical received from internal report in May 2021 that PT Tandan Sawit Papua (PT TSP), a subsidiary of PT EHP was clearing about 24 ha from Jan to April 2021.
On 30 June 2021, Mighty Earth released the Rapid Response Report 34. The report claimed that PT TSP, a subsidiary of PT EHP of clearing 58 hectares of forest between November 2020 and May 2021.
Based on clearing location stated in the Mighty Earth report, it is the same as reported by our internal report.
Apical seek clarification from EHP regarding the issue.
According to EHP, the clearing was conducted by local for their village expansion without knowing that it is inside PT TSP’s HGU. They agreed to stop land clearing.
Apical received the copy of minutes of meeting between PT TSP and local community as well as copy of a letter from local head to inform that they were not aware the land belong to PT TSP and agreed to stop clearing.