Sustainable environmental management, PT Timah Tbk wins the 2021 GOLD
December 28, 2021
JAKARTA – The PT Timah Tbk Muntok metallurgical unit won the 2021 Gold PROPER award organized by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, as part of the 2021 award of the company’s PROPER environmental management performance assessment program which took place on Tuesday 12/28/2021.
This Gold Proper Award was received directly by the Director of Operations and Production of PT Timah Tbk, Alwin Albar, who also witnessed the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia Ma’ruf Amin and the Minister of Environment and Forests Siti Nurbaya.
PT Timah Tbk won PROPER GOLD along with 47 other companies, where previously this TINS coded transmitter won PROPER GREEN for two consecutive years.
In addition to PT Timah Tbk, the metallurgical unit of Muntok which won the PROPER GOLD, PT Timah Tbk for the operational area of Kundur and PT Timah Tbk the mining unit of Belitung Batu Besi also won the Green PROPER in 2021. Meanwhile, there are five units at PT Timah Tbk who won the Blue PROPERTY, three in The Bangka Land Production Unit, Belitung Production Unit (UPB) and Pemali Mining Primary Tin Mining Unit (UPTP).
This year, the Ministry of the Environment and Forests will assess 2,583 companies in the black, red, blue, green and gold categories. Regarding the companies that have won the Red PROPER award has up to 645 companies, Blue PROPER up to 1,670 companies, Green PROPER for 186 companies and Gold PROPER up to 47 companies.
Obtaining the Gold PROPER demonstrates the commitment and progress of PT Timah Tbk in the aspect of sustainable environmental management where several aspects are assessed such as the level of compliance of environmental companies with environmental regulations.
Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya said the company’s compliance with environmental regulations in 2021 will be 75%, even in the event of a Covid-19 pandemic.
“The assessment of the company’s level of regulatory compliance shows a performance that looks quite encouraging, even during the pandemic,” he said.
Meanwhile, the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Ma’ruf Amin, expressed his gratitude to the PROPER recipients who have shown their commitment to environmental management in running their business.
“Well done to the companies that receive PROPER in the voucher category, you are a source of inspiration and motivation to successfully manage a sustainable living environment. For the Ministry of the Environment and Forests, there is and there is still a lot of work to be done for a sustainable living environment. Involve not only the business world but also others to save the environment and the earth, ”he said.
PT Timah Tbk General Secretary Abdullah Umar Baswedan said this is the first year PT Timah Tbk has won PROPER Gold, this is a concrete effort by PT Timah Tbk as a mining company to improve environmental management and empower communities.
“The company continues to make maximum efforts to increase innovation in environmental management based on community empowerment, which is in line with the company’s vision to become a mining company of first plan respectful of the environment, ”he said.
According to him, obtaining the Gold PROPERTY can continue to stimulate the spirit of innovation of the company by improving the standards of management and conservation of the environment as well as the empowerment of the community.
“The company continues to be committed to improving environmental management in order to extend the scope of integrated environmental management to the company’s business processes. We are trying to keep this CLEAN Gold, ”he concluded. (**)