MIND ID Officially Signs MoU on SOE Decarbonization

BUMN Holding Mining Industry MIND ID, or Mining Industry Indonesia, which consists of PT Aneka Tambang Tbk, PT Bukit Asam Tbk, PT Freeport Indonesia, PT Inalum (Persero) and PT Timah Tbk along with a number of other BUMN signed a memorandum The signing of the BUMN Decarbonization MoU was witnessed by the Deputy Minister of BUMN I, Mr. Pahala Nugraha Mansyuri and the Deputy for Coordination of Environmental and Forestry Management of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Mrs. Nani Hendiarti in Jakarta, February 2, 2022.

MIND ID Signs MoU on SOE DecarbonizationMIND ID Director of Institutional Relations Dany Amrul Ichdan, said: “The commitment to achieve the target of reducing emissions from the energy sector and Industrial Process and Product Uses (IPPU) by 15.8% in 2030 and supports the Indonesian Government’s net zero emission aspirations in 2060.

With the MoU on the Decarbonization of SOEs, efforts to reduce emissions will be stronger and more measurable in the future.”

The MIND ID Group notes that the Company’s emissions come from 2 areas. In the 2019 baseline, coverage 1 came from the use of fossil fuels (coal and marine fuel oil) for processing, and diesel fuel for project vehicles/heavy equipment. For scope 2 – use of electricity sourced from the PLN grid for operations and production activities.

MIND ID Signs MoU on SOE DecarbonizationIn 2021, the MIND ID Group produced emissions from scope I and II of 3.335 million tons of CO2e sourced from Business as Usual (BAU) production activities and mining operations. To reduce GHG emissions in 2021, the MIND ID Group carried out several Scope I and II decarbonization initiatives and managed to record emission reductions of 71 thousand tons of CO2e or 2.13% of BAU emissions from production activities and mining operations.

As a form of commitment to achieve the Green House Gas ( GHG ) emission reduction target, starting in 2021 and in the coming years, MIND ID Group has identified emission reduction commitment initiatives. Each MIND ID Member has an innovation plan in mining and processing activities aimed at increasing operational effectiveness so as to reduce emissions.

MIND ID Signs MoU on SOE DecarbonizationIn addition to the decarbonization program , the MIND ID Group seeks to bring environmentally friendly energy to the community as well as aims to improve the economy in accordance with the goals of SDGs 08, namely Economic Improvement and SDGs 13, namely Handling Climate Change by building PLTS for community agriculture in Bukit Asam and Bangka Belitung.

Dany added that the Decarbonization Program is a manifestation of one of the pillars of the MIND ID Sustainability Pathway, namely Environment & Climate Change. This signing was carried out together with Perkebunan Nusantara Holding, Pupuk Indonesia Holding Company, Pertamina, PLN, Semen Indonesia, and the Indonesian Classification Bureau. 

Source: https://sindikatpost.com/2022/02/08/mind-id-resmi-tandatangani-mou-dekarbonisasi-bumn/