Testing Terpercaya indicators of district sustainability

By creating incentives for sustainable production, the Terpercaya approach has the potential to resolve the trade-offs between commodity production and environmental protection, including the production of palm oil. The approach relies on synergies between government authorities and different actors to achieve common goals. Democratically elected local governments play a central role as they have both …

Monitoring jurisdictional sustainability in Indonesian commodity production: Progress and next steps

This briefing outlines how the project has developed a set of indicators to track progress towards sustainability, through a process involving input from the Indonesian Government, the private sector and civil society. It discusses next steps for testing and refining the indicators, and options for hosting and implementing the jurisdictional performance monitoring system. It ends …

Why jurisdictional sustainability matters for commodity producers and how it can be measured in Indonesia

The Terpercaya project aims to build shared understanding of what jurisdictional sustainability is in Indonesia, and what indicators can best measure and track progress towards jurisdictional sustainability in a transparent way. The 22 selected indicators are grounded in Indonesian law. They are designed to both evaluate the performance of the jurisdictions and demonstrate the benefits …

Tracking progress to jurisdictional sustainability: Towards a shortlist of key indicators

This is the third of a series of briefings published within the framework of the Terpercaya study on ‘tracking sustainable palm oil and defining jurisdictional sustainability at scale’, which was launched in April 2018.1 It is implemented by Inobu and the European Forest Institute, with regular inputs from an Advisory Committee co-chaired by the Delegation …