PTBA to be the First Mining SOE to Obtain ISO 370001:2016 Anti-Bribery Certificate

PT Bukit Asam Tbk has officially become the first state-owned mining company to obtain ISO 370001: 2016 Anti-Bribery Management System audited by PT British Standards Institution Group Indonesia (BSI Group Indonesia).

BSI Group Indonesia is one of 10 SMAP certification institutions that have been accredited by the National Accreditation Committee (KAN).

This certification is a form of PTBA's commitment as a listed national coal mining company, to implement not only good but also open and clean from gratuities and bribery management.

The certification process started from preparation stage including assisting team formation, employees awareness training and gap analysis assessment by an independent party.

Next process was the document preparation stage, document compilation and integration and disseminating to all Business Units. And then came the Implementation stage, where the application of SMAP must be in accordance with ISO 37001:2016; conducted SMAP Internal Audit along with Corrective & Correction Action and conducted management monitoring and review.

The final process was the two stages of audit certification: Phase I on 3-5 June 2020 and Phase II Audit on 15-18 June 2020.

The audit final results stated that PTBA was recommended to obtain ISO 370001:2016 Anti-Bribery Certificate.

The audit process positively noted that PTBA had consistently implemented Good Corporate Governance (GCG) for more than 10 years, had Enterprise Risk Management System and ensured that All Business Units successfully mitigating any possibility of Bribery or Gratuity.

PTBA President Director said that the directors and all management level fully supported the implementation of anti-bribery management system development and making the top management as an example. It took courage to give data and information access to external auditors who were highly trained to find any system defects in all business processes in a company. However, for the sake of system improvement this needed to be done in order to achieve PTBA’s Beyond Compliance and even Beyond GCG.

PT Bukit Asam Tbk now becomes the first National Mining Company to obtain ISO 37001:2016. PTBA hope to maintain Stakeholders trust and to become National and International Benchmark Leaders for ISO 37001: 2016 Anti-Bribery Management System implementation within the framework of Environmental Social Governance (ESG).