MosaiX Opens New Office in Rotterdam to Drive Sustainable Solutions and EU Green Deal Initiatives

MosaiX, an innovative company dedicated to creating meaningful and sustainable solutions for a better future, is thrilled to announce the opening of its new office in Rotterdam. Situated at Stationsplein 45, 4th floor, 3013 AK Rotterdam (CIC – Rotterdam), this new location will serve as a central hub for MosaiX’s ongoing efforts to drive positive change and make a lasting impact in the field of sustainability. The decision to establish an office in Rotterdam, a city renowned for its progressive and environmentally conscious initiatives, perfectly aligns with MosaiX’s mission and vision.

The new Rotterdam office will significantly bolster MosaiX’s ability to contribute to the implementation of the EU “Green Deal” policies, particularly those related to deforestation, Corporate Social Responsibility, and the Energy Transition. Serving as an administrative hub, the office will cater to EU-based customers who prefer not to contract entities in Indonesia. Additionally, the Rotterdam office will provide crucial support for services related to sustainability due diligence, the development and enhancement of corporate accountability mechanisms, and landscape conservation and restoration projects.

Moreover, MosaiX will leverage this new office to conduct marketing and acquisition activities for all entities within the Earthqualizer Group and its partners, reinforcing its dedication to fostering a sustainable future. With a unique blend of spatial data, big data processing, and on-the-ground expertise, MosaiX is well-positioned to lead the charge in sustainability initiatives, ensuring that all stakeholders can meet the rigorous requirements of the EU “Green Deal” and beyond.

Assisting Suppliers Readiness for EUDR Implementation with Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System

The implementation of the EU Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR) is fast approaching, requiring operators and traders who wish to market their goods in the European Union to understand and prepare for its requirements. ADM, as one of Inovasi Digital’s partners, markets products to the European market. Therefore, ADM and its suppliers need to comprehend the EUDR requirements. This necessity led to Inovasi Digital’s training for ADM’s suppliers, where EUDR and Inovasi Agriplot, a solution for EUDR compliance, were introduced.

On May 8, 2024, Inovasi Digital held a meeting with ADM suppliers titled “Assisting Supplier Readiness for EUDR Implementation with Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System” in Medan, Indonesia. During this event, Inovasi Digital provided suppliers with an introduction to EUDR, outlined the requirements for EUDR compliance, and explained Inovasi Agriplot, a turnkey solution for EUDR assessment and compliance. The objective was to support ADM’s suppliers in preparing for EUDR compliance later this year.

In this meeting, suppliers—including growers, mills, and palm oil dealers—received a presentation on EUDR, covering the history of the regulation, key requirements, and challenges. The goal was to help suppliers understand the real challenges ahead and prepare to meet the requirements. Next, the audience was introduced to the Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System, a solution created by Inovasi Digital to address all EUDR requirements for both operators and traders. By introducing the Inovasi Agriplot DDS, ADM suppliers can learn how to ensure a smooth transition to using the system.

The Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System is a comprehensive solution for those seeking to market their goods to the EU. It covers all aspects required by the EUDR in a single product. Currently, the Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System fully supports palm oil and is expanding to other commodities covered by the EUDR.

With the Inovasi Agriplot Due Diligence System, you will receive:

  • Traceability through Map and Supplier Information Requirements
  • Forest Cover and Deforestation Compliance Assessment
  • Legal Compliance Assessment to National Laws
  • Risk Assessment at the District Level for Land Plots
  • Risk Mitigation Plan Development and Advice

Positioned with a unique combination of spatial data, big data processing, and on-the-ground knowledge, Inovasi Agriplot is the most accurate and trustworthy platform for meeting all operators’ EUDR needs, from tracing their supply base to completing DDS requirements to risk assessments and effective mitigation approaches.

Navigating EUDR Requirements: Solutions for Effective Implementation

The EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) has been a prominent issue facing many operators across several key commodities who seek to trade them into and out of the European Union (EU). Palm oil is one such commodity, and the EUDR aims to stop deforestation-related commodities from entering supply chains linked to operators in the EU.

On 20th November 2023, Inovasi Digital and MosaiX held an event titled “Navigating EUDR Requirements: Solutions for Effective Implementation” at Black Pond Tavern, in Jakarta. It was hosted by Inovasi Digital and attracted over 60 participants from various companies and organizations concerned with addressing the challenges associated with EUDR implementation.

The event included presentations by Eddy Esselink from the Netherlands Oils and Fats Organization (MVO), who shared the views and concerns of operators, as well as Andrew Ng from MosaiX BV, and Ihwan Rafina from PT Inovasi Digital, who identified and explained the critical EUDR requirements through their presentation titled “EUDR Un-Redacted”. A discussion on the topic followed, which was moderated by Sara Wayne.

The moderator began the session by framing the core requirements of the EUDR for the audience. That included revisiting the evolution of the EU laws and initiatives that led to the adoption of the EUDR. Then she briefly touched upon the demands of the EUDR itself and identified the deforestation as well as legality components

The event was divided into two sessions, the first session included presentations and discussions on the challenges posed by the EUDR and the solutions developed by Inovasi Digital and MosaiX, and the second session was a cocktail event designed to facilitate the building and expansion of professional networks in a relaxed and informal setting. During the first session, the speakers delved into the current state of the palm oil sector, the challenges arising from the newly enforced EU regulation, and the solution developed by MosaiX called Inovasi Agriplot.

Eddy Esselink, Senior Program Manager of Sustainable Development of MVO

Eddy Esselink started the session by explaining that there were many unanswered questions, indicating several aspects of the regulations that remained unclear. He proposed for harmonization in the implementation of the EUDR across jurisdictions. Two specific aspects were highlighted: the need for clarity on the required documents related to legal compliance and the importance of harmonizing information for risk assessments. Eddy called for efforts to engage with governments through a coordinated response.

Andrew Ng, Sustainability Project Manager of Mosaix

The second speaker was Andrew Ng from MosaiX. Andrew covered the various requirements and potential approaches to address the EUDR. The presentation touched on the complexities of gathering verifiable and detailed information. Several approaches were then proposed with an emphasis on the critical need for reliable data sources.

Ihwan Rafina, Technical Director of Inovasi Digital

The last presenter was Ihwan Rafina from Inovasi Digital who expanded on how to address the challenges with an approach used by ID’s InovasiAgriplot system. Ihwan expanded on the types of approaches to determining mapping requirements, deforestation assessments, legal compliance, and closing of traceability gaps. Challenges due to weak points for information gathering include the supplier mills’ information, accessing legal documents, inconsistencies between official and physical data, and other technical complexities explained. Broader issues like different international and national forest definitions were discussed as well.

Ihwan compared certification information disclosure (like RSPO / MSPO) to EUDR requirements and highlighted that potential shortfalls existed that meant considering certification as compliant to EUDR cannot be assumed. Then the presentation showcased the extensive data collected by Inovasi Digital and Mosaix, which would be critical for mapping, traceability, legality, and risk assessments. The extensive data collected across different EUDR-required criteria ensures InovasiAgriplot system would identify compliant supply chains with greater accuracy. The expertise in combining Big-Data, analytics with on-the-ground experience was highlighted as the system’s main risk assessment strength.

The session was followed by a networking event where the conversation continued amongst various operators along the supply chain.


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