Sustainable Trade & Consulting (STC)

Country  Indonesia 
   
Beneficiaries              3000 small or medium producers (15000 hectares), increased income generation without increased land conversion 
   
Project Description  STC Indonesia is an environmental consulting and technology company specializing in ecosystem mapping, forest conservation, chain of custody, remote sensing and GIS mapping. The company’s goal is to produce a framework that benefits up to 12,000 smallholder palm oil producers and local communities through alternative income generation from waste-streams, while encouraging and monitoring forest conservation in and around Gunung Leuser Ecosystem. 
   
Scope of Legal Assistance  Sidley provided legal support to STC Indonesia in negotiations with a larger company concerning a joint venture with STC. 
   
Team of Lawyers  Courtney HikawaMichael Paul JindraJosephine Law, Timothy Spangler