Power plant companies are knee-deep in political influencing and lobbying with little to no transparency, resulting in entrenched coal interests in Indonesia’s energy agenda amid a push for renewables, a recent report by Transparency International Indonesia (TII) has suggested.
TII’s Corporate Political Engagement Index (CPEI) looked into the political transparency of 90 companies involved in the development of coal-fired power plants. These include SOEs, multinationals and publicly listed companies that either invested in, developed or operated the plants.
It measured five categories: how responsible their lobbying was, whether they had a control environment over political engagement, whether they made political donations or had procedures for transparent donations, whether they allowed the revolving door between business and the public sector, and whe...
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