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28Dec

Palm oil trends to look out for in 2019

After reflecting on our 2018 achievements, GAR looks forward to continuing our sustainability implementation efforts in the new year. What does 2019 hold in store for the palm oil industry? Here are five trends we … Continue reading “Palm oil trends to look out for in 2019”

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28Dec

The importance of peatland: Sustaining our environment and improving livelihoods

This article was originally published on medium.com on 19 December 2018.  We often hear references to the environmental importance of peatland to Indonesia’s rainforest, particularly when discussing the topic of palm oil. However, how many of us … Continue reading “The importance of peatland: Sustaining our environment and improving livelihoods”

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19Dec

Purdue University Report: Palm Oil Is Still Unsustainable

Palm oil has some advantages over other oils. The trees from which palm fruit is picked can grow fast, and this fruit has a high oil density. In general, less land is required to create … Continue reading “Purdue University Report: Palm Oil Is Still Unsustainable”

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18Dec

Our top five moments in 2018

Each year has its ups and downs, and for many, those new year resolutions made in January seem far away now that we’re in December. As we prepare for 2019 here at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), … Continue reading “Our top five moments in 2018”

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18Dec

Investing in women in rural communities and agribusiness

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) customer Neste, a Finnish energy company, invited GAR to share our experience on the topic of ‘Women at work and Gender Diversity’ during a workshop for their suppliers. I attended the event … Continue reading “Investing in women in rural communities and agribusiness”

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6Dec

GAR on how to develop smallholder communities that thrive

Gotz Martin, head of sustainability implementation, Golden Agri-Resources, talks with Ian Welsh about what future sustainable smallholder farmer communities will look like, and the challenges for business in helping create them.

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5Dec

Opinion: Working with farmers to achieve a sustainable palm oil process

“It is the responsibility of agriculture companies like GAR to educate the farming community on why a change in mindset will benefit them in the long term.” — Susanto Yang, CEO of West Kalimantan plantations

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4Dec

Can Consumers Trust Products Containing Palm Oil?

Golden Agri-Resources, is among the leaders in this process of change. We are committed to ensuring our operations have a no deforestation footprint and have a positive impact on the communities in which we operate. … Continue reading “Can Consumers Trust Products Containing Palm Oil?”

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26Nov

Fighting land and forest fires in Indonesia

The 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang was a significant milestone for Indonesia. Having a reputation for its haze, the fact that the event was taking place from 18 August to 2 September, right … Continue reading “Fighting land and forest fires in Indonesia”

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