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Year: 2019

6Sep
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26Aug

A profoundly memorable year in palm oil

What started as a four-month internship for experience grew into a deeply engaging year-long affair into palm oil, when I decided to extend my internship with Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food in 2018. As my … Continue reading “A profoundly memorable year in palm oil”

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23Aug

Facts about palm oil washing up on beaches

Reports of lumps of palm oil, often called ‘bergs’, washing up on beaches have been in the news. Why do they happen and what causes them? We speak with Bjorn Stignor, Managing Director of Golden-Agri … Continue reading “Facts about palm oil washing up on beaches”

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20Aug

Working with the Future Stars Programme in China

Have you ever looked forward to leading your own team when joining a company, only to be relegated to training and coursework? To be dismissed as a junior manager-in-training by senior management? To be told … Continue reading “Working with the Future Stars Programme in China”

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15Aug
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26Jul

A controversial collaboration: Scientists team up with the palm oil industry

If you can’t beat them, join them. Or so the old adage goes. And that’s exactly what scientists working at the SMART Research Institute (SMATRI) in Indonesia are doing. The oil palm research institute is … Continue reading “A controversial collaboration: Scientists team up with the palm oil industry”

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17Jul

Nearly half of companies with deforestation risk aren’t addressing it

Many companies have spent the last decade restructuring their supply chains — some to do the right thing, and others to reduce their exposure to climate transition risk. One of them is “high carbon stock” … Continue reading “Nearly half of companies with deforestation risk aren’t addressing it”

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28Jun

Golden Agri-Resources’ Sustainability Report 2018 highlights

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25Jun

Reigniting community interest in farming

We live in a digital era – where computers and gadgets are a big part of our daily lives. Children are exposed to technology from a young age, and that shapes their perception of the … Continue reading “Reigniting community interest in farming”

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