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Year: 2020

24Dec

After a crazy 2020, what can we expect in 2021?

After the black swan event aka the global pandemic of 2020, most of us are looking forward to saying an emphatic goodbye to one of the most tumultuous years in recent history. The world is … Continue reading “After a crazy 2020, what can we expect in 2021?”

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24Dec

Golden Agri-Resources improves its score in study on Children’s Rights

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has again been ranked as an Achiever in Global Child Forum’s latest Corporate Sector and Children’s Rights Benchmark study of 250 of the largest companies in Southeast Asia. GAR’s score improved to … Continue reading “Golden Agri-Resources improves its score in study on Children’s Rights”

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22Dec

Pursuing dreams and supporting family made possible by a scholarship

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has been running scholarship programmes to help Indonesians go further in life and eventually be able to fulfil their dreams. Dedy Gerson Gultom is the recipient of one such scholarship. … Continue reading “Pursuing dreams and supporting family made possible by a scholarship”

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10Dec

2020: Making the most of a “horrible” year

2020 is undoubtedly going to be remembered as the year that we can’t get over fast enough. Everyone everywhere has been affected by the events of this year. Clearly, some of those impacts are going … Continue reading “2020: Making the most of a “horrible” year”

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3Dec

Waluyo’s story: Finding purpose with the SMART Planters scholarship

Recent graduate Waluyo was a recipient of the SMART Planters scholarship programme back in 2016. Originally from Cilacap, Waluyo developed his knowledge at the INSTIPER campus in Yogyakarta, majoring in Agro-ecotechnology, specifically studying agronomic practices … Continue reading “Waluyo’s story: Finding purpose with the SMART Planters scholarship”

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2Dec

Working for a modern agribusiness

What comes to mind when you think about working in a palm oil company? For many, the image might be plantations, trees and rural areas. Well, I work in a palm oil company, but it … Continue reading “Working for a modern agribusiness”

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25Nov

Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked

I work as a social media specialist at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), and it has been just under a year since I stepped into the fascinating world of palm oil. On the one hand, the industry … Continue reading “Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked”

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20Nov

GAR Response to AP reports of abuse against women in the palm oil sector

Allegations of sexual harassment and assault in parts of the palm oil industry, as reported by AP, are deeply concerning, according to Golden Agri-Resources (GAR). GAR employs more than 30,000 women directly, and indirectly supports … Continue reading “GAR Response to AP reports of abuse against women in the palm oil sector”

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20Nov

Replanting a more productive future

Replanting ageing oil palm trees is a priority in Indonesia. Old trees become less productive, and to maintain or even increase yields to meet the demand for palm oil without increasing land used, replanting is … Continue reading “Replanting a more productive future”

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