Newsroom

Year: 2020

30Jun

Golden Agri-Resources’ (GAR) latest Sustainability Report entitled “Staying the Course” details GAR’s commitment to continued implementation of the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP). Published amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the report also provides a snapshot … Continue reading “Staying the Course : Golden Agri-Resources’ latest Sustainability Report highlights continued commitment to responsible production”

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24Jun

Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19

Our supplier engagement team often conducts SMART SPOT (Sustainability Palm Oil Training) on topics like traceability and forest conservation. However, with COVID-19 having such a significant impact on the palm oil industry, we realised that … Continue reading “Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19”

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16Jun

How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic

We are now months into this global pandemic known as COVID-19. By now most people would know plenty about it, but this was not the case earlier this year when it first started. Lunar New … Continue reading “How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic”

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3Jun

Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19

COVID-19 brings so many changes in our personal and professional life. Recently, I had a chat with Wahyu Wijayanti, a soft spoken lady who is funny, motherly and also has broad knowledge and experience. She … Continue reading “Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19”

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3Jun

Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free

Deforestation trends in Indonesia are changing. Studies show deforestation from large-scale plantations is declining, but deforestation from small-scale agriculture is on the rise. Götz Martin, Head of Sustainability Implementation at GAR, discusses this shift, and … Continue reading “Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free”

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27May

The agriculture industry is quite a conservative one – some might call it old fashioned. With the onset of COVID-19, many of our employees have had to adapt to radical changes in their jobs. Work … Continue reading “Working amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Staying productive in producing sustainable palm oil (Part 2)”

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27May

The agriculture industry is quite a conservative one – some might call it old fashioned. With the onset of COVID-19, many of our employees have had to adapt to radical changes in their jobs. Work … Continue reading “Working amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Staying productive in producing sustainable palm oil (Part 1)”

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14May

Plantation and palm oil mills segment mitigates softer downstream performance in first quarter 2020 that was affected by supply chain disruption  With its strong vertically integrated business model, GAR is resilient and well positioned to … Continue reading “Golden Agri-Resources’ integrated business model will provide resiliency in riding through the COVID-19 challenges”

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12May

Proactive Measure to Ensure Health and Safety of Our Employees in Rungkut Factory

SURABAYA, 11 May 2020 PT SMART Tbk has coordinated with Rungkut COVID-19 Task Force in Surabaya, to ensure the health and safety of all employees and the community surrounding the refinery area in Rungkut, Surabaya. … Continue reading “Proactive Measure to Ensure Health and Safety of Our Employees in Rungkut Factory”

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