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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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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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5Nov

Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger

Global hunger is on the rise, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making things worse. In the midst of this rise in malnutrition, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), which provides lifesaving food assistance to millions … Continue reading “Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger”

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23Oct

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) regrets that Greenpeace’s latest report focuses narrowly and solely on the number of fire incidents in Indonesia, and once again neglects real issues, challenges and complexities surrounding forest fires. The report ignores … Continue reading “GAR Advisory Regarding the Greenpeace Report “Karhutla Dalam Lima Tahun Terakhir” (Burning Issues: Five Years of Fire) published on 22 October 2020″

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6Oct

New Brazilian sugar subsidiary complements Golden Agri-Resources’ existing palm oil distribution network

6 October 2020, Sao Paolo, Brazil:  Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), one of the leading integrated palm oil producers in the world, is enhancing its sugar trading business by incorporating a fully owned subsidiary in Sao Paolo, … Continue reading “New Brazilian sugar subsidiary complements Golden Agri-Resources’ existing palm oil distribution network”

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3Sep

Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?

Picture this: it is a typical morning. You wake up and follow your standard routine of booting up your computer for work. While waiting, you prepare a simple breakfast – a cup of hot coffee … Continue reading “Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?”

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26Aug

Corporate Statement on RAN’s Latest Report against PT DPL

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is committed to ensure sustainable practices in all of its operations and supply chain. A recent report from RAN alleges that one of our indirect suppliers does not comply with these commitments. … Continue reading “Corporate Statement on RAN’s Latest Report against PT DPL”

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14Aug

Golden Agri-Resources’ second quarter 2020 results improved led by demand recovery

Gradual improvement in the second quarter 2020 with the easing of lockdown measures in consuming countries First half 2020 EBITDA saw only a slight decline to US$189 million as upstream business mitigated softer downstream performance … Continue reading “Golden Agri-Resources’ second quarter 2020 results improved led by demand recovery”

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