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Author: Lim Shu Ling

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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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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29Jul

Staying the course during a global pandemic

Every first seven months of the year, I live and breathe sustainability reports. Financial regulators in Singapore and Indonesia set strict deadlines for our Annual and Sustainability Reports. And the reports are used by a … Continue reading “Staying the course during a global pandemic”

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25Feb

Doing our part to save insects in palm oil plantations

Reading my morning news headlines the other day, my attention was caught by a story about the global insect population collapse. It seems that we are seeing unprecedented rates of decline of many important insects … Continue reading “Doing our part to save insects in palm oil plantations”

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4Sep

Quick facts about the GAR Sustainability Report

Every year, GAR publishes a Sustainability Report which contains information on how the company is doing in fulfilling its commitments on responsible palm oil. Here are some interesting facts about it. ... Continue reading

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6Mar

Beyond Traceability to the Plantation: A Responsible Palm Oil Supply Chain

In today’s interconnected world, companies are judged not just on their performance but are expected to bear responsibility for their supply chain. It is not enough for a company to show that it is operating … Continue reading “Beyond Traceability to the Plantation: A Responsible Palm Oil Supply Chain”

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27Jul

Sustainability reporting can help GAR become a world-class company

Sustainability reporting is still relatively new to us here in Asia. In Singapore, only a handful of listed companies – Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) being one of them – publish Sustainability Reports regularly. It’s been viewed … Continue reading “Sustainability reporting can help GAR become a world-class company”

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16May

Palm Oil: a Sustainable Development Goal commodity

Did you know that palm oil contributes to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? Here’s how palm oil helps promote seven SDG goals: Palm oil has played a huge role in reducing rural poverty in top … Continue reading “Palm Oil: a Sustainable Development Goal commodity”

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27Apr

Palm oil oleochemicals – a safer, renewable, natural alternative in our daily lives

Did you know that palm oil is one of Nature’s most versatile crops and has a myriad of uses? You’re probably most familiar with it as cooking oil and as margarine and shortening – particularly … Continue reading “Palm oil oleochemicals – a safer, renewable, natural alternative in our daily lives”

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