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Author: Lim Shu Ling

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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10Mar

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a lofty set of goals which attempt to enunciate a vision of humanity progressing sustainably in harmony with its environment. But in our short history of industrialisation and … Continue reading “Solving the conundrum of achieving UN SDGs: the delicate balancing act of promoting human development while protecting forests”

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7Feb

Interview: Delivering palm oil to customers through our shipping JV

Golden-Agri Resources (GAR) is one of the world’s biggest integrated palm oil companies. This means we don’t just grow oil palm trees and harvest the fruit bunches, we also process the palm oil, refine it, … Continue reading “Interview: Delivering palm oil to customers through our shipping JV”

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12Jan

GAR in 2017: making sustainable palm oil a reality on the ground

As we kick off 2017 it is traditional to predict likely trends, make commitments and set some goals for the new year. 2017 promises to be an interesting year on the global political stage.  At … Continue reading “GAR in 2017: making sustainable palm oil a reality on the ground”

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