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Author: Lim Shu Ling

1Aug

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 4

In last week’s blog on Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs and the GSEP, we looked at SDG 15: Life on Land – Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 4”

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25Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 3

In our continuing series on Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs and the GSEP, we’re taking a look this week at SDG 15: Life on Land – Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 3”

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14Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 2

Last week, I wrote about how GAR through the GSEP is already working on some of the 17 goals launched by the UN known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. We looked at how … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 2”

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11Jul

Water sustainability in Singapore

As part of the continuing World Environment Day (WED) campaign on sustainability in our daily lives at the GAR Singapore office, we took a look at water sustainability last week. Don’t take clean water for … Continue reading “Water sustainability in Singapore”

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7Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 1

Last year, the United Nations launched 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals are related to 17 critical areas including eradicating poverty, tackling climate change, achieving gender equality and zero hunger. The aim is to … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 1”

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24Jun

Tackle forest fires through community outreach and technology

Forest fires have become a perennial phenomenon in Indonesia. Last year’s fires, which were the worst in 20 years, incurred huge losses for the Indonesian economy – the World Bank says that the economic cost … Continue reading “Tackle forest fires through community outreach and technology”

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20Jun

How to reduce food waste

Last week, as part of the ongoing World Environment Day campaign on sustainability in our daily lives, GAR staff in Singapore were offered a chance to attend a cooking demonstration by local chef Micah Lim. … Continue reading “How to reduce food waste”

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16Jun

Engaging employees in our sustainability initiatives

Since World Environment Day on 5 June, GAR has been running a sustainability campaign with our Singapore-based staff to help them learn more about the GAR Social and Environmental Policy or GSEP, the roadmap for … Continue reading “Engaging employees in our sustainability initiatives”

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13Jun

We are among top ASEAN plantation companies from ESG viewpoint

Not too long ago, I wrote about how financial services firm Morgan Stanley had signalled to investors that GAR shares deserved higher valuation based on our progress and performance in sustainability matters. Morgan Stanley has … Continue reading “We are among top ASEAN plantation companies from ESG viewpoint”

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