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29Dec

PT SMART gets highest score on sustainability according to report by Chain Reaction Research

PT SMART has received the highest ranking in an evaluation on sustainability carried out by Chain Reaction Research –  a consortium consisting of  Aidenvironment, Climate Advisers and Profundo. Ten of Indonesia’s largest listed palm oil … Continue reading “PT SMART gets highest score on sustainability according to report by Chain Reaction Research”

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27Dec

ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable

Earlier this month, we achieved another important milestone –  our company has received the highest number of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certificates in the country. With two of our business units, PT Sinar Kencana … Continue reading “ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable”

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13Dec

Two of GAR’s business units received ISPO certifications

GAR continues its sustainability journey with two new ISPO Certifications for their business units, namely PT Sinar Kencana Inti Perkasa and PT Bumi Sawit Permai. With these latest certifications, GAR closes out 2016 with a … Continue reading “Two of GAR’s business units received ISPO certifications”

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9Dec

Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2

GAR’s supplier support team is made up of a diverse set of individuals –their different backgrounds and expertise provide a great resource for our suppliers. Previously, I introduced you to two members of the team … Continue reading “Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2”

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2Dec

A personal view: GAR’s approach to transform the industry through suppliers

In the past few months, due to the nature of my work, I’ve gotten to know a lot about one of the flagship programmes that my company is currently carrying out – the Traceability to … Continue reading “A personal view: GAR’s approach to transform the industry through suppliers”

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21Sep

Meet the people helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain

Over the last few months we’ve been blogging about GAR’s work with its suppliers to achieve a more resilient and sustainable supply chain. We’ve talked to suppliers, FFB brokers and small farmers to get their … Continue reading “Meet the people helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain”

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13Sep

Video: Reaching out to smallholders through our Traceability to Plantation project

An estimated two million smallholders in Indonesia own over 40 percent of palm oil estates in the country. We believe that reaching out to this section of the industry is vital for improving their welfare … Continue reading “Video: Reaching out to smallholders through our Traceability to Plantation project”

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26Aug

SMART picks up three sustainability awards

Last night, GAR’s subsidiary, PT SMART Tbk (SMART) received three sustainability awards at two high-profile events in downtown Jakarta. “SMART aims to complete RSPO certification by 2020, and commit to forestry conservation and protection in … Continue reading “SMART picks up three sustainability awards”

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5Aug

Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild

Last week I joined the GAR/SMART team, to witness our partners from Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) release two ex-captive, wild born orangutans, Poco and Rich, into the wild in Central Kalimantan. Poco was two years … Continue reading “Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild”

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