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Author: Wulan Suling

7Sep

Teachers going the extra mile during COVID-19

It has been four or five months – I have lost count – since the global pandemic hit us in Indonesia. While businesses are slowly recovering, most schools remain closed.  For the past few months, … Continue reading “Teachers going the extra mile during COVID-19”

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3Jun

Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19

COVID-19 brings so many changes in our personal and professional life. Recently, I had a chat with Wahyu Wijayanti, a soft spoken lady who is funny, motherly and also has broad knowledge and experience. She … Continue reading “Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19”

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21Apr

Adjusting to the new normal by caring for ourselves and others

Indeed, 2020 is proving to be a weird, scary, confusing and stressful time. COVID-19, the diseases caused by the novel coronavirus, has disrupted the way we live, work and socialise. ... Continue reading

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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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