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15Oct

My food hero

The COVID-19 global crisis is forcing us to slow down and reflect on the things we took for granted. Many of us are rekindling our appreciation of something so basic in our daily lives that … Continue reading “My food hero”

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14Oct

When science and field practices go hand-in-hand

The world population is expected to hit 9.8 billion by 2050. That’s a 25 percent increase from the current 7.8 billion in 2020. The average global oil consumption per capita is also expected to increase … Continue reading “When science and field practices go hand-in-hand”

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29Sep

Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?

Margarine and butter – you often use them interchangeably; for spreading on toast, pan-frying eggs, cooking pancakes, baking etc. But do you actually know the difference between the two? If you love cooking or work … Continue reading “Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?”

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24Sep

In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions

Rapid on-the-ground response is crucial in ensuring forest fires do not spread uncontrollably. While we have teams of specialised firefighters, we believe in the value of educating communities so that they are equipped with the … Continue reading “In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions”

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9Sep

Guess the super ingredient you never knew was inside everything from food to beauty products

I love visiting the supermarket. What many people view as a weekly chore to stock up on groceries is something I look forward to. Be it to check out new snacks, or to get the … Continue reading “Guess the super ingredient you never knew was inside everything from food to beauty products”

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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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3Sep

Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?

Picture this: it is a typical morning. You wake up and follow your standard routine of booting up your computer for work. While waiting, you prepare a simple breakfast – a cup of hot coffee … Continue reading “Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?”

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4Aug

Shifting gears for the new normal

People in masks, half-filled offices, and plenty of takeout. This is what normal looks like now, eight months into a year COVID-19 has taken over. This pandemic is no longer new, but the frustration I … Continue reading “Shifting gears for the new normal”

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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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