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1Nov

How it works: Zero waste in palm oil production

As the industrial sector that contributes most significantly to Indonesia’s economy, the palm oil industry must be able to carry out its operations incorporating environmental sustainability. Zero waste management, is a concept that is promoted … Continue reading “How it works: Zero waste in palm oil production”

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17Oct

Collaborating with ILO to strengthen good workplace practices in palm oil companies

Against the background of issues surrounding decent work conditions in the palm oil sector, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have been collaborating to improve labour conditions with various stakeholders … Continue reading “Collaborating with ILO to strengthen good workplace practices in palm oil companies”

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10Oct

Video: The importance of palm oil in our food

We recently sat with Dr. Paul Wassell, Head of Research and Development at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), to discuss the questions many people have on palm oil and its benefits to consumers and food manufacturers alike. … Continue reading “Video: The importance of palm oil in our food”

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10Oct

Responsible palm oil exists, and is critical to Indonesia’s economy

This article was originally published on medium.com on 8 October 2018. In a recent interview, Oil World Executive Director Thomas Mielke called for major palm oil producers to work together and send the message that palm oil … Continue reading “Responsible palm oil exists, and is critical to Indonesia’s economy”

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9Oct

Since 2016, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food along with Sinar Mas Forestry (SMF) have been working closely with Canada-based MacDonald & Detweiler Associates (MDA) in monitoring deforestation through a Forest Alert Service (FAS) using the … Continue reading “A business trip to Canada: On a mission to understand deforestation monitoring technology while promoting Indonesia’s palm oil industry”

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5Oct

GAR makes list of top 10 companies in ASEAN for disclosure on business integrity practices

A recent study on the disclosure of anti-corruption practices (business integrity) has found Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) to be in the top 10 companies in ASEAN reporting on business integrity. This is a great achievement, as … Continue reading “GAR makes list of top 10 companies in ASEAN for disclosure on business integrity practices”

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27Sep

Sinar Mas Oleochemical – 25 years of serving global oleochemical demand

A month into working for Sinar Mas Oleochemical, I was asked to help in organising of one of its biggest milestones – the company’s 25th anniversary celebrations. It was a great opportunity for me to … Continue reading “Sinar Mas Oleochemical – 25 years of serving global oleochemical demand”

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18Sep

Palm oil’s role in feeding the world

Food security is a pressing global issue, with the Food and Agriculture Organisation reporting that over 815 million people are chronically undernourished. Palm oil, as an SDG commodity, plays a huge role in feeding the … Continue reading “Palm oil’s role in feeding the world”

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18Sep

Video: Researching insect biodiversity in oil palm plantations through BEFTA

When you picture an oil palm plantation, what comes to mind? Rows and rows of leafy oil palm trees? How about the reddish orange palm fruit being harvested for its oil? Or maybe it’s the … Continue reading “Video: Researching insect biodiversity in oil palm plantations through BEFTA”

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