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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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24Jul

7 things you need to know about the forest fires and haze in South East Asia

The return of the annual dry season in Indonesia sees an increase in news reporting on haze and hotspots. For many, the knee-jerk reaction might still be, “Oh, the palm oil companies must be causing … Continue reading “7 things you need to know about the forest fires and haze in South East Asia”

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24Jul

The delicate science behind managing peatlands

Peatlands are a unique ecosystem formed through the accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter in waterlogged and acidic conditions over thousands of years. They store tremendous amounts of carbon in their soil and … Continue reading “The delicate science behind managing peatlands”

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24Jun

Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19

Our supplier engagement team often conducts SMART SPOT (Sustainability Palm Oil Training) on topics like traceability and forest conservation. However, with COVID-19 having such a significant impact on the palm oil industry, we realised that … Continue reading “Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19”

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16Jun

How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic

We are now months into this global pandemic known as COVID-19. By now most people would know plenty about it, but this was not the case earlier this year when it first started. Lunar New … Continue reading “How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic”

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