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Author: Lim Shu Ling

5Sep

Partnerships to advance sustainable palm oil – how the GAR Social and Environmental Policy aligns with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Partnerships are absolutely key for GAR to move forward on our sustainability journey. You can read all about this in our latest Sustainability Report 2015 which is based on the theme “Initiate, Collaborate, Innovate – … Continue reading “Partnerships to advance sustainable palm oil – how the GAR Social and Environmental Policy aligns with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals”

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29Aug

2015 Sustainability Report: Tracking our sustainability progress

It’s taken months of preparation and the collaboration of many colleagues and departments within GAR/PT SMART to produce our 2015 Sustainability Report which covers events in 2014 and 2015. Finally with the report going live, … Continue reading “2015 Sustainability Report: Tracking our sustainability progress”

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22Aug

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 5

In our continuing series on SDGs and the GSEP, we’re taking a look at SDG17: Revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development. At GAR we have a long history of partnering with many of our … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 5”

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1Aug

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 4

In last week’s blog on Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs and the GSEP, we looked at SDG 15: Life on Land – Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 4”

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25Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 3

In our continuing series on Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs and the GSEP, we’re taking a look this week at SDG 15: Life on Land – Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 3”

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14Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 2

Last week, I wrote about how GAR through the GSEP is already working on some of the 17 goals launched by the UN known as the Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. We looked at how … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 2”

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11Jul

Water sustainability in Singapore

As part of the continuing World Environment Day (WED) campaign on sustainability in our daily lives at the GAR Singapore office, we took a look at water sustainability last week. Don’t take clean water for … Continue reading “Water sustainability in Singapore”

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7Jul

Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 1

Last year, the United Nations launched 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals are related to 17 critical areas including eradicating poverty, tackling climate change, achieving gender equality and zero hunger. The aim is to … Continue reading “Ahead of the Sustainable Development Goals – 1”

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24Jun

Tackle forest fires through community outreach and technology

Forest fires have become a perennial phenomenon in Indonesia. Last year’s fires, which were the worst in 20 years, incurred huge losses for the Indonesian economy – the World Bank says that the economic cost … Continue reading “Tackle forest fires through community outreach and technology”

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