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27Jun

How to workout after a long day at work

Took a little time off from work to participate in the GAR Transport Week activity as part of the ongoing World Environment Day (WED) internal campaign on sustainability in our daily lives. We all use … Continue reading “How to workout after a long day at work”

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20Jun

How to reduce food waste

Last week, as part of the ongoing World Environment Day campaign on sustainability in our daily lives, GAR staff in Singapore were offered a chance to attend a cooking demonstration by local chef Micah Lim. … Continue reading “How to reduce food waste”

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16Jun

Engaging employees in our sustainability initiatives

Since World Environment Day on 5 June, GAR has been running a sustainability campaign with our Singapore-based staff to help them learn more about the GAR Social and Environmental Policy or GSEP, the roadmap for … Continue reading “Engaging employees in our sustainability initiatives”

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2Jun

Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)

This year’s World Environment Day (WED) falls on the 5th of June. WED is the United Nations’ most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment. Each WED is … Continue reading “Continuing GAR’s sustainability journey with the GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP)”

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20Nov

A Chat About No Deforestation Palm Oil with GAR’s Jesslyne Widjaja

This blog first appeared on scottpoynton.com – 20 November 2015 Golden Agri Resources’ Jesslyne Widjaja brings honesty, transparency and a clear vision for the palm oil industry. Scott Poynton caught up with her recently in Singapore to … Continue reading “A Chat About No Deforestation Palm Oil with GAR’s Jesslyne Widjaja”

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20Oct

A Firefighter, A Hero – Meet Sukri Tarigan

Sukri Tarigan, originally from Medan, has been working as a firefighter with the Emergency Response Team at PT Agro Lestari Mandiri (West Kalimantan) for three years. At 50, he continues to be a dedicated team member. … Continue reading “A Firefighter, A Hero – Meet Sukri Tarigan”

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28Sep

How We Tackle Fires

In 1997, GAR adopted a strict no-burning policy in our plantations to counter the haze problem. But fires can still spread to our plantations from outside due to extreme dry weather conditions caused by El … Continue reading “How We Tackle Fires”

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23Sep

Fire Prevention: Inside the Command Post

With the El Nino phenomenon creating extra dry conditions this year, the haze is back. Here at GAR, we take the haze issue very seriously. As a company, we are allocating significant resources towards fire prevention … Continue reading “Fire Prevention: Inside the Command Post”

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