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27May

GAR introduces upgrade to its on-line dashboard

Golden Agri‐Resources (GAR) has introduced an upgrade to its on‐line sustainability dashboard. The dashboard was originally launched in May last year, and was developed in partnership with The Forest Trust (TFT). ... Continue reading

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16Apr

Response to press release by NGOs issued on 15 April 2015

In response to a press release by NGOs on 15 April 2015 titled: “Briefing to banks and potential investors on the ongoing risks and outstanding social conflicts in the palm oil agribusiness sector: Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) Bond Offering,” GAR reiterates that we remain committed to complying with the RSPO Principles and Criteria and with the national laws and regulations. ... Continue reading

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22Dec

Response to Greenpeace Report, “Golden Agri Resources – A Progress Report”

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is aware of challenges in the implementation of our pioneering Forest Conservation Policy (FCP), which was launched in 2011. As part of our policy, we have set aside around 30,000 hectares of potential high carbon stock forests in Indonesia for conservation. ... Continue reading

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13Nov

Response to Greenpeace Press Release

We thank Greenpeace for their feedback as published in their press releaseon 13 November 2014 titled "Palm Oil Giant GAR Needs to Step Up Efforts on Social, Environmental Commitments". ... Continue reading

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23Oct

Response to Complaint from Forest Peoples Programme

We have received a complaint from Forest Peoples Programme (FPP) on the recent New Planting Procedure (NPP) submissions by GAR and our subsidiary PT SMART Tbk (SMART) to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). We take the complaint seriously and are currently investigating the matter. ... Continue reading

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23Sep

Golden Agri Declares Strong Commitment to the New York Declaration on Forests at the UN Climate Summit 2014

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) declares its continuing strong commitment to forest protection at the United Nations (UN) Climate Summit New York taking place today, by participating in the New York Declaration on Forests. ... Continue reading

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23Jul

Progress Report on Yield Improvement Policy Implementation

Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (“GAR”) launched a Yield Improvement Policy (“YIP”) on 15 February 2012. The YIP is jointly developed with The Forest Trust (“TFT”) with inputs from stakeholders like Greenpeace, and applies to GAR’s total cultivated area including smallholdings. ... Continue reading

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12Feb

Presentation at ICOPE 12 February 2014, Bali, Indonesia : High Carbon Stock Forest Conservation

This presentation contains statements, representation which may or may not be derived from third party reports, quotes from sources other than from within the Company, projections and forward looking statements that reflect the Company’s current views with respect to future events and performances. ... Continue reading

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30Oct

GAR and SMART Report on the First Six Months of High Carbon Stock Forest Conservation Pilot Project

On 13 March 2013, Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (GAR) together with its subsidiary PT SMART Tbk (SMART) announced the implementation of an HCS forest conservation pilot project at PT Kartika Prima Cipta (PT KPC), West Kalimantan, Indonesia. ... Continue reading

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