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8Aug

Impressions from the RSPO EU Roundtable 2016: palm oil end users usher in a new phase of sustainability activism

In June, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) held their annual European conference in Milan. Members gathered to discuss improvements in the RSPO Principles and Criteria and reported on national efforts to increase demand … Continue reading “Impressions from the RSPO EU Roundtable 2016: palm oil end users usher in a new phase of sustainability activism”

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19Jul

Save energy and help mitigate climate change

As a new intern at GAR, I had the opportunity to join the last session of the World Environment Day (WED) campaign and I learnt that with just a few simple conservation steps, we can … Continue reading “Save energy and help mitigate climate change”

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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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4Jul

Learn to reuse waste paper

It’s been a long time since we attended an art and craft workshop. Last week, as part of the ongoing World Environment Day (WED) campaign on sustainability in our daily lives at the GAR Singapore … Continue reading “Learn to reuse waste paper”

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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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4Apr

Bringing our suppliers along with us on our sustainability journey

In December 2015, we completed mapping our supply chain to the mill. This meant that we identified all the individual mills – nearly 500 – which supply our downstream refineries in eight locations in Indonesia. … Continue reading “Bringing our suppliers along with us on our sustainability journey”

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12Feb

Conference to Increase Knowledge, Share Experiences and Strengthen Business Networks

International Conference on Oil Palm and Environment (ICOPE) will be back again from 16-18 March 2016 in Nusa Dua, Bali. The international bi-annual conference is now entering its fifth year since it was first held … Continue reading “Conference to Increase Knowledge, Share Experiences and Strengthen Business Networks”

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29Jan

ICOPE 2016 Delegations Discuss the Solutions for Climate Change

Indonesia is ready to become part of the solution for tackling climate change. This was the essence of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia’s statement during the recent Climate Change Conference in Paris. In … Continue reading “ICOPE 2016 Delegations Discuss the Solutions for Climate Change”

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