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25May

Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture

Increased climate change and weather volatility; health concerns of the increasingly discerning consumer; food supply shortages; rising sustainability expectations; these are some of the challenges facing agriculture-related businesses such as the palm oil industry. Given … Continue reading “Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture”

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19May

Preserving orangutan populations with OFI

Update 20/3/2018: Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has been collaborating with the Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) for eight years, to rehabilitate & release wild-born, captive orangutans back to their natural habitat. We have since released 100 orangutans … Continue reading “Preserving orangutan populations with OFI”

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14May

Engineering a sustainable future

Novianti Mandasari, Environmental Engineer, 25 years old, Riau “Almost 70 percent of oil palm fresh fruit bunches becomes waste once crude palm oil (CPO) is extracted. We are referring to waste such as fibres and … Continue reading “Engineering a sustainable future”

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2Apr

Frequently Asked Questions on Palm Oil

Q. Isn’t palm oil bad for the rainforest? The challenges facing palm oil are shared with many other types of farming in tropical regions – as well as containing some of the best soils and … Continue reading “Frequently Asked Questions on Palm Oil”

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31Mar

Sustaining growth, delivering value at POC 2017

Price Outlook Conference (POC) held annually in Kuala Lumpur is where the entire palm oil industry decamps for a week of discussions about future price outlooks, and increasingly sustainability. Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is a regular … Continue reading “Sustaining growth, delivering value at POC 2017”

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29Dec

PT SMART gets highest score on sustainability according to report by Chain Reaction Research

PT SMART has received the highest ranking in an evaluation on sustainability carried out by Chain Reaction Research –  a consortium consisting of  Aidenvironment, Climate Advisers and Profundo. Ten of Indonesia’s largest listed palm oil … Continue reading “PT SMART gets highest score on sustainability according to report by Chain Reaction Research”

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9Dec

Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2

GAR’s supplier support team is made up of a diverse set of individuals –their different backgrounds and expertise provide a great resource for our suppliers. Previously, I introduced you to two members of the team … Continue reading “Meet the people who’re helping our suppliers become part of a sustainable supply chain – Part 2”

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14Oct

Video: Sustainability as part of our DNA – interview with Pak Daud Dharsono

Shortly after receiving awards for Social Business Innovation 2016 and Green CEO 2016 from Warta Ekonomi, Pak Daud Dharsono shared his thoughts on the company’s sustainability journey. See his full interview below:

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7Oct

The GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP) – one year on

We’ve just passed the one-year mark since we launched our updated and enhanced sustainability policy, the GSEP, and it’s a good time to take a look at what’s been happening since. The GSEP is the … Continue reading “The GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP) – one year on”

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