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16Sep

Webinar: Highlights of 2015 Sustainability Report

In conjunction with the publication of GAR’s Sustainability Report 2015, we held a series of webinars for key stakeholders recently. The presentations showed the highlights of our sustainability progress including the launch of participatory conservation … Continue reading “Webinar: Highlights of 2015 Sustainability Report”

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13Sep

Video: Reaching out to smallholders through our Traceability to Plantation project

An estimated two million smallholders in Indonesia own over 40 percent of palm oil estates in the country. We believe that reaching out to this section of the industry is vital for improving their welfare … Continue reading “Video: Reaching out to smallholders through our Traceability to Plantation project”

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2Sep

ISPO certification – the way to sustainable palm oil in Indonesia

Palm oil is an essential contributor to the Indonesian economy and rural livelihoods in particular. But it has also faced increasing international scrutiny over its sustainability. In 2009, the Indonesian government created a national sustainability … Continue reading “ISPO certification – the way to sustainable palm oil in Indonesia”

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13Jun

We are among top ASEAN plantation companies from ESG viewpoint

Not too long ago, I wrote about how financial services firm Morgan Stanley had signalled to investors that GAR shares deserved higher valuation based on our progress and performance in sustainability matters. Morgan Stanley has … Continue reading “We are among top ASEAN plantation companies from ESG viewpoint”

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20May

Suppliers an Important Key in the Journey to Transform Indonesian Palm Oil Industry

In his keynote speech during the supplier workshop organized by GAR in March 2016, Bayu Krisnamurthi President Director of Indonesia Estate-Crop Fund for Palm Oil (BPDP Sawit) called on suppliers to be catalysts in transforming … Continue reading “Suppliers an Important Key in the Journey to Transform Indonesian Palm Oil Industry”

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26Apr

Creating a sustainable palm oil supply chain – 2

GAR is taking another step forward in mapping its supply chain by announcing a time-bound plan to achieve traceability all the way to the plantation – at the end of 2020, we aim to know … Continue reading “Creating a sustainable palm oil supply chain – 2”

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6Apr

GAR organises a supplier engagement workshop for more than 80 suppliers

Sustainability within our supply chain is a shared commitment – our suppliers help us achieve our sustainability goals, and we help them drive sustainability into their processes and practices. We are aiming to raise the … Continue reading “GAR organises a supplier engagement workshop for more than 80 suppliers”

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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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24Feb

Creating a sustainable palm oil supply chain – 1

The supply chain is key in any enterprise. These days, consumers don’t simply require businesses to behave according to certain standards and principles, they also increasingly expect the company’s supply chain to conform to the … Continue reading “Creating a sustainable palm oil supply chain – 1”

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