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Year: 2020

25Jun

Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19

Our supplier engagement team often conducts SMART SPOT (Sustainability Palm Oil Training) on topics like traceability and forest conservation. However, with COVID-19 having such a significant impact on the palm oil industry, we realised that … Read More “Educating suppliers on additional OHS implementation during COVID-19”

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17Jun

How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic

We are now months into this global pandemic known as COVID-19. By now most people would know plenty about it, but this was not the case earlier this year when it first started. Lunar New … Read More “How we got our plant in China up and running in the COVID-19 pandemic”

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3Jun

Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19

COVID-19 brings so many changes in our personal and professional life. Recently, I had a chat with Wahyu Wijayanti, a soft spoken lady who is funny, motherly and also has broad knowledge and experience. She … Read More “Keeping sustainably produced palm oil on-track during COVID-19”

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3Jun

Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free

Deforestation trends in Indonesia are changing. Studies show deforestation from large-scale plantations is declining, but deforestation from small-scale agriculture is on the rise. Götz Martin, Head of Sustainability Implementation at GAR, discusses this shift, and … Read More “Video: Transforming landscapes in Indonesia to become deforestation-free”

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27May

The agriculture industry is quite a conservative one – some might call it old fashioned. With the onset of COVID-19, many of our employees have had to adapt to radical changes in their jobs. Work … Read More “Working amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Staying productive in producing sustainable palm oil (Part 2)”

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27May

The agriculture industry is quite a conservative one – some might call it old fashioned. With the onset of COVID-19, many of our employees have had to adapt to radical changes in their jobs. Work … Read More “Working amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Staying productive in producing sustainable palm oil (Part 1)”

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12May

Proactive Measure to Ensure Health and Safety of Our Employees in Rungkut Factory

SURABAYA, 11 May 2020 PT SMART Tbk has coordinated with Rungkut COVID-19 Task Force in Surabaya, to ensure the health and safety of all employees and the community surrounding the refinery area in Rungkut, Surabaya. … Read More “Proactive Measure to Ensure Health and Safety of Our Employees in Rungkut Factory”

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8May

9 tips for dealing with uncertainty and anxiety

Like many others, I have been working from home since the start of Singapore’s circuit breaker. As an HR practitioner, I started looking at ways to help fellow colleagues stay positive in these challenging times. … Read More “9 tips for dealing with uncertainty and anxiety”

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8May

Celebrating heroines in the field this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just around the corner but this year it will be different for me. For the first time I will not be with my mother to celebrate her. I work in Indonesia, but … Read More “Celebrating heroines in the field this Mother’s Day”

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