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Author: Wulan Suling

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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23Apr

Adjusting to the new normal by caring for ourselves and others

I was reading a message from a friend who is a teacher. One of her students said to her, “Madam, it’s weird to think that what is happening today will be in the history books. … Read More “Adjusting to the new normal by caring for ourselves and others”

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6Feb

SMART turns 55

This is a very special year for PT SMART Tbk (SMART) as we mark 55 years as an agri-business. SMART started out in June 18, 1962 under the name of PT Maskapai Perkebunan Sumcama Padang … Read More “SMART turns 55”

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27Dec

ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable

Earlier this month, we achieved another important milestone –  our company has received the highest number of Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) certificates in the country. With two of our business units, PT Sinar Kencana … Read More “ISPO Certification – Helping the Indonesian Palm Oil Sector Become More Sustainable”

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26Aug

In one night, SMART picks up three sustainability awards

Last night, GAR subsidiary, PT SMART Tbk (SMART) received three awards for its sustainability efforts at two high-profile events in downtown Jakarta. “SMART aims to complete RSPO certification by 2020, and commit to forestry conservation … Read More “In one night, SMART picks up three sustainability awards”

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5Aug

Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild

Last week I joined the GAR/SMART team, to witness our partners from Orangutan Foundation International (OFI) release two ex-captive, wild born orangutans, Poco and Rich, into the wild in Central Kalimantan. Poco was two years … Read More “Partnership in action: witnessing the return of orangutans to the wild”

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