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2May

This speech was first presented by Franky Widjaja, Chairman and CEO, Golden Agri-Resources, at RBF 2018 in Jakarta, on 27 March 2018 and has been modified slightly to fit the blog. The theme of Responsible … Read More “RBF 2018: Helping smallholders in order to achieve zero hunger SDG”

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24Apr

Close your eyes and imagine this: it’s a relaxing Sunday morning, and you’re at your breakfast table. You take a sip of your delicious creamy hot chocolate, and then a bite of your freshly toasted … Read More “5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table”

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6Apr

There are no shortcuts when it comes to producing food items for consumption, which is why our cooking oil, margarine, and other palm oil food products are prepared at the refineries under stringent conditions. We … Read More “10 facts about palm oil food production at our Marunda R&D centre”

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3Apr

The world just commemorated a flurry of environmentally themed days – World Wildlife Day, World Water Day, International Day of Forests and most recently, Earth Hour. I’ve always wondered why these days all happen around … Read More “The path to real change is a rigorous consistent practice of sustainability”

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6Mar

In today’s interconnected world, companies are judged not just on their performance but are expected to bear responsibility for their supply chain. It is not enough for a company to show that it is operating … Read More “Beyond Traceability to the Plantation: A Responsible Palm Oil Supply Chain”

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9Feb

Promoting ethical work conditions in our supply chain is part of Golden Agri-Resources’ (GAR) commitment towards responsible employment. To enhance labour compliance and working conditions, we are collaborating with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to … Read More “Promoting decent work on palm oil plantations in Indonesia”

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25Jan

On 7 December 2017, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food held its third annual SMART SEED (Social and Environmental Excellence Development) themed “Ensuring Traceability and Responsible Employment in Palm Oil Industry, in Pullman Jakarta. Aimed at … Read More “Ensuring traceability and responsible employment with suppliers at SMART SEED event”

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16Jan

“As a leading agribusiness sustainability is ultimately at the heart of our business. It’s not a choice, it is a business imperative. To be able to continue to grow oil palms in the various rural … Read More “Top five Golden Agri-Resources / SMART achievements in 2017”

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12Dec

Six months after joining Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food, I had the chance to visit the company’s oil palm plantation in Libo, Riau as part of an official media tour to launch the company’s new … Read More “Postcards from the field: The journey from oil palm plantation to oleochemical plant in Riau”

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