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7Jul

A Sustainability Report with some very special employee contributions

It’s that time of the year again when I heave a sigh of relief as the Sustainability Report (SR) is put to bed and published. Normally, the SR contains a plethora of data and updates … Read More “A Sustainability Report with some very special employee contributions”

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7Jun

In photos: Fresh fruit bunch (FFB) transportation in peatlands

Did you know that in palm oil processing, transportation is one the most important aspects to manage? Delays in the admission of FFBs to a palm oil mill will affect the quality of oil produced. … Read More “In photos: Fresh fruit bunch (FFB) transportation in peatlands”

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4Jun

Encouraging communities to fight forest and land fires through Indonesian music

Who doesn’t enjoy music? You may remember Bintang Kecil’ (the Indonesian version of Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars, my favourite childhood lullaby) sung by mothers. For me, it was more than 25 years ago, yet I … Read More “Encouraging communities to fight forest and land fires through Indonesian music”

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4May

How it works: Oil palm trees replanting programme

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) has been at the forefront of Indonesia’s Smallholders Replanting Programme (PSR), which replaces old, unproductive oil palm trees with new ones. Sounds straightforward? Well, not quite. The planting is the easy part … Read More “How it works: Oil palm trees replanting programme”

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8Apr

Ensuring Free, Prior, Informed, Consent processes in replanting

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) is at the forefront of Indonesia’s nationwide initiative to replant ageing oil palm trees. But, implementing the Smallholders Replanting Programme is so much more than just providing the farmers better seeds. It … Read More “Ensuring Free, Prior, Informed, Consent processes in replanting”

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8Mar

An update on our Extraordinary Everyday women

Four years ago, we featured several of GAR’s employees in our Extraordinary Everyday campaign, aimed at showcasing the people behind responsible palm oil production. Among these people were four women – with very different roles … Read More “An update on our Extraordinary Everyday women”

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5Mar

A day in the life of a palm oil mill manager in Papua

Robiduan Damanik or Pak Robi, is a Mill Manager at the Kasuari Mill owned by Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food in Papua. He has been at Kasuari for more than four years but had the … Read More “A day in the life of a palm oil mill manager in Papua”

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10Feb

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with meals full of love

There are so many ways to express love for those we care about. There are five love languages that humans commonly practice: words of affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch. Every … Read More “Celebrate Valentine’s Day with meals full of love”

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1Feb

Palm oil actors in East Kalimantan commit to respecting children rights

Children should not work in palm oil plantations. This has been the premise of a two-year collaboration between GAR, Nestle, the Earthworm Foundation, GAR’s palm oil suppliers and related stakeholders in East Kalimantan. In the … Read More “Palm oil actors in East Kalimantan commit to respecting children rights”

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