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12Feb

How it works: Third party supplier site visits

Understanding our suppliers is a vital starting point in getting them to adopt better, more sustainable practices in their own businesses. An effective way to learn about them is through supplier site visits. These site … Read More “How it works: Third party supplier site visits”

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6Jan

Palm oil trends for 2020

When the clock strikes twelve on 31 December this year, it will not only signify a new year, but a new decade. With extreme weather occurrences on the rise and published data highlighting the urgent … Read More “Palm oil trends for 2020”

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6Jan

Supporting villages to protect forests

As a responsible producer, GAR wants to ensure that forests and neighbouring villages are well taken care of wherever we operate. This can be tricky sometimes when the villages rely on clearing areas of the … Read More “Supporting villages to protect forests”

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3Jan

Fostering the spirit of love for others with Tzu Chi Sinar Mas

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has been working with humanitarian aid organisation Tzu Chi in Indonesia for over two decades, to care for and help those in need. To increase volunteerism within the company, Chairman … Read More “Fostering the spirit of love for others with Tzu Chi Sinar Mas”

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30Oct

Creating responsible palm oil warriors with Ksatria Sawit

GAR’s latest supplier support programme, Ksatria Sawit, pairs our supplier mills with agtech company Koltiva, to help us achieve 100 percent Traceability To Plantation (TTP) by 2020. The programme aims to reach out to areas … Read More “Creating responsible palm oil warriors with Ksatria Sawit”

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19Sep

A different side of GAR in China

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) may be widely known for its agribusiness, particularly in palm oil in Indonesia, but our company also has a diverse business portfolio in China. Having visited plantations and mills in Riau to … Read More “A different side of GAR in China”

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30Aug

Working with the Future Stars Programme in China

Have you ever looked forward to leading your own team when joining a company, only to be relegated to training and coursework? To be dismissed as a junior manager-in-training by senior management? To be told … Read More “Working with the Future Stars Programme in China”

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29Aug

A profoundly memorable year in palm oil

What started as a four-month internship for experience grew into a deeply engaging year-long affair into palm oil, when I decided to extend my internship with Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food in 2018. As my … Read More “A profoundly memorable year in palm oil”

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27Jun

Reigniting community interest in farming

We live in a digital era – where computers and gadgets are a big part of our daily lives. Children are exposed to technology from a young age, and that shapes their perception of the … Read More “Reigniting community interest in farming”

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