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11Feb

Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series

In addition to accomplishing our mission of revealing how the palm oil industry has improved many people’s lives, my own experience of putting together our Extraordinary Everyday campaign was revealing for me personally. It changed … Read More “Gratitude in simplicity – my valuable experience from the Extraordinary Everyday series”

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17Oct

Since 2016, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food along with Sinar Mas Forestry (SMF) have been working closely with Canada-based MacDonald & Detweiler Associates (MDA) in monitoring deforestation through a Forest Alert Service (FAS) using the … Read More “A business trip to Canada: On a mission to understand deforestation monitoring technology while promoting Indonesia’s palm oil industry”

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16Jul

Creating a safer, healthier workplace

Eka Syamsiah Hidayah Nasution, Environment, Health, Fire & Safety Inspector, 26 years old, Jakarta “Even one incident is one too many. I want to minimise the risks further, even eliminate them altogether.” This is Eka’s … Read More “Creating a safer, healthier workplace”

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24Jun

Education prevents poverty

Siti Musyarofah, Elementary School Teacher, 29 years old, West Kalimantan “Education is important for children as it gives them the tools they need to achieve their future dreams. I’m a teacher at Kayung Eka Tjipta … Read More “Education prevents poverty”

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24Jun

Food safety is no piece of cake

Punjung Renjani, Food Technologist, 28 years old, Marunda “As a food technologist for Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), I work on product development, specifically margarine and shortening, which are palm oil-based ingredients typically used in baking pastries … Read More “Food safety is no piece of cake”

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24Jun

Serving the healthcare needs of palm oil communities

Dr. Yossy Ani Pritarini Purba, 48 years old, Riau “I’m the resident doctor at the Sentral Ujung Tanjung Clinic in Siak, Riau. The clinic opens 24 hours every day, tending to the healthcare needs of … Read More “Serving the healthcare needs of palm oil communities”

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4Jun

Delivering good harvests

Agus Firdaus, Truck Driver, 33 years old, West Kalimantan “When I first started working for Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) as a field worker around eight years ago, I never imagined that I would one day be … Read More “Delivering good harvests”

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4Jun

Nature vs. nature

Nurhamid, Owl Keeper, 42 years old, Riau   “Rats are a large problem in the plantation because not only do they make nests at the base of the oil palms, they attack growing fruit bunches … Read More “Nature vs. nature”

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4Jun

Farming for families

Yatimin, Farmer, 48 years old, West Kalimantan   “I have been farming my whole life. This land has fed my community and my family for decades. My five children and 11 grandchildren get nourishment from … Read More “Farming for families”

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