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10Dec

Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food teams up with South Sumatra independent smallholders to replant oil palms

Jakarta, 10 December 2020 – PT Bumi Sawit Permai, a Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food subsidiary, together with the cooperative Koperasi Tiara Sawit Permai of the Ogan Ilir District in South Sumatra, signed a loan … Read More “Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food teams up with South Sumatra independent smallholders to replant oil palms”

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27May

The agriculture industry is quite a conservative one – some might call it old fashioned. With the onset of COVID-19, many of our employees have had to adapt to radical changes in their jobs. Work … Read More “Working amid the COVID-19 pandemic: Staying productive in producing sustainable palm oil (Part 1)”

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24Jul

A glimpse inside the palm oil industry: What I learnt from working at GAR

“NGOs often criticise us but when asked for clarification, often they refuse to give us data. If NGOs were to make the allegations, we hope they can come with the facts, talk to us and … Read More “A glimpse inside the palm oil industry: What I learnt from working at GAR”

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6Mar

Beyond Traceability to the Plantation: A Responsible Palm Oil Supply Chain

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 decent work on palm oil plantations in Indonesia

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

Ensuring traceability and responsible employment with suppliers at SMART SEED event

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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12Dec

Postcards from the field: The journey from oil palm plantation to oleochemical plant in Riau

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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3Oct

Uplifting communities through the Alternative Livelihood Programme

The Alternative Livelihood Programme, introduced by Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) in 2016, teaches villages sustainable agriculture practices without using intensive chemicals and fire for land clearing. In addition, to improve food self-sufficiency, the programme helps these … Read More “Uplifting communities through the Alternative Livelihood Programme”

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2Sep

How it works: Fire reporting

The annual dry season in Indonesia takes place between the months of August and October. During this period, the risk of land and forest fires often increase, resulting in haze. There is a gamut of … Read More “How it works: Fire reporting”

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