A world without palm oil

At our company’s Kick Off Meeting for this year, I wanted to motivate my colleagues about sustainability, to imbue them with a lofty purpose and make them feel good about working in a palm oil company. This is more difficult than it sounds precisely because the rest...

Palm oil farmers looking for subsidize

The Palm Oil Farmers Association has challenged a government regulations on the management of a palm oil plantation fund to the Supreme Court saying that the regulation did not results in the use of the fund to help improve the welfare of palm oil smallholders. The...

Papuans want palm oil plantations

That one’s life can turn like a wheel, with its ups and downs, is something that Samuel Maikea and his wife Rachel Derione can vouch for. This native Papuan couple from the Iwaro Tribe have now settled in Puragi village, in the South Sorong district of West Papua....

Cowspiracy and the palm oil industry

“Suggest you watch the documentary “Cowspiracy” if you have Netflix,” said the cryptic message from a friend of mine in the palm oil industry. I took his suggestion, watched the documentary that allegedly exposes the hypocrisy of the world’s largest environmental NGOs...

Agus Sari, Using the landscape approach in economy to safeguard the environment

For Agus Sari, safeguarding the environment cannot be separated from a landscape approach, one that involves the participation of all stakeholders. The 51-year-old CEO of Landscape Indonesia who has a long credible track record in the sector, including as a senior...

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Palm oil farmers looking for subsidize

The Palm Oil Farmers Association has challenged a government regulations on the management of a palm oil plantation fund to the Supreme Court saying that the regulation did not results in the use of the fund to help improve the welfare of palm oil smallholders. The...

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Moratorium reduces deforestation

Kompas, 30 January 2017 Deforestation in Indonesia for the 2016 to 2017 period declined to 479,000 ha from 630,000 ha in the previous period. The Environment and Forestry Ministry (KLHK) claimed that a strict moratorium policy and forest and land fire prevention...

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ANJ rilis laporan keberlanjutan perdana

Jakarta, 9 Oktober 2017 - PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) untuk kali pertama merilis Laporan Keberlanjutan yang mencakup kinerja keberlanjutan sepanjang 2016 sebagai bentuk transparansi dan akuntabilitas Perusahaan kepada publik. Dalam laporannya, ANJ melaporkan...

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Papuans want palm oil plantations

That one’s life can turn like a wheel, with its ups and downs, is something that Samuel Maikea and his wife Rachel Derione can vouch for. This native Papuan couple from the Iwaro Tribe have now settled in Puragi village, in the South Sorong district of West Papua....

Orchid conservation in palm oil

Orchids are well known as elegant flowers across the world and is widely prized. There are hundreds of varieties of orchids, including many that only can be found in the wild and are rare. But orchids, especially the wild varieties, are victims of their own...

OPINION

A world without palm oil

At our company’s Kick Off Meeting for this year, I wanted to motivate my colleagues about sustainability, to imbue them with a lofty purpose and make them feel good about working in a palm oil company. This is more difficult than it sounds precisely because the rest...

Cowspiracy and the palm oil industry

“Suggest you watch the documentary “Cowspiracy” if you have Netflix,” said the cryptic message from a friend of mine in the palm oil industry. I took his suggestion, watched the documentary that allegedly exposes the hypocrisy of the world’s largest environmental NGOs...

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EVENTS

POC 2018

5 – 7 MARCH 2018

The renowned Palm and Lauric Oils Price Outlook Conference & Exhibition (POC), held annually in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attracts international participation from more than 50 countries worldwide.

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RSPO ROADSHOW IN WEST KALIMANTAN – INDONESIA

13-14 MARCH 2018

RSPO is organising a series of event on March 13 – 14, 2018 in Pontianak, West Kalimantan, Indonesia to improve the understanding and share the latest information on developments and dynamics of sustainable practices to palm oil industry and its stakeholders in the province of West Kalimantan.

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THE 10th PALMEX INDONESIA 2018

9 – 11 OCTOBER 2018

This conference is the only specialized Palm Oil event in Asia that brings together an international congregation of both upstream and downstream palm oil companies and also its supporting industries gathered in the capital city of North Sumatera, Medan to showcase the latest developments in the palm oil industry.

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