The Palm Scribe

Indonesia Needs Extension of Oil Palm Moratorium to Reach Its Climate Commitments: Activists 

Indonesia needed to extend its oil palm moratorium so that it can lead to a positive…

SMART Posts Soaring Operational Profits and EBITDA in Q1 2021 

Listed palm oil consumer product producer PT Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology Tbk (”SMART”) has…

PT ANJ Posts Significant Growth in First Quarter of 2021

Indonesian palm oil producer PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk. (ANJ) posted a $3.084 million net profit in…

Indonesia Working on Sustainable Certification for its Downstream Palm Oil Industry

Keen to get an international recognition of its sustainable palm oil certification scheme and boost the…

Indonesia Fails to Enforce its Own Laws and Policy on Palm Oil Expansion: HRW

The expansion of oil palm plantations in Indonesia is endangering not only the country’s peat land…

CPOPC Airs Objection to Belgian Draft Royal Decree

The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is airing its disappointment of Belgium’s recent proposal…

EU May Go Back on its EU-ASEAN Strategic Partnership Commitments: Indonesian Diplomat

A senior Indonesian diplomat is warning that although the European Union and the Association of Southeast…

Astra Agro Reaps Indonesia Digital Innovations Awards 2021 

Oil Palm Plantation company PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk clinched recognition as The Most Innovative Agribusiness…

Palm Oil Companies Lead Progress in Reducing Deforestation: Report

Companies in the palm oil supply chain are leading progress on deforestation among businesses using or…

Experts Want Balanced Assessment of Ecological Impact of All Vegetable Oils

A team of leading international experts is calling for closer scrutiny on the environmental impact of…