Press Releases and Public Updates

29 November 2019

Sime Darby Plantation continues successful run at the Sustainable Business Awards Malaysia 2019 and the Europa Awards for Sustainability for Second Consecutive Year

Sime Darby Plantation's (SDP) continuing journey to produce palm oil in a responsible and sustainable manner was recognised by two different organisations for the second consecutive year.
5 November 2019

Letter in Response to Greenpeace on Upcoming Haze Report

Please be informed that as at 25 June 2019, PT MAS has ceased to be a subsidiary of SDP as we have effectively disposed our interest in the company to PT Inti Nusa Sejahtera.
1 November 2019

Palm Oil Industry to Jointly Develop Radar Monitoring Technology to Detect Deforestation

A coalition of ten major palm oil producers and buyers are collaborating to support and fund the development of a new, publicly available radar-based forest monitoring system known as Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation (RADD).
15 October 2019

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad Launches ‘Palm Oil Experience Centre’ in Carey Island

ime Darby Plantation (SDP) today unveiled its very own Palm Oil Experience Centre (POEC) located in Carey Island, Selangor – one of the Company’s oil palm plantation areas in West Malaysia.
4 October 2019

Conservation International, Sime Darby Plantation Enter Partnership for Sustainable Palm Oil

Conservation International and Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) today announced a partnership to help map a sustainable future for one of the world’s most important and debated commodities: palm oil.
15 September 2019

Statement in response to Rapid Response Palm Oil Report 19 by Mighty Earth

We refer to the report by which alleged an occurrence of deforestation within Sime Darby Plantation’s (SDP) boundary at Derawan Estate in Bintulu, Sarawak between 19 February 2019 to 23 August 2019.
13 September 2019

Statement on PT Sime Indo Agro (PT SIA)

With reference to a news report by Reuters entitled ‘Indonesia hits back at Malaysia over forest fires’ dated 13th September 2019, Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) would like to clarify that as at 4.00pm (GMT +8) today, 13 September 2019, there has not been any action taken by the Indonesian Authorities to seal off the operations of PT Sime Indo Agro (PT SIA) due to fire occurrence.
30 August 2019

Sime Darby Plantation Registers Net Earnings of RM101 million for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2019

For the six months ended 30 June 2019, Sime Darby Plantation (SD Plantation) Group reported net earnings of RM101 million, representing a 64 percent decrease against the corresponding period of the previous year.
19 August 2019

Sime Darby Oils and Dr. B.R. Shetty’s ADVOC announce strategic partnership for MENA region

Sime Darby Oils (SDO) and Dr. B.R.Shetty owned Abu Dhabi Vegetable Oil Company (ADVOC), are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership to market oils and fats products in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.