A landmark scientific study which will provide a definition of high carbon stock forests, enabling oil palms to be grown more sustainably, is now open for public consultation.
50 scientific experts are nearing the completion of a set of research reports, which were initiated in February this year.
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), the plantation arm of Sime Darby Berhad, has completed the acquisition of New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) today, bringing it closer to meeting its expansion target.
Sime Darby Berhad recorded a pre-tax profit of RM674.9 million and a net profit of RM500.7 million for the first quarter ended 30 September 2014 (1Q FY2014/15), representing a slight increase of 1 percent and 2 percent respectively, compared to the same period in the last financial year.
The Sime Darby Foundation (SDF), the philanthropic arm of Sime Darby, is donating 5.7 million rubber gloves worth USD155,000 to help Liberia fight the Ebola virus disease (EVD).