Seven years after successfully decoding the oil palm genome, Sime Darby Plantation commenced its first large scale planting of Genome Select high yielding oil palms, a major milestone that will allow the company to produce more oil with existing land.
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), one of the signatories of the Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto which commissioned the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Science Study last year, plans to carry out trials in its Liberian operations following the release of the findings from the study.
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil, has launched ‘Open Palm’ – an online dashboard that provides critical information on the traceability of its supply chain.
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), the world’s biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, has launched a hotspot monitoring dashboard in the interest of transparency and to provide insights that could lead to long-term solutions to the recurring haze situation.
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.