Press Releases and Public Updates | Sime Darby Plantation

Press Releases and Public Updates

September 2016

Response to Mongabay Article

We refer to an article published on Mongabay on 14 September headlined Liberia land policy a ‘challenge to national development’. Sime Darby Plantation would like to categorically state that it is not involved in any ‘land grabs’.

July 2016

Sime Darby’s Ulu Remis Palm Oil Mill Cleared for Operations

Sime Darby Plantation yesterday received a letter from the Department of Environment, Johor, reinstating the license to operate its Ulu Remis Palm Oil Mill in Johor.

July 2016

Sungai Johor Ammonia Pollution Issue

With reference to recent statements quoted in the media, Sime Darby Plantation would like to clarify the following:

June 2016

Sime Darby Plantation Extends Sustainable Supply Chain to Include Small Producers

Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) is collaborating with Wild Asia (WA), a Malaysian-based social enterprise, to assist small oil palm producers in the Lower Kinabatangan area in Sabah to be part of its sustainable palm oil value chain.

April 2016

Sime Darby Embarks on First Planting of Genome Select Oil Palm

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.