Open Letter to Friends of the Earth, in Response to the Publication ‘Sime Darby and Land Grabs in Liberia’ (June 2013)
Sime Darby Plantation Liberia (SDPL) is, once again, the subject of erroneous criticism by Friends of the Earth (FoE) and its Liberian partner organisation, Sustainable Development Institute (SDI).
Sime Darby Plantation has provided satellite data of hotspots, matched against its own concession area map to relevant authorities.
Dato’ Abdul Ghani Othman has been appointed as a director and the new Chairman of Sime Darby Berhad from 1 July 2013, replacing Acting Chairman Tan Sri Samsudin Osman.
Sime Darby Plantation would like to stress that there are no fires in any of our operating areas in Indonesia. The company strictly follows its zero burning policy throughout its operations.
Sime Darby Plantation would like to categorically state that there are no fires in any of its operating areas in Indonesia.