Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd, the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil, planted its first palm seedling in Liberia today, at a poignant ceremony that was significant in more ways than one for many of those present.
Sime Darby Plantation has identified the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France as a potential location to establish its multi-feedstock vegetable oil processing plant as part of a strategy to expand into key areas around the world.
Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd is collaborating with Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. of Japan (MES) to construct and operate a bioethanol demonstration plant which will convert oil palm empty fruit bunches (EFB) into bioethanol.
Sime Darby Plantation would like to respond to allegations and concerns raised by Rainforest Rescue, an NGO based in Germany, on the sustainability of the biofuels that Sime Darby Plantation supplies to Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO).
Sime Darby has received its latest Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification for its Yong Peng Strategic Operating Unit (SOU) in Johor, putting it at the forefront of RSPO compliance.