Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) through its Indonesian subsidiary, Minamas Plantation (Minamas), is taking steps to overcome the challenges of implementing its ‘Sustainable Community-based Fire Prevention’ or ‘Desa Mandiri Cegah Api’ (DMCA) programme by developing a guideline for running the programme amidst the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.
Sime Darby Plantation (“SDP”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Hj Megat Najmuddin bin Datuk Seri Dr. Hj Megat Khas as Chairman of the Board of Directors (“the Board”) of the Company effective 1 July 2020.
An alliance of oil palm growers, businesses and conservation practitioners, called PONGO Alliance, is developing guidelines for best management practices (BMP) to support sustainable palm oil production that includes safe spaces for wild orangutans outside of protected areas.
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP), the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil, today announced the publication of its oil palm genome research that has paved the way for the Company to produce significantly more oil palm yield on its existing land.
Five industry leaders have today announced two new collaborative pilot projects set to tackle labour rights challenges in Indonesia’s palm oil sector, by developing much-needed improvements in working conditions.
The European Palm Oil Alliance (EPOA), together with other industry associations, stakeholder companies, and civil society bodies, today issued a joint call to action for all European stakeholders to actively support the Sustainable Palm Oil Choice initiative.
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.