Sime Darby Plantation (Liberia) Inc (SDPL) would like to dispel misleading reports by a local Liberian newspaper, The News, entitled “Sime Darby Told to Halt Operation” in its 14 December 2011 edition.
Sime Darby Berhad reported a pre-tax profit of RM1.5 billion and a net profit of RM1.1 billion for the first quarter ended 30 September 2011, boosted by stronger results of the Plantation and Industrial Divisions.
Oxfam had released a report titled “Land and Power - the growing scandal surrounding the new wave of investments in land” in which certain serious but erroneous allegations are levelled against Sime Darby Plantation.
Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd (SDP) and Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) signed a MoU on 29 September 2011 that will form the collaborative framework of co-operation aimed at bringing significant impact to the rubber industry.
Sime Darby Plantation announced today that its sustainable production capacity has broken the million metric tonne mark, following a concerted effort to certify its Strategic Operating Units (SOU) by the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
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.