Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) refers to a news article published by the Associated Press (AP) dated 18 November 2020 and reiterates our zero tolerance for any forms of sexual or human rights violations, exploitation or any other criminal offences in our operations and supply chains.
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) has appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and an independent international NGO specialising in migrant worker rights to support efforts to further strengthen its human rights commitments and compliance.
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP) refers to recent news reports identifying it as the “next major plantation firm” facing a withhold release order or import ban, by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
In response to recent concerns over the hiring of parolees in its Malaysian operations, Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) reaffirms our pledge and commitment to protecting the rights of all our workers including the parolees who have voluntarily agreed to a paid placement in our plantations under the Corporate Smart Internship (CSI) programme held in collaboration with the Malaysian Prison Department (MPD).
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SDP), the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO), and Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), the country’s leading research university in agriculture and forestry, announced a collaboration to conduct a research program on the secondary forest located within SDP’s Sapong Estate in Sabah.