Esri Malaysia GeoInnovation Awards
Sime Darby Plantation's Research team received the Esri Malaysia GeoInnovation award for utilisation of geospatial technology in precision agriculture. The GIS software (web and mobile); Spatial Data Management and Rapid Analytics (SMART), was developed by our Precision Agriculture Unit from Research and Development (R&D), to address Sime Darby Plantation's critical business challenges.
The Esri Malaysia GeoInnovation Awards celebrates the forward-thinking geospatial solutions that have been used to address Malaysia’s social, economic, business, and environmental challenges.
PROPER Award 2021
Minamas Plantation, through its subsidiaries PT. Ladangrumpun Suburabadi, PT. Bersama Sejahtera Sakti, PT. Sajang Heulang and PT. Tamaco Graha Krida received the Blue Company Performance Rating Programme (PROPER) Award recognising adherence to environmental management from Indonesia's Ministry of Environment and Forestry (KLHK) in April 2021.
The PROPER Award is the Indonesian government's effort to encourage companies to comply with environmental management.
Thai Food and Drug Administration Quality Award 2021
Sime Darby Oils (SDO) Morakot Public Co. Ltd. was awarded the Thai Food and Drug Administration Quality Award 2021 for Best Food Manufacturer Quality Standard, Good Governance and Social Responsibility Business.
Being awarded for the second consecutive year, SDO Morakot continues to be at the forefront of high quality and specialised cooking oil production in Thailand.
Sustainable Brand Award – SME100®
Sime Darby Plantation received the Sustainable Brand Award during the SME100® Fast Moving Companies Awards 2021.
The award is an extension of the SME100® and acknowledges companies and brands for their long-term investment towards sustainability. It is a nod towards brands that align their purpose with the people and planet while standing the test of time.
Superbrands Thailand 2021 Award
Sime Darby Oils Morakot Public Co. Ltd won the Superbrands Thailand 2021 Award for the eight consecutive year. Over the years, the Company has continued to build and strengthen its customer base, and today its range of products are one of the most recognised brands in Thailand.
Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award 2019/2020
Sime Darby Plantation's (SDP) Sua Betong Palm Oil Mill received the Notable Achievement in Environmental Performance Award and the Negeri Sembilan Award for Best Environmental Performance under the Prime Minister's Hibiscus Award 2019/2020.
This is the second year SDP has had the privilege of winning the prestigious Prime Minister's Hibiscus Award following its first win in 2018.
Nasfund Awards 2020 – National Superannuation Fund (Nasfund)
New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) received the National Superannuation Fund (Nasfund) Annual Employer Awards 2020 for the second year running. In November 2020, NBPOL was recognised with the "2020 Employer of the Year/Chairman's Awards" and the "2020 Most Compliant in Benefit Payments Awards".
NBPOL was one of 13 employers in Papua New Guinea (PNG) recognised by the awards that acknowledge the support, cooperation, and partnership of Nasfund's contributing employers.
Nasfund is PNG's largest industry fund for professionals in the private sector and government-owned corporations.
No. 1 Brand Award 2020
Sime Darby Oils (SDO) Morakot Public Co. Ltd. cooking oil was voted the most popular cooking oil in Thailand and won the No. 1 Brand Award 2020 by Marketeer Magazine.
SDO Morakot has successfully retained this position and captured the hearts of Thais for six consecutive years.
Sime Darby Oil (SDO) South Africa achieves 100% NDPE compliant oil
SDO South Africa delivered the Company’s commitment of No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) principles in its supply chain. It became the first edible oil and fats producer to import 100% NDPE compliant oil into South Africa, which hit the shores in November 2020.
ASEAN Energy Award 2020
Sime Darby Plantation (SDP) was honoured to be named one of the 15 Malaysian organisations that won accolades at the 2020 ASEAN Energy Awards(AEA).
The AEA 2020 is the highest recognition accorded to Southeast Asia's public and private companies for their contribution to energy development in the ASEAN region.
SDP was named the 2nd Runner Up in the Renewable Energy Awards - On-Grid (Local Grid) category for its project submission titled “Captive Power Generation for KKS Merotai from Renewable Energy derived from Palm Oil Mill Effluent at the Merotai Biogas Power Plant”
Europa Awards for Sustainability– EU–Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI) 2019
Sime Darby Plantation took home the award for Best Innovation in Sustainability for Project Metamorphosis. The project involved upcycling a common waste in the plantation industry-fertiliser bags into chairs as part of the circular economy model.
Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) 2019
Sime Darby Plantation was awarded three awards: The Best Supply Chain Management, the Best Land and Biodiversity, and a Special Recognition in the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals category.
Most Innovative Approach to Driving Culture Change Award – OPEX Business Transformation Summit 2019
Sime Darby Plantation’s internally developed programme, War on Waste (WoW), bagged the "Most Innovative Approach to Driving Culture Change" award at the OPEX Business Transformation World Summit 2019 in Orlando, USA. The summit was held from the 21 to 25th January 2019.
Sustainable Business Awards (SBA) 2019
Sime Darby Plantation's pursuit of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in meeting the expectations of a wide range of stakeholders in an environmentally, socially and economically responsible manner was recognised with five distinguished awards at the inaugural Sustainable Business Award (SBA) Malaysia held on 29th January 2019. Apart from being declared the Overall Winner that night, SDP also won Sustainability in The Community, Land Use and Biodiversity, Strategy and Sustainability Management and the Supply Chain Management awards.
Environmental Performance – Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award
Sime Darby Plantation was awarded as a sector-leader within the sustainability sphere for its various environmental commitments by the Prime Minister’s Hibiscus Award. The award first launched in 1996, is the premier private sector environmental award for businesses and industries in Malaysia.
Sustainable Pathfinder Award – Rainforest Alliance
New Britain Palm Oil Limited was recognised by one of the world's renowned environmental NGOs, the Rainforest Alliance, with the "Sustainable Pathfinder Award" for its leadership in responsible palm oil business. The Sustainable Pathfinders Award recognises companies from various industries for the work done to advance sustainable practices. This is the first time that such an award was presented to a company in the palm oil sector.
Superbrands Thailand and No. 1 Brand Thailand 2017–2018 – Superbrands
Sime Darby Oils Morakot Public Co. Ltd. has long been at the forefront of high quality and specialised cooking oil production in Thailand. Over the years, the Company has continued to build and strengthen its customer base, and today its range of products are one of the most recognised brands in Thailand with two prestigious awards.
Productivity Improvement by New Innovation Gold Award – Asia Pacific Quality Organisation (APQO)
This award was presented to our Upstream Malaysia's Team Rhimau Selatan for their project titled 'To reduce loose fruit handling cost using CE2 machines.'
PNB Group Innovation Challenge (PGIC) 2018 Winner – Permodalan Nasional Berhad
Sime Darby Plantation's team 'Green Turbo,' from our Renewables unit, Strategy and Innovation Department, received the award for their idea titled 'Energy Self-Sufficiency.'
Young Industrialist Award 2018 – the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
Mervin Chew Chien Lye, a senior engineer at Sime Darby Plantation Research Sdn Bhd, was recognised for his work on quality enhancement and efficiency optimisation by IChemE, a multi-national institution with primary offices in the UK and Australia.
Indonesia Operational Excellence Conference and Award (OPEXCON) 2018 – Grand Prize and Gold Award
The OPEXCON Award aims to recognise both state-owned and private companies in Indonesia who have implemented initiatives to improve business processes with maximum and ongoing positive outcomes. PT. Golden Hope Nusantara’s project titled 'To increase the daily yield of its fractionation plant' won this award for its excellent results.
Langkawi Award 2017–2018 – Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) and Department of Environment (DOE)
The Langkawi Award is the highest honour awarded to individuals, organisations and countries with significant contributions to environmental conservation. Sime Darby Plantation is the fourth organisation to receive the award since its introduction in 1991.
SIRIM Quality Award 2018, MNC and GLC Categories – SIRIM
The SIRIM Quality Award aims to recognise organisations that have achieved excellent levels of quality management for their products.
2018 Young Scientist Award (Non–Member Category) – Malaysian Oil Scientists and Technologists Association (MOSTA)
Nur Hidayu Othman won this joint award for her contributions and achievements in scientific and technical studies throughout her eight-year stint in Sime Darby Plantation.
The Most Outstanding Research Award 2018 – Malaysian Oil Scientists and Technologists Association (MOSTA)
Our Chief Research and Development Officer Dr Harikrishna Kulaveerasingam received the award on behalf of Sime Darby Plantation in recognition of our efforts in inventing the oil palm genome and successfully improving the agricultural value chain.
Best Sustainable Palm Oil Leader Award – Europa Award
The Europa Awards aim to promote business excellence and acknowledge organisations that have demonstrated exceptional sustainability performance for the long term benefit of the Malaysian economy. Sime Darby Plantation, a leader within the palm oil sector, was recognised for its efforts within the sustainability sphere.
Asia IP (Intellectual Property) Elite – Intellectual Asset Management
Asia IP Elite values and recognises creation trailblazers, such as Sime Darby Plantation, which has successfully joined the ranks of other multinationals for its many Research and Development initiatives.
Gold Medal at the Asia Pacific Quality Organisation (APQO)
This award-winning project titled 'To increase RBDOL IV 56 yield at Fractionation Plant (P11) by March 2018 at PT. Golden Hope Nusantara,’ is expected to yield Lean Six Sigma potential benefits of approximately USD 286,000 per year.
Best Corporate Responsibility Initiatives Award – The Edge
Sime Darby Plantation was recognised as part of The Edge Billion Ringgit Club (BRC) on 11th December 2018 with the Best Corporate Responsibility Initiatives Award.
Sime Darby Plantation was Awarded a Bronze Medal for Sustainability Under the Energy and Sustainability Category for the GenomeSelect™ Oil Palm Project
Sime Darby Plantation became Malaysia's first company to win the award, which recognised the Company's groundbreaking genome initiative to develop oil palms with higher yields, reducing the need for more land.
Industry Excellence Award for Plantation Category – Minority Shareholder Watchdog Group (MSWG)
Sime Darby Plantation was awarded the Industry Excellence Award during the Asean Corporate Governance Recognition 2017 by MSWG on 7 December 2017.