8 November 2016

Agreement on Unified Approach to Implementing No Deforestation Commitments

Following a year of intensive work, the HCS Convergence Working Group announced in Bangkok that they have reached agreement on convergence between the HCSA and HCS+ approaches.
8 November 2016

Statement on TUK Factsheet

We refer to the factsheet issued by Transformasi untuk Keadilan (TUK) Indonesia on 7 November 2016 related to PT Mitra Austral Sejahtera (PT MAS).
21 September 2016

Sime Darby Plantation Launches Responsible Agriculture Charter

Sime Darby Plantation, the world’s largest producer of certified sustainable palm oil, launched its Responsible Agriculture Charter (RAC) today to improve its agriculture practices further through responsible and sustainable agricultural development.
16 September 2016

Response to Mongabay Article

We refer to an article published on Mongabay on 14 September headlined Liberia land policy a ‘challenge to national development’. Sime Darby Plantation would like to categorically state that it is not involved in any ‘land grabs’.
27 July 2016

Sime Darby’s Ulu Remis Palm Oil Mill Cleared for Operations

Sime Darby Plantation yesterday received a letter from the Department of Environment, Johor, reinstating the license to operate its Ulu Remis Palm Oil Mill in Johor.
16 July 2016

Sungai Johor Ammonia Pollution Issue

With reference to recent statements quoted in the media, Sime Darby Plantation would like to clarify the following:
8 June 2016

Sime Darby Plantation Extends Sustainable Supply Chain to Include Small Producers

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.
25 April 2016

Sime Darby Embarks on First Planting of Genome Select Oil Palm

Seven years after successfully decoding the oil palm genome, Sime Darby Plantation commenced its first large scale planting of Genome Select high yielding oil palms, a major milestone that will allow the company to produce more oil with existing land.