17 April 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 17 April 2018 - Sime Darby Plantation Liberia (SDPL) would like to clarify on the video of Oil Palm Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) theft happened at Nimba Point in January 2018. Those involved in this incident are not employees of Sime Darby Plantation Liberia with the exception of Boima Feika.
13 April 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 13 April 2018 - Sime Darby Plantation (SD Plantation) is disappointed that the UK’s Iceland Supermarket chain has made the misguided decision to ban palm oil from all its own brand food lines. While we share Iceland’s concern over the alleged sustainability issues associated with palm oil, simply replacing palm oil with other vegetable oils will only impose more pressure on forests as more land is needed to produce the same amount of oil.
29 March 2018
Kuala Lumpur, 29 March 2018 – Sime Darby Plantation Berhad (SD Plantation) today achieved 100% Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification for its 124 estates and 33 mills throughout the country, becoming the largest producer of MSPO certified palm oil to-date with a total annual crude palm oil production capacity of approximately 1.2 million MT.
01 March 2018
1 March 2018, Kuala Lumpur - We refer to the report on ‘Maybank: The Single Largest Palm Oil Financier’ from Transformasi Untuk Keadilan (TuK) Indonesia dated 26 February 2018 which mentioned Sime Darby (SDP) as one of the recipients of Maybank’s financial assistance. TUK cited five of SDP operations in Indonesia; PT Mitra Austral Sejahtera (PT MAS) and PT. Swadaya Andika (SAA) in South Kalimantan, PT. Guthrie Pecconina Indonesia (GPI) in South Sumatera , PT ISLM in Belitung and PT. Tamaco Graha Krida (TGK) in Sulawesi.