Renewables Overview

Business unusual - Sime Darby Renewables (SDR) aspires to re-define the traditional oil palm industry



Our Approach

SDR seeks to invest in complementary and integrated platform to leverage the various products and by-products along the palm oil value chain, transforming these into high value-added goods. At the core of SDR’s business is the investment and development of innovative technologies in the bio-chemicals, nutraceuticals & wellness and bio-energy space. As the world’s largest sustainable palm oil producer, Sime Darby is in the position to stimulate the growth and innovation in the renewables industry. With strong cross-sectorial networks, coupled with extensive R&D capabilities along the palm oil value chain, and more importantly the access to potential feedstock, SDR is in a strong position to complement and support the commercialisation of our portfolio companies.

Other Projects

Sime Darby Renewables also plays an important role in realizing Sime Darby Plantations’ commitment to sustainability through a dual strategy of constructing Biogas plants and operating Compost plants at our palm oil mills throughout Malaysia.

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Contacting Sime Darby Renewables

Through its Renewables arm, Sime Darby, armed with the necessary feedstock and R&D capabilities, seeks to partner with emerging and established chemical companies globally to unlock greater value, creating a win-win situation.

We are open to the following business development routes:
  • Strategic institutional investor
  • Joint ventures in bio-refineries
  • Consultative partner

To get in touch, our contact details are as follows:

Azli Razali
Head, Sime Darby Renewables
Email: azli.razali@simedarbyplantation.com
Phone: +603-78484004

Dr Hirzun Mohd Yusof
Vice President, Sime Darby Renewables
Email: hirzun.mohd.yusof@simedarbyplantation.com
Phone: +603-78485412

Lee Ming Wei
Manager, Sime Darby Renewables
Email: lee.ming.wei@simedarbyplantation.com
Phone: +603-78484005

Our Portfolio of Companies

SDR aims to create a symbiotic portfolio of sustainable businesses in the industrial biotechnology sphere and invest in promising technologies at the point of pre-commercialisation. Portfolio of companies will be nurtured and incubated in an entrepreneurial ecosystem where management, relevant expertise and strength in local networks will be collectively leveraged on.
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