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Call to third-party suppliers to publish their concession maps

19 September 2018, Singapore - Transparency in the supply chain has been high on the agenda in the palm oil industry, in particular, the calls for palm oil companies to publish supplier concession maps.... more

Update on IndoAgri/IndoFood/Salim Group

06 September 2018, Singapore - We share the concern with our stakeholders that our third-party suppliers need to adhere to the commitments laid down in our Sustainability Policy, especially on maintaining transparent milestones to drive change. We actively monitor the progress of our third-party suppliers to ensure that the suppliers are keeping within their NDPE commitments.... more

Musim Mas remains committed to its No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) Policy

21 July 2018, Singapore - The latest Eyes on the Forest (EoF) report investigated Indonesia’s palm oil supply chain and its impact on illegally cleared forest area in national parks, in particular, the Tesso Nilo National Park. It highlighted the importance of tracing palm oil supplies to mills, beyond just traders and users. ... more

Musim Mas Group welcomes the Reinstatement of Nestlé's Membership by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

19 July 2018, Singapore - Musim Mas Group welcomes the reinstatement of Nestlé's membership by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm oil (RSPO) on 16 July 2018.... more

Palm Oil Innovation Group Response to RSPO Suspension of Nestlé

The Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) acknowledges the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) decision to suspend membership of Nestlé due to breaches of the RSPO Code of Conduct for not submitting a time-bound plan in its annual reports. ... more

Cargill, Golden-Agri Resources, Musim Mas, Sime Darby, and Wilmar announce an initiative with Forum for the Future to address human and labour rights

05 March 2018, Singapore - While focus and efforts to address labour issues faced by rural workers throughout the agricultural sector are growing, systemic challenges persist. Recognising that individual companies in the private sector cannot resolve these challenges alone, Cargill, Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), Musim Mas, Sime Darby Plantations and Wilmar International Limited (Wilmar), convened by Forum for the Future, an independent non-profit working with private and public organizations to solve complex sustainability challenges, under the umbrella of the Decent Rural Living Initiative. ... more

Musim Mas Group Welcomes Unilever’s Move on Disclosure of Suppliers

20 February 2018, Singapore – Musim Mas Group welcomes the publication of the list of suppliers and mills by Unilever. The Group sees this as a progressive step taken by a key value chain partner of the palm industry in enhancing the traceability of the palm products it uses. This move also demonstrates the commitment of Unilever towards sustainable sourcing. ... more

Musim Mas Disappointed by EU Parliament Vote against Palm Oil Biofuels

22 January 2018, Singapore - The Musim Mas Group welcomes the European Parliament’s vote on boosting energy efficiency and setting a share of energy from renewable sources. The Group is aligned with the EU on the urgency of the sustainable energy agenda, given the general scarcity of natural resources, and the projected global population growth to 8.6 billion by the same year.... more

Musim Mas Publishes Palm Oil Industry’s First Comprehensive Labour Assessment in Indonesia

24 November 2017, Singapore – The Musim Mas Group today published the Indonesian palm oil industry’s first comprehensive, independent labour compliance assessment. While the labour assessment highlights areas of labour risks, the report also presents potential learnings through recommendations on how Musim Mas’ management systems and tools may be improved.... more

Update on Palm Fatty Acid Distillate Spill in West Sumatra

01 November 2017, Indonesia – PT. Wira Inno Mas (WIM) would like to provide updates on the Palm Fatty Acid Distillates (PFAD) spillage incident which took place on 28 September 2017 in Padang, West Sumatra. As at 12 October 2017, the open waters off Teluk Bayur port and the surrounding islands have been cleared of PFAD. ... more

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