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25 January 2018

Indonesia: Villagers file complaint against RSPO for failure to address land grabbing cases vs. Sime Darby

Rights group filed a complaint against the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), alleging that the RSPO has failed to address the complaints of Kalimantan villages against Sime...

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23 January 2018

Indonesia: Rights group files a complaint against RSPO in Switzerland for failure to respond to accusations of land grabs by Sime Darby

Author: Dames Alexander Sinaga, Jakarta Globe

"Kalimantan Villagers File Complaint Against RSPO in Switzerland", 24 January 2018...

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10 December 2017

Indonesia: RSPO urged to be more responsive to complaints concerning Sime Darby land grabs

Author: Dames Alexander Sinaga, Jakarta Globe

"RSPO Must Respond to Complaints Against Sime Darby: Rights Group", 5 December 2017...

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15 April 2017

Indonesian & Malaysian palm oil firms acknowledge increasing need to respond to human rights concerns, not just environmental ones

Author: Hannah Koh, Eco-Business

"Has the conversation about palm oil moved from environment to people?", 12 April 2017...

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14 December 2016

Olam creating "black box" of palm oil from unknown sources, fuelling deforestation "from Gabon to Indonesia" - NGO report

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15 November 2016

Liberia: Report says Sime Darby's operations at crossroads and needing a new approach

Chain Reaction Research has produced a sustainability risk analysis report for Sime Darby's Liberian operations and has made the following observations and recommendations: ...

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15 November 2016

Report finds corrupt land deals result in displacement & increased poverty; provides recommendations to prevent human rights harms

Author: Olivier De Schutter, former UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, Global Witness

"Tainted Lands: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals," 15 Nov 2016...

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5 October 2015

Documentary on impacts of palm oil-linked deforestation fires in Sumatra; includes statements from Musim Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, Sime Darby & Wilmar

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited plantation companies Musim Mas, Golden Agri-Resources, Sime Darby & Wilmar to respond to a video documentary and infographics showing the impacts of increased palm oil production and related...

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30 September 2015

Sime Darby response

Author: Sime Darby

...The company had pioneered the zero burning replanting technique, which is now the standard for the plantation industry. SDP was mentioned in an online documentary titled “Sumatra Burning: The heart of palm oil”. The report quoted Greenpeace in 2013...

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23 September 2015

Liberia: Several injured in Sime Darby explosion

Author: Lincoln Barcon, Inquirer (Liberia)

'Several injured in Sime Darby explosion', 23 Sep 2015: Sime Darby…has confirmed a fire incident that led to the injuries of several persons on its plantation….Sime Darby [Public Affairs Officer] David Kolleh [said]…health, safety and environment team...

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