Care for Environment
The imperative of sustainability relating to the environment involves the Group’s stewardship through ‘Care for Environment’. The Group believes that it has an important role in identifying opportunities to create value, reduce carbon emissions, mitigate adverse environmental impacts and also promote environmental protection, conservation and biodiversity enhancement. The Group’s environmental stewardship entails employing relevant and site-specific best management practices which include sustainable resource management relating to soil, water, air and waste. Also included is the tree planting projects involved in reforestation and rehabilitation programmes aiming to enhance the ecological functionality of the forest remnants in within the plantation landscapes.
The Group adopts and embraces the principles, criteria and good practices already in place in defining sustainable palm oil production which make up the building blocks or foundation for sustainable tropical commodity agriculture.