Environment

Environment & Sustainability

Understanding Land Use and Deforestation – Part 1: What is a Forest?

INTRODUCTION The earth has a surface area of 51 billion hectares (ha)1. Seventy one percent of it is covered by water and the remaining 29% is land mass2. Forests cover  4.6 billion ha or 31% of the land mass but they are not equally distributed around the globe3. Land is a natural resource which ha...

6th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (Virtual IPOSC 2020 – Module 1), 14-22 September 2020

The International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2020 (IPOSC 2020) is MPOC’s biannual conference that highlights current and emerging sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Malaysian palm oil industry. This year, the 6th IPOSC 2020 was organised by MPOC on a virtual platform, compris...

Sustainable Palm Oil – a Snapshot in Numbers

The first certified sustainable vegetable oil was awarded in 2008 to Malaysian palm oil through RSPO

Virtual IPOSC 2020, Biodiversity Conservation Webinar, Human and Wildlife Co-existence; Turning Conflict into Co-existence

MPOC organized its biodiversity conservation webinar on 12 August 2020 in conjunction with the World Elephant Day, with the theme ‘Human and Wildlife Co-existence: Turning Conflict into Co-existence’. The webinar was conducted virtually through the Zoom Platform that brought together wildlife expert...

MPOC Celebrates International Orangutan Day 2020

MPOC Celebrates International Orangutan Day 2020 #orangutanday In conjunction with the International Orangutan Day 2020 on 19 August 2020, MPOC reiterates its commitment towards conserving orangutans, Asia’s one and only great ape. This day is celebrated to spread awareness of these magnificent spec...

International Orangutan Day 2020

MPOC Celebrates International Orangutan Day 2020 #orangutanday In conjunction with the International Orangutan Day 2020 on 19 August 2020, MPOC reiterates its commitment towards conserving orangutans, Asia’s one and only great ape. This day is celebrated to spread awareness of these magnificent spec...

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