Environment

Environment & Sustainability

The future of wildlife is in our hands; The future of elephants is in our hands

The UN World Wildlife Day is an international celebration of the many beautiful flora and fauna of the world. It is also an event to raise awareness of the benefit of conservation. #WWD2016 is celebrated on 3rd March, the day the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna ...

Biodiversity is Declining? Not in Malaysia Though

Developing countries such as Malaysia rely on agriculture to generate income for its economy. In order to make way for this agricultural activity, some land especially forested land may need to be converted. During such conversion, some biodiversity is lost and this is indeed inevitable.

12 characteristics of the next-generation grocery shopper

Take a look around your food store aisles. Today's grocery buyer isn't much like yesterday's bargain hunter. The next-generation grocery shopper is comfortable paying more for products which align with their values. They're reading labels for Malaysian certified sustainable palm ...

What’s in your grocery cart? Clean eating drives more of our choices

No longer satisfied with ingredient labels that tell us what our foods and beverages are made with, shoppers are seeking products with shorter ingredient legends and more information about where those ingredients come from. New research confirms that clean eating is on our minds as we shop the super...

The Paris Agreement and the Role of the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

12th December 2015 saw the announcement of the landmark Paris Agreement, which is a new international agreement on climate change.1 Dubbed as the ‘world’s biggest diplomatic success’ by the Guardian UK2, this historic announcement officially meant that all participants at the United Nations Conferen...

Oil Palm Genome Breakthrough

Malaysian Palm Oil Board’s discovery of the genetic mechanism that causes mantled oil palms has gained the study a front cover spot in the world-renowned Nature journal, which publishes original and high impact scientific research and information. The article, titled ‘Loss of karma transposon methyl...