Environment

Environment & Sustainability

The Truth About Palm Oil: Malaysia’s Sustainable Gift to the World

Responsibly cultivated palm oil is more environmentally beneficial than any other oil crop. Malaysia is a world model for sustainable palm oil production. It all began in earnest when Malaysia's government encouraged cultivation of this healthy oil to reduce the country's economic dependen...

Wildlife

Orang Utan Frequently Asked Questions about MPOC, MPOWCF, Conservation and Orang Utans in Malaysia The Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund or MPOWCF was an initiative we created out of MPOC in order for the Malaysian palm oil industry to actively participate in conservation and wildlife bi...

Newly Passed Forest Bill 2015 Reinforces MPOC’s Conservation Efforts in Sarawak

The Sarawak Government recently passed its Forest Bill 2015, which was tabled on 22 April 2015. This new legislation addresses illegal deforestation and is expected to positively impact overall wildlife conservation efforts.

2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Encourage Sustainable Eating

Proposed changes to the U.S. Dietary Guidelines include a discussion on environmentally sustainable food production. This increased focus on sustainable eating could mean that we’ll be seeing more U.S. food manufacturers choosing to use Malaysian sustainable palm oil in their recipes.

Summary Report: Reach and Remind Friends of the Industry Seminar 2015 and Dialogue

The 6th Reach & Remind Friends of the Industry Seminar 2015 & Dialogue was recently organised by MPOC on 12 February 2015, at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel. The event was a rousing success, which saw almost 400 stakeholders from the Malaysian palm oil industry giving their support in attendin...

Malaysia Reiterates Commitments Towards Climate Change Reduction at UN Climate Summit

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, the Prime Minister of Malaysia has recently reiterated Malaysia’s commitment towards reducing its carbon intensity by 40% by 2020.1 The declaration was made at the UN Climate Summit in New York on 23 September 2014, which was a one-day public platform for leaders from bot...