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The SMILE Program is an Effort to Increase the Long-term Sustainability of Palm Oil

By May 10, 2023May 16th, 2023No Comments

Corporate social responsibility initiatives in Indonesia’s palm oil plantation industry, including those by Asian Agri, Apical, and a downstream Japanese company, Kao, provide support for independent smallholders. On Tuesday (9/5/2023), a sustainable palm oil initiative was launched to improve the lives of smallholders through the implementation of the SMILE Program. The SMILE Program is a sustainable initiative that prioritizes inclusivity to benefit independent smallholders. The program has successfully created a more inclusive environment for smallholders, providing them with opportunities to improve their standard of living and encouraging other smallholders to participate in sustainability efforts.

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