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Earthworm Foundation and PT Laot Bangko Speak at Innovation Forum Podcast
Earthworm Foundation and PT Laot Bangko Speak at Innovation Forum Podcast
News 30/12/2022

Working on the Ground in Indonesia’s Palm Oil Sector

What are the successes, challenges and approaches in driving sustainability in Indonesia's palm oil sector?

Bara Robyn, partnerships development lead at Earthworm Foundation Indonesia talks with Innovation Forum’s podcast host, Ian Welsh, about the importance of working closely with local stakeholders and highlighting their capability in driving sustainability within the palm oil sector in Indonesia. They are joined by Wahyudi Putro Widodo, section head of the sustainability and smallholder scheme at Laot Banko, a palm oil business and Earthworm partner, they discuss conflict mapping and resolution, NDPE (No Deforestation, Peat and Exploitation) scoping and monitoring forest cover.

"We always start our approach by connecting brands to their producers, refineries and plantations to support their sustainability commitments," said Bara Robyn. "And that's always been the rationale to work in a specific landscape." Listen to the full podcast now.

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Innovation Forum hosts a weekly podcast along with regular interviews with business leaders in sustainability. Each week, Innovation Forum summarises the latest sustainability news and announcements and gets the views of leading experts on business critical issues. Widely regarded as one of the best sustainability podcasts for regular insights, debate and analysis.

They were joined by Wahyudi Putro Widodo, section head of the sustainability and smallholder scheme at PT Laot Bangko, a palm oil business and Earthworm partner, who discusses their work in conflict mapping and resolution, NDPE (No Deforestation, Peat and Exploitation) scoping and monitoring forest cover.

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