A series of narratives on sustainable palm oil pacesetters
Over the past decade, Wild Asia has been working with smallholder farmers, supply chain partners and global brands to push the sustainable palm oil agenda. Throughout this insightful journey, we are constantly astounded and inspired by their resilience, ingenuity and commitment.
By sharing their stories, we hope they will also inspire anyone who chooses the sustainability route.
The Game Changers
Farmer Neoh Ah Seng shares the story of how he revived his sickly oil palm trees, reduced expenses and improved yields by switching from conventional farming to chemical-free farming. It’s not always a bed of roses but “… we just need to keep at it and keep our feet on the ground.” Read more
When Nisa Usman first joined Wild Asia Group Scheme, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. Five years and a global pandemic later, the mother of four is now an RSPO-certified farmer, an organic vegetable grower and a mushroom ‘entrepreneur’ all rolled into one. Read more
The Archetypal Groundbreaker
A SPIRAL partner, Japanese company Saraya illustrates that social responsibility and sustainable profit can go hand in hand. Read more
Small Company, Big Impact
US-based natural candle maker GoodLight Natural Candles shows that business size is immaterial when it comes to putting people and the planet first. Read more
In Praise of Living Soil
He is one of the architects behind Wild Asia’s blueprint to help oil palm farmers transition to chemical-free farming. Read the profile story on WAGS Director Peter Chang here.
When Sabah oil palm farmer Norella Ambang started sharing her farming journey via TikTok and Facebook, little did she know she’d become the inadvertent influencer. Read here