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Sime Darby Plantation

Sime Darby Plantation is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated palm oil companies and producers of certified sustainable palm oil. Upstream, Sime Darby Plantation operates and manages 241 plantation estates and 71 palm oil mills across 600,000 hectares in Malaysia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. The downstream operations (crushing, production of refined oils and fats, and biodiesel products) are present in 16 countries. Sime Darby Plantation demerged from the Sime Darby Berhad conglomerate in November 2017 to be listed as an independent company.

Ranking position
#85 /350
Total score
30.1 /100
Measurement area Score (0-100) Rank (0-350)

Governance and strategy

#1 25.0 /100 #191


#1 22.0 /100 #158


#1 18.7 /100 #96

Social inclusion

#1 51.3 /100 #16
Indicates the score for the top performing company.
Agricultural products and commodities #27
Food and beverage manufacturers/processors #59

Segment ranking summary

Sime Darby Plantation operates in the agricultural products and commodities segment and the food and beverage manufacturers and processors segment, where it ranks 27th out of 142 and 59th out of 233, respectively. In both segments, the company outperforms its peers in the social inclusion measurement area thanks to its commitment to address pertinent issues such as land rights. Although Sime Darby Plantation has taken the first steps towards addressing environment and nutrition topics the company lags behind its peers in both segments in these measurement areas. Sime Darby has most scope for improvement in the governance and strategy measurement area, where it ranks in the bottom half for both segments.

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The core social indicators are part of the social inclusion measurement area. These indicators assess societal expectations of business conduct that companies should meet if they aspire to be part of a system transformation that leaves no one behind.

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  1. 2023

More about the company

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Food and agriculture revenue USD
Group revenue USD
Onwnership structure
Publicly listed
Number of employees
Not available

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