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2020
14 - 22 Sep 2020
Module 1 - Agricultural Commodities and Sustainability Certification
12 - 20 Oct 2020
Module 2: Renewable Energy, Climate Change and Food Security
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IPOSC
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The International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2020 (IPOSC 2020) is MPOC’s biannual conference that highlights the sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Malaysian palm oil industry to all stakeholders. This year, the 6th IPOSC 2020 will be hosted by MPOC on a virtual platform, comprising two modules, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic affecting us globally.
Virtual IPOSC 2020’s Module 2 will feature presentations from experts from the agriculture, research and palm oil sectors who will share their views on the recent developments, challenges and possible solutions on renewable energy, climate change and food security, as well as how the recent COVID-19 has impacted these efforts. The topics include:
  • Land Use Change and Indirect Land Use Change (ILUC) risk across vegetable oil crops
  • Methane Avoidance
  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Palm Oil and Deforestation
  • Food Security
Archive Highlights
Disastrous heat-fueled wildfires, catastrophic typhoons and hurricanes, and extensive droughts and floods have raised and widened global warming worries. These...
427 VIEWS    |    2 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Dr. Surina Ismail
IOI Corporation Bhd
The effect of environmental disasters and their impact on social life is not a new phenomenon. However, the discovery of interconnectedness of the whole...
235 VIEWS    |    2 LIKES
Prof. Dr. İbrahim Özdemir
Uskudar University, Istanbul, Turkey
Neste is the world’s largest producer of renewable diesel and sustainable aviation fuel refined from waste and residues, introducing renewable solutions also...
372 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    5 LIKES
Ms. Päivi Makkonen
Neste Corporation, Finland
Palm oil is undeniably the world’s most widely used edible oil. It is ubiquitous, versatile and has become essential. Palm oil trade has increased...
434 VIEWS    |    5 COMMENTS    |    6 LIKES
Mr. Rashyid Redza Anwarudin
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad
To set the world on climate-compatible pathway, it is critical to speed up the energy transformation by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. Bioenergy...
234 VIEWS    |    4 LIKES
Mr. Toshimasa Masuyama
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) Innovation and Technology Centre, Germany
This presentation and talk explain the geopolitic and economic forces that are behind the controversies on palm oil and deforestation. It brings nuances to the...
302 VIEWS    |    12 LIKES
Dr. Jean-Marc Roda
French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD), France / Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Wilmar is among the world’s leading agri-businesses. Since 2004, Wilmar has always strived to be at the forefront of sustainability in the palm oil industry....
474 VIEWS    |    1 COMMENT    |    9 LIKES
Ms. Perpetua George
Wilmar International Ltd
The demand for sustainable products was created a few decades ago on concerns over deforestation and forest degradation. The push was initially for FSC...
587 VIEWS    |    4 COMMENTS    |    7 LIKES
Mr. Chew Jit Seng
Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)