30th Aug, 2022
ofi secures inaugural US$1,975 million sustainability-linked loan
Singapore olam food ingredients (“ofi”), a global leader in naturally good food & beverage ingredients, announced today that it has secured a multi-tranche sustainability-linked facility aggregating US$1,975 million (the “Facility”). ofi was created in early 2020 following the announcement of the re-organisation within Olam International Limited (now Olam Group Limited “Olam Group”) to unlock and maximize its long-term value. Rishi Kalra, Executive Director and Group CFO of ofi said: “At ofi, sustainability is at the heart our operations. This Facility is fully aligned with ofi’s growth strategy to deliver sustainable, natural, value-added food and beverage ingredients and solutions through a diverse channel mix, to customers across the globe.” The Facility has Olam Holdings B.V. as a Borrower. The Facility is initially guaranteed by Olam Group which will transfer to ofi Group Limited post the planned IPO and demerger of ofi. Proceeds from the
28th Oct, 2022
Olam Agri Cameroon marks World Breast Cancer Awareness Month
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Riz Mémé in partnership with Olam Agri Cameroon, launched a week-long awareness campaign to spread knowledge on breast cancer, its preventive measures, and ways to combat the disease. The campaign included various activities highlighting the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle, methods of prevention, early detection, screening and a donation exercise.
6th Oct, 2020
Does Your Sustainability Reporting Start At The Source?
Sustainability reporting requires a lot of work, and it's only going to get more difficult over time as communities expect more from businesses and businesses demand more from themselves. That's where AtSource comes in, and why it's always getting better. AtSource CEO Roel Van Poppel explains… The sustainability challenges facing our world and the efforts to meet them are immense. A variety of entities monitor and rate the activities of large businesses, including those in the food and agri-business industries. In fact, because their supply chains touch the farthest, most remote, and often the poorest communities on the planet, much is expected from them concerning how their operations impact and improve health, environmental, financial, and social well-being. Read more
23rd Sep, 2020
From a marshal plan to mandatory reporting
This time last year Olam’s Co-Founder and Group CEO Sunny Verghese was heading from venue to venue in a hot, frenzied but very exciting New York where he was taking part in annual events to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In his capacity as CEO, and as Chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, he was asked to speak on his experiences of tackling the very many poverty and climate related issues in the agricultural sector. This year the UN is 75 years old and the events are taking place virtually. But within the context of COVID-19 there is an even greater urgency to deliver the 17 Global Goals by 2030. In this video Sunny lays out his thoughts on what needs to be done.
16th Nov, 2022
Enhancing Workforce Nutrition in Ghana
As part of its efforts to improve workplace nutrition and promote healthy living among employees, Olam Agri Ghana is providing fortified rice to employees across all 6 locations during lunchtime.