Following individual supplier assessments in Sabah, IOI Group organised a capacity building workshop for all suppliers that were assessed.The technical workshop was conducted based on similar gaps found from the assessments of the suppliers conducted by Proforest.
A total of 40 participants from 11 companies attended the 2-day workshop. Speakers from Proforest, World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Sabah Environmental Protection Association (SEPA) and Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) were present to provide technical expertise on the following topics:
The workshop was also attended by the IOI plantations team that shared field experiences on the ground. IOI highlighted the importance of filling gaps found in supplier’s supply chain and reiterated IOI Group’s continuous support to all suppliers in capacity building and sharing of technical expertise for this purpose. Certificates of attendance and goodie bags were distributed at the end of the workshop.