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Webinar: Evaluating the Universe of Risks in Indonesia Palm Oil

On April 15th, the Zoological Society of London SPOTT (ZSL SPOTT), Chain Reaction Research (CRR), and Orbitas hosted a webinar into the fundamentals for how financiers should analyze a broad range of risks amongst palm oil companies in Indonesia as well as the whole supply chain to inform their ESG investment and lending strategies. Combining company transparency and policy data, sustainability and financial risk analysis, and climate transition analysis, the event aided novices and experts on how to more holistically evaluate companies across the palm oil supply chain in Indonesia and abroad when taking the downstream sector into account.

  • ZSL SPOTT covered an overview of Indonesia’s palm oil sector and how to put palm oil producers’ and traders’ commitments, practices, and disclosure into perspective.
  • CRR showed how to analyze the sustainability and financial risks of an individual company, upstream and downstream, reviewing their policies, behavior, and access to capital.
  • Orbitas discussed the importance of analyzing climate transition risks and how to begin thinking about longer-term risks (and opportunities) for the palm oil sector in Indonesia.


The webinar is now available to view here