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To commemorate our 25th anniversary, we are running a series of articles written by experts and inspiring individuals who have come to know and influence Olam over the years. Each has their own perspective on what it means to Transcend Boundaries – the meaning of 'Olam'. To see the full series, click the Transcending Boundaries tab under categories on the left.
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  1. Growing Responsibly: Our Corporate Purpose, by Sunny Verghese, Olam InternationalJun 30, 2014

    Sunny Verghese
    Olam: 25 years old and much to be done There’s a temptation for companies entering milestone years, as we just have with our 25th anniversary, to lionise past achievements and eulogise key milestones. We’ll certainly and justifiably be doing some of that. But to only do that would be to […]
  2. Reduce, re-use, up-cycle: Waste in the global food chain, by Chris Brett, Olam InternationalJun 04, 2014

    Chris Brett Chris Brett
    According to the FAO, a third of the food currently produced never reaches our plates. This equates to 1.3 billion tonnes of food waste, a £470 billion economic loss and 3.3 billion tonnes of CO2 emissions globally every year. This is especially sobering when we will need an estimated 50% […]