The following examples underline SOCFIN’s pro-active commitment to sustainable development:

 

Liberia: Salala Rubber Corporation Makes Headways - Empowers Workers Through Wage Increment (The Inquirer - 25 November 2014)

Salala Rubber Corporation is contributing to Liberia's economy and its sustainable development agenda for transformation since 1957. The current focus of SRC is to develop and rejuvenate the plantation.

For over (50) years, SRC has remained a major employer and maintains an enviable record of being the only agriculture concession company paying higher wages to its workers.

Since the Ebola epidemic reached Liberia, SRC has never closed its health facilities. SRC has continuously provided healthcare services to communities and villages within its plantations.

The company is to shortly renew its concession agreement with the Government of Liberia and will continue being a reliable employer.

Please read http://allafrica.com/stories/201411251711.html

Nain Camp School Opening at LAC

Shipping line Safmarine and Socfinco together with the Liberia Agricultural Company (LAC) cooperated on an educational project at LAC in Liberia and built an additional 5 classroom school at Nain Camp. On Saturday February the 4th 2012, the official school opening took place.

Lagooning systems in Cameroon

Socapalm and Safacam are building new lagooning systems in order to depurate the effluents from their 6 palm oil mills

RSPO certification Socfindo

Two Socfindo mills, Tanah Gambus and Bangun Bandar, have obtained RSPO certification.

ISO 9000 implementation

The Socfin Group has decided to certify its rubber factories according to the ISO 9000 standard in order to ensure that both internal quality requirements and customer needs are always met.

LAC school system

It is company policy to invest in education and support the schools within our concession and surrounding communities. LAC plantation in Liberia is a good example of this company commitment.

Environmental protection at SoGB

SoGB have decided to remove 1,511 hectares, almost 5% of the concession, to create four protection zones.