Media Releases

Nov 01, 2019
GVL responds to FOE Commentary

The commentary by Friends of the Earth (FOE) published in Mongabay on 31 October is erroneous and ignores the fact that GVL has instituted various measures and has been transparent about its efforts under challenging circumstances within Liberia. GVL had previously responded to the report, High Risk in the Rainforest, in July 2018 refuting many […]

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Mar 15, 2019
GVL Refutes Allegations of Bad Labor Practices by Rep. Nathaniel M. Bahway of Grand Kru

Grand Kru County, (March 12, 2019) – Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) is disappointed and greatly disturbed by the assertions of bad labor practices made by Representative Nathaniel M.  Bahway of District #1, Grand Kru County, to the House Plenary on March 7, 2019. The complaint of Representative Bahway to the House Plenary lacks basic facts […]

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Sep 18, 2018
GVL Opens More Health Posts As More Medical and Logistics Staff Hired

Sinoe County – Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) has employed five new medical staff among seven (7) new recruits to strengthen its medical and logistics departments in Sinoe County. The seven (7) employees have been placed in key positions at the company’s estates in Tarjuowon North, South and Butaw. Registered Nurse, Goretti Sayeh Smith, will take […]

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May 08, 2019
GVL Clarifies misleading reporting regarding Alfred Brownell

    Monrovia, 03 May 2019 While GVL recognizes Mr. Brownell’s personal commitment to land rights and environmental concerns in Liberia, leading to him being awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize, we think it is important that the facts of the matter are accurately reported. Brownell’s assertion of being forced into exile due to his advocacy […]

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Apr 04, 2019
GVL Sustainability Action Plan Progress

Experts from Earthworm Foundation (formerly TFT) and members of GAR’s Sustainability Team conducted field assessments in September 2018.  This resulted in a set of recommendations and an action plan which was agreed by GVL.  The GVL team has been implementing the action plan since November 2018 including: Engagement with communities to discuss and negotiate the conversion of provisional […]

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Apr 04, 2019
GVL joins RSPO Improving Communications and Understanding Launch

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in partnership with Sustainable Development Institute (SDI) on January 15, 2019, officially launched the “Improving Communication and Understanding of the RSPO Standard and mechanisms and their application in Liberia and at the West Africa Level” project in Monrovia. The project is a one year pilot aimed at bridging […]

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