This policy sets out how GVL may accquire and use timber for construction and other lawful activities within the Concession Area. It also sets out what GVL and its employees may do, in compliance with the law, the Concession Agreement and GVL’s Forest Conservation Policy, in order to conserve demarcated HCS/HCV areas and buffer zones.
Policy and Guide to GVL Employees’ Participation in Civic Activities and Community Decision Making Civic rights. GVL fully supports, in recognizing fundamental civil freedom and rights, our employees’ civic engagement and participation, through individual and collective actions, to consider, discuss, debate and address issues of public concern in their communities of citizenship. Encouragement. Employees are encouraged to […]
GVL operates close to some of the most important wildlife habitats in Liberia, and which are home to many important and protected animal species, such as chimpanzee (“baboon”) and Jentink’s duiker. Although GVL carefully avoids disturbing these habitats, some of them are threatened by hunting, logging and farming. GVL, our employees and contractors, have a […]
GVL complies to the Principles and Criteria of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and GAR Social and GAR Social and Environmental Policy (GSEP) which includes no development on High Carbon Stock (HCS) forests, no development on peat, no burnings for new plantings, respecting the rights to Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for […]
Our aspiration is to be the global leader in deforestation-free palm oil production. Our Forest Conservation Policy and associated safeguards, coupled with the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Principles and Criteria, provide a solid basis for us to meet and exceed the increasing demand for zero-deforestation palm oil. GVL’s Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) This corporate […]
GVL has established a Social and Community Engagement Policy for its oil palm development in Liberia, consistent with its Concession Agreement and the GSEP of GVL’s principal investors. With this policy, GVL aims to improve the lives of people, and in particular those living in local resident communities, through its palm oil business development. Core […]