Webinar: Responsible Palm Oil Processing

Webinar: Responsible Palm Oil Processing
  • Date From 26th January 2022
  • Date To 26th January 2022
  • Price Free of charge, open to all.
  • Location Online: 16:10 MYT. Duration: 1 hour 5 minutes.


Palm oil is used in a wide range of products that are used by us daily. Global warming and the call for sustainable production places greater pressure on the palm oil industry to work towards reducing its carbon footprint. This presentation covers various initiatives undertaken at an integrated palm oil processing facility to reduce its carbon footprint.


Ir Shyam Lakshmanan, General Manager, IOI Edible Oils

Ir Shyam Lakshmanan has over 35 years of working experience. He started his career in the palm oil industry before moving to the chemical industry and mineral processing industry. His international experiences include handling mineral processing plant projects in China and Indonesia and operating a mineral processing plant in Australia. His career made a full circle when he returned to Malaysia in 2013, as General Manager of IOI Edible Oils to manage an integrated palm oil processing complex in Sandakan. He has authored several articles on pollution reduction from chlor-alkali plants and more recently on mitigation of 3-MCPDE and GE in palm oil processing. He has also written on sustainable practices in palm oil processing. He is a Chartered Engineer, Registered Electrical Energy Manager and a First grade Steam Engineer.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenter’s own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Malaysia Members Group. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


16:10–17:15 MYT.


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