BROAD allegations of forced labour against Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (SDP) have made it difficult for the matter to be resolved as the claims are unclear.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — The government is firming up plans to further improve the good labour practices among oil palm stakeholders, said the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities. Its secretary-general Datuk Ravi Muthayah said that the oil palm industry is faced with allegations of…
Top palm oil producers said on Thursday that the industry is making strides towards transparency and sustainability across its supply chain despite campaigns against use of the oil.
Leading UK academics are calling on the financial sector to do more to tackle deforestation, urging trade finance lenders to give financial incentives to suppliers that support sustainable practices. A report from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) also says authorities should consider regulatory reforms, including mandatory due diligence requirements across entire …
Here’s a look at what’s in today’s paper.
Korindo Group has been accused of destroying a huge swath of rainforest to pave the way for a plantation
The report attempts to offer high-quality and accurate analysis of the Global Sustainable Palm Oil M
Gina Verdibello She’s proud that the girls, who range in age from 10 to 15, are taking a stand.
CyberLogitec, the leading provider of terminal operation solutions, together with Apical Balikpapan, part of Apical Group, announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement to implement OPUS Terminal at Apical Balikpapan’s new terminal in Indonesia.
/PRNewswire/ — CyberLogitec, the leading provider of terminal operation solutions, together with Apical Balikpapan, part of Apical Group, announced today that…
“The palm oil industry depends on child labor and involves trafficking, slavery and rape. It keeps families and nations in poverty while forcing children to work long days for little
Earth Balance says they use ethically sourced palm oil, but that’s not something that exists. Sign this petition to tell them to stop using palm oil now!
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 6 — It is prime for the palm oil industry to collaborate more comprehensively with competing seed oil producers, offering a multi-oils solution as a way for a sustainable industry in post-pandemic. IOI Corporation Bhd group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Lee…
They are two young girls from two very different worlds, linked by a global industry that exploits an army of children.Olivia Chaffin, a Girl Scout in rural Tennessee, was a top cookie seller in her troop when she first heard rainforests were being destroyed to make way for ever-expanding palm oil plantations. On one of those plantations a continent away, 10-year-old Ima helped harvest the fruit that makes its way into a dizzying array of products sold by leading Western food and cosmetics […]