Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Malaysian palm oil price posts biggest intraday fall in a week on stronger ringg...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures fell on Wednesday, posting their biggest intraday drop in a week as the ringgit strengthened and made the veg...

Indonesia Is Killing the Planet for Palm Oil

Indonesia is being deforested faster than any other country in the world, and it has everything to do with one product: palm oil. According to a ne...

Indonesia’s forest fires: everything you need to know

The fires devastating Indonesia have been called a ‘crime against humanity’. How did they start, what damage are they causing and who’s to blame? &...

Eagle High and Rajawali in breach of legally mandated ISPO standards

Eagle High Plantations which is owned by the Peter Sondakh controlled Rajawali is not following the mandatory Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) I...

Palm oil production: what are the social and environmental impacts?

Palm oil is tainted by environmental destruction and poor working conditions but global production is soaring. What does the industry look like behind...

Palm oil: bad news for forests, and your liver

Palm oil – it’s an ingredient in an estimated 50% of all packaged foods in our supermarkets. There have been lots of headlines about its destructiv...

Palm-Oil Migrant Workers Tell of Abuses on Malaysian Plantations

JEMPOL, Malaysia — On a sun-scorched hillside, bulldozers clear land to plant more of the trees that yield palm oil, which is used in everything from ...

Tropical peatland carbon losses from oil palm plantations may be underestimated

Draining tropical peatlands for oil palm plantations may result in nearly twice as much carbon loss as official estimates, according to a new study by...

If the palm oil industry waited for consumers to care, sustainability would get ...

There is a disconnect between sustainability and consumer understanding and action. How much is this harming progress towards better practice? Palm...

Greenpeace halts campaign against palm oil trader that has ‘come a long wa...

Greenpeace has suspended its campaign against one of the world’s largest palm oil traders in recognition of its “significant commitment” to address de...

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