Indonesian authorities conclude Sime Darby has committed violations

JAKARTA  - Joint evaluation of the performance of PT ISLM (Sime Darby Plantation), carried out by the Indonesian Ministry of the Environment and Fores...

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...

PRESS RELEASE: Palm oil giant Wilmar resorts to dirty tricks

Jakarta: Oil palm giant Wilmar International Ltd. (F34.SI / WLIL.SI) stands accused of resorting to ‘dirty tricks’ in its dealings with communities. T...

Eagle High: Siapa Peter Sondakh kepada Najib?

Pada mulanya saya tidak bercadang menambah apa-apa lagi kepada apa yang telah saya tulis mengenai urusan jual-beli luar biasa yang membabitkan Felda/F...

Indonesian farmers burn ancient rainforest to expand plantations

Singaporeans who choke on haze floating over from Indonesia can blame the world's desire for palm oil. The edible oil is an important ingredient in co...

KPMG report details avoidance and underpayment of tax by EHP, controlled by Pete...

History of tax avoidance by Peter Sondakh and his companies highlight disrespect of nation’s laws A due diligence report by KPMG for FGV in relatio...

Stop getting rich off PepsiCo’s palm oil loopholes.

A damning new report reminds us what PepsiCo’s de facto palm oil policy is: one big broken promise. Rainforest Action Network (RAN) reports that as...

Indonesia moves to ban new palm oil plantations to stop forest fires

Indonesia is moving to ban new palm oil operations in the aftermath of massive forest fires in the country last year, partly caused by the industry’s ...

Close to 4 million jobs are at risk – What are the MY, TH and ID governmen...

On 17 January 2018, the European Parliament voted on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive (RED). The European Parliament sought to reduce to...

Banks and pension funds continue to bankroll deforestation and land grabs

It’s right to hold destructive palm oil companies to account, but until we look to the organizations funding their activities we’re missing an importa...

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