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Palm Oil Action Australia | August 24, 2017

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Joanna Blythman on palm oil: the industry responds

July 14, 2017 |

Joanna Blythman on palm oil: the industry responds

www.thegrocer.co.uk 2 mins read

In her latest column for The Grocer, Joanna Blythman argues palm oil is “the dirtiest ingredient on our shelves”. Here’s how leading industry bodies have responded to her … Read More

‘No room for greenwashing’: The reality of sustainability for the personal care industry

July 14, 2017 |

‘No room for greenwashing’: The reality of sustainability for the personal care industry

www.cosmeticsdesign-europe.com 2 mins read

With sustainability very much an industry focus and in the public eye, we caught up with Chris Sayner from specialty chemicals company … Read More

Ethical certification promises much – but it’s been a tough year

July 14, 2017 |

Ethical certification promises much – but it’s been a tough year

www.foodnavigator.com 4 mins read Ethical labelling is under scrutiny like never before in the wake of documented abuses. But its promise remains strong. ©iStock/Antonio_Diaz Back in 2014 I interviewed … Read More

‘Concerted effort’ required on labour rights: Wilmar on Amnesty report

July 14, 2017 |

‘Concerted effort’ required on labour rights: Wilmar on Amnesty report

www.channelnewsasia.com 4 mins read Wilmar has responded to an Amnesty International report which alleged labour abuses at its suppliers’ plantations.

SINGAPORE: Singapore-based Wilmar International on Wednesday (Dec 14) said that … Read More

Olam takes aim at critical report on deforestation, palm oil sourcing

July 14, 2017 |

Olam takes aim at critical report on deforestation, palm oil sourcing

www.businesstimes.com.sg 2 mins read Commodities trader Olam International on Monday pre-empted an impending report by a US lobbying group that would criticise Olam’s stance in deforestation and palm oil … Read More

The Violent Costs of the Global Palm-Oil Boom

July 14, 2017 |

The Violent Costs of the Global Palm-Oil Boom

www.newyorker.com 5 mins read

A palm harvest in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra, Indonesia, earlier this year. PHOTOGRAPH BY DEDI SINUHAJI / EPA / REDUX Just after nine o’clock on a Tuesday morning … Read More

Palm oil boom: companies must clean up their act in Africa

July 14, 2017 |

Palm oil boom: companies must clean up their act in Africa

www.theguardian.com 6 mins read Deforestation, climate change and land rights abuse: the palm oil industry has a troubled track record. But proponents say it can be a force … Read More

New Amnesty International report slams Nestle, Unilever, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble and Colgate for use of child labour on “sustainable” palm oil plantations

July 14, 2017 |

Fruits of forced labour

nowtoronto.com 4 mins read New Amnesty International report slams Nestle, Unilever, Kellogg, Procter & Gamble and Colgate for use of child labour on “sustainable” palm oil plantations × Expand Amnesty International

While Nestlé spent last week … Read More

Australian retailers accused of misusing the RSPO’s label on their palm oil products

July 8, 2017 |

Australian retailers accused of misusing the RSPO’s label on their palm oil products

news.mongabay.com 4 mins read Woolworths and Coles deny the allegations.

Two of Australia’s biggest retailers have been misleading customers with claims that palm oil used in their … Read More

Palm Oil Stains: Child Labor Used in Supply Chains by Big Glossy Brands

May 21, 2017 |

sputniknews.com Palm Oil Stains: Child Labor Used in Supply Chains by Big Glossy Brands Sputnik 4-5 minutes Society

19:41 02.12.2016(updated 19:42 02.12.2016) Get short URL

The report, entitled: “The great palm oil scandal: Labour abuses behind big brand names,” investigates … Read More