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International body freezes expansion of palm oil giant

June 3, 2015 |
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Copyright: Chris Stowers / Panos

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  • The RSPO was set up in 2004 to enforce legal standards in the palm oil industry
  • Forest Peoples Programme filed the complaint for land grabbing in October … Read More

Orangutan Rescued Amid Sea of Palm Oil

May 21, 2015 |

Orangutan Rescued Amid Sea of Palm Oil By Rhett A. Butler, Mongabay.com | May 7, 2015 Last Updated: May 7, 2015 12:19 pm 26

A large male Sumatran orangutan is released, some 50 kilometers from where he was rescued in … Read More

RSPO orders Golden Agri to stop new palm oil development

May 21, 2015 |

RSPO orders Golden Agri to stop new palm oil development The industry body RSPO has asked palm oil giant Golden Agri-Resources to stop acquiring or developing new land until it is satisfied the company has resolved issues relating to land … Read More

Banks and pension funds continue to bankroll deforestation and land grabs

May 12, 2015 |

Whether its food you’re putting in your mouth, or products you’re putting on your body, the probability is that half of them contain palm oil. That’s no accident, nor the result of some natural evolution in our eating habits and … Read More

Press Release: Expansion by Indonesia’s largest palm oil company frozen for disobeying RSPO standards

May 12, 2015 |

7 May, 2015 Palm oil conglomerate ordered to halt expansion of operations following multiple violations of RSPO standards. 7th May, 2015: The RSPO’s Complaints Panel has upheld the Forest Peoples Programme in its complaint against Golden Agri Resources, which was … Read More