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Palm oil’s big issue: Smallholders

December 15, 2015 |

eco-business.com Palm oil’s big issue: Smallholders Eco-Business

If the palm oil sector wants to be environmentally and socially responsible, big businesses have to help smallholder farmers adopt sustainable cultivation methods, said industry members and financiers at the Roundtable on Sustainable … Read More

Palm oil producer launches peatland protection project in Indonesia

December 15, 2015 |

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Palm oil producer launches peatland protection project in Indonesia FoodNavigator.com

Post a commentBy Michael HURLEYMichael HURLEY , 23-Nov-20152015-11-23T00:00:00Z Last updated on 23-Nov-2015 at 12:55 GMT2015-11-23T12:55:32Z

A palm oil producer’s pledge to rehabilitate peatland in Indonesia will provide momentum for … Read More

An alternative to palm oil boycott

December 15, 2015 |

After just over a decade, the sustainable palm oil agenda has made rapid progress.

The membership of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), a multi-sectoral group founded in 2004 to promote sustainable oil palm products, has swelled to 2,282 … Read More

Dodgy auditors undermine the credibility of palm oil group’s ‘sustainability’ claims

December 15, 2015 |

economicvoice.com Dodgy auditors undermine the credibility of palm oil group’s ‘sustainability’ claims November 16th, 2015 Author: Economic Voice Staff EIA reveals major flaws in the system of scrutiny which underpins the RSPO’s guarantee

A new report today exposes critical failures … Read More

Who keeps an eye on the eye of the storm?

December 15, 2015 |

timesoftunbridgewells.co.uk Who keeps an eye on the eye of the storm? admin

The effects of this year’s El Niño may be of little concern to most firms in Tunbridge Wells but one of the town’s companies will be keeping a … Read More

Paris climate talks: NZ agricultural greenhouse gas emissions a tough nut to crack

December 14, 2015 |

stuff.co.nz Methane-fuelled economy TOM PULLAR-STRECKER

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Farm animals produce more greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand than cars.

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Farm animals produce more greenhouse gas emissions in New Zealand than cars.

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RSPO sets new targets for sustainable palm oil

December 14, 2015 |

eco-business.com RSPO sets new targets for sustainable palm oil Eco-Business

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and its members on Wednesday announced new commitments to reduce the industry’s environmental impact, but warned that their efforts would only make a … Read More

Bar raised for palm-oil sustainability tick

December 14, 2015 |

thejakartapost.com Bar raised for palm-oil sustainability tick thejakartapost.com, Kuala Lumpur | Business | Thu, November 19 2015, 10:50 AM

Shared challenges: RSPO executives, (from left to right) co-chairpersons Carl Bek-Nielsen and Biswaranjan Sen and secretary-general Datuk Darrel Webber, explain the … Read More

RSPO label under fresh scrutiny

December 14, 2015 |

eco-business.com RSPO label under fresh scrutiny Eco-Business

Industry association Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certifies palm oil grown in a socially and environmentally responsible manner, but unethical and incompetent auditors are undermining trust in this global label, a new … Read More

Sustainable palm oil and orang-utan exploitation

December 11, 2015 |

freemalaysiatoday.com Sustainable palm oil and orang-utan exploitation

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November 17, 2015

Friends of the Orang-utans (Malaysia) is appealing to the public to help put a stop to the continued abuse, neglect and eventual death of orphan orang-utans.

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