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Palm Oil Action Australia | November 23, 2017

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Indonesia seeks UNDP support for ISPO palm oil standard

November 19, 2017 |

thejakartapost.com Indonesia seeks UNDP support for ISPO palm oil standard – Business The Jakarta Post 2-3 minutes

The government is seeking support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for its Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standard.

Musdhalifah Machmud, the … Read More

Should vegans eat palm oil? | Guardian Sustainable Business

November 19, 2017 |

theguardian.com Should vegans eat palm oil? | Guardian Sustainable Business Oliver Balch 6-7 minutes

As marketing slogans go, NotFrom.com offers something aspirational. Stacked on the virtual shelves of this new online vegan supermarket are row upon row of “animal and … Read More

#GoHazeFree Campaign Encourages Singapore Restaurants to Use Sustainable Palm Oil · Global Voices

November 17, 2017 |

globalvoices.org #GoHazeFree Campaign Encourages Singapore Restaurants to Use Sustainable Palm Oil · Global Voices 4-5 minutes

Deforestation and the burning of peat lands, aside from causing haze, also displaces orangutans in Malaysia and Indonesia. Photo from website of People’s Movement … Read More

“Say Yes to Sustainable Palm Oil – Wave 2” — RSPO Partners with Rainbow Supermarket to Promote Sustainable Consumption to 4 Million Consumers in China

November 7, 2017 |

markets.businessinsider.com “Say Yes to Sustainable Palm Oil – Wave 2” — RSPO Partners with Rainbow Supermarket to Promote Sustainable Consumption to 4 Million Consumers in China finanzen.net GmbH 6-7 minutes

SHENZHEN, China, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following the Wave … Read More

August 2017 News Updates

October 31, 2017 |

Kingfisher, Sabah, Malaysia Picture by Rhett Butler of Mongabay https://travel.mongabay.com/malaysia/images/sabah_tawau_0149.html

 

 

29/08/2017  Only 16.7% of Indonesia’s Oil Palm Plantations ISPO Certified

25/08/2017 Samsung Note 8 Linked to Deforestation, Says NGO

24/08/2017 Taronga Zoo champions sustainable palm oil … Read More

Only 16.7% of Indonesia’s Oil Palm Plantations ISPO Certified

October 31, 2017 |

indonesia-investments.com Only 16.7% of Indonesia’s Oil Palm Plantations ISPO Certified Indonesia Investments 2-3 minutes

The Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO) scheme, a policy that was initiated by the Indonesian government, aims to boost the competitiveness of Indonesian palm oil on … Read More

Samsung Note 8 Linked to Deforestation, Says NGO

October 31, 2017 |

triplepundit.com Samsung Note 8 Linked to Deforestation, Says NGO by Leon Kaye on Friday, Aug 25th, 2017 Climate & Environment 5-6 minutes Samsung, Mighty Earth, palm oil, sustainable palm oil, electronics, deforestation, Leon Kaye, Indonesia, Korea, RSPO Palm oil fruit … Read More

Taronga Zoo champions sustainable palm oil

October 31, 2017 |

eco-business.com Taronga Zoo champions sustainable palm oil | News | Eco-Business Eco-Business 6-8 minutes

Sydney’s Taronga Zoo has unveiled new a Sumatran Tiger exhibit featuring an advocacy programme to educate the public about the importance of supporting sustainable palm oil. … Read More

Palm oil is the planet′s most widely consumed vegetable oil | Global Ideas

October 31, 2017 |

dw.com Palm oil is the planet′s most widely consumed vegetable oil | Global Ideas | DW Deutsche Welle (www.dw.com) 5-7 minutes

Palm oil is found in everything from food to cosmetics. Its rise to the status of the most widely … Read More

Indonesia: global trade unions and NGOs back PepsiCo-linked palm oil workers in their fight for labour rights

October 31, 2017 |

equaltimes.org Indonesia: global trade unions and NGOs back PepsiCo-linked palm oil workers in their fight for labour rights By Nithin Coca 7-9 minutes

Research into palm oil plantations in Indonesia reveals that workers and their families are paid illegally low … Read More