The Argument for Palm Oil: Less is More

Indonesia’s announcement that it plans to make permanent a moratorium on new forest clearing for oil palm plantations or logging, already repeatedly extended since 2011, is a bold move that will allow the industry to focus on boosting productivity but also diffuse a...

Honesty, Politics and Deforestation

Much has been said about the “Impending Palm Oil Ban by the EU” and it is disheartening for me to see the way this whole episode has morphed into something bigger than it really is. First of all, I see much confusion about what the issue really is. The crux of the...

A world without palm oil

At our company’s Kick Off Meeting for this year, I wanted to motivate my colleagues about sustainability, to imbue them with a lofty purpose and make them feel good about working in a palm oil company. ILLUSTRATION. Workers loads palm oil to vehicle at a plantation....