Two ways to value sustainable palm oil

Two ways to value sustainable palm oil

What is the value of sustainable palm oil? For some, it is the conservation of tropical forests and wildlife in highly biodiverse regions. For others, it is US$3. That’s the latest price of certificates on the GreenPalm trading platform; a market designed to allow...
Palm oil: scourge of the earth, or wonder crop?

Palm oil: scourge of the earth, or wonder crop?

If you happen to mention palm oil to most people outside of Asia you are unlikely to get a particularly positive reaction. Over recent years, media coverage of palm oil has typically included images of displaced orangutan and burning, degraded tropical forests. There...