The Palm Scribe

RSPO Sees 52% Increase in Certified Independent Smallholders

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said the organization continued to promote greater inclusion of…

Monkey Business is Good for Palm Oil Plantations

Photo: Nadine Ruppert A recent scientific study is showing that keeping the habitat of forests near…

No Slash and Burn in Members’ Concessions: RSPO

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) said Tuesday (22/10) that its investigation has found no…

Financial Institutions Have Responsibility in Achieving Sustainability of Palm Oil Sector: Activist

A number of environmental organizations are reminding financial institutions that they had the responsibility of assuring…

Environment Group Lauds Establishment of Government’s Environmental Fund

Yayasan Madani Berkelanjutan, or the Sustainable Civil Foundation is welcoming the launch of the government’s Environmental…

Research Institute Debunks Charges that Oil Palm Expansion is Behind Forest Fires

In a discussion on forest fires convened by the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) involving various…

Scientist says Sustainability is Enshrined in Indonesian Constitution

For Indonesia, there is no other avenue for its economy other than being sustainable and that…

Environmental activists: Coordination and Leadership Sorely Lacking in Implementation of Palm Oil Moratorium

Lack of coordination and leadership, both at the national level and in the regions have been…

Groups Declare State of Humanitarian Emergency over Indonesia Fires

A group of non-governmental organizations and a UN office is declaring a state of humanitarian emergency…

Transparency over concessions is crucial in times of forests and ground fires: RSPO

Transparency over palm oil concessions and their legal boundaries is important in times of forest and…