The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is facing a difficult task in developing a sustainable palm oil industry and pushing for acceptance of the commodity globally, its outgoing Executive Director Mahendra Siregar, said.
Greenpeace continues to deceive citizens with its fundraising campaign. After the recent sideshows in front of supermarkets, our heroes decided to chain themselves in front of Mondelez’s factories in Northern Italy and protest again palm oil giant Wilmar using the catchphrase: “No to Palm Oil! that Kills Forests.”
Despite the efforts and hard work of many in the Indonesian palm oil industry to make sustainability a norm, this major Indonesian commodity continues to become the target of incessant attacks and accusations from many corners, being labeled as a destroyer of the environment and especially forests.
Greenpeace’s campaign is a war against palm oil. This is not the way to support a sustainable supply chain.
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is committed to focus on achieving better market transformation in the palm oil industry and, therefore, attracting as many participating smallholders, whose roles are important to this sector, as possible.
After a long arduous journey by truck and boat in the oppressive heat of the tropics, six hirsute orangutans were finally released from their cages and allowed to taste freedom for the first time in a long while, swinging from branch to branch in a forested island in Central Kalimantan.
Banks and investors in Southeast Asia are slow to get on the bandwagon of sustainability, with most failing to understand the opportunities that are available and that they actually could play a powerful role in engaging the private sector and smallholders to go the green path.
Structured and planned communication and community engagement program is one of the keys of the PT Austindo Nusantara Jaya Tbk (ANJ) achievements in developing a sustainable sago and palm oil industry in West Papua.
A new proposed Principles and Criteria for the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) carries more stringent measure regarding the planting of oil palm on peatlands, an environmental and conservation activities said here on Wednesday (14/11.)
The world’s largest palm oil certification scheme, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has suspended the sustainability certification of a palm oil mill and three palm oil estates belonging to a company that is majority-owned by Indonesian palm oil giant Indofood, over violation of the core principles of the International Labor Organization