25 Jul '11, 12am

WWF partnering with companies that destroy rainforests, threaten endangered species

WWF partnering with companies that destroy rainforests, threaten endangered species

Cargill adopts 'greener' palm oil policy (07/12/2011) Agribusiness giant Cargill will ensure all palm oil supplied to customers in Europe, United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand is certified under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an environmental standard, or originated from smallholder growers by 2015, according to a statement issued by the company. Cargill says it will extend the commitment to 100 percent of its products and customers globally – including China and India, the largest consumers of palm oil – by 2020. Lego banishes Asia Pulp & Paper due to deforestation link (07/07/2011) In response to a campaign by Greenpeace asserting that packaging used for its iconic toy building blocks is contributing to deforestation in Indonesia, the LEGO Group on Thursday announced it is taking steps to reduce the environmental impact of packaging materials ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0724-hance_wwf_gftn.html

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