29 Jul '14, 6pm

Hey @Cargill, fix the gaps in your new #palmoil pledge! via @RAN

Hey @Cargill, fix the gaps in your new #palmoil pledge! via @RAN

Today, after seven years of nonstop pressure from RAN, agribusiness giant Cargill - the largest importer of palm oil into the U.S. - made a major new pledge to root out and remove deforestation, species extinction and human suffering from its palm oil supply chains. This is a major milestone as Cargill has long resisted change, even in the face of strong public outcry and bold action by its competitors. You have bombarded Cargill with petitions, creative acts of nonviolent civil disobedience, saturated the company’s hometown of Wayzata, MN with ads exposing Cargill’s role in orangutan extinction, rainforest destruction, child labor and human rights abuses and pressured its customers - the Snack Food 20 - to cut Conflict Palm Oil from their products. Cargill is now committing to build a traceable and transparent palm oil supply chain and is seeking compliance from its suppl...

Full article: http://www.ran.org/pressure_is_working_cargill_is_on_the_...

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