25 Apr '12, 9pm

In sustainability push, Unilever aims to build palm oil processing plant in Indonesia

In sustainability push, Unilever aims to build palm oil processing plant in Indonesia

Green groups may call for boycott of Indonesian palm oil over forest destruction in Sumatra (04/11/2012) Environmental groups are escalating their battle over an area of peat forest in Tripa, Sumatra that has been granted for oil palm plantations. Certified palm oil profitable for companies, finds study (04/06/2012) A new study suggests shifting to certified palm oil production increases profitability despite higher production costs. RSPO-certified palm oil production jumps, generates $21M in premiums for producers (03/08/2012) Production and sales of palm oil certified under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) reached record volume in 2011, reports a new analysis published by the multistakeholder body. Cargill should do more to end use of problematic palm oil, says RAN (11/24/2011) As part of our coverage of the 9th Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm ...

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