31 Jan '14, 4pm

L'Oreal pledges to wipe out forest destruction from its products by 2020

L'Oreal pledges to wipe out forest destruction from its products by 2020

Norwegian insurance giant blacklists palm oil companies (01/27/2014) Storebrand, one of Norway's largest life insurance and pension savings companies, has sold off holdings in eleven palm oil companies due to environmental concerns. In a statement issued last week, Storebrand said it divested after it found the companies had breached its sustainability standards. Land conflicts complicate effort to spare forests from palm oil in Borneo (01/17/2014) A widely-heralded effort to spare carbon-dense rainforests and peatlands from palm oil development in Indonesian Borneo is facing new criticism after an investigation by rights groups found evidence of unresolved conflicts over community land. The report, published Friday by the Forest Peoples Program and TUK-Indonesia, looked at a carbon conservation pilot project run by Golden Agri Resources (GAR), a Singapore-based agribusine...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2014/0131-hance-loreal.html

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