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Cargill announces new palm oil policy

Jul. 29, 2014 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

Cargill, the largest importer of palm oil into the United States, announced today a new palm oil sustainability policy, in response to years of campaigning by civil society groups. This policy adds to the mounting list of similar policies by consu...

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Bumitama’s diary of destruction

Mar. 28, 2014 / Posted by: Jeff Conant / Categories: Blog, Oceans and Forests

When Friends of the Earth detailed the abuses and illegal actions of the Indonesian palm oil company Bumitama Agri in our report, Commodity Crimes last November, it set in motion a discussion in which the company made a number of promises to impro...

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