Some useful reading on sustainable palm oil
Here’s a few selected interesting pieces below from the site I help run on sustainable palm oil: http://betterpalmoildebate.org
I hope readers find them useful, there’s a free regular newsletter on the site you can sign up to too.
Not too late to spare Africa from palm oil’s trail of forest destruction
The development of Africa’s palm oil industry does not have to echo the environmental and social woes often associated with its south east Asian counterparts, argues Filip Verbelen.
Is your bank financing deforestation?
When dealing with financial institutions, few people ever consider their money may be funding deforestation, human rights abuses and land-grabs, writes Anne van Schaik.
CSR Asia report highlights need for inclusive business opportunities for smallholders
The private sector is pivotal in creating inclusive business opportunities for smallholders in the palm oil industry, explains Richard Welford.