Five questions for Dr Simon Lord, group director of sustainability at New Britain Palm Oil

Dr Simon Lord 1)    New Britain Palm Oil is known as an ethically minded palm oil business. Where did that ethos come from? NBPOL’s journey to become more sustainable started in the late 1990’s. At a seminal strategic meeting with our downstream processors we highlighted the growing European discontent with the way some players…

  • Mar 23, 2015
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Some good reading and watching on palm oil

Here’s a couple of interesting bits of content about palm oil sustainability. They are from the BetterPalmOilDebate.org site which I help run. First up here’s a Q&A with Ellen Behrens of Orkla, on curbing appetite for palm oil Orkla is a group of companies within the food and branded consumer goods industry which uses palm…

Brands must be careful with sustainable palm oil claims

If you don’t read the PDF article below, or click on any of the links, perhaps take one thing away from this piece: Brands must be very careful in talking about RSPO certified palm oil as sustainable. It is not sustainable. I have met several executives recently who have proudly told me they are RSPO…

  • Jun 12, 2012
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