Another government probe uncovers widespread illegality in Indonesia’s palm oil sector

18.10.2019 Investigation has identified widespread illegality underpinning Indonesia’s sprawling oil palm plantation sector

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report documents dangers for world’s land defenders as 164 activists murdered in 2018 with almost 20 per cent of killings linked to commodity-driven cultivation disputes

Korindo sanctioned by FSC for Indonesia palm oil operations

31.07.2019 Certification body upholds Mighty Earth complaint on Korindo’s violations, though questions remain on illegal fires

Cargill dubbed ‘worst company in world’ in damning Mighty Earth report

19.07.2019 US commodities giant given the malign moniker amid tide of illegal deforestation, child labour and environmental abuse allegations across its global supply chains

Australian banks urged to ‘cut ties’ with palm oil firms as $6.4bn investments revealed

17.07.2019 Friends of the Earth report says that in financing the likes of Wilmar and Olam, banks are complicit in illegal deforestation

Concerns over deforestation – much of it illegal – could see palm oil demand drop for first time in 20 years

24.06.2019 Palm oil demand depressed as EU buyers resist long-term deals while awaiting greater regulatory action

Indofood loses Citigroup investment following labour abuse revelations

20.06.2019  US bank pulls $140 million financing after RSPO dropped Indonesian palm oil giant for widespread labour violations

What we learned from two years investigating corrupt land deals in Indonesia


And what it says about how to fix the nation’s deforestation and land rights crisis

Indonesian palm oil company embroiled in lawsuit for burning forest in Kalimantan

07.03.2019 PT Arjuna Utama Sawit, a Musim Mas supplier, has also been connected to land conflicts and the illegal clearing of peatland

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