Posts Tagged with "Archer Daniels Midland"

ADM vs. Responsible Palm Oil & Human Rights

Monday, November 7, 2011

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ADM vs. Responsible Palm Oil & Human Rights

Unlike 2008′s showdown, nobody from RAN attended this year’s Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) shareholder meeting to hold CEO Patricia Woertz’ ass to the fire. Nonetheless, ADM did not get away without responding to tough questions about the company’s irresponsible palm oil supply chain. ADM, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors with operations in more [...]

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Cargill & ADM Support Community Conflict in Indonesia

Monday, September 26, 2011

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Cargill & ADM Support Community Conflict in Indonesia

Do you remember in 2009 when the World Bank’s lending arm, the International Finance Corp. (IFC), came under fire from human rights and environmental organizations lobbying to halt its funding of destructive palm oil development in Indonesia and Malaysia? The 18-month global moratorium on lending for new palm oil investments that followed was a direct [...]

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Conservation Corp.: Enviros Ally with Big Grain Traders

Thursday, September 25, 2008

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(from multinationalmonitor.org – more than an interesting read. One of the best articles and analyses dealing with the problems of the ABC’s of Rainforest Destruction – and the relationships between the big companies and the big NGO’s – and the folks on the ground fighting to protect their communities and the integrity of the environment [...]

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