Posts Tagged with "Heinz"

It’s Your Turn PepsiCo: Time to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge

Monday, April 21, 2014

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It’s Your Turn PepsiCo: Time to Take the Conflict Palm Oil Challenge

This week marks an exciting turning point in the ambitious international effort to eliminate Conflict Palm Oil connected to rainforest destruction, human rights abuses and climate pollution from our food supply. Thanks to the hard work and consumer pressure created by RAN supporters and our allies – that’s you, dear reader – the palm oil [...]

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Coming Soon! Global Day of Action to Cut Conflict Palm Oil!

Monday, March 24, 2014

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Coming Soon! Global Day of Action to Cut Conflict Palm Oil!

Thanks to your hard work and consumer pressure, the palm oil industry is on the move. Several of the Snack Food 20 companies we are targeting have already committed to eliminate Conflict Palm Oil from their supply chain, or are in the process of doing so. But 5 of the biggest players are still dragging [...]

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Is Palm Oil Healthy For Your Family? Dr. Weil Weighs In

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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Is Palm Oil Healthy For Your Family? Dr. Weil Weighs In

This article originally appeared on onegreenplanet.org. Now that we’ve added trans fats to the list of ingredients to look for—and avoid—on supermarket labels, and the FDA is poised to ban them from the food supply altogether, we’re good, right? Not so fast, warns Dr. Andrew Weil, America’s leading expert in integrative medicine. Conflict Palm Oil [...]

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Mars Steps Up!

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Mars Steps Up!

We have great news—your actions are delivering REAL victories for rainforests. After nearly a year of negotiations, Mars has announced that it will only source palm oil from companies that are not destroying rainforests and carbon-rich peatlands or causing human rights abuses! Even better, Mars has set a deadline that its suppliers must meet to [...]

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BIG Palm Oil Players On The Move

Thursday, February 20, 2014

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BIG Palm Oil Players On The Move

Some of the best moments in life are the ones when you realize you are part of something BIG. Now is one of those times. With your support, RAN and our allies have made Conflict Palm Oil a front-burner issue for some of the world’s largest corporations—and there are clear signals that these companies are [...]

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Urgent: Papua New Guinea Tribes Under Threat from Conflict Palm Oil

Monday, November 11, 2013

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Urgent: Papua New Guinea Tribes Under Threat from Conflict Palm Oil

The Indigenous communities of Collingwood Bay, Papua New Guinea are engaged in a high stakes battle to defend their land and culture from the threat of Conflict Palm Oil expansion and they have a quick and easy request for help right now. Much of RAN’s forest team is currently in Medan, Sumatra for the annual [...]

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From the Field: A Call To Protect Sumatra’s Crown Jewel

Friday, November 8, 2013

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From the Field: A Call To Protect Sumatra’s Crown Jewel

Chances are you’ve heard of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, America’s Yellowstone and Africa’s Serengeti – iconic wild areas rightly famous the world over for their outstanding natural grandeur. But how about Indonesia’s Leuser Ecosystem? No? Well then, please allow me to introduce you. Remote, rugged and not easily entered beyond its edges, the Leuser contains [...]

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Thank You, We Did It! Palm Oil Tour Highlights

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

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Thank You, We Did It! Palm Oil Tour Highlights

Wow, what a whirlwind the last 2 months have been! November is here and Melanie and I are finally home in San Francisco after being on the road for the RAN “Power is in your Palm” Tour. A lot of people have asked “Why?” Why did we hit the road, why sprint through 14 different [...]

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Conflict Palm Oil Case Study – Cargill and Snack Food 20 At Risk!

Thursday, October 31, 2013

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Conflict Palm Oil Case Study – Cargill and Snack Food 20 At Risk!

[TRIGGER WARNING] This article documents rainforest destruction and incidents of orangutan fatalities in relation to the production of Conflict Palm Oil which is regularly used by Cargill and the Snack Food 20 companies. Pictures in this article and in the full report are disturbing. “Conflict Palm Oil” is now one of the leading causes of [...]

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Amazing! Orangutan Asks Girl for Help in Sign Language

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

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Amazing! Orangutan Asks Girl for Help in Sign Language

For the last several months, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) has teamed up with the creative geniuses at Free Range Studios to make this poignant two-minute film about the impacts of “Conflict Palm Oil” on orangutans—as seen through the eyes of a little girl communicating to an orphaned orangutan through sign language. RAN is doubling down [...]

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