Posts Tagged with "Reuters"

The Fate of Orangutans Is in Cargill’s Hands

Thursday, November 29, 2012

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The Fate of Orangutans Is in Cargill’s Hands

Would you expect to get shot over 100 times in your own neighborhood? Probably not, but that’s what recently happened to a female orangutan when an agribusiness giant decided to set up shop by her house. Aan, a 15 year old orangutan, was shot by a plantation worker after wandering into a palm plantation, a [...]

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Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Friday, July 20, 2012

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Cargill Admits Buying Palm Oil from Illegally Cleared Orangutan Habitat

Last week, Cargill admitted to doing business with a very dodgy plantation company in Central Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) that has illegally cleared thousands of hectares of orangutan habitat — and has even allegedly hired people to hunt down and kill orangutans. Cargill admitted to Reuters that it bought at least one shipment of palm oil [...]

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Okay, we admit it: We punked Chevron

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

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Activists in Washington, DC put these posters up around town to call attention to Chevron’s attempts to greenwash its image even while ignoring its toxic legacy in Ecuador. Chevron rolled out a fancy new ad campaign yesterday, and we were ready for them. We had only a fraction of Chevron’s budget — the company won’t [...]

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Cargill Back Pedals on Rainforest Track

Thursday, September 2, 2010

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In response to Cargill’s recent announcement stating that they would ignore their promise to take action on widely known rainforest destroyer Sinar Mas, RAN sent out a press release calling Cargill out on failing to do the right thing. Both Reuters and Mongabay picked up the story. PT SMART Audit in hand, Cargill ignores promise [...]

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