Posts Tagged with "sustainable palm oil"

How To Avert An RSPO Collapse

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

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How To Avert An RSPO Collapse

The latest development within the RSPO could be debilitating to its mission. This past November, a delegation from Rainforest Action Network (RAN) attended the ninth annual Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) meeting in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Unfortunately, not enough RSPO members attended the last RSPO meeting to meet quorum so its annual General Assembly [...]

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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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