Factbox: From Spreads To Shampoo, Palm Oil Is Part Of Everyday life

Indonesia's plan to ban palm oil exports will deal a blow to the world's top food and consumer products companies including Unilever (ULVR.L), Procter & Gamble (PG.N) and Nestle (NESN.S). Reporting by Josephine Mason and Richa Naidu in London, Mimosa Spencer in Paris, Jessica DiNapoli in New York and Silvia Aliosi in Milan; Editing…

Food Companies Urged To Support Palm Oil Sustainability Schemes In Malaysia And Indonesia

Food brands have been urged to show their support for national, government-backed, palm oil sustainable certification schemes in Malaysia and Indonesia, and overcome their short-term financial objections to secure long-term sustainability. The national scheme in Malaysia, for example, is mandatory for palm oil producers, but not their customers. Such government-organised…

Mondelēz International Advances Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing With Enhanced Traceability

Mondelēz International, Inc. announced significant progress in advancing requirements for traceable, forest-monitored palm oil and confirms strong progress against sustainable sourcing goals. The new requirements include traceability to plantation and satellite monitoring covering all palm oil concessions supplying mills attributed to the company, against the deforestation criteria set out in…
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