Wilmar International

Wilmar International

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New Tool to Help Companies Zero in on Sources of Palm Oil Deforestation
New Tool to Help Companies Zero in on Sources of Palm Oil Deforestation

2 weeks ago - WRI’s RADD (Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation) will be deployed initially in Malaysia and Indonesia, which together make up about 90% of palm oil production globally. According to WRI, it will detect deforestation weeks faster than existing optical-based systems.

Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain
Forum for the Future Presents Fatty, Oily Challenge to Global Food, Ag Value Chain

7 months ago - Building on the work of Protein Challenge 2040 and Feed Compass, this three-year, global initiative is focused on accelerating the sustainable production and use of edible fats and oils.

World's Largest Palm Oil Trader Gives Forest Destroyers Nowhere to Hide
World's Largest Palm Oil Trader Gives Forest Destroyers Nowhere to Hide

11 months ago - After an intensive global campaign by Greenpeace, Wilmar International has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor its palm oil suppliers. This week, the world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, published a detailed action plan to map and monitor all of its suppliers. If implemented, this would put the palm oil giant — which supplies 40 percent of the world’s palm oil — one step closer to finally eliminating deforestation from its supply chain, and would have major implications for the rest of the industry.

Wilmar Embraces Sustainability-Linked Finance, Unveils Child Protection Policy
Wilmar Embraces Sustainability-Linked Finance, Unveils Child Protection Policy

2 years ago - Wilmar International, the world’s largest producer of palm oil, has announced major steps forward in reducing its environmental and social impacts. The company has worked out an innovative financial deal with ING to link its existing loan to its sustainability performance, and has unveiled a policy aimed at protecting children living on its palm oil plantations. But human rights campaigners say it may be little more than a band-aid.

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Trending: How Mars, Wilmar Are Making Good on Their Zero-Deforestation Commitments
Trending: How Mars, Wilmar Are Making Good on Their Zero-Deforestation Commitments

4 years ago - The devastating effects of deforestation and efforts to end it are at the forefront of the sustainability conversation, and global corporations across a variety of industries have responded with zero-deforestation commitments. And, as both PepsiCo and Asia Pulp and Paper have learned in the last few weeks alone, there are plenty of NGOs and other stakeholders on hand to hold companies accountable if it appears they aren’t following through.

After Years of Pressure, Wilmar International Commits to Ending Deforestation Practices
After Years of Pressure, Wilmar International Commits to Ending Deforestation Practices

6 years ago - Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader, today announced a No Deforestation Policy in response to pressure from Greenpeace, NGOs and consumers around the world.

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