Palm oil has become synonymous with environmental devastation in Southeast Asia — can Africa follow a more sustainable path forward?
Time-bound commitments and better ways to monitor suppliers will play a central role
The hot-button issue has raised new controversy as of late.
A new report shows that our progress has been marginal, but also illuminates major opportunities for private sector intervention.
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil faces pressure to strengthen its certification standards from more than 90 institutional investors.
Consumers and businesses often abide by sourcing certifications, but the impact behind them might be uncertain.
A worldwide campaign to inform the general public about species and habitat loss related to uncertified production.
Procter & Gamble and Cargill have committed to sourcing responsibly produced palm oil. Here's how you can too. Hint: it begins with transparency.
More corporate pledges and nonprofit groups are targeting deforestation.
For companies that illegally cut protected forests, satellite monitoring systems and data analytics leave nowhere to hide.