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Frying the Forest

Publication | September 25, 2012 at 20:29

How india’s use of palm oil is having a devastating impact on indonesia’s rainforests, tigers and the global climate

Palm Oil

Hub | September 23, 2010 at 18:37

Greenpeace is calling for a moratorium on all deforestation and peat land destruction in Indonesia, and is asking all companies purchasing palm oil to sever links with suppliers known to be involved in deforestation and peat land destruction.

Wilmar finally commits to No Deforestation

Feature story | December 9, 2013 at 23:08

Let us recap what happened in the last week. The world mourned the sad demise of Nelson Mandela, probably the biggest proponent of peace and human rights of our era. Much awaited results of the 2013 assembly elections were declared. And in...

Greenpeace report links Indian companies to rainforest destruction in Indonesia

Press release | June 18, 2012 at 22:47

June 19, 2012, Mumbai - Leading Indian companies such as ITC, Britannia, Godrej and Ruchi Soya could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforest through their use of palm oil, according to investigative research released by...

Genetic Engineered Golden Rice is Fool's Gold

Press release | January 27, 2000 at 11:00

NEW DELHI, India — Genetically engineered Golden Rice containing provitamin A will not solve the problem of malnutrition in developing countries according to Greenpeace. The Genetic Engineering (GE) industry claims vitamin A rice could save...

L’Oreal commits to end role in deforestation - Greenpeace

Press release | January 30, 2014 at 18:26

Jakarta, 30th January 2014: L'Oreal, the world's largest beauty and cosmetics company, has committed to remove forest destruction from its products by 2020. Greenpeace expects other companies to follow with more ambitious timelines.

Procter & Gamble brings rainforest destruction into bathrooms, says Greenpeace

Press release | February 25, 2014 at 18:00

New Delhi/Jakarta, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to orangutan habitat clearance in Indonesia, making consumers part of a widespread forest destruction scandal.

Palm oil giant Wilmar caves to public pressure, commits to end forests destruction

Press release | December 5, 2013 at 16:29

Jakarta, 5 December 2013 - 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. The policy has the potential to be a...

Palm oil giant Wilmar caught in forest scandal - Greenpeace

Press release | October 21, 2013 at 21:59

Jakarta, 22 October, 2013 - Household brands that source palm oil through Singapore-based palm oil trader Wilmar International, such as the makers of Oreo biscuits, Gillette shaving products and Clearasil, are making consumers unwitting...

Rise of the Orangutans

Feature story | September 23, 2011 at 22:03

“Is your brand linked to rainforest destruction?” That was the uncomfortable question posed to delegates at GLOBOIL 2011, the international conference on vegetable oil and oilseeds at Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai on September 24. The fact that it...

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