Greenpeace Press Releases

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Musim Mas and KLK policies

Press release | December 5, 2014 at 17:55

Following last week’s strong pro-peatlands and forests commitment by new Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi” Widodo, two of the world’s largest palm oil producers and traders have announced policies to address criticism of deforestation in their...

HCS Briefer

Press release | November 18, 2014 at 12:10

The HCS Approach is being developed as a tool to help companies and other stakeholders implement commitments to end deforestation. It builds on the methodology developed by Golden Agri Resources, Greenpeace and TFT since 2011. It aims to provide...

IOI Policy

Press release | November 14, 2014 at 18:08

JAKARTA. Greenpeace recognizes the new IOI Loders Croklaan Sustainable Palm Oil Policy as another sign of the shift that is happening within the industry, but regards the announcement as a missed opportunity for the IOI Group to join the ranks of...

GAR Needs to Step Up Efforts

Press release | November 13, 2014 at 17:30

Given growing public concern about the impact of deforestation on the climate, wildlife and forest communities, scores of international consumer companies have commitments to use deforestation-free palm oil. Producer companies such as Golden Agri...

Singapore Haze

Press release | November 7, 2014 at 16:21

Greenpeace Southeast Asia has taken the opportunity of a roundtable event to call on Singapore and Indonesia to work together on solutions to what has become a recurrent regional scourge: the annual choking haze from fires burning in forest and...

Indonesian Govt Urged to Keep Pace with Palm Oil Commitments

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 23:45

During New York Climate Summit, Incoming President Urged to Extend Moratorium, Protect Peatlands

Greenpeace Notes RGE Pledge, Regrets Missed Opportunity to End Deforestation

Press release | September 23, 2014 at 13:19

New Palm Oil Sustainability Policy Won’t Halt Forest Clearing by Pulp and Paper arms of RGE

Stronger ASEAN action needed as region braces for more extreme weather

Press release | September 22, 2014 at 12:00

MANILA, 22 September 2014—Southeast Asia’s worst weather calamities in the last decade cost the region tens of thousands of lives and more than USD 4 billion annually[1], an NGO group revealed today.

Ban Ki-moon receives names of six million people calling for protection of the Arctic

Press release | September 19, 2014 at 19:17

New York, 19 September 2014 - In advance of the UN Climate Summit in New York, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon accepted a six million signature petition from Greenpeace calling for long term protection of the region [1].

Palm Oil Manifesto Companies Urged to Apply Strong HCS Standards

Press release | September 19, 2014 at 16:21

Greenpeace notes the announcement by Sime Darby, IOI, KLK, Musim Mas and Asian Agri that they intend to temporarily halt clearance of potential High Carbon Stock forests while a HCS study commissioned by their Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto*...

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