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Protect Paradise

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 22:09

There are as few as 400 Sumatran tigers left in Indonesia’s forests - and their time on earth is running out. Some companies are destroying their home for vast palm oil plantations and the global brands we know and love are not doing enough to...

Solutions

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 21:09

Indonesia’s plantation sector can – and must - make a genuine contribution to Indonesia’s development, rather than destroying the future for its people, its wildlife and the global climate on which we all depend.

World’s largest palm oil grower forced to restore over 1,000ha of rainforest

Press release | August 30, 2017 at 10:00

Jakarta- Under strong pressure from its customers and civil society, Malaysian palm oil company FELDA Global Ventures (FGV) has promised to restore over 1,000 hectares of the peat forest in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. [1] This is the first time...

Threats

Hub | November 13, 2013 at 20:09

Certifying Destruction

Publication | September 3, 2013 at 10:00

Oil palm plantations are the largest driver of deforestation in Indonesia.

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...

New HSBC ‘no deforestation’ policy first step towards sustainable palm oil finance

Press release | February 21, 2017 at 13:14

London – HSBC has just published a new ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil companies. [1]

Papua’s first Village Forest handed over, after decade fighting deforestation

Press release | March 9, 2017 at 11:30

Teminabuan, West Papua-- A 3,545 hectare slice of Papua’s rainforest was today officially placed in community hands, to be protected and managed by the indigenous people of the Knasaimos landscape in West Papua’s Bird’s Head Peninsula. This is...

Haze, Tigers, Forests and Singapore...

Action | October 22, 2013 at 0:00

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GAR Report

Press release | December 22, 2014 at 22:18

When Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) announced its ambitious Forest Conservation Policy (FCP) in early 2011, it aimed to position the company as an industry leader. GAR has collaborated with The Forest Trust to implement its FCP and to move towards...

Greenpeace exposes recently burnt Indonesian forest replaced with palm oil

Press release | November 5, 2015 at 11:00

Jakarta, 5 November 2015 - New photos and video released today by Greenpeace Southeast Asia show freshly planted palm oil saplings on deforested peatland where several fires have recently broken out at the edges of an orangutan sanctuary. [1]...

Plantation industry and NGOs agreed a way to end deforestation - but study by handful...

Press release | September 4, 2015 at 11:00

The widely supported High Carbon Stock Approach [1] is a tool to help companies and other stakeholders implement commitments to end deforestation. It puts No Deforestation into practice on the ground by identifying degraded areas suitable for...

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...

the true test of Jokowi’s climate commitment

Press release | November 30, 2015 at 23:50

Paris, 30 November 2015 - Greenpeace welcomed President Joko Widodo’s promise in Paris to end Indonesia’s recurring forest and peat fires, which regularly made the country the world’s worst carbon polluter in recent months. However, success...

Palm oil giant IOI moves to eliminate deforestation and human rights abuses from...

Press release | April 28, 2017 at 10:16

The IOI Group, one of the world’s largest palm oil traders, has today made a significant commitment to address deforestation and exploitation throughout its supply chain. [1] Greenpeace has suspended its active campaign to give IOI time to show...

Greenpeace ship begins first Indonesian tour since being deported

Press release | May 9, 2013 at 13:10

Jayapura -– The Greenpeace ship, the Rainbow Warrior III, arrived in Jayapura, Indonesia today to document one of the world’s most biodiverse – and threatened – environments, just three years after the Indonesian navy escorted the Rainbow...

Sime Darby NBPOL

Press release | March 3, 2015 at 15:48

Jakarta, March 3, 2015: The completed purchase of New Britain Palm Oil Ltd puts buyer Sime Darby Plantations on the spot: will it match NBPOL’s responsible palm oil practices on the ground, in particular by adopting a comprehensive forest...

Greenpeace calls on Indonesia’s plantation industry to adopt Fire Action Plan

Press release | October 29, 2015 at 11:00

Jakarta, 29 October 2015 - Greenpeace has launched a challenge to the plantation industry to respond to the devastating scale of the forest fires crisis, set out in a new Greenpeace Southeast Asia analysis. [1] The four-step Fire Action Plan...

Licence to kill

Publication | October 22, 2013 at 10:00

As few as 400 tigers are thought to remain in the rainforests of Sumatra, which are vanishing at a staggering rate – a quarter of a million hectares every year. Expansion of oil palm and pulpwood plantations was responsible for nearly two-thirds...

Palm Oil

Page | November 14, 2013 at 7:44

From the fruit and seeds of the oil palm tree, and straight into our soap, detergents, makeup, biscuits, and biofuel – palm oil is everywhere. It is cheaper to grow than many of its alternatives, takes up less land space, and has a long shelf...

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