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Golden Rice

Page | March 1, 2013 at 21:00

The so-called ‘Golden’ rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A (beta-carotene). Its proponents have hyped GE ‘Golden’ rice as a high-tech, quick-fix solution to vitamin A...

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Hub | August 6, 2013 at 17:00

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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...

GE-free rice policy: a celebration for farmers and consumers in Southeast Asia!

Feature story | June 2, 2011 at 10:00

This week is Thai Rice and Farmers’ week and we’re celebrating a little known and un-publicized Thai agricultural policy that protects Thai rice from the risks of genetically-modified organisms. Because of the policy, farmers and consumers –...

Open Letter to the Plantation Industry in Indonesia

Feature story | October 29, 2015 at 20:00

Forest fires are once again raging out of control across Indonesia. In Pekanbaru and other cities across Sumatra, Kalimantan and Papua, millions of people are suffering. A state of emergency has been declared in several regions as the authorities...

Indonesia Fans Flames

Press release | October 15, 2015 at 11:00

As Indonesia chokes the region with smoke haze borne from deforestation, the Indonesian government has indicated it aims to replace the No Deforestation commitments made last year by palm oil traders who signed the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge. [1]

Musim Mas Joins IPOP

Press release | March 29, 2015 at 16:28

Musim Mas, one of Indonesia’s biggest traders in palm oil, has announced that it has joined the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge. The IPOP signatories are a number of progressive Indonesian palm oil companies that have announced the right steps to stop...

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*...

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

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...

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