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GAR's No Deforestation Policy to Now Apply to All Palm Oil Suppliers

Media release | February 28, 2014 at 19:57

Jakarta, 28 February 2014 – Singapore-listed palm oil trader, Golden Agri Resources (GAR), today announced it will implement its forest conservation policy across all third party suppliers, a move that Greenpeace International says is a step in...

Procter & Gamble Linked to Rainforest Destruction via Palm Oil

Media release | February 26, 2014 at 9:00

Jakarta, 26 February 2014 – Procter & Gamble, which makes Head & Shoulders, is sourcing palm oil from companies connected to substantial clearance of endangered orangutan habitat in Indonesia. That's according to findings from a year-long...

Wilmar, an Orangutan Graveyard and Our Addiction to Dirty Palm Oil

Blog by Amy Moas | November 12, 2013

My colleague Wirendro Sumargo, based in Greenpeace’s office in Indonesia, recently wrote about a moving experience witnessing the plight of the orangutan. His evidence of forest destruction and endangered wildlife deaths at the hands of one palm...

Procter & Gamble, orphan orangutans & flying tigers

Blog by Joao Talocchi | March 4, 2014

Today started as a regular day. My son woke up at 5 am, at 7am I got a coffee, walked to the subway and after a 40 minute commute I got to the office. But this ain’t no regular day. This is the day Procter&Gamble will have to stop ignoring the...

Conecting dots. The link between Head & Shoulders and buried orangutans

Blog by Joao Talocchi | February 26, 2014

Orangutans are fascinating animals. They make and use simple tools as branches to collect honey, search for insects, reach fruits that are a bit too far out. They use large leaves as umbrellas to protect their skin from the sun or rain and small...

Connecting the dots: The link between Head & Shoulders and buried orangutans

Blog by Joao Talocchi | February 26, 2014

Orangutans are fascinating animals. They make and use simple tools as branches to collect honey, search for insects, reach fruits that are a bit too far out. They use large leaves as umbrellas to protect their skin from the sun or rain and small...

VIDEO: Procter & Gamble destroying habitat of forests wildlife

Blog by Cassady Sharp | March 4, 2014

Procter & Gamble buys palm oil from companies that are destroying the forest home of orangutans, elephants and tigers. Share this film to expose P&G and help orangutans.

What do damp apes and Pizza Hut have in common?

Blog by Elise Nabors | December 21, 2010 6 comments

Last weekend, Southern California saw some of the heaviest rainfall in decades.  And if you were in Irvine, California you saw wet, dedicated apes and activists.  These damp orangutans visited a local Pizza Hut chain to deliver a...

Sinar Mas' Expanding Empires of Destruction

Blog by Rolf | August 4, 2010 1 comment

Months ago, forest destroyer Sinar Mas told industry peers that it would formally respond to issues raised by a Greenpeace report.  After mountains of bad press and losing business, many had hoped the palm oil, paper, and coal...

Why is the world's largest forest certification scheme still standing by APP?

Blog by Andy Tait | July 29, 2011 4 comments

Earlier this week, we released some sad, shocking footage showing the slow and gruesome death of a Sumatran tiger that became trapped within an Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) concession in Sumatra's Riau province. The video footage...

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