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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...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

Global brands divided over transparency efforts to tackle deforestation for palm oil

Press release | March 19, 2018 at 8:00

Jakarta, 19 March 2018 - Eight major household brands such as PZ Cussons, Johnson & Johnson and Kraft Heinz are refusing to say where their palm oil comes from, despite promising to stop buying from companies that destroy rainforests. Eight...

Breakthrough as world’s largest palm oil trader gives forest destroyers nowhere to hide

Press release | December 11, 2018 at 12:37

Singapore- The world’s largest palm oil trader, Wilmar International, has published a detailed action plan to map and monitor all of its suppliers. If implemented, this would put the palm oil giant, which supplies 40% of the world’s palm oil, one...

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*...

Causes and solutions to Indonesia’s forest fires

Press release | September 18, 2015 at 19:00

Forest fires are continuing to fuel hazardous air pollution across swathes of Sumatra and Kalimantan in Indonesia, with haze reaching as far as Singapore and Malaysia. Greenpeace Southeast Asia today released a briefing explaining the background...

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...

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...

Palm Oil Industry Fails to Address Deforestation in Optional ‘RSPO Next’ Standard

Press release | February 9, 2016 at 23:00

Jakarta, 9 February 2016 — Commenting on today’s launch of the ‘RSPO Next’ scheme, Greenpeace Indonesia forest campaigner Ratri Kusumohartono said ‘Next’s’ optional undertakings fell far short of satisfying mounting demands for a deforestation-fre...

Mapping transparency: essential to stopping Indonesia's fires

Publication | March 16, 2016 at 0:39

A briefer on Greenpeace Indonesia’s initiative to support transparency and the public interest through the Kepo Hutan map platform. Includes a case study: 'Getting Tohor on the map'.

100,300 deaths from Indonesia’s fires during 2015, new study estimates

Press release | September 19, 2016 at 11:00

Jakarta, 19 September 2016 – A groundbreaking Harvard and Columbia university study estimates that 100,300 premature deaths resulted across three countries from last year’s devastating Indonesian forest fire crisis.

Withdrawing from APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Press release | December 8, 2016 at 16:30

Jakarta, 8 December 2016 -- Rusmadya Maharuddin, forest campaigner for Greenpeace Indonesia said today that Greenpeace has suspended its engagement with APRIL’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) with immediate effect.

Time for a ban on deforestation for palm oil, not a moratorium

Press release | September 21, 2018 at 17:41

Jakarta, 21 September - Indonesia’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has partially frozen new palm oil concessions in Indonesia for the next three years. [1] The moratorium only applies to land controlled by the Ministry of Forestry and does not...

End Indonesia's fires By Ending Forest and Peatland Destruction

Press release | October 26, 2015 at 17:03

JAKARTA: Environmental NGOs including Greenpeace met with President Joko Widodo at the palace on Friday to discuss solutions to the peatlands and forest fires crisis. Following that meeting, President Jokowi held a cabinet meeting and issued a...

IOI: Dropped by World’s Largest Food Company and Targeted by a Score of NGOs,...

Press release | May 13, 2016 at 12:30

Jakarta, 13 May 2016 -- As Nestle stated this week it would end purchasing from IOI Group, Indonesian, Malaysian and international NGOs including Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network and others have sent a letter to a hundred global brands and...

Indonesia’s plans for forests and energy betray spirit of Paris Agreement

Press release | November 17, 2016 at 2:09

Marrakech, 16 November 2016 – Greenpeace Indonesia welcomed a recognition of the importance of forests and renewable energy in today’s climate change speech delivered by the Indonesian Minister of Environment and Forestry. The Indonesian...

World’s biggest brands still linked to rainforest destruction

Press release | September 19, 2018 at 11:00

Jakarta, Wednesday 19 September 2018 - Palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands, including Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive and Mondelez, have destroyed an area of rainforest almost twice the size of Singapore in less than three years,...

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...

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Greenpeace Delivers Global Anti-Haze Petition to Palm Oil Giant IOI in Malaysia

Press release | October 6, 2016 at 13:05

Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta, 6 October 2016 — Greenpeace has delivered a global petition signed by 300,000 people to the IOI Group in Malaysia, calling on the palm oil company to end its contribution to the regional haze by cutting off all suppliers...

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