Caught Red-Handed: How Nestlé’s Use of Palm Oil is Having a Devastating Impact on Rainforest, The Climate and Orang-utans
March 24, 2010
Nestlé is using palm oil from destroyed Indonesian rainforests and peatlands in products like PowerBar, Nestlé Crunch Crisp, and Coffee Mate, pushing already endangered orangutans to the brink of extinction and accelerating climate change. This report exposes how Nestlé is sourcing palm oil from suppliers — including Sinar Mas, Indonesia's largest producer of palm oil — which continue to expand into the rainforest and carbon-rich peatlands, as well as into critical orang-utan habitat.
Num. pages: 13