Palm oil

Greater transparency required to curb deforestation in Malaysia

SINGAPORE (May 13): While the proposal by Teresa Kok, Malaysia’s minister of primary industries, to cap oil palm plantations in Malaysia at 6.5 million hectares by 2023 grabbed headlines in March,


Misdirected moral outrage pushes palm oil industry into unsustainable corner

SINGAPORE (Apr 29): British supermarket chain Iceland fired up controversy last year when it pledged to say no to palm oil, with the view that the commodity was contributing to deforestation in Asi


Wilmar refutes deforestation allegations; reiterates independence from scandal-hit Gama Corp

SINGAPORE (July 5): Wilmar International says it will be strengthening and reaffirming its commitment towards its No Deforestation, No Peat and No Exploitation (NDPE) Policy, following news of the

Management & Corporate Governance

Wilmar co-founder Martua Sitorus resigns amid deforestation scandal

SINGAPORE (July 4): Wilmar International’s co-founder, Martua Sitorus, has tendered his resignation a week following Greenpeace International's revelation of his links to Gama Plantation, a related

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