Criticism of Wilmar continues: Amnesty International finds labour violations

 West Kalimantan 
Boy collecting Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) in an oil palm plantation. Sanggau, West Kalimantan. November 2005. | Bild (Ausschnitt): © Wakx [CC BY-NC-SA 2.0] - flickr

Whether Nestlé, Unilever, Procter & Gamble or Kellogg’s, palm oil is included in almost all branded products. Behind it is often one name: Wilmar, an agrarian company and leading palm oil producer. Especially in Indonesia, the Group operates through a subsidiary and has been implicated in forced labor, discrimination, low-income and child labor, as Amnesty International reported in a report from 2016.   ... →

Greenpeace Links Procter & Gamble to “Dirty” Palm Oil Operations in Indonesia

After a yearlong investigation of Procter & Gamble’s supply chains, Greenpeace determined that P&G products contribute to climate change, tropical biodiversity loss, and a decline in the region’s endangered species. According to the report, P&G, consuming 460,000 tons of palm oil annually, is one of the largest consumers of palm oil in the world. Though P&G is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), less than 10% of its palm oil comes from sustainable sources.   ... →