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PepsiCo and Nestlé Are Driving the Sumatran Elephant to Extinction. PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: Pepsico, nestle, sumatra, destruction, elephant habitat, indonesia, environment, money, world )

Lone
- 726 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
PepsiCo and Nestlé STILL buy conflict palm oil linked to the destruction of critical elephant habitat in IndonesiaâEUR(TM)s Leuser Ecosystem.
PETITION - Indonesia: Coca-Cola's Bottler Determined to Stifle Independent Unions
Business  (tags: Coca cola, indonesia, amatil, corporate, business, americans, investments, usa )

Lone
- 845 days ago - iufcampaigns.org
The IUF has repeatedly called on Amatil management at all levels and the Coca-Cola Company in the US to remedy these blatantly anti-union practices. There has been no positive response from either company.
Alarms Raised as Timber Firm Said to Pierce One of Indonesia's Last Orangutan Strongholds
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat destruction, illegal clearance, PT Mohairson Pawan Khatulistiwa (MPK), timber company, Indonesia, Sungai Putri forest, Borneo, orangutan, Sustainabililty, peatland drainage )

Evelyn
- 858 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Locals report the firm MPK is digging a drainage canal through the peat soil in alleged violation of a moratorium on peatland development enshrined by Jokowi, as he is known, into law last December. LINK TO PETITION 1st comment
Unilever Cancels Contracts With IOI
Business  (tags: Asia, Malaysia, Indonesia, IOI Group, Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, RSPO, suspension, Unilever, Greepeace, certified sustainable palm oil, certification, conservation, deforestation, forests, legislation, supply chains, haze, Air pollution )

Evelyn
- 1204 days ago - eco-business.com
The consumer goods giant will stop buying palm oil from IOI after the Round Table (RSPO) suspended it , while Greenpeace slams IOI for refusing to reform even though its actions were contributing to the fire and haze crisis in the region.
Orangutans Are Dying as Indonesia Burns
Business  (tags: climate change, Indonesia, fire, orangutans, palm oil, wildlife )

Julie
- 1351 days ago - takepart.com
Thousands of FOREST FIRES SET BY PALM OIL COMPANIES across Sumatra and Borneo threaten not just endangered apes but the global climate.
Appeal Rejected in Landmark Case Against Palm Oil Company in Indonesia
Business  (tags: Indonesia, Sumatra, Tripa, Leuser, ecosystem, peat swamp, Changing Times, Annette Gartland, palm oil, Supreme Court, upholds judgement, PT Kallista Alam )

Evelyn
- 1402 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Victory for environmentalists. Supreme Court in Indonesia upholds judgment against palm oil company reponsible for burning huge swathes of the Tripa peat forest in Sumatra
Forest People's Programme - Press Release: Expansion By Indonesia's Largest Palm Oil Company Frozen for Disobeying RSPO Standard
Business  (tags: Indonesia, Kalimantan, forest, Forest People's Programme, RSPO, standards, Golden Agri Resources )

Evelyn
- 1536 days ago - forestpeoples.org
The RSPO's Complaints Panel has upheld the Forest Peoples Programme in its complaint against Golden Agri Resources, which was seeking to expand 18 of its operations in Kalimantan.
Major US Tuna Brands Connected to Slavery at Sea and Human Rights Abuses - Greenpeace Blogs
Business  (tags: slavery, fishing industry, supply chains, Indonesia, U.S., Thailand )

Judy
- 1569 days ago - greenpeaceblogs.org
The enslaved men featured in the AP story, primarily from Myanmar, were brought to Benjina, Indonesia and forced to fish for products that were then shipped to Thailand, where they entered the global seafood market, including American supply chains.
More Than 300 Slave Fishermen Now Safe on Indonesian Island
Business  (tags: slavery, seafood, slave-caught seafood, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, AP investigation, human rights )

Judy
- 1569 days ago - cbs8.com
The AP had tracked a boat of slave-caught seafood by satellite from Benjina to a port outside of Bangkok. Records then linked it to the supply chains of some of America's largest supermarkets and retailers and among the most popular brands of pet foods.
Changing Times: Fries, Face Wash, and Forests: New Scorecard Ranks Companies on Palm Oil Commitments
Business  (tags: palm oil, scorecard, UCS, Union of Concerned Scientists, conservation, deforestation, environment, fast food, Indonesia, Malaysia, orangutan, palm oil, scorecard, tiger )

Evelyn
- 1570 days ago - time2transcend.wordpress.com
Packaged food manufacturers and some companies producing personal care products are progressing in their efforts to source deforestation-free palm oil, but there are many laggards in other sectors, according to a new scorecard produced by the UCS
Mongabay: Child Labor and Palm Oil in Indonesia
Business  (tags: work, child labour, family income, affording education, Indonesia, palm oil plantations )

Evelyn
- 1670 days ago - news.mongabay.com
"We need to convince parents ... that children are supposed to study and not work," Suhartono said--a sentiment difficult for children like Bimo to understand: children who must work in order to afford to study.
Central Kalimantan Railway Gets Thumbs Down From Jokowi Administration
Business  (tags: Good News, conservation, environment, humans, coal mining, Indomet, Indonesia, Central Kalimantan Railway, WALHI/Friends of the Earth Indonesia )

Evelyn
- 1685 days ago - endcoal.org
The Ministry believes the rail development is contrary to government policy to encourage the use of coal for domestic interests rather than export. It also believes that the project will benefit large mining companies and not the general population
PepsiCo Global Call-in Day - HELP Save the Leuser Ecosystem
Business  (tags: Leuser ecosystem, Indonesia, Malaysia, conservation, destruction, rainforest destruction, PepsiCo, Sustainabililty, habitat destruction, palm oil )

Evelyn
- 1686 days ago - endoftheicons.org
Every day bulldozers drive deeper and deeper in the last stands of rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia. Why? To meet the ever-growing demand for Conflict Palm Oil that is used in potato chips, crackers and snack foods made by companies including PepsiCo
The 'Blooming Green Earth' Is on Fire - Literally!
Business  (tags: Indonesia, corporations, companies, NGOs, Forest Conservation Policy, FCP, The Forest Trust, TFT, Asia Pulp and Paper, APP, zero-deforestation policies, practice, conference )

Evelyn
- 1732 days ago - eia-international.org
APP has a comprehensive fire management system, but it seems it may have failed about 578 times in BMH since the beginning of August - an average of seven times a day.
 

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