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Palm oilproductionthroughsustainable plantations

Keywords: Plantations, sustainable, palm oil. Eur. J. Lipid Sci. Technol. 109 (2007) 289–295 DOI 10.1002/ejlt.200600223 289 1 Introduction Global interest insustainable agriculturerequiresareview of how the oil palm plantations have evolved in ensuring that palm oil is produced according to the set standards of responsible production practices.

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Palm oil production through sustainable plantations

Over the last 50 years, R&D activities and technological advances have helped raise yields and reduce inputs, thereby maximising oil production from a smaller land area than used for other food crops. Palm oil is now a major source of sustainable and renewable raw material for the world's food, oleochemical and biofuel industries.

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The Impacts of Oil Palm on Recent Deforestation

Introduction. African oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) is a tropical crop grown primarily for the production of palm oil.It is the world’s highest yielding and least expensive vegetable oil, making it the preferred cooking oil for millions of people globally and a source of biodiesel.

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Palm oil deforestation for everyday products

Palm oil is literally everywhere in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. It’s a source of huge profits for multinational corporations, while at the same time destroying the livelihoods of smallholders. Displacement of indigenous peoples, deforestation and loss of biodiversity are all consequences of our palm oil consumption.

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Palm oil production through sustainable plantations

Palm oil is now a major source of sustainable and renewable raw material for the world's food, oleochemical and biofuel industries. Involvement in cultivation or downstream activities has uplifted the quality of life of people, a key plank of the sustainability platform.

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Palm oil production through sustainable plantations

Palm oil production through sustainable plantations Article in European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 109(4):289 295 · April 2007 with 240 Reads DOI: 10.1002/ejlt.200600223

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Global Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil pepsico

Our Global Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil provides a long-term vision for sustainable palm oil production and use. As we seek to expand the benefits of sustainable palm oil while working to eliminate the harm that may be done, it is important to address standards in our own supply chain

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Key Sustainability Issues in the Palm Oil Sector

Considering that sustainable production and use of palm oil should be based on a palm oil production by plantations and small holders. For example, in Indonesia, the oil palm genome (Oh, 2009). Through a better understanding of the genetic make-up of the oil palm, researches will

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Palm oil production: what are the social and environmental

Responsible production: in 2004, a group of environmental non-profits and palm oil companies joined together to set up the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil

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Palm Oil pepsico

Certification of palm oil is part of our strategy, and we are working to source 100% Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) physically certified sustainable palm oil by 2020. We recognize, though, that certification is only one part of a holistic approach to building a sustainable palm supply chain.

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Palm oil production in Malaysia

Economics. In 2012, the Malaysian palm oil industry employed an estimated 491,000 workers. Malaysia's Sime Darby is the largest listed palm oil company globally, based on plantation area and fresh fruit bunch production. The company was created through a Malaysian government initiated merger in December 2006.

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Sustainable Nutella: A New Report on Palm Oil Supply Chain

Jan 30, 2017· Sustainable Nutella: A New Report on Palm Oil Supply Chain Transparency. the issue is its non-sustainable production. The palm oil industry is rife with exploited and slave labor, including child labor. In Indonesia and Malaysia, for example, palm oil plantations are maintained by around 3.5 million workers, many from poorer neighboring

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RSPO Certification Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

RSPO certification is an assurance to the customer that the standard of palm oil production is sustainable. Palm oil producers are certified through strict verification of the production process to the stringent RSPO Principles & Criteria for Sustainable Palm Oil Production by accredited Certifying Bodies, and can be withdrawn at any time in

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Palm Oil: From Controversial to Sustainable Commodity

Purchase the Palm Oil: From Controversial to Sustainable Commodity strategy briefing as part of our economies and consumers market research for September 2018. Euromonitor International is the leading provider of strategic market research reports.

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AAK’s progress report on sustainable palm oil

is essential for driving sustainable palm oil production, and is a key element of AAK’s Sustainable Palm Oil Policy imple-mentation program. AAK works with its partner Proforest to identify priority suppliers, and then works with them to improve practices in

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Environmental policies and practices P&G

P&G is committed to ensuring that our sourcing of palm oil, palm kernel oil and derivatives does not contribute to deforestation and respects the rights of workers and indigenous peoples. P&G is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), and we will continue to support RSPO standards as a key mechanism to drive responsible palm

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Can Latin America do palm oil right? Ensia

The group already has certified 3.4 million hectares (8.4 million acres) of oil palm plantations — accounting for 20 percent of palm oil production — worldwide. RSPO is growing rapidly in Latin America, with the certified volume of palm oil growing an

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Sustainable Palm Oil olamgroup

We have established a time-bound action plan to establish traceability to plantations and production areas by 2020 and we are working with our third-party suppliers to ensure they uphold our commitments under our Sustainable Palm Oil Policy. Today, 90 percent of our palm oil is sourced from suppliers who are RSPO members.

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New Palm Oil Production Maps Mark a Milestone

Armed with GFW-Commodities, the new RSPO maps, and knowledge of their supply chains, companies can reduce the risk that the palm oil they purchase contributes to deforestation. A Need for Sustainable Palm Oil. Palm oil production has increased tremendously in recent years. The substance can now be found in a dizzying array of products, from

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Palm Oil Solidaridad Network

Sustainable West African Palm oil Programme (SWAPP) launched with the help of a 12 million EUR grant from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. Solidaridad and RSPO supported the scaling up of sustainable palm oil production in Colombia and Honduras in collaboration with 13 local plantation companies, industry associations and leading processors of palm oil.

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Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Furthermore, the Malaysian government is focusing on responsible plantation management as a way of minimizing environmental damage and occupational health hazards associated with palm oil production. “Many of these plantations are huge companies, so they should be responsible for putting together better and a more sustainable management of

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Palm Oil: Global brands profiting from child and forced

The world’s most popular food and household companies are selling food, cosmetics and other everyday staples containing palm oil tainted by shocking human rights abuses in Indonesia, with children as young as eight working in hazardous conditions, said Amnesty International in a

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Building on a strong Cargill 2017 Palm Oil Annual Report

Cargill 2017 Annual Sustainable Palm Oil Report 5 In July 2014, Cargill launched our Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil and we are striving to build a fully traceable, transparent and sustainable palm oil supply chain by 2020. We are firmly committed to: Deepening our commitments We will work to ensure that all palm products

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Sustainable Palm Oil? No, Not Really! greenpeace.org

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was formed in 2004 to promote the use of sustainable palm oil through credible global standards and engagement of stakeholders. It is a voluntary association, consisting of palm oil producers, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks and investors as well as some

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Palm Oil Solidaridad Network

Sustainable West African Palm oil Programme (SWAPP) launched with the help of a 12 million EUR grant from the Dutch Embassy in Ghana. Solidaridad and RSPO supported the scaling up of sustainable palm oil production in Colombia and Honduras in collaboration with 13 local plantation companies, industry associations and leading processors of palm oil.

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Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Furthermore, the Malaysian government is focusing on responsible plantation management as a way of minimizing environmental damage and occupational health hazards associated with palm oil production. “Many of these plantations are huge companies, so they should be responsible for putting together better and a more sustainable management of

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Sustainable Palm Oil? No, Not Really! greenpeace.org

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was formed in 2004 to promote the use of sustainable palm oil through credible global standards and engagement of stakeholders. It is a voluntary association, consisting of palm oil producers, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers, banks and investors as well as some

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Building on a strong Cargill 2017 Palm Oil Annual Report

Cargill 2017 Annual Sustainable Palm Oil Report 5 In July 2014, Cargill launched our Policy on Sustainable Palm Oil and we are striving to build a fully traceable, transparent and sustainable palm oil supply chain by 2020. We are firmly committed to: Deepening our commitments We will work to ensure that all palm products

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Working together for sustainable palm oil UNDP

Heated debates have surrounded the palm oil sector in Indonesia and its access to export markets, including the European Union. The issue is crucial for Indonesia as the world’s largest palm oil producer and largest exporter; about 16 million jobs depend directly or indirectly on this sector. Palm oil has also become a public issue in many consumer countries.

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Degraded Land, Sustainable Palm Oil, and Indonesia’s

National policy-makers can begin the implementation of an effective and equitable national policy to develop sustainable oil palm plantations on acceptable degraded areas by taking the following actions: Ensure that the proposed “degraded land database” is designed to support improved planning and management decisions for sustainable palm oil.

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Palm Oil ScienceDirect

This chapter discusses the significant sustainability issues confronting the sector and how the entire supply chain is addressing the problem through the establishment of a multi-stakeholder platform, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), to promote the production and use of sustainable palm oil. While sustainable production is

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In Brazil, Palm Oil Plantations Could Help Preserve the

The rapid expansion of palm oil plantations across Malaysia and Indonesia has left a wide swath of destruction through some of the planet’s most extensive and important rainforests. Now, with Brazil announcing plans to dramatically scale-up palm oil production in

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Economic impacts SPOTT.org

In 2008, over 41% of oil palm plantations were owned by small land holders, producing 6.6 million tonnes of palm oil. In 1997, the average net income of oil palm smallholders was seven times that of farmers involved in subsistence production of food crops.

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Positioning PNG as a global leader in sustainable palm oil

A palm oil plantation in West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea. Photo Credit: Mairi.Feeger/ (UNDP (PNG) Port-Moresby, April 20, 2017 Moving towards a future of more sustainable palm oil production in Papua New Guinea (PNG) was the main focus of discussions at a Government of PNG workshop held in Port Moresby last week with support of the United Nations Development

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The Power of Oil Palm Oxfam America

The Power of Oil Palm 6 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Palm oil has displaced soybean oil to become the most consumed oil worldwide, a result of lower average long-run production costs, higher volumes of oil

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2 Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18493. and there are now 5 million hectares of palm oil plantations—almost 14 percent of the country’s total land area (May, 2012). Until recently, Malaysia was the world’s largest producer of palm oil. but Malaysia is now emphasizing sustainable palm oil production,

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Cargill’s Palm Oil Progress Update Q3 2017

Cargill Palm Oil Progress Update Q3 2017 2 SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION Cargill’s sustainable palm oil policy covers our entire supply chain for all the palm we ship and physically handle, including palm sourced from third-party suppliers. We measure supplier progress through our suppliers’ involvement in engagement programs that

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Indonesia government addresses deforestation challenges

Mar 11, 2015· In 2013, the total plantation area for palm oil production in Indonesia was estimated to account for approximately 10 million hectares, generating 27 million tons of palm oil. Indonesia aims to increase palm oil production to 40 million tons by 2020. For Indonesia, palm oil has a strategic value in supporting national development.

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The Power of Oil Palm Oxfam America

The Power of Oil Palm 6 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Palm oil has displaced soybean oil to become the most consumed oil worldwide, a result of lower average long-run production costs, higher volumes of oil

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2 Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18493. and there are now 5 million hectares of palm oil plantations—almost 14 percent of the country’s total land area (May, 2012). Until recently, Malaysia was the world’s largest producer of palm oil. but Malaysia is now emphasizing sustainable palm oil production,

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Cargill’s Palm Oil Progress Update Q3 2017

Cargill Palm Oil Progress Update Q3 2017 2 SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION Cargill’s sustainable palm oil policy covers our entire supply chain for all the palm we ship and physically handle, including palm sourced from third-party suppliers. We measure supplier progress through our suppliers’ involvement in engagement programs that

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Indonesia government addresses deforestation challenges

Mar 11, 2015· In 2013, the total plantation area for palm oil production in Indonesia was estimated to account for approximately 10 million hectares, generating 27 million tons of palm oil. Indonesia aims to increase palm oil production to 40 million tons by 2020. For Indonesia, palm oil has a strategic value in supporting national development.

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Sarawak's palm oil industry wrestles with concerns over

Sarawak's palm oil industry wrestles with concerns over sustainability retailers and producers of consumer goods, whose aim is to support production of sustainable palm oil through certification. The criteria include protocols for managing waste, reducing fertiliser and pesticide use, preserving certain forests, abiding by local laws

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Global Palm Oil Demand Fueling Deforestation Worldwatch

Aug 16, 2019· But palm oil's appeal comes with significant costs. Oil palm plantations often replace tropical forests, killing endangered species, uprooting local communities, and contributing to the release of climate-warming gases. Due mostly to oil palm production, Indonesia emits more greenhouse gases than any country besides China and the United States.

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The Palm Oil Phenomenon: An International Opportunity

However, the area for oil palm tree plantation expansion in these countries is limited. Because of its tropical, humid climate and extensive land area, Latin America is a major new frontier for oil palm expansion, with countries such as Mexico and Peru exhibiting growth in the area of oil palm

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Palm Oil Sustainability P&G

P&G uses relatively little palm oil, but we do use a by-product of palm oil production called palm kernel oil. Our combined use of palm oil, palm kernel oil and derivatives of each represents less than 1% of worldwide production.

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Research Library RSPO Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil

Development of smallholders through participation in sustainable oil palm production: A case study of the members of Tapitak Palm Community Enterprise, Trang Province This research aimed to develop smallholders towards sustainable oil palm production according to RSPO standard through group process in Thailand.

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RSPO Smallholders Engagement Platform Bridging

Oil palm plantations in Côte d’Ivoire cover an area of 250,000 ha, with an annual production of 420 000 tons CPO/year. About 70% of the FFB production is provided by 40 000 smallholders who operate on 180,000 ha and are grouped into 30 cooperatives.

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For a sustainable palm oil development WWF

For a sustainable palm oil development. One of the potential areas of economic growth is the production of palm oil for financial and local employment benefits. With limited options for further growth of new palm oil plantations in South-East Asia, currently the largest foreign producer of palm oil, are now looking to expand their

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Palm Oil Johnson & Johnson

Through efforts with The Sustainable Trade Initiative, we helped increase productivity of palm oil plantations through smallholder capacity development and established farmer institutions that supervise and facilitate farmers in obtaining RSPO certification in Rokan Hulu, Indonesia.

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UNILEVER’S SUSTAINABLE PALM OIL JOURNEY

12TOPP = Twifo Oil Palm Plantation 13P&C = Principles & Criteria 14ISPO = Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil 15FMCG = Fast Moving Consumer Goods Commitment to source all palm oil sustainably by 2015 through GreenPalm certificates 2015 target achieved three years ahead of schedule Launch of Unilever’s first Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

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RSPO: 14 years of failure to eliminate violence

More than 100 organizations from five continents signed on to this open statement from Friends of the Earth International and the World Rainforest Movement, denouncing the failure of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil to eliminate the violence and destruction that oil palm plantations cause in the territories where they are established.

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