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Asian palm giants say sustainability is the new business norm

Palm oil companies, which have faced criticism in recent years of widespread deforestation, said on Monday that ensuring sustainability across the supply chain was the new business norm as scrutiny on …

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Asian palm oil producers forecast lower output in 2020

Total palm oil output in top producers Indonesia and Malaysia is expected to fall in 2020 hampered by a labour shortage, and last year’s dry weather and lower fertiliser application, the Council of …

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India needs a plan for extreme weather caused by climate change – Nikkei Asian Review

India needs a plan for extreme weather caused by climate change  Nikkei Asian Review

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Asian palm oil producers label new EU safety limits as ‘trade barrier’

Indonesia and Malaysia, the world’s top palm oil producers, accused the European Union on Friday of unfairly targeting palm oil under a plan to impose new limits on levels of contaminants considered …

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Four Asian, Latin American nations report new avian flu cases – WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

Four Asian, Latin American nations report new avian flu cases  WATTAgNet Industry News & Trends

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Extreme weather is hurting Asian businesses — but it may be ‘more complicated’ than just climate change – CNBC

Extreme weather is hurting Asian businesses — but it may be ‘more complicated’ than just climate change  CNBC

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Asian palm oil giants take action over green group’s rainforest probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two Asian palm oil traders that supply to a list of major consumer brands are investigating two mills accused this week of buying from an illegal …

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Palm oil: EU ban won’t save Asian rainforests, but here’s what might help

Elizabeth Robinson receives funding from the UKRI Global Challenges Research Fund, GCRF, part of the UK’s official development assistance, ODA, through the Trade Hub project, led by UNEP-WCMC.

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EU palm oil ban sows bitter seeds for Southeast Asian farmers

Indonesian palm oil farmer Kawal Surbakti says his livelihood is under attack, but the threat is not from insects or hungry orangutans eating his prized crop. Half a world away, the European Parliamen…

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OPEC who? US oil producers are moving into the Asian market

Some energy commentators believe the fracking boom has helped the U.S. take the title of … America’s only deep-water tanker port in the Gulf of Mexico. “The emergence of the U.S. as a significant exporter to Europe or Asia will only be progressive …
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