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AgroAmerica Ranks Among the Top 10 of the Most Transparent Companies in Sustainable Palm Oil Practices in the World

AgroAmerica is among the top 10 companies evaluated in the transparency SPOTT ranking promoted by the UK based, Zoological Society of London (ZSL) …

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Palm oil can have devastating effects on the communities that make it — and companies are racing to find a sustainable solution

The production of palm oil has been linked to deforestation, pollution, and human rights violations, and is ratcheting up tension among workers.

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‘Meaningless certification’: Study makes the case against ‘sustainable’ palm oil

A new study on certified oil palm plantations and their links to past deforestation has sparked a debate over whether they can be considered sustainable if they’re established on once-forested land.

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Certified ‘sustainable’ palm oil fields endanger mammal habitats and biodiverse tropical forests over 30 years

Global concern has risen around the “sustainability” of palm oil in terms of global exportation and the impact on the environment in recent years. Therefore, in 2004, stakeholders from palm oil …

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Scientists call for more sustainable palm oil practices

Researchers are working to find, develop and scale the production of synthetic replacements for palm oil, but the process could take years. In the meantime, scientists have called for more sustainable …

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Sustainable Aviation Project Petitions FAA For Electric Aircraft Exemption

Pipistrel Alpha ElectroThe US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is slowly warming up to electric aircraft, but regulatory approval takes far too long

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As New Index Launches, Sustainable Palm Oil Companies Outperform Bad Actors by 25%

For decades, palm oil companies got big by being bad – specifically, by chopping forests to make way for oil palm plantations. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was created in 2004 to …

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BASF, The Estée Lauder Companies, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and Solidaridad partner for Sustainable Palm Project

— Sustainability project in Lampung, Indonesia launched — Program to encompass 1,000 independent Indonesian smallholder farmers LAMPUNG, Indonesia, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BASF, The Estée …

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Sustainable Fashion: New York Edition

We’re constantly on the prowl for new and exciting ethical brands. This time we’ve looked at what’s been happening in New York and found two hidden gems that probably won’t stay a secret for long…

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How To Feed 530 Million Europeans With Sustainable Food By 2050

On the bright side, the European food system provides 4.2 million jobs in Europe, feeds more than 500 million Europeans, and its greenhouse gases emissions have decreased 20% since 1990. But the social and environmental impacts of the European food system is alarming. Diet-related diseases such as diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease are growing at an alarming rate

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