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How are companies shaping the move to sustainable palm oil?

Deforestation-free

Many of the consumer goods we use everyday contribute to deforestation in one way or another. Over the last few years and particularly in the last few months, a large number of companies have committed to sourcing deforestation-free sustainable palm oil. From the worlds biggest palm oil trader Wilmar to U.S based confectionery maker Hershey, how might these recent commitments help shape the industry?

Post date: 19th March 2014

Introducing the debaters

Hilary Stauffer
Eric Boyle
The Hershey Company
Diane Holdorf
Kellogg Company
Gina-Marie Cheeseman
"Civil society now needs to partner with their adversaries to bring about improvements for those affected by palm oil’s dark side"
"The Hershey Company’s new commitment to traceability requires an additional layer of transparency from its palm oil suppliers"
"The company is encouraged by the changes in palm oil supply accountability, but also recognises there is much more to do"
"These commitments, by Kellogg and other large corporations, have the potential to shape the industry"

Hilary Stauffer

"Civil society now needs to partner with their adversaries to bring about improvements for those affected by palm oil’s dark side"
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Eric Boyle
The Hershey Company

"The Hershey Company’s new commitment to traceability requires an additional layer of transparency from its palm oil suppliers"
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Diane Holdorf
Kellogg Company

"The company is encouraged by the changes in palm oil supply accountability, but also recognises there is much more to do"
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Gina-Marie Cheeseman

"These commitments, by Kellogg and other large corporations, have the potential to shape the industry"
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