Tag Archives: IOI

How to define ‘no deforestation’

After years of debate companies have finally agreed on a standard for forest protection. Now it’s time to turn words into action, writes Deborah Lapidus. Over the past three years, thanks in large part to responsible sourcing policies adopted by leading consumer goods manufacturers and retailers, several of the world’s largest agribusinesses that once destroyed…
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Opening shots in a palm oil war

Suspension from the RSPO has knocked supplier IOI but it’s the kicking from its customers that hurts most – and big food brands kick hard when their sustainability reputation is at risk. The IOI Group’s chief executive officer, Dato’ Lee Yeow Chor, said the decision to sue the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) was…
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The Review

Meat cuts, food fraud and dodgy palm oil. Sustainable diets: Three cheers for Holland The Netherlands’ Nutrition Centre has updated its dietary advice and has B advised a halving of meat consumption, to 500g per week. No more than 300g of this should be red meat, they say, in the main because of its considerable environmental footprint.…
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