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28 June 2019

US corporate governance agency files petition to ban palm oil importation from Malaysia FGV Holdings Berhad over alleged child & forced labour

Author: Grant & Eisenhofer P.A, PRNewswire Cision (USA)

"Grant & Eisenhofer ESG Institute Petitions U.S. Government to Block Importation of Palm Oil Produced by FGV Holdings Berhad in Malaysia, Based on Evidence of Child and Forced Labor Practices", 24 Jun 2019...

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5 December 2018

FGV Holdings Berhad sanctioned by Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil over alleged forced labour in Malaysia

Author: Natasha Frost, Quartz

A palm oil giant has been sanctioned over forced labor and trafficking workers, 29 November, 2018...

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6 June 2017

Report points out rights, climate, biodiversity risks investors & financiers face in Southeast Asia’s tropical forest sector

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies highlighted in the report to respond. Responses from Itochu, Marubeni, Mizuno, Oji and Wilmar are available below.

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15 April 2017

Indonesian & Malaysian palm oil firms acknowledge increasing need to respond to human rights concerns, not just environmental ones

Author: Hannah Koh, Eco-Business

"Has the conversation about palm oil moved from environment to people?", 12 April 2017...

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14 December 2016

Olam creating "black box" of palm oil from unknown sources, fuelling deforestation "from Gabon to Indonesia" - NGO report

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8 March 2016

Malaysia: Felda acquisition of palm oil company Eagle High could result in increased deforestation & abuses against workers

Author: Deborah Lapidus, Guardian (UK)

"The multimillion dollar palm oil deal we should all be worried about", 7 Mar 2016...

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30 July 2015

Malaysia: Migrant workers abuses reported at Felda palm oil plantation supplying US companies

Photo credit: Mohd Rafania/AFP/Getty Images

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