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Sinar Mas Group is a major shareholder of Golden Agri-Resources.
Liberia: Lawyer forced into exile after fighting palm oil industry receives Goldman Environmental Prize
Author: Abdi Latif Dahir, Quartz Africa
"How challenging the powerful global palm oil industry forced a Liberian lawyer into exile", 29 April 2019....
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Indonesia: Women in palm oil face casual employment, exposure to pesticides, & lack of social security
Author: Zafirah Zein, Eco-Business
"Women in palm oil: invisible no more?", 3 December 2018...
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Author: Robin Hicks, Eco-Business
"Wilmar's supplier mapping plan could be a 'breakthrough' for palm oil industry", 12 December 2018...
Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses
On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...
New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement
Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed
"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...
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Olam creating "black box" of palm oil from unknown sources, fuelling deforestation "from Gabon to Indonesia" - NGO report
Liberia: NGOs say rights advocates working with communities against abuses by Golden Veroleum under threat; appeal for action
Author: Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, (Switzerland)
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a partnership of FIDH and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Liberia...The Observatory has been informed by...
Liberia: Golden Veroleum's palm oil expansion projects reportedly "bringing jobs but dividing communities"
Author: Clair MacDougall, The Guardian (UK)
"Liberia: the growth of a new palm oil frontier: Golden Veroleum Liberia is building one of the largest palm oil plantations in the civil-war scarred country, bringing jobs but dividing communities", 20 Oct 2016...
Major palm oil companies dissolve Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge in favour of govt. initiative; environmental groups condemn move
Author: Arlina Arshad, Straits Times (Singapore)
“Palm oil companies ditch landmark Indonesian 'zero deforestation' pact”, 1 Jul 2016...