Learn about environmental and social costs of palm oil plantations.
Wild Asia Director Sheila Senathirajah works with Malaysian palm oil farmers to adopt sustainable growing methods, including reducing pesticide use. She argues for supporting sustainably produced palm oil products, rather than boycotting them.
Approximately half of packaged supermarket products contain palm oil. Consumers can choose products with responsibly produced palm oil, indicated with the RSPO stamp.
Chief Sustainability Officer Alexandra Palt discusses the company's commitment to sustainably sourced palm oil.
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Do you wear lipstick? Wash your hair with shampoo? Eat chocolate? If so, you are one of many people using palm oil. It is hidden among the ingredients of around half the products on our supermarket shelves. But it is often grown at great cost to the environment.
Length: 11 minutes
Copyright date: ©2016
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