Facing public pressure, palm oil firms are going green: study

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A worker arranges palm oil fruit bunches on a truck at a factory in Tanjung Karang By Maytaal Angel LONDON (Reuters) – Of the seven commodities sectors driving deforestation, palm oil companies are doing the most to alleviate their environmental impact following years of public pressure, a study by a global […]

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Palm oil in focus as Swiss vote on trade pact with Indonesia

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Wooden houses are pictured as smoke covers trees due to the forest fires near Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan province 2/3 By Silke Koltrowitz ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss voters will decide on a free trade agreement (FTA) with Indonesia on Sunday, with lower tariffs on palm oil imports the main issue […]

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