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BASF joins Forum For Sustainable Palm Oil

BASF joins Forum For Sustainable Palm Oil

By Simon Pitman

BASF has confirmed its participation in the Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil (FONAP) as a supporting member, in a move aimed at signaling the company’s ongoing efforts to support sustainable palm oil.

RSPO releases its 2016 impact report

RSPO releases its 2016 impact report

By Lucy Whitehouse

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has released its impact report for 2016, taking a look at the question of how far the non-profit association progressed towards global, sustainable palm oil production last year.

Wildlife needs protecting, say researchers

Researchers say palm oil action needs to be taken NOW

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

A new study in the Cell Press journal says that the growing demand for vegetable oil, which has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, is causing serious environmental damage and needs to be acted upon now.

CSPO use increases 49% on last year

Certified Sustainable Palm Oil use increases 49% on last year

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

The uptake of certified sustainable palm oil has seen a 49% increase in the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year which many believe is a positive landmark for the industry that has been threatening to destroy rainforests in Indonesia and around...

BASF launches certified sustainable palm oil-based cosmetics ingredients

BASF launches certified sustainable palm oil-based cosmetics ingredients

By Andrew MCDOUGALL

BASF has become one of the first suppliers to the European cosmetics and personal care industry to offer its range of ingredients based on certified sustainable palm (kernel) oil, in accordance with the principles and criteria of the Roundtable on Sustainable...

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