PZ Cussons will continue monitoring its palm oil supply chain through independent satellite tracking technology and work closely with high-impact and smallholder suppliers for the last push on its goal of 100% ‘no deforestation, no peat and no exploitation’...
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.
The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant has cancelled its contract with palm oil supplier IOI Group after the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) suspended its certification following complaints of deforestation and community conflict, which Unilever...
The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has set out ambitious new targets to ensure that it reaches 100% certified sustainable palm oil in Europe by 2020, stressing the importance for change, saying there is no room for complacency.
The trend for certified sustainable palm oil has influenced Evonik’s latest surfactant launch and its TEGO Betain P 50 C active also claims to be more cost effective, at the request of cosmetics producers and consumers.
As more European countries commit to sourcing only certified sustainable palm oil, a round table has been organised by the RSPO to start a new dialogue with Europe’s supply chain as to ‘shared responsibilities’ in this area.
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...
An improvement in communication channels will help to deliver the message and importance of sustainable palm oil to customers and consumers; and industry is beginning to work towards this, according to the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
The number of Indian members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has increased over five times in the last year thanks to greater interest in sustainable palm oil for consumer products, including cosmetics.
Finished goods manufacturers L’Oréal, Henkel and Yves Rocher have all top scored in the latest WWF Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, which measures the performance of 132 major retailers and consumer goods manufacturers against 4 areas which show whether these...
The retail chain’s Indonesian unit has declared it will exclusively source certified sustainable palm oil and implement the RSPO trademark on products in a bid to urge consumers to choose products from a sustainable source.
Despite the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) having strict rules governing claims that can be made about sustainable palm oil, manufacturers should be careful of the advice they are given from suppliers to avoid falling into the ‘claims trap’.
Malaysia's active representation and contribution in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has seen it set the record as the world's largest producer of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) accounting for over 50 per cent of total CSPO...
Speciality ingredients company Gattefossé has secured GreenPalm certificates of sustainable palm oil or palm kernel oil to cover all the palm/palm kernel oil needs of its worldwide cosmetic business until the end of 2011.
Producers of cosmetic and personal care products will now be able to clearly show their commitment to sustainable palm oil through the use of a new trademark released by The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
With Avon being the latest company to join Oriflame, Johnson & Johnson and Liz Earle in pledging its support for sustainable palm oil, GreenPalm has said it expects more beauty companies to follow suit in 2011.
With rising consumer awareness over negative social and environmental effects of palm oil production, the cosmetics and personal care industry is under increasing pressure to use palm oil that is sustainably sourced.