Palm Oil links
WWF Palm Oil Buyers’ Scorecard 2009
The slow take up of certified sustainable palm oil has led WWF to produce a scorecard assessing the purchasing practices of major European companies that produce or sell everyday consumer products. The attached scorecard provides a good background to the palm oil issue as well as highlighting which companies are making genuine attempts to change their practices.
CIFOR – The impacts and opportunities of oil palm in SouthEast Asia
This comprehensive reviewcompleted in June 2009 examines what we know and what we don’t know about oil palm developments. It covers impact on the environment as well as on livelihoods.