How Unilever Palm Oil Suppliers Are Burning Up Borneo

Last edited 21 April 2008 at 7:01am
Publication date: 
21 April, 2008

In November 2007, Greenpeace released Cooking the Climate, an 82-page report summarising the findings of a two-year investigation that revealed how the world’s largest food, cosmetic and biofuel companies were driving the wholesale destruction of Indonesia’s rainforests and peatlands through growing palm oil consumption.

This follow-up report provides further evidence of the expansion of the palm sector in Indonesia into remaining rainforests, orang-utan habitat and peatlands in Kalimantan. It links the majority of the largest producers in Indonesia to Unilever, probably the largest palm oil corporate consumer in the world.

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