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Wilmar claims to have made significant progress, environmental NGOs disagree

foresthints.news - 2 February 2016

JAKARTA (foresthints.news) - Singapore-based Wilmar International, the world’s largest palm-oil trader, claims that it has made significant progress with the implementation of its no-deforestation policy over the past two years.

However, Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network (RAN) and Greenomics Indonesia dispute the claim. According to the three NGOs, the Wilmar supply chain continues to be affected by deforestation and the company continues to have a long way to go before it can deliver on its commitments, including those given as part of its no-deforestation policy. Read more...