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RSPO: 14 years of failure to eliminate violence and destruction from the industrial palm oil sector

RSPO: 14 years of failure to eliminate violence and destruction from the industrial palm oil sector


November 12, 2018. Open Statement

read as PDF: www.watchindonesia.org/wp-content/uploads/Declaracion-con-firmas-ENG.pdf

During its 14 years of existence, RSPO – the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil – has failed to live up to its claim of „transforming” the industrial palm oil production sector into a so-called „sustainable” one. In reality, the RSPO has been used by the palm oil industry to greenwash corporate destruction and human rights abuses, while it continues to expand business, forest destruction and profits.

RSPO presents itself to the public ... read more

Posted on 12:46 AM in Agro Fuels, joint position papers, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Position Papers, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Palmölsiegel auf dem Prüfstand

Palmölsiegel auf dem Prüfstand


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Posted on 11:19 PM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Environment & Climate
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Indigene Rechte und der Anbau von Palmöl

Indigene Rechte und der Anbau von Palmöl


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Posted on 01:49 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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„Asimetris“ – kritische Doku über Palmöl in Indonesien

„Asimetris“ – kritische Doku über Palmöl in Indonesien


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Posted on 12:11 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Visitor Programmes, Indonesia, Campaign, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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„Asimetris“ – kritische Doku über Palmöl in Indonesien

„Asimetris“ – kritische Doku über Palmöl in Indonesien


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Posted on 12:11 AM in Agro Fuels, Activities, Visitor Programmes, Indonesia, Campaign, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges

Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges


Mongabay, 11 April 2018

news.mongabay.com/2018/04/indonesian-billionaire-using-shadow-companies-to-clear-forest-for-palm-oil-report-alleges

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  • Two plantation companies linked to Anthoni Salim, Indonesia’s third-richest man, are deforesting a peat swamp in Borneo, according to new research by Aidenvironment.
  • In response to the findings, Citigroup said it was cancelling all lending agreements with IndoAgri, the Salim Group’s agribusiness arm.
  • The Salim Group was previously accused of being behind four companies at the forefront of illegal oil palm expansion in Indonesia’s Papua region, employing a complex network ... read more

Posted on 01:27 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU

Anti-Palmöl Ideologie in Europa und norwegischer Fisch aus der EU


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Posted on 04:55 AM in Agro Fuels, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Land & Indigenous Rights, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Deutsche Bank must re-evaluate engagement in Maybank

Deutsche Bank must re-evaluate engagement in Maybank


Jakarta, Bremen, Berlin, 28. February 2018

http://www.watchindonesia.org/wp-content/uploads/180228-Letter-to-DB-on-Maybank.pdf

To: Mr. Stuart Lewis
Deutsche Bank Chief Risk Officer
stuart.lewis@db.com

Cc: Mr. Werner Steinmüller
Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Asia Pacific
werner.steinmuller@db.com

Dear Mr Lewis,

A report launched today shows that Deutsche Bank is still profiting from controversial palm oil companies, despite its own policies and its participation in the development of the so-called “soft commodities compact”.

The report ‘Maybank: the single largest palm oil financier’ [1], by TuK Indonesia and Profundo, ... read more

Posted on 10:48 PM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Indonesia, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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So predictable but still unstoppable?

So predictable but still unstoppable?


In the spotlight, January 05, 2018

by Yvonne Kunz

 

Oil palm plantations seem to be a pest to Indonesian forests. Sumatra and Kalimantan are already plastered with vast plantations, islands that used to be vastly covered by forests. Research on the ecological and socio-economic impacts of this transformation has been conducted for years and years. While results are often complex and not always finding a common answer, data for the affected regions at the same time reveal ... read more

Posted on 01:17 AM in "In the Spotlight", Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
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Das gescheiterte Experiment

Das gescheiterte Experiment


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Posted on 01:27 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Regional Conflicts, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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