Archive for 'palm oil'
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: progress on Greening Government Commitments, new criterion for sustainable palm oil, recent behavioural science research, new home for One Planet Centre.
New UK commitments will require sourcing of sustainable palm oil by 2015, reducing deforestation and peatland damage, and the resulting impacts of palm oil production on biodiversity, climate change and land rights.
Online events over the coming month from 2degrees, an online global community for sustainable business: sustainable palm oil, sustainable timber, smart water metering, engaging consumers, intelligent buildings.
A new project to promote procurement of sustainable palm oil in China is developing policy recommendations for more sustainable sourcing. The project will exchange learning with new UK research to map use of palm oil.