Starling, a new service that features satellites from the world's largest aerospace companies, will be piloted by food giants Nestlé and Ferrero, two of the world's top palm oil users, in the hopes of cleaning up their vast supply network.
With local officials failing to implement a Supreme Court decision calling for a halt to mining activities on Pulau Bangka, Indonesia’s Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries has pledged to raise the matter with the president.
2015 was supposed to be a tipping point for the palm oil industry — so how are companies that purchase palm oil for use in their products faring in terms of achieving their sustainability goals? A new “Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard” released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) found decidedly mixed results.
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To achieve a truly sustainable palm oil supply chain, a long-term, dogged effort and engagement with suppliers works more than just taking punitive action, says Global Agri-Resources head of sustainability communications Lim Shu Ling.
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The black tiger shrimp is one of the most sustainable aquaculture commodities on the market, and a major source of livelihoods in Aceh, Indonesia. Experts share ways to support small farmers producing this premium, eco-friendly product.
Must peatland be drained for palm oil or acacia plantations out of economic necessity? Oscar M Lopez for Climate Change Climate Envoy Chris Cheng shares how wetland agriculture, or paludiculture, is a far more sustainable and lucrative alternative.
Golden Agri-Resources is the world's second largest palm oil producer. Its managing director Agus Purnomo unravels the complexity of tracing palm oil supply chains and sheds light on how this will give birth to a more sustainable and resilient palm oil industry.
Large-scale, human-induced landscape fires in Indonesia have been making headlines since the early 1980s. The impact of these fires is noticeable at the domestic, regional and global spheres in the ...
Indonesia has already made notable strides to develop climate mitigation strategies that ensure the protection of its forests, notably through its high-level support for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation ...
This briefing note outlines the challenges and opportunities for Indonesia to achieve water, energy and food security targets in ways that align with its long term development strategy. A water-energy-food ...