Mighty’s Agreement with World’s Largest Farmer Could Have Major Implications for the World’s Forests

Under the agreement, Olam agreed to suspend deforestation for palm oil and rubber, and also apply the industry-standard High Carbon Stock approach to its third-party suppliers (the agreement doesn’t apply to commodities other than palm oil and rubber, such as cocoa and coffee, areas we are continuing to investigate).


Olam and Mighty Earth agree to collaborate on Forest Conservation and Sustainable Agriculture in Highly Forested Countries

Mighty Earth and Olam agreed to move forward on two imperatives after their meeting in Washington, D.C.


Korindo Goes Back on No-Deforestation Pledge

Campaign Director Deborah Lapidus was on Australian network ABC today speaking about Korindo's devastating impact on West Papua.


Satellite Data Shows Korindo Violates Deforestation Moratorium

Weeks after its moratorium, Korindo’s PT Papua Agro Lestari concession in the Indonesian island of Papua carved out plantation “blocks” on approximately 1,400 hectares of forest, an activity also known as “stacking”, which is the final step of land development prior to forest clearing.


Samling’s Forest Crime Spree Moves to Myanmar

A new report details Samling's crime-ridden palm oil operations in Malaysia, just another in a long line of abuses by the company.


Newly Released Guidance Aims to Improve Transparency in the Palm Oil Industry

With rainforest destruction and forced labor urgent concerns in palm oil cultivation, a diverse group of NGOs and investor organizations releases today shared guidance for corporate reporting on company commitments towards responsible palm oil sourcing and production.