Can new sustainable palm oil study revolutionise efforts to protect rainforests?

Jessica Shankleman
clock

HCS+ study rejects 'zero deforestation' approach while advocating for 'carbon neutral' palm oil - But will it just confuse companies committed to sustainable supply chains?

A controversial palm oil study published this week is calling on companies to develop "carbon neutral" palm oil while rejecting growing calls for the world to aim for 'zero deforestation'. The new report,...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial.

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Supply chain

Future Supplier Initiative: How top fashion brands have teamed up to trim supplier emissions

Future Supplier Initiative: How top fashion brands have teamed up to trim supplier emissions

New scheme to offer a collective financing model for top brands to help suppliers switch to renewable energy and slash emissions

clock 14 June 2024 • 4 min read
Chivas Brothers toasts new sustainable agriculture programme

Chivas Brothers toasts new sustainable agriculture programme

Pilot programme aims to support sustainable farming practices among Scottish barley growers

clock 11 June 2024 • 3 min read
Securing the future of apparel supply chains

Securing the future of apparel supply chains

Regenerative farming is critical to creating a more climate-resilient future for the fashion industry and the global farming community, writes CottonConnect's Alison Ward

Alison Ward, Cotton Connect
clock 07 June 2024 • 5 min read