RSPO CEO: 'We will not be the silver bullet to stop deforestation'

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RSPO CEO's mission is to drive a sustainable palm oil supply chain - but is it an impossible task? | Credit: RSPO
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RSPO CEO's mission is to drive a sustainable palm oil supply chain - but is it an impossible task? | Credit: RSPO

The 'double-edged sword' of transparency looms large in Datuk Darrel Webber's job as chief of sustainable palm oil body RSPO - can he deliver progress fast enough to outpace a growing consumer backlash?

There have been times over the last few months when it has felt like palm oil is public enemy number one. Thanks to NGO pressure and headline-making moves from brands renouncing the use of the oil altogether,...

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