Palm oil in top brands' products linked to rainforest destruction in Papua New Guinea, investigation finds

Cecilia Keating
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Papua New Guinea's rainforest in under threat from the palm oil industry | Credit: Global Witness
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Papua New Guinea's rainforest in under threat from the palm oil industry | Credit: Global Witness

Global Witness investigation finds slew of big brands and global financiers are directly or indirectly linked to human rights abuses and destruction of critical carbon sinks in Papua New Guinea

Leading consumer goods brands stand accused of driving deforestation of climate-critical rainforests and fuelling human rights abuses, after a major investigation revealed how top firms work with companies...

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