Indonesia

“Investors push palm oil to act on deforestation” – Innovation Forum – October 27, 2016

In an opinion piece published on October 27, 2016 the Innovation Forum editorial team analyzed investor response to palm oil companies’ lack of commitment to deforestation. According to the piece, “(p)alm oil majors can be hit where it hurts – in their market capitalisation – for failing to act properly on deforestation risks.” You may read […]

“Shares in palm oil trader IOI rally as certification suspension lifted” – Financial Times – August 5, 2016

On August 5, 2016 the Financial Times reported that shares in the Indonesian palm oil trading company IOI gained more than five percent after the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) announced that it would lift its suspension of the company on August 8, 2016.  According to the article, the RSPO explained that IOI had […]