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Posted: 22 Dec 2010
As we head towards the end of 2010, will we see sustainable palm oil production hit the 3.5million tonne mark? At the time of writing, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil reports that 3,433,845 tonnes of certified sustainable palm oil have been produced to date.
Posted: 24 Nov 2010
GreenPalm is urgently calling on the household and personal care industry to support the sustainable production of palm kernel oil, a common ingredient in cosmetics and home care products.
Posted: 22 Nov 2010
If you have your eye on the palm oil industry you’ll have seen plenty of news coming from RT8, the annual meeting of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil this month. One of the outcomes that grabbed the most headlines was the resolution to give high conservation value to secondary, degraded forest, a move that has been welcomed by many environmentalists and campaign groups, including Greenpeace.
Posted: 04 Nov 2010
GreenPalm has made some changes, which are expected to make it even simpler for businesses to support sustainable production of palm oil and other palm products. Now, those who buy or use palm kernel expeller (PKE) can off-set their use with GreenPalm, and a change to the yield-based rule for all certificates is also about to come into effect.
Posted: 06 Oct 2010
GreenPalm has hit a very exciting milestone – we have traded a million certificates! Two years after our first certificate was traded, the numbers speak for themselves – one million tonnes of sustainable palm oil have been directly funded by manufacturers and retailers throughout the world. That’s one million tonnes that otherwise might not have been produced using methods approved by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010
GreenPalm is gathering momentum as we head towards our millionth certificate trade, with more familiar names backing our drive for sustainable palm oil.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010
We’re very pleased to announce that the GreenPalm website, www.greenpalm.org, is now available in three more languages. Visitors are given the choice of default English, French, German or Spanish. To select a language, click on one of the national flags in the top-right corner, just beneath the search window.
Posted: 26 May 2010
I'm very pleased to report that more mills and growers than ever before have now been certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), with greater volumes of certified sustainable palm oil now available as a result.
Posted: 11 May 2010
Sustainable palm oil producers in Asia have earned more than $6m in premiums via the GreenPalm certificate trading programme.
Posted: 21 Apr 2010
It’s been a good few weeks since our last newsletter, because we’ve been busy travelling to trade shows and exhibitions to tell everyone about GreenPalm!
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