Conflict Palm Oil in Practice

Conflict Palm Oil in Practice
By
Rainforest Action Network

Conflict Palm Oil in Practice

Around the world rogue palm oil companies are destroying rainforests and violating the rights of Indigenous Peoples, rural communities and workers in order to produce Conflict Palm Oil, which is finding its way into hundreds of products lining American supermarket aisles.

This report profiles the palm oil plantation practices of one of Malaysia's biggest palm oil producers, Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK). Four examples of KLK's practices in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and Liberia illustrate the true costs of Conflict Palm Oil for people and the planet, including violations of land rights of Indigenous peoples and rural communities, tropical deforestation and the use of child and forced labor.

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