Tagged with "Palm Oil"

  • Multi-stakeholder recognition of biodiversity value protects ecological corridors in Indonesia

    Palm oil companies, IDH, civil society and other stakeholders committed to protecting Essential Ecosystem Areas in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. In 2020, this was put to the test, and the partnerships were successful.

    Multi-stakeholder recognition of biodiversity value protects ecological corridors in Indonesia
  • IDH in India: Promoting Responsible Sourcing of Palm Oil

    Oil palm is a valuable economic crop and continues to be a source of employment across developing contexts in Asia, Africa and Latin America. While it allows small landholders to…

    IDH in India: Promoting Responsible Sourcing of Palm Oil
  • Palm market – India

    Global production and demand for palm oil are increasing rapidly. Palm oil productivity advantages over other vegetable crops like soy, sunflower, and mustard (4-10 times the…

    Palm market – India
  • Collaborative SourceUp Platform to Accelerate Sustainability of Entire Sourcing Regions

    IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative and partners have developed the platform to enable a landscape approach to sustainable commodity sourcing. Global brands Mars, PepsiCo and Unilever are among those involved in…

    Collaborative SourceUp Platform to Accelerate Sustainability of Entire Sourcing Regions
  • Unilever joins IDH coalition in backing Aceh Tamiang district (Indonesia) in its bid to become a sustainability leader

    Unilever and IDH have committed a combined investment of over 1.5 million euros to support the district of Aceh Tamiang in its goal to become one of the greenest commodity-producing regions in Indonesia. Last year, stakeholders from Aceh Tamiang established a production, protection and inclusion (PPI) compact. The compact’s three-year program will increase forest protection and reforestation, improve monitoring, support smallholder farmers to increase its sustainable palm oil productivity by 30 percent, and finally to protect an area within the Leuser Ecosystem.

    Unilever joins IDH coalition in backing Aceh Tamiang district (Indonesia) in its bid to become a sustainability leader
  • NI-SCOPS Nigeria

    The National Initiative for Sustainable and Climate Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NI-SCOPS) is a partnership between Solidaridad and IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative to support the Nigerian Government and…

    NI-SCOPS Nigeria
  • NI-SCOPS Malaysia

    The National Initiative on Sustainable and Climate Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NI-SCOPS) is a partnership initiated by Solidaridad and IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative to support the Malaysian Government…

    NI-SCOPS Malaysia
  • NI-SCOPS Indonesia

    The National Initiative on Sustainable and Climate Smart Oil Palm Smallholders (NI-SCOPS) is a program initiated by the Government of the Netherlands and the Government of Indonesia where in as…

    NI-SCOPS Indonesia
  • IDH UK endorses industry deforestation due diligence response

    IDH UK has supported 22 major companies including Unilever and Nestlé with a response on proposed UK legislation for due diligence requirements for forest risk commodities. The main conclusion is…

    IDH UK endorses industry deforestation due diligence response
  • Press Release: Cargill Tropical Palm and IDH working together to help independent Indonesian palm oil smallholders increase yields sustainably

    More than 8,900 independent smallholders to be trained in good agricultural practice as part of Cargill’s commitments to smallholder inclusion Jakarta, 30 September 2020 – Cargill has signed an…

    Press Release: Cargill Tropical Palm and IDH working together to help independent Indonesian palm oil smallholders increase yields sustainably