More evidence is emerging to suggest that for palm oil companies, becoming more sustainable pays off. “Correlating Economic and Financial Viability with Sustainability for Palm Oil Plantations,” a paper by…
Articles by Pek Shibao
Pek is a sustainability analyst based in Singapore. His interests include renewable energy, sustainable finance and commodity supply chains, especially palm oil. In his spare time, Pek also enjoys mountain climbing and photography.
Part five in a five-part series on the attitudes of palm oil financiers towards company sustainability. Read the first, second, third and fourth installments. anks and investors are increasingly looking for ways to hold companies accountable for their…
Part four in a five-part series on the attitudes of palm oil financiers towards company sustainability. Read the first, second, third and fifth installments. he previous article in this series discussed the role of governments and regulators…
Do poor environmental practices affect palm oil firms’ bottom lines on a scale meaningful for investors and financiers?
Part three in a five-part series on the attitudes of palm oil financiers towards company sustainability. Read the first, second, fourth and fifth installments. he question of materiality — whether an issue affects a company’s finances…
Part two in a five-part series on the attitudes of palm oil financiers towards company sustainability. Read the first, third, fourth and fifth installments. vidence suggests that environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk assessment…
Part one in a five-part series on the attitudes of oil palm financiers towards company sustainability. Read the second, third, fourth and fifth installments. ithin the sustainability sector, finance is increasingly being seen as…
Part four in a five-part series on the links between business practices and deforestation in palm oil industry. Parts one, two and three. key component of the palm oil industry that is…
Deforestation for palm oil production in Malaysian Borneo. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. Last week, the London-based think tank Innovation Forum convened a two-day conference on the subject of sustainable…
Part 3 of 5 of a series on palm oil financing. Part I and Part II. Note: this article draws heavily from Seymour el al 2015. Rainforest canopy seen from…
Part 2 of 5 of a series on palm oil financing. Part I. Deforestation for palm oil production. Photos by Rhett A. Butler. Today, oil palm is Indonesia’s most important…
Part 1 of 5 of a series on palm oil financing Deforestation for palm oil production in Malaysian Borneo. Photo by Rhett A. Butler. Palm oil may be the single…
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