Norway News

Norway to continue palm oil investments

Norway's $550 billion sovereign wealth fund will continue investing in Asian palm oil companies despite criticism from environmental groups, reports Reuters. Runar Malkenes, Deputy Director of the Information Division at…

German bank dumps palm oil company stock

Oil palm plantations on peatlands in Central Kalimantan. Photo by Rhett A. Butler 2009 DWS, a fund management company run by Deutsche Bank, has dropped all Wilmar International stock from…

Top forest policies recognized

19 forest policies have been nominated for an award by the World Future Council, a global think tank. The policies come from 16 countries: Bhutan, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Finland,…

Indonesia delays logging moratorium

Bureaucratic confusion has led Indonesia to delay implementation of its two-year moratorium on new logging and plantation concessions in forest areas and peatlands, reports the Jakarta Globe. The moratorium, which…