Mongabay series: Global Palm Oil

US senators warn fund managers over palm oil

An influential group of U.S. senators, including possible candidates for the 2020 presidential race Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, is calling on investment firms to take responsibility for deforestation caused…

RSPO walks back suspension of Nestlé

Last month, food giant Nestlé was suspended from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, the world’s largest association for ethical production of the commodity. It didn’t last long. This week,…