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The Hague, 22nd September 2016 – Today, Go Palm Oil Free awarded her first certificate to Vegafit, a brand of vegan products, who received it with great pride. Vegafit products are to be found on the shelves in several European countries (including The Netherlands and Germany). And going forward, Vegafit has permission to proudly place […]

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Dennis is a tiny baby orangutan who was confiscated on February 21 2015 from an illegal trader. Dennis was torn away from the arms of his mother in sumatran forests and most probably his mother was brutally killed by palm oil workers. Normally, Dennis would still be loved and cared for by his mother for […]

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In the first half of 2016 a hearing in the European Union parliament will be held on the theme of palm oil. It is brought up by Kateřina Konečná, a Czech member of the European Union parliament. Main goal of this hearing is to start a debate on a European political level about palm oil. […]

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Amsterdam, Jakarta, October 2, 2015 – Most forest and peat fires in Indonesia take place at oil palm plantations. This according to research from WALHI, the Indonesian sister organization for Environment Protection. The company Wilmar International with its 27 subsidiaries and suppliers, is top on the list of palm oil companies with the most fires […]

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I’ve often wondered how the media would respond when eco-apocalypse struck. I pictured the news programmes producing brief, sensational reports, while failing to explain why it was happening or how it might be stopped. Then they would ask their financial correspondents how the disaster affected share prices, before turning to the sport. As you can […]

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