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Tropical Countries Vow to Fight Deforestation at Lima Climate Conference

Last week in Lima, pledges to the Global Climate Fund topped $10 billion, with new contributions not only from wealthy nations like Belgium…
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Cargill Releases First Palm Oil Progress Report

Cargill Tropical Palm released its first progress report on sustainable palm oil this week. The report, released on Monday, details the company’s plan…
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Solar LED Lamps Enhance Literacy, Livelihoods Around the World

Santa Barbara non-profit Unite to Light's solar LED lamps are improving literacy, education, the environment and local economies in developing countries around the…
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Unilever and WRI Partner to Stall Global Deforestation

Unilever and WRI have worked together to increase transparency in agricultural supply chains in order to stall the pace of global deforestation.
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Hershey Sweetens Up Its Palm Oil Sourcing Policy

Hershey announces its own standards on sustainable palm oil sourcing, with an increased focus on traceability.
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On the Heels of U.N. Summit, Nations Announce Partnerships to End Deforestation

On the same day delegates gathered at the U.N. Climate Summit, Liberia and Norway announced a partnership to protect forests in the African…
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Companies Scramble to Meet Consumer Demand for Zero Deforestation

With increasing awareness of palm-oil related rainforest deforestation, demand for deforestation-free products is on the rise.
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World Leaders Respond to U.N. Call for Climate Change Action

At the United Nations Climate Summit 2014, held at U.N. headquarters in New York City on Sept. 23, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for…
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Redwood: The Natural Solution to a Man-Made Problem

At the California Redwood Association, we’ve seen the market come full-circle in terms of understanding the natural solution vs. man-made solutions. More and…
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Climate Change: Old Cell Phones Can Now Protect Old Growth Forests

Got an old cell phone or two kicking around? Or how about an extra $10 or $24? You can help protect old growth…
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil

As consumers become more aware of palm oil-related deforestation, a select few companies are leading the charge and making bold commitments to sustainable…
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Stories & Beer on Zero Deforestation

Join 3p ONLINE or IN PERSON for May's "Stories & Beer" where Nick Aster will speak to Sara Santiago and Phil Covington on…
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‘Forest Heroes’ Campaign Urges Dunkin’ Donuts to Use Responsible Palm Oil

Forest Heroes, a group campaigning to prevent global deforestation, has urged Dunkin’ Donuts to adopt a responsible palm oil policy. Palm oil is…
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All Eyes on the Forests: The New Norm of Zero-Deforestation

The new norm of zero-deforestation implies we are entering a new phase, transitioning into a modern approach to global forest management and conservation…
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Indonesia’s 2nd Largest Pulp And Paper Company “APRIL” Falls Short In Forest Management Policy

Perhaps its best to encourage APRIL to refine and improve their plan rather than slam them, because this could be a fresh start…