Campaigners challenge palm oil roundtable

The Forest Peoples Programme has released a report accusing RSPO member companies of clearing land despite opposition from local communities

Economically valuable logs piled in Talangaye. Credit: Fon Christopher-AchobangCampaigners have published yet more evidence that members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm are failing to meet commitments to stop deforestation and respect human rights in southeast Asia.

Earlier this year, Greenpeace criticised the RSPO over evidence that some of its members were responsible for fires that caused air pollution in Malaysia and Singapore.

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