Would You Buy A Donut That Kills Orangutans? You Probably Already Have.

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Dunkin’ plans to reveal a date for changing its supply chain in its next Corporate Social Responsibility report, scheduled for publication later this year.
“It’s very encouraging to see a company like Dunkin’ acknowledge the seriousness of the problem and take important first steps to address their palm oil use,” said Laurel Sutherlin, communications manager at the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), to TakePart. “At the same time, the stakes are very high, the problem is very urgent.”
Nearly 90 percent of the palm oil sold around the world comes from Indonesia and Malaysia, and business is booming.

Dunkin’ plans to reveal a date for changing its supply chain in its next Corporate Social Responsibility report, scheduled for publication later this year.

“It’s very encouraging to see a company like Dunkin’ acknowledge the seriousness of the problem and take important first steps to address their palm oil use,” said Laurel Sutherlin, communications manager at the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), to TakePart. “At the same time, the stakes are very high, the problem is very urgent.”

Nearly 90 percent of the palm oil sold around the world comes from Indonesia and Malaysia, and business is booming.

 

TakePart.com
Alison Fairbrother
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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