Media Briefer: PepsiCo Adopts Comprehensive Shift in Approach to Palm Oil

MEDIA BRIEFER, February 25, 2020 Link to RAN’s press release: https://www.ran.org/press-releases/pepsico-adopts-comprehensive-shift-in-approach-to-palm-oil/ Link to PepsiCo’s policy: https://www.pepsico.com/docs/album/esg-topics-policies/global-policy-for-sustainable-palm-oil.pdf Link to PepsiCo’s commitments on Independent Verification, the Leuser Ecosystem, and Grievance Process: https://www.pepsico.com/sustainability/palm-oil…

PepsiCo Adopts Comprehensive Shift in Approach to Palm Oil

PepsiCo Inc., the world’s second-largest food and beverage company, has announced the adoption of a comprehensive palm oil sourcing policy and committed to a broad set of actions aimed at ensuring the palm oil in its supply chain will not contain deforestation, peatland destruction, or human and labor rights abuses. PepsiCo’s shift on palm oil is the result of a six-years long public campaign and positions it as a front runner amongst its peers, signaling to the industry that responsible palm oil production must be achieved.

Kellogg Company Releases Revised Palm Oil and Deforestation Policies

Rainforest Action Network applauds new commitments, including the first from a brand to highlight human rights defenders Just weeks after Rainforest Action Network (RAN) released an analysis ranking global food brands‘ progress…

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil?

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil? Our assessment has found that their paper promises have not stopped deforestation, have not mitigated threats to endangered species, and have not delivered remedy for the exploitation of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and workers.

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