Mongabay: More than 20 labor law violations by Indofood alleged in Indonesia

Emma Lierley, forests communications manager at RAN, said the NGOs hoped Indofood’s suspension from the RSPO, the world’s largest association for ethical production of palm oil, would “force the company to take these findings seriously…and endeavor to clean up its business practices.”

She added that if Indofood fails to take action, “buyers, business partners and investors must enforce their own policies by suspending relationships” with the company, citing its ties with global brands including PepsiCo, Nestle and HSBC. (read more)