National Geographic: Palm Oil’s Human Cost Alleged in New Report

During its two-month investigation, conducted in September and October 2015, researchers from the Indonesian labor organization OPPUK, environmental NGO Rainforest Action Network (RAN), and the human rights advocacy group International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) interviewed 41 plantation workers across a range of jobs, examined their labor documents such as pay stubs and contracts, and directly observed their work and living conditions. (Read the full article here)