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

MEDIA BRIEFER, February 25, 2020 Link to RAN’s press release: Link to PepsiCo’s policy: Link to PepsiCo’s commitments on Independent Verification, the Leuser Ecosystem, and Grievance Process:…

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.

Will PepsiCo Drop Indofood?

Will PepsiCo drop Indofood? Despite having commitments to no deforestation and no exploitation, PepsiCo is partnering with a company proven to be clearing rainforests and abusing workers’ rights.