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July 21, 2017

The Guardian: Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction

"Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé have been accused of complicity in the destruction of Sumatra’s last tract of rainforest shared by elephants, orangutans, rhinos, and tigers together in one ecosystem.

Plantations built on deforested land have allegedly been used to supply palm oil to scores of household brands that also include McDonald’s, Mars, Kellogg’s and Procter & Gamble, according to a new report.

“If more immediate action is not taken to enforce ‘no deforestation’ policies, these brands will be remembered as the corporate giants responsible for the destruction of the last place on earth where Sumatran elephants, orangutans, rhinos and tigers roamed side by side,” says the study by Rainforest Action Network (RAN)." (Read More)

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  • commented 2017-09-26 00:44:13 -0700
    The problem of exploitation of workers is not only in Indonesia, if taking Pepsi companies worldwide. Europe has proven to be a strong part of the world where the leaders can’t use the employees as slaves due to their protests and strong position. I was thinking about another point of view paper after reading to show how the Pepsi leaders look at the issue in question.They say that Indra Nooyi was never marked as a loyal leader, and the students proved that while questioning