Is palm oil a leading cause of deforestation?

Is palm oil a leading cause of deforestation?

Livestock, especially beef, is by far the largest driver of deforestation, according to Climate Focus, an international think-tank that provides data to shape climate policies. Pigs and poultry, soy, and maize are agricultural commodities linked to more deforestation than palm oil.

The Malaysian path to sustainable palm oil

The Malaysian path to sustainable palm oil

The world is demanding responsibly produced palm oil, and Malaysia is delivering. The country has developed its own stringent certification program, Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO), specifically for the needs of both people and planet. The country has an aggressive goal of certifying 100 percent of its palm oil by the end of the 2019.

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