Wilmar (United States)

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Name: Wilmar (United States)
Country: United States
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First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Report: 93 percent of mining, oil & gas, logging, agriculture developments involve inhabited land

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 29-Oct-2014LIMA, PERU (30 October, 2014)—In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and local ... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

China fears hit market

China faces a "deep structural slowdown and broad uncertainty" in the decade ahead, the New York-based research group said in the report yesterday. China’s development model, based on state direction of capital and growth-fixated monetary policy, generated ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion

The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. This year, Climate Week felt like a tipping point, what Malcolm Gladwell defined as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling ... [Published Ceres - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Man faking military service comforted Gold Star family

OLIVIA, Minn., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- A man dressed in a U.S. Army uniform and interacted with several veterans and the family of a man killed in Iraq before he was discovered to be a felon who had never served in the military.The Military Times reports that ... [Published UPI - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

APP, Cargill plant U.N. deforestation pledge for 2030

Some of the signatories have already taken firm action to halt deforestation. In February 2013, APP announced its and zero deforestation commitment. Although it has not been an easy road over the past 18 months, APP seems to be successfully working to ... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Signing of Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge

At the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit, the United States applauded the announcement of the landmark Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge. The Pledge is an agreement among leading palm oil producers that commits them to industry-leading sustainability practices. ... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Companies Scramble to Meet Consumer Demand for Zero Deforestation

By Adam WiskindThe global uptake of ‘ zero deforestation ‘ claims is growing, with demand for deforestation-free products on the rise. The Consumer Goods Forum , representing 400 global brands such as L’Oreal, Proctor & Gamble and Unilever, has committed ... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

STATEMENT: WRI Responds to Major Commitments on Forests at the UN Climate Summit

Following is an updated press statement on the forest commitments at the UN Climate Summit from Nigel Sizer , Global Director, Forest Program, WRI [see the original press statement here ]NEW YORK//WASHINGTON (September 23, 2014)— At the UN Climate Summit, ... [Published WRI - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Brazil holdout undermines anti-deforestation agreement at climate summit

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- The opening day of the United Nations Climate Summit began with some promising news of international cooperation, with dozens of countries, corporations and indigenous groups, including the United States, pledged to slow the ... [Published UPI - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 2 reports

Global Leaders Pledge $1 Billion To End Deforestation By 2030

Author: Gloria Gonzalez and Allie GoldsteinA coalition of government, business, civil society and indigenous leaders have joined forces for a historic pledge to end deforestation by 2030. But it’s not just an empty promise as the parties have committed ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Money Talks: The Big Switch to Sustainable Palm Oil

When your pooled assets add up to more than $600 billion, people tend to pay attention when you write them a letter about sustainable palm oil . That seems to be the case in Friday’s announcement by five major palm oil producers, which pledged to self-impose ... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Cargill's palm oil commitment

Cargill, the largest importer of palm oil into the United States, one of the world's largest commodities traders and a palm oil producer itself, made a pledge to break the link between its palm oil and deforestation, peat destruction and social exploitation, ... [Published Greenpeace news - Jul 30 2014]

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...concessions cannot be considered economic development when they fail to account for the economic rights of local inhabitants," concluded White. "True economic development empowers and enriches everyone involved. Only by securing the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities to their land can you ensure that they will share in prosperity when development visits their forests." Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) is a global coalition of 14 Partners and over 150 international, regional and community organizations advancing...
...vice president of the Conference Board’s China Center for Economics and Business in Beijing and a co-author of the report, said in a press release. "We are beginning to see the signs of this transformation take hold."

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Report: 93 percent of mining, oil & gas, loggin... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 30 2014]
China fears hit market [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 21 2014]
Report rates palm oil companies on sustainabili... [Published Eco-Business - Oct 10 2014]
Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion [Published Ceres - Oct 08 2014]
Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 08 2014]
Man faking military service comforted Gold Star... [Published UPI - Oct 06 2014]
Stopping global deforestation will take more th... [Published Conversation AU - Sep 30 2014]
Climate Week 2014: The Wrap-Up [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 30 2014]
APP, Cargill plant U.N. deforestation pledge fo... [Published GreenBiz - Sep 26 2014]
Quiet But Admirable Commitments to End Deforest... [Published Environmental Defense - Sep 26 2014]
Jimmy John’s Data Breach: List of 216 Stores Af... [Published InvestorPlace.com - Sep 26 2014]
Signing of Indonesia Palm Oil Pledge [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
Companies Scramble to Meet Consumer Demand for ... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 25 2014]
Four Giant Palm Oil Companies to Meet Environme... [Published Bisnis Indonesia - Sep 25 2014]
Jimmy John's Data Breach: Full List Of Shops Wh... [Published International Business Times - Sep 24 2014]
UN: deforestation to halve by 2020, end by 2030 [Published Ecologist - Sep 24 2014]
Can Kellogg Crack The Chinese Market? [Published Seeking Alpha - Sep 24 2014]
Brazil holdout undermines anti-deforestation ag... [Published UPI - Sep 24 2014]
STATEMENT: WRI Responds to Major Commitments on... [Published WRI - Sep 24 2014]
Global Leaders Pledge $1 Billion To End Defores... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Sep 23 2014]
Leading business pledge to slow, halt and rever... [Published 2Degrees - Sep 23 2014]
Holdout Shadows U.N. Pledge to Fight Deforestation [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 23 2014]
Money Talks: The Big Switch to Sustainable Palm... [Published Triple Pundit - Sep 22 2014]
Why U.S. Donuts Just Got More Environmentally F... [Published Think Progress - Sep 17 2014]
AEC: How the Philippines fares against Asean ag... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Sep 07 2014]
Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
Upped KKR offer for Australia’s Treasury Wine r... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 04 2014]
Cargill's palm oil commitment [Published Greenpeace news - Jul 30 2014]
Cargill's palm oil commitment [Published The Greenpeace weblog - Jul 30 2014]
Can One Of The World’s Most Ubiquitous Products... [Published Think Progress - Jun 17 2014]
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Tipping Point in the March to the Clean Trillion [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 08 2014]
SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: Watch the video Carbon Tracking Initiative When I left New York after Climate Week, I felt a sense of hope. The global movement to tackle climate change feels palpably bigger, stronger, and broader than ever before. ...
Climate Week 2014: The Wrap-Up [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Sep 30 2014]
March for climate actionTwo days before the 2014 United Nations Climate Summit, UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon (right) joined over 300,000 people to march in New York City for action on climate change.United Nations As Climate Week NYC slips into ...
Why U.S. Donuts Just Got More Environmentally F... [Published Think Progress - Sep 17 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock As of Wednesday, your corner donut shop could be significantly more sustainable and forest-friendly. After months of urging, Krispy Kreme, the American global donut and coffee chain, committed to frying its donuts in palm oil ...
Investors Secure Groundbreaking Corporate Commi... [Published theCSRfeed - Aug 14 2014]
Record-high number of shareholder resolutions filed in 2014 proxy season drive more aggressive action by top companies on climate-related issues SOURCE: Ceres DESCRIPTION: BOSTON, August 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In response to nearly 150 climate-related ...
Upped KKR offer for Australia’s Treasury Wine r... [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 04 2014]
Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates is opening its books to Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co LP after the private equity giant hiked its takeover offer to $3.15 billion, raising the prospect of a bidding war for the world’s No.2 winemaker. Treasury, which ...
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