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With consistent consumer demand for ethically and environmentally sound cosmetic and personal hygiene products, a growing number of manufacturers are assessing their palm oil supply chains.
For global healthcare brand Johnson & Johnson, buying a segregated supply of sustainable palm oil is not a straightforward matter. That's why the household name chose to support RSPO-certified producers with GreenPalm. We spoke to Johnson & Johnson's Simon Perry to find out more...
It was great to see Philadelphia Zoo talk about GreenPalm and RSPO-certified sustainable palm oil on its blog this week. The post included a clear description of how GreenPalm works and said it was “a good tool to bridge the transition from non-sustainable to sustainable palm oil” but emphasised that it should be only an interim measure, used while a business changes its supply chains over to a fully segregated supply of RSPO-certified palm.
In January last year our blog story told you about how GreenPalm, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) and Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - one of the world's largest consumer health companies were helping to inspire palm smallholder farmers in Thailand to move towards a sustainable future.
It’s the time of year when thoughts turn to lighter evenings, milder weather and spring cleaning. Removing that layer of dust that’s accumulated over winter is a must for most homeowners, but how do you make sure that the products you use to clean your house aren’t harming the environment?