P&G to study sustainable palm oil production

US cosmetics giant Proctor & Gamble is partnering with the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) to conduct a field study into end-to-end sustainable palm oil production

US cosmetics giant Procter & Gamble is partnering with the Malaysia Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (MISI) to conduct a field study into end-to-end sustainable palm oil production. The firm wants to understand how the practices of small farmers can be improved to protect local forests. “We want to make the sourcing of palm oil and palm kernel oil sustainable from start to finish,” said Len Sauers, vice-president of P&G sustainability, “but still economically viable for local farmers who depend on the crop to support their families.”

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