How we manage and control land has shaped our economies, political structures, communities, cultures, and beliefs for thousands of years.,

Who gets that control is not decided by accident, says Giulia Baldinelli of ILC and co-author of the report.

"What we're seeing is that land inequality is fundamentally a product of elite control, corporate interests, and political choices. Privacy Policy | Brokers and distributors that are still supplying their customers with products that contain conflict palm oil. Nutiva is the pioneer of plant-based superfoods. An extremely rare North Atlantic right whale calf was found dead off the North Carolina coast on Friday. A.1., Athenos, Back to Nature Meals, Bagel Bites, Bakers Chocolate, Capri Sun, Classico, Cool Whip, Corn Nuts, Country Time, Cracker Barrel Cheese, Crystal Light, Delimex, Gevalia, Grey Poupon, Heinz, Jack Daniel's Sauces, Jell-O, Jet-Puffed, Knudsen, Kool-Aid, Kraft, Lea & Perrins, Lunchables, Maxwell House, Miracle Whip, Mr. Yoshida's, Nancy's, Ore-Ida, Oscar Mayer, Philadelphia cream cheese (inside the US), Planters, Shake N Bake, Stove Top, Sure-Jell, Tassimo, TGI Fridays, Velveeta, Weight Watchers, Smart Ones, Wyler's. These pledges were bolstered by commitments from some of the largest palm oil traders that supply palm oil to large American brands.”. The percentage for this company dropped below 100% in 2016, because the company was moving from the minimum system required to claim sustainable palm oil (a system called "Book and Claim") to a stricter Mass Balance or Segregated Supply system, which gives full traceability of sustainable palm oil. Burning Forest Deforestation Photo © Pabloborca, Dreamstime, Copyright © 2015-2019 by White Rabbit Beauty LLC. These five brands use palm oil for the best quality and taste. Five other companies said they have pledged to use eco-friendly palm oil in their products, but have not yet followed accountability measures ensuring that their palm oil is in fact produced without contributing to deforestation. All good, so get cracking! “Many companies have already pledged to only purchase palm oil produced using these high­er standards of deforestation-free and peat-free palm oil. Land grabbing and forced evictions have been documented in the context of Covid-19 (ILC, 2020), exacerbating land and land rights inequalities, particularly in societies that are heavily policed.,

"As we move towards a post-Covid world, we will see increased pressure for fast economic gain at the expense of people and nature," warned Mike Taylor, director of the International Land Coalition Secretariat He added that "there is always, however, a more inclusive path to rebuilding our economies, that emphasizes sustainable use of natural resources, respects human rights, and addresses systemic causes of inequality. Climate change can evoke intense feelings, but a conversational approach can help. Not only that, but Resolution Copper intends to extract 1.4 metric tons of ore, which would create a crater stretching almost two miles wide and 1,000 feet deep. Manufacturers that are still using conflict palm oil for their products. Pet care: Banfield Pet Hospital, Bluepearl, Cesar, Dreamies, Eukanuba, Iams, Nutro, Pedigree, Pet Partners, Royal Canin, Sheba, Temptations, Waltham, Whiskas. For the personal care category, Colgate-Palmolive, Henkel, L’Oreal, P&G and Reckitt Benckiser received green ratings for making strong commitments to using palm oil that does not contribute to deforestation. (1) Unilever appears as 100% on the WWF 2016 Palm Oil Scorecard, which uses data from the 2015 RSPO reports. Written by Monique van Wijnbergen, Natural Habitat’s Sustainability & Corporate Communications Director and spokesperson for Palm Done Right. To make it easy for you I listed my five favorites. "

, Members of the San Carlos Apache Nation protest to protect parts of Oak Flat from a copper mining company on July 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. Local communities, due to the economic development oil palm production creates. * Procter & Gamble, which uses palm oil in a wide variety of products, will not disclose its use in individual brands More about: Cadbury's | Nestlé | Procter & Gamble | Unilever | Not all brands use palm oil (e.g., soft drinks like 7-UP), but we included all brands for each company since people often want to know that. For them sustainable palm oil is the solution. The companies were divided into four categories: fast food, store brands, packaged foods and personal care. Site development by Whitethistle Design.Copyright 2016-2020 White Rabbit Beauty LLC. Female whales give birth to only five or six calves per year, according to the Cape Lookout National Seashore. NOAA urged boaters and fishers to watch out for the whales as their migration begins.

"NOAA is cautioning all boaters to be vigilant, slow down, and give these endangered whales plenty of room," NOAA wrote. We kept the company in the "good" table because (1) the company achieved 100% sustainable under the old method, (2) the reason for the decline is that the company is moving to a more complex, but more responsible, certification method, and (3) the company expects to reach 100% sustainable under the stricter method this year (2019). The same time period also saw the average farm size swell from 122.6 hectares to 187 hectares.


Although there has been a more recent stabilization in the number of farms in North America, that doesn't capture the whole story:

What the figures on farm size do not reveal, however, are the even more substantial increases in the concentration of large-scale production on a shrinking number of farms.