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A greener palm oil industry has become an imperative given that worldwide demand for the commodity is set to spike in the years ahead, said industry players and policymakers in Singapore on Wednesday. The Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil RSPO is an industry-led multi-sector initiative that aims to make palm oil production and consumption more sustainable.
The not-for-profit has signed on nearly members — which include growers, processors, traders, manufacturers, retailers, NGOs and financial institutions - since non-government organization WWF conceived of the idea in Oil palm plantations produce five to 10 times more oil per hectare than other edible oil crops, but they have been widely acknowledged as a significant driver of deforestation and its related environmental and social problems. Eliminating palm oil production palm oil trading jobs not viable, said Mr Shanmugaratnam, explaining that it would increase take up of less efficient oil crops and possibly lead to additional environmental problems.
With global demand for palm oil growing rapidly - analysts predict that global demand for palm oil will double from its palm oil trading jobs to over 40 million tonnes each year by — finding sustainable ways to produce and source the commodity will be key, he noted.
Such challenges include greenhouse gas and haze emissions from deforestation, land-use conflicts, loss of biodiversity, indigenous rights violations, pollution of waterways palm oil trading jobs the disruption of eco-systems. About 20 trading companies are based in Singapore. The participation of the finance industry, along with other related sectors that together are responsible for the entire oil palm supply chain from growing to consumption, is one of three factors needed for the RSPO to succeed over the next ten years, said Professor Koh.
He noted that in the first 10 palm oil trading jobs the industry had managed to certify palm oil trading jobs. We would be grateful if you would consider joining as a member of The EB Circle. This helps to keep our stories and resources free for all, and it also supports independent journalism dedicated to sustainable development. Find out more and join The EB Circle. The demand for palm oil will only get bigger, so the industry needs to become more sustainable fast.
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