PZ Cussons

PZ Cussons is a British-owned global retail giant. They own well-known supermarket brands in personal care, cleaning, household goods and toiletries categories, such as Imperial Leather, Morning Fresh, Carex, Radiant laundry powder and more. (See below for full list) Savvy consumers have been pressuring PZ Cussons to cease using deforestation palm oil. Yet they haveContinue reading “PZ Cussons”

Danone

Savvy consumers have been pressuring French Dairy multinational Danone for decades to cease using deforestation palm oil. Yet they actually haven’t stopped this. From their website: ‘Danone is committed to eliminating deforestation from its supply chain by end of 2020, and to the principles of no deforestation, no development on peat, and no exploitation ofContinue reading “Danone”

Kelloggs

Savvy consumers have been pressuring Kelloggs for decades to cease using deforestation palm oil. Yet they actually haven’t stopped this. From their website: ‘All of the palm oil that is used in our products is sourced from a combination of the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Certified Segregated supply chain, RSPO Mass Balance mixed-sourceContinue reading “Kelloggs”

Mondelēz

Despite the virtue-signalling of the palm oil certification body the RSPO, Mondelez’s so-called “sustainable” palm oil is linked to 37.000ha of palm oil deforestation since 2016 (Source: Chain Reaction Research). Mondelez destroys rainforests, sending animals extinct and release mega-tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere, and killing hundreds of endangered species. Once these animals are goneContinue reading “Mondelēz”

Johnson & Johnson

Global mega-brand Johnson & Johnson have issued a position statement on palm oil in 2020. ‘At Johnson & Johnson, we are committed to doing our part to address the unsustainable rate of global deforestation, particularly in precious rain forests.’ ~ Johnson & Johnson However, despite this virtue signalling, the brand’s supply chain continues to slashContinue reading “Johnson & Johnson”

L’Oreal

‘Our goal is by 2020 to have none of our products linked to deforestation.’ L’Oreal’s website statement on palm oil This target has been and gone. Still, enormous environmental and social damage continues to be caused by L’Oreal and its palm oil. Despite being an RSPO member, L’Oreal continues to be involved in human rightsContinue reading “L’Oreal”

Nestlé

In 2020, retail giant Nestlé formed a coalition with other brands, virtue-signalling that they will stop all deforestation. Yet they continue to purchase palm oil from mills that chop down millions of hectares forests. This brand is destroying rainforests, releasing mega-tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere, and killing hundreds of endangered species. Once these animalsContinue reading “Nestlé”

Colgate-Palmolive

Despite global retail giant Colgate-Palmolive forming a coalition with other brands in 2020, virtue-signalling that they will stop all deforestation, they continue to do this – destroying rainforest and releasing mega-tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere, and killing hundreds of endangered species. Once these animals are gone – they are gone for good. See researchContinue reading “Colgate-Palmolive”

Unilever

In 2020, global retail giant Unilever unveiled a deforestation-free supply chain promise. By 2023 they would be deforestation free. If the past is any indication of the future – this brand has a litany of broken promises around deforestation. Unilever is been responsible for 55,000ha of deforestation in their palm oil supply chain since 2016.Continue reading “Unilever”

Palm Oil Problem #1 Vague Product Labelling

There is no legislation to stop this vague product labelling of palm oil Despite the lobbying and activism of various environmental groups and those concerned with consumer rights, palm oil remains labelled in a vague unclear way. It’s hidden in plain sight, an ingredient in everything from ice-cream to lipstick, biscuits to toothpaste. Part ofContinue reading “Palm Oil Problem #1 Vague Product Labelling”