The Ugandan government has settled the tax obligations for Bidco since 2003, when it set up oil palm plantations in the country. If the government fails to provide more land, it may continue paying Bidco's taxes, which stood at Shs 12.4bn (US$3.4M) last year
Setelah menanti keputusan selama lebih dari dua tahun, pada tanggal 1 Februari 2017, masyarakat Kapa menerima keputusan RSPO yang menyatakan bahwa Wilmar telah melanggar standar keberlanjutan RSPO, dan tidak memenuhi persyaratan hukum Indonesia.
Amnesty pointe de nombreuses atteintes aux droits humains comme le travail des enfants, l’utilisation du paraquat affectant la santé des ouvriers et l’absence de protections adaptées dans les plantations de Wilmar in Indonésie.
The world’s most popular food companies are selling food containing palm oil tainted by shocking human rights abuses in Indonesia, with children as young as eight working in hazardous conditions, says Amnesty International.
Friends of the Earth and As You Sow are circulating a letter to TIAA clients calling on the firm to disclose information about all of its investments in companies with farmland and palm oil operations, and to commit to a deforestation- and land grab-free investment policy.
East African protesters have taken to the streets of London to demonstrate against banks that do business with Bidco Africa, highlighting the connection between global financial institutions, The Prince of Wales and widespread deforestation in Africa.
Wilmar International, berikrar menjalankan kebijakan ‘Nihil Eksploitasi’ atau ‘Zero Exploitation’ seiring komitmen ‘Nihil Deforestasi'. Praktiknya, Wilmar masih merampas hak-hak masyarakat seperti dialami masyarakat adat Nagari Kapa, Pasaman Barat, Sumatera Barat.
As land grabs by firms linked to multinationals drive small-holder farmers out of business, a group behind a February bid for compensation by 100 farmers says rights violations and environmental degradation are also at stake.