Indonesia

Samsung: get out of conflict palm oil!

Samsung subsidiary announced last week that it will be forming a joint venture with Korean-Indonesian agribusiness company, Korindo which was recently exposed for burning and clearing tens of thousands of hectares of Indonesia's rainforest for palm oil and timber production.

RSPO freezes Goodhope’s operations in Papua

RSPO has issued a Stop Work Order to Goodhope Asia Holdings Ltd after joint submission by FPP, Pusaka, Greenpeace and EIA accused Goodhope’s subsidiary PT Nabire Baru of taking lands from the Yerisiam Gua people in Papua, Indonesia.