Is there an end in sight to labor abuses for this certified “sustainable” palm oil producer?
The present version of the Directive’s proposal, to be negotiated this summer, obliges companies to take much more robust steps to mitigate any risks identified during due diligence. This may include developing and implementing policies and procedures to add
End of abuses-as-usual in sight? A Ghanaian community around the RSPO-certified plantation hopes so
Belgian company SIAT has the ambition to promote sustainable palm oil across West Africa. Yet, its Ghana plantation is rife with ongoing land conflicts and precarious labour conditions. A new EU directive on corporate due diligence gives hope that abuses in th