Deforestation for palm oil production is not going away anytime soon. And it’s definitely not slowing down in Indonesia, the largest producer of the cooking oil. Recently, Greenpeace activists staged a protest on the cleared land of a freshly cut down rainforest for palm oil.

The protest was targeted at Proctor & Gamble (P&G), in the hopes that the company would switch their current palm oil sourcing to one that’s free of deforestation.

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P&G is not directly responsible for the recent deforestation, but Multi Persada Gatramegah (PT MPG), a subsidiary of Musim Mas is. And Musim Mas is a palm oil supplier for P&G, thus connecting the American consumer goods company to this recent destruction.

Greenpeace activists in Indonesia held banners in protest, and unrolled a large one onto the deforested land owned by PT MPG. Will this protest get the attention of P&G? Or will this be an ongoing battle in which the company ignores the truth?

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Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace 

Action At Procter and Gamble Palm Oil Supplier in Central Kalimantan

Ardiles Rante/Greenpeace

Action At Procter and Gamble Palm Oil Supplier in Central Kalimantan

Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace

Action At Procter and Gamble Palm Oil Supplier in Central Kalimantan

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Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace

Action At Procter and Gamble Palm Oil Supplier in Central Kalimantan

Ardiles Rante / Greenpeace

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Ulet Ifansasti / Greenpeace

Action At Procter and Gamble Palm Oil Supplier in Central Kalimantan

Ardiles Rante / Greenpeace

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