Environment & Sustainability

The Global Climate Change Debate and Tax-Payer Funded Environmentalism

Speech Delivered by Mr Roger Helmer, Member of European Parliament at the Reach & Teach Seminar in Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur – 25 January 2011 _____________________________________________ Click here to download the full text  Good afternoon. Tan Sri, Tan Sri, Datuk Datuk, distinguished guest...

Biodiversity for Busy Managers

Meeting the sustainability requirements under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) can be a challenge for some companies undergoing the certification process. Biodiversity for Busy Managers is an initiative to help plantation managers overcome this stumbling block. WILD ASIA shares their th...

Save Jungles by Planting Oil Palm

‘Green’ NGOs like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth are deeply concerned about the rate of disappearance of tropical rainforests. They are now mounting a campaign in the UK media, to halt the development of oil palm plantations in Southeast Asia and to ban palm oil imports into the EU....

Green Technology and the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

The recently concluded International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM 2010) is further evidence that Malaysia is ready to ride on the wave of green technology. Officially opened on 13 October 2010 by Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of ...

Addressing the Threat to Biodiversity from Oil Palm Agriculture

In this paper, the authors expressed concern that the rapid pace of deforestation linked to palm oil development in Southeast Asia, combined with the insufficient demands for certified sustainable palm oil from the world’s largest purchasers

MPOC’s View on Indirect Land Use Change Consultation

The Malaysian palm oil industry is supportive of the concerns of indirect land use change (iLUC). These encompasses the concern of large indirect emissions of GHG, new land being opened up or land displaced due to the biofuel demand and impact on local population.