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Date: Aug. 30, 2021
Publisher: States News Service
Document Type: Article
Length: 689 words
Lexile Measure: 1520L

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- The following information was released by Rainforest Action Network (RAN):

Rainforest Action Network calls on Ferrero, Procter and Gamble, and Kao to follow suit in urgent response to climate, human rights crises

[San Francisco, CA] -- International consumer goods giant Colgate-Palmolive publicly disclosed the forest impact of its palm oil supply chain in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. The release of this "forest footprint" is a direct response to mounting public pressure on major corporations and brands to account for the total area of forests, peatlands as well as the rights of Indigenous and local communities that have been, or could be, impacted by their consumption of forest-risk commodities like palm oil and paper. Colgate-Palmolive is the second multinational corporation to publish its forest footprint. Recently Colgate-Palmolive was singled out as one of the worst offenders in Rainforest Action Network's comprehensive evaluation of the brands and banks most responsible for deforestation and human rights abuses through their business practices. The company initially...

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