Evaluating products that contain palm oil is tricky. This first case study looks at Nutiva shortening, certified by Palm Done Right.
There are some companies that do genuinely source sustainable palm and they are worth supporting. It’s therefore important to correctly identify the companies that are sourcing sustainable palm oil – and those that fall short.
In the last post I argued that ethical consumerism can exist under capitalism, and that in fact it’s essential if we want to protect the world from capitalists of the ruthless kind. In this post I’m going to take a look at palm oil in order to illustrate some of the issues that ethical consumerism … Continue reading Ethical Consumerism, Part 2: Why is Palm Oil Bad?