Cargill Inc https://www.spott.org/palm-oil/cargill-inc/
US based producer and trader Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services. Cargill owns and operates four palm oil operations in Indonesia and is involved in refinery and marketing of palm oil products. The company is also involved in the production and distribution of a wide range of agricultural products, including sugar, chocolate and turkey. Founded in 1865, it is now the largest privately held corporation in the US in terms of revenue.
Landbank (oil palm):165,364 hectares
Thomson Reuters ticker:Private company
Bloomberg ticker:Private company
Other initiatives:Indonesian Sustainable Palm Oil (ISPO), International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC), Sustainable Palm Oil Manifesto (SPOM)
Activities:Oil palm grower; processor/trader (refiner of CPO and CPKO; trader with physical posession; trader without physical posession; kernel crusher)
Locations:Indonesia (South Sumatra and West Kalimantan)
Company assessment: Cargill Inc – November 2018
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Media monitor: Cargill Inc
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Palm oil giants unite to tackle human rights challenges in Indonesia
Greenpeace Report: Countdown to Extinction: What will it take to get companies to act?
Cargill Plans to Work With Farmers on Save-the-Forest Initiative
The Chain: NDPE Uptake Impacts List of Top 10 Deforesters in SE Asia
Mighty Earth Rapid Response Report 12
Mighty Earth Rapid Response Report 9
The Final Countdown: Now or never to reform the palm oil industry
EoF Investigative Report: Enough is Enough
Agribusiness Giant Cargill Suspends Contract with Controversial Guatemalan Palm Oil Producer Over Environmental and Human Rights Violations
How this palm oil company is changing education in rural?Indonesia
How the palm oil industry is still cooking the climate
Report review: Cargill making solid progress on ambitious climate goals
Oil palm firms advance into Leuser rainforest, defying Aceh governor's orders
Cargill and Solidaridad establish palm oil sustainability program in Colombia
How TIAA Funds Environmental Disaster in Latin America
New report again 'casts doubt' on sustainability pledges of Cargill and Bunge
Profits Over People And Planet: Not 'Performance With Purpose'
The Land Grabbers
Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge disbands
Bunge and Cargill Refuse to Cut Ties with Under Fire Malaysian Palm Oil Trader
Huamn Rights: Palm oil companies acknowledge human rights abuses in Guatemala
Cargill steps up pressure on palm oil trader
Cargill and Bunge refuse to cut ties with palm oil trader
Cargill, WRI Partner to Monitor and Manage Deforestation and Water Risk Across Supply Chains
Cargill's Progress Reports on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil: More Spin Than Substance.
Cargill's Progress Reports on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil: More spin than substance
Cargill's hotspot update
Plantation companies challenged by haze-causing fires in Indonesia
Berikut Korporasi-korporasi di Balik Kebakaran Hutan dan Lahan Itu (The following companies are behind the land and forest fires)
Is Cargill backsliding on its promise to end deforestation?
Palm-Oil Migrant Workers Tell of Abuses on Malaysian Plantations
Palm oil giants to investigate company found razing Papuan rainforest
Cargill's Supply Chain linked to Deforestation in Papua
Cargill announces zero deforestation policy across entire global supply chain
APP, Cargill plant U.N. deforestation pledge for 2030
Indonesia finally ratifies Asean haze treaty
Cargill strengthens commitment to the prevention of land and plantation fires
Cargill pledges to protect forests in all agricultural supply chains
Tiger in your tank? Destruction of Ria's Bukit Batabuh tiger corridor for palm oil
Cargill to cut off suppliers who don't provide deforestation-free palm oil
Cargill's palm oil commitment
Cargill to use drones to monitor zero deforestation commitment
Report: Child Labor, Land Grabbing and Deforestation Rampant Across Palm Oil Giant KLK's Operations
Scoring criteria: Cargill Inc
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