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Investors Wave Goodbye to Palm Oil Dollars

A major U.S. financial firm has begun to divest from plantations that produce an oil widely used in processed foods—and it hopes others will follow.

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The Body Shop Under Fire

An ethical row has erupted after the supposedly eco- and human rights-friendly cosmetic provider The Body Shop was accused of buying palm oil from an organization that pressed for the eviction of Colombian peasant families in order to build a new palm plantation. Riot cops evicted the farming families in July.

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