Saturday, 6 June 2009

Palm Oil Producers Contribute for Orangutan Conservation

Personal note: Having accepted money from the palm oil industry, besides lending the palm oil industry some PR, BOS has compromised its own integrity, and not for the first time. Once you loose integrity, what do you have left?

Palm Oil Producers Contribute for Orangutan Conservation

Thursday, 28 May, 2009

TEMPO Interactive, Jakarta: Palm oil producers contribute funds for orangutan conservation amounting to Rp305 million. The funding goes to the Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation, during the International Conference and Exhibition on Palm Oil at the Jakarta Convention Center.

Deputy of the Indonesian Oil Council, Derom Bangun, who is also a member of the committee's advisory board for the international conference, said that the contribution shows the care taken of palm oil producers for the environment.

The conference was attended by 12 countries including England, Malaysia, China, India, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Taiwan, Germany, and Sweden.

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