"I’m from Indonesia. I’ve witnessed the devastating impact of deforestation for palm oil and our cities choking with haze as a result of the forest fires." said one protester.
Palm oil suppliers to snack food giant Mondelez have destroyed almost 25,000 hectares of orangutan habitat in Indonesia in just two years.
Indonesia, the world’s second-largest contributor of plastic waste in the oceans, is trying to stem hydrocarbon pollution crisis.
Coke, Danone, Mars, Pepsi and Unilever are among the 200+ signatories that have pledged to tackle plastic pollution, none have set clear elimination or reduction targets.
Indonesia is on target to set aside 20 million hectares of its territorial waters for conservation and expects to fully deliver on its ambitious marine biodiversity goals.
Global survey reveals fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies’ future contribution to plastic pollution crisis.