The palm oil industry has experienced a three-fold increase of production over the last two decades – the oil and its derivative ingredients are now identifiable in a third of all vegetable oils produced globally, ranging from biodiesel, to makeup, to chocolate spreads. The production does, however, have a significant ecological and social impact – so it is of little surprise that it has attracted so much consumer and investor attention. Tune in to the latest episode of ISS ESG Foreword to hear three of our ESG experts dive a little deeper into this industry and the range of ESG risks that have manifested from it, as well as discuss how investors can respond to these risks within their portfolios.
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About the Series
Foreword, ISS ESG’s podcast series, is designed with one goal in mind: to deliver a precise and succinct view and forecast on all things ESG across the globe. Each episode features experts with deep and long-standing expertise in covering issues of import to those within the ESG industry. Corporate and investment professionals will find the series particularly helpful as our experts discuss ways and means of achieving a greener and more sustainable portfolio while highlighting resources and tools designed to meet challenges faced by ESG practitioners. The Foreword series is also directed at those seeking to stay abreast of the latest global trends and developments in the area of responsible investment, sustainability, impact investing, CSR reporting, ESG disclosures, and more.