Is Palm Oil Bad? How to Fight Back with Sustainable Palm Oil Done Right.

Published on: April 28, 2022

Konstantina Antoniadou

While there is definitely a plethora of oils out there, palm oil is one of the most widely used and talked about vegetable oils in the world. The palm oil industry has been found guilty of the overexploitation of natural resources, deforestation, violations of human rights, and community conflict.

Many consumers are choosing to avoid palm oil at all costs. But is that really the best solution? Should we stay away from palm oil to reinforce our commitment to sustainability?

The short answer is NO, not when sustainable palm oil is an option.

“Palm oil can be grown for good, with supporting people, animals, and the environment,” Palm Done Right, an initiative that strives to promote the sustainable and ethical production and harvesting practices of palm oil, explained.

What does Fully Traceable, organic palm oil looks like? How can we as consumers help the local communities flourish with sustainable palm oil production?

First, we need to have a look at the US$ 50.6 billion industry’s environmental and humanitarian impact.

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Why You Should Get Involved
with Palm Done Right

Palm can be grown for good, bringing benefits to:

  • Our planet, due to palm oil’s land efficiency.
  • Local communities, due to the economic development oil palm production creates.
  • Our market, due to palm oil’s versatility and functionality as an ingredient, lifting product quality and performance.

Together, we can influence change for:

  • Manufacturers that are still using conflict palm oil for their products.
  • Retailers that are still listing products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Brokers and distributors that are still supplying their customers with products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Shoppers that have the power to vote with their dollar.

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