Palm Done Right Partners With Denver Zoo

Published on: July 14, 2021

Shop Smart to Save Sloths

Mission-based education platform Palm Done Right is proud to announce a new partnership with Denver Zoo encouraging consumers to Shop Smart to Save Sloths. Sloths are native to the tropical forests of South and Central America, a region affected by deforestation. While many sloth species are threatened by the destruction of the trees that they rely on for food and shelter, species like the pygmy sloth are listed as critically endangered by the IUCN.

Save Sloths

A pervasive ingredient, palm oil can be found in nearly 50% of the package products on supermarket shelves-from shampoos and soaps to donuts and chips. It comes from the fruit of palm oil trees, which are part of the precious rainforest ecosystem in which sloths live. Unsustainable palm oil production can be devastating to these forest ecosystems, threatening the wildlife that lives there.

Palm Done Right is helping communities harvest in harmony with nature, so local farmers can support their families– and sloths can keep their treetop homes. When you choose products with the Palm Done Right logo you’re supporting hundreds of other smart choices that help the environment…and wildlife too.

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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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