Palm oil is a commodity in massive demand for its use in a wide range of basic products from ice-cream and chocolate to shampoo and toothpaste.
Most companies will tell you that the palm oil they use is “sustainable” – meaning that it is environmentally friendly and the workers are treated fairly. But an Amnesty International investigation has revealed that some of the world’s biggest companies – including Colgate, Nestlé and Unilever – are contributing to child labour and wretched conditions for other workers on palm oil plantations.
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