Execs linked to deforestation allegations quit Wilmar

Two senior executives of Singapore-based Wilmar International, the world's largest palm oil trader, have resigned days after a Greenpeace report linked them to an Indonesian firm accused of deforestation.

Greenpeace, an environmental group, said three plantation companies owned by Gama Corp had cleared thousands of hectares of rainforests in Indonesia's Papua and West Kalimantan provinces.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 06, 2018, with the headline 'Execs linked to deforestation allegations quit Wilmar'. Print Edition | Subscribe