Teens Turning Green is a student-led global movement to inspire environmentally sustainable and socially responsible choices for individuals, schools, and communities. We are thrilled to be a partner with Teens Turning Green, supporting their mission to educate and empower our future leaders about sustainability and the health of the planet.
Supporting Coconut Growers by offering Premium Virgin Coconut Oil – We are excited to announce that we now offer Fair Trade Virgin Coconut Oil. Our 15oz and 23oz glass jars will soon bear the Fair Trade USA label. The Fair Trade partnership is an extension of Nutiva’s ongoing commitment to coconut growers in the Philippines. We pledged to plant 100,000 coconut seedlings to improve farmer incomes by 2015. 35,000 of those trees have been planted so far.
“Conflict Palm Oil” Means Deforestation and Habitat Destruction Orangutans are found only in the lowland forests of Borneo and Sumatra in Southeast Asia. The lowland forest habitats are disappearing quickly due to logging and deliberate burning in order to build palm oil plantations. Orangutans are the only great apes found in Asia. 60 percent of […]