Source Map (interactive): 

Supply Chain (zoomed in)

Supply Chain (zoomed out)

 

Primary Source: Palm Oil Plantations 

  1. Indonesia 
    • Kalimantan, Borneo 
    • Riau 
    • Sumatra 
  2. Malaysia 
    • Sabah, Borneo 
    • Sarawak, Borneo 
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Heavy machines cut down and remove forest area, then burn the remaining peat land so rows of palm monoculture can be grown. http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/01/09/guest-post-central-kalimantans-oil-palm-catastrophe-in-pictures/

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Palm oil monoculture in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. “The total area already under various forms of forestry licenses is almost 13 million hectares, making up 78% of the total area of the province.” http://www.redd-monitor.org/2013/01/09/guest-post-central-kalimantans-oil-palm-catastrophe-in-pictures/

A network of access roads on former orang-utan habitat inside the PT Karya Makmur Abadi Estate II palm oil concession.   PT KMA II is a subsidiary of the Malaysian Kuala Lumpar Kepong Berhad (KLK) group.

A network of access roads on former orang-utan habitat inside the PT Karya Makmur Abadi Estate II palm oil concession. PT KMA II is a subsidiary of the Malaysian Kuala Lumpar Kepong Berhad (KLK) group.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Secondary Source: Refineries & Processing Mills 

  1. Indonesia 
    • Pangkalan Lesung
    • Sumatra Utar
    • Mandua
    • Jakarta
    • Medan
    • Merauke
  2. Malaysia 
    • Singapore 
A palm oil plantationin Aceh, Sumatra in the distance a processing plant belches out black smoke. Tripa, Aceh, Sumatra. Photo: Paul Hilton

A palm oil plantationin Aceh, Sumatra owned by Musim Mas. In the distance a processing plant belches out black smoke. Photo: Paul Hilton

 

 

7. RSPO recertification (Large)

Musim Mas Refinery in Batang Kulim Indonesia. http://www.musimmas.com/news/sustainability-journal/2014/rspo-re-certification-of-batang-kulim-n-pangkalan-lesung-mill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Tertiary Source: Chemical & Packaging Plants 

  • Singapore, Malaysia 
  • Cincinnati, USA 
  • Alexandria, Louisiana 
  • Lima, Ohio 

P&G Processing & Packaging Plant in India https://www.pg.com/en_IN/sustainability/environmental_sustainability/environmental-sustainability-initiatives-in-india.shtml

 

 

P&G Factory in Lima, Ohio http://www.cincinnati.com/story/money/2015/08/18/pg-expanding-ohio-factory/31909671/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation:

  • Plantation to Refinery: large, open trucks carrying palm bundles or by train 
  • Refinery to Chemical Plantation: large containers carried by tanker ships 
  • Chemical Plantation to Packaging location: shipped across ocean by tanker ships 
  • Packing Plantation to Retailers: semi trucks 

http://www.sustainablepalmoil.org/transport/

 

 

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P&G Transportation Vehicles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Consumer Markets:

  1. India
  2. Indonesia
  3. European Union
  4. China
  5. United States (9th largest)