Safeway will give preference to suppliers of 100% verified sustainable palm oil and set a goal of using only sustainable palm oil in all of its Safeway-brand products, said New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli in a statement, Tuesday. The New York State Common Retirement Fund, which held shares valued at over $63 million as of the end of the state fiscal year March 31, 2013, spurred the action via a sustainable palm oil shareholder proposal. CONNECT WITH SN ON TWITTER Follow ...

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