In Reforming the EU the Problem is not Inequality, but Fostering Individual Diversity: Conference Summary

With this conference, we wanted to remark on the ideas that Dahrendorf had, foretelling the EU decline. One main point of his ideas was the inconsistency with which the European project has been managed for thirty years.  WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? For Dahrendorf, the conflict regarding rules and citizens responses represents the soul of political […]

Effects of Palm oil on the Environment; The Truth Behind the Lies

The claim “palm oil-free” aims to make the consumer believe that they are buying a more sustainable product. But is it true? To verify this, we analyzed several authoritative independent scientific studies commissioned by international bodies, governments, and Life Cycle Analysis (LCA), to measure the sustainability of some of the vegetable oils most often used […]

Citizens Promote Sustainability through the Market


We, as citizens, promote sustainability in the perpetual search for greater prosperity and happiness. The market is not static. It constantly changes, adapting to social and environmental needs. Thus, through free enterprise, entrepreneurial citizens and managers of large companies have begun to invest time, effort, and resources in order to reduce the impact of human […]

Citizens Save Forests: How Palm Oil Plantations stop Deforestation

The Indonesian government’s sustainability policies are beginning to bear fruit. According to the latest data published by Global Forest Watch, the situation in Indonesia is clearly improving. Government’s policies have achieved tangible immediate results. Primary forest loss has fallen to its lowest level since 2003, continuing the promising decline started in 2016. Over the past […]

“Palm Oil Free” Fad: Facts, Fiction and Misleading Claims; Brussels – April 4, 2019

“Palm Oil Free” Fad: Facts, Fiction and Misleading ClaimsThursday 4 April – 8:45 AM  Room A5E-3, European Parliament Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Brussels   Are “Palm Oil Free” products better for health and the environment? Are “Palm Oil Free” claims helpful for the consumer? Are they anti-competitive?   We discussed with: Alberto Cirio – Member of the European Parliament Giacomo Bandini – For […]

Save the Date: March 21 – Fake News, Hoaxes and Food Labeling

On March 21 at the Italian Chamber of Deputies (Nilde Iotti Room) the ForFreeChoice Institute will host the event Fake News, Hoaxes and Food Labeling ForFreeChoice Institute will present the comparative study “Palm Oil Free, With More Saturated Fats and Less Sustainability”   The panel speakers will be: MP Beatrice Lorenzin, Former Minister of Health […]