Rory Padfield

Rory Padfield

Dr Rory Padfield is an environmental social scientist working as a lecturer in the School of Earth and Environment at the University of Leeds following academic positions at Oxford Brookes University (2016-2019) and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2010-2016). In his teaching and research, Rory engages in the broad themes of uneven development in the Global South, natural resource governance, business practices and sustainable management of supply chains, and media and digital geographies. Rory draws on a variety of academic perspectives to pursue critical questions around ethics, social and environmental responsibility, and local-global political economy.

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The Value(s) of Palm Oil

Patrick O'Reilly|Helena Varkkey|Shofwan Al Banna Choiruzzad|Rory Padfield

The EU-Southeast Asia palm oil dispute pits consumers’ environmental values against producers’ economic development and poverty alleviation ones.