ConocoPhillips is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company announced to produce and market diesel fuel made from pork, poultry and beef fat.
In the US, one third of all animal fat comes as a result of the production at Tyson’s slaughterhouses. To efficiently utilize Tallow(a by-product of the meat industry), Tyson has struck deals with oil giant ConocoPhillips and Syntroleum, a small company that develops synthetic fuel technology. Together they will process millions of gallons of animal grease each year. Read the full article.
ConocoPhillips Co. is an American multinational energy corporation with its headquarters located in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas in the United States. ConocoPhillips explores for, produces, transports, and markets crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, liquefied natural gas, and bitumen on a worldwide basis. [Source: Bloomberg]
Company Website: http://www.conocophillips.com