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Cutting down vast areas of forest for industrial development costs a lot of money. The world’s worst forest destroyers rely on big banks to finance incredibly expensive operations such as palm oil plantations or paper and pulp mills.

By connecting the dots between companies that operate the bulldozers and chainsaws and the financial institutions that fund this dirty work, we can hold banks and government agencies accountable — and apply pressure on them to change their policies and change their practices.

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