Ran in the news

Tuesday, Feb 7 2017
Mongabay: Will there really be enough sustainable palm oil for the whole market?
And then there is the issue of the quality of the RSPO’s green label itself. The roundtable’s standard only protects old-growth primary forests and deep...
Friday, Jan 20 2017
The Nation: Activists slam giant Indonesian mill for environmental damage
Green groups said Thursday that one of the world’s biggest pulp mills which started production on Indonesia’s Sumatra island last month was causing enormous environmental...
Thursday, Jan 19 2017
Reuters: EXCLUSIVE-Lingerie maker Victoria's Secret looks to uncover supply chain issues
RAN, which helped develop the sourcing policies for L Brands and Ralph Lauren, has been waging an "Out of Fashion" campaign to publicize the impact...
Monday, Jan 16 2017
The Independent: HSBC funding destruction of vast areas of Indonesian rainforest, new report claims
HSBC also reportedly helped arrange $360 million of financing for companies in the Salim Group. Greenpeace alleges “extensive forest destruction” has taken place on the...
Wednesday, Jan 11 2017
Just Style: Ralph Lauren Makes Forest-Friendly Sourcing Pledge
The company's pledge on wood-based fabrics has been developed in cooperation with Rainforest Action Network (RAN), whose 'Out of Fashion' campaign aims to bring attention...
Friday, Jan 6 2017
The New York Times: Ralph Lauren Joins Fight to Ensure Fabrics Not Damaging Forests and Lives
RAN's "Out of Fashion" campaign to publicize the impacts of forest-based fabrics has called on major U.S. brands to adopt stringent, sustainable sourcing systems. ......
Friday, Jan 6 2017
Women's Wear Daily: Rainforest Action Network Lauds Ralph Lauren for Wood-Based Fabrics Policy
Ralph Lauren’s policy and actions on wood-based fabrics were developed in cooperation with Rainforest Action Network and its “Out of Fashion” campaign. (read more)  ...
Friday, Jan 6 2017
Environmental Leader: Sustainable Supply Chains: Ralph Lauren Is Latest Corporation to Commit to Sourcing Materials from Responsible Suppliers
Ralph Lauren’s policy on wood-based fabrics was developed in cooperation with Rainforest Action Network, whose Out of Fashion campaign targets major apparel and luxury-good companies and puts...
Friday, Jan 6 2017
Reuters: Ralph Lauren joins fight to ensure fabrics not damaging forests and lives
Ralph Lauren is the latest in a growing number of fashion companies to pledge to investigate its supply chain to determine if it is using...
Thursday, Jan 5 2017
Jakarta Globe: Jokowi Praised for Returning Land Rights to Indigenous Communities
International environmental group Rainforest Action Network has praised President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for recognizing customary land rights. ... "When customary rights are recognized, the communities can make the...