Forests Stories

Forests and the climate are inextricably linked. Indonesia is ground zero for forest and climate destruction.
Major fashion brands have started protecting Indonesia’s rainforests.
Indonesia’s rainforests are quickly disappearing as unscrupulous companies cut down forests to produce cheap paper and other commodities such as palm oil for global markets.
Since August 2008, RAN has been in contact with hundreds of companies that use palm oil and/or palm oil derivatives in their products to express our concerns about the problems with palm oil and to encourage companies to make commitments to source or supply only socially and environmentally responsible palm oil.