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Banking on Coal Mining

The big six U.S. banks continue to finance coal mining — including a big spike in financing in 2017 — despite broadly complying with their policies to reduce credit exposure to the industry.

The Panther Spring 2018

A Publication of Rainforest Action Network

Beyond Paper Promises

Assessing the Impacts of Corporate Pulp and Paper Commitments on Forests and Frontline Communities

Performance Verification Criteria & Indicators

FSC standards cannot be used as a tool to measure or verify the performance of Sinar Mas Group (SMG) and Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) companies, affiliates1 and global wood supply…

White Paper: JPMorgan Chase – Banking on Climate Change

JPMorgan Chase has greatly increased its financing of extreme fossil fuels in recent years, especially to tar sands oil and coal mining. This is flatly incompatible with global climate goals,…

Palm oil sustainability assessment of Salim-related companies in Borneo peat forests

This report presents the sustainability impact of two oil palm plantation companies that operate in Sintang District, on the island of Borneo, Indonesia.

Summary Briefing for Investors, Banks and Regulators in Japan

This is a summary briefing of the 2018 edition of Banking on Climate Change, the ninth annual fossil fuel finance report card, which grades 36 commercial banks from Australia, Canada,…

Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2018

This ninth annual fossil fuel finance report card grades banks on their policy commitments regarding extreme fossil fuel financing and calculates their financing for these fuels from 2015 to 2017….

The Panther Summer 2017

This past year we’ve produced some of our best work yet. We’ve stopped auctions for fossil fuel leases in cities across the country. We’ve exposed the role banks are playing…

RAN Annual Report 2016-2017

The president makes a lot of noise on social media. He’s appointed some awful fossil fuel cronies into key positions. He’s declared that the U.S. is pulling out of the…

The Human Cost of Conflict Palm Oil Revisited

The research reveals that, after one year and five months, systemic labor violations persist on Indofood plantations, and the RSPO system is failing to detect these violations and effectively sanction…

Funding Tar Sands: Private Banks vs. the Paris Agreement

Tar sands occupy a unique place among these fuels due to its high extraction costs, difficulties in getting to market, huge reserves, greenhouse-gas intensity, major local environmental and Indigenous rights…

Banks High Carbon Hidden Risks

Large banks are driving climate change by pumping billions of dollars into carbon-intensive extreme fossil fuels and tropical deforestation, with significant hidden environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.

PT. Agra Bumi Niaga

PT. AGRA BUMI NIAGA: CONTINUES TO DESTROY ELEPHANT HABITAT AND SELL CONFLICT PALM OIL TO SUPPLIERS OF MAJOR BRANDS ACROSS THE GLOBE

Banking On Climate Change Summary

This report card ranks bank policies around the financing of the most carbon-intensive, financially risky, and environmentally destructive sectors of the fossil fuel industry, and sums up the amount of…

2016 ESG Performance Report of MIZUHO FINANCIAL GROUP JUNE 2017

Mizuho’s irresponsible banking practices are fueling dangerous climate change, threatening tropical forests, endangering human health, and facilitating human rights violations.

Banking on Climate Change 2017

Your bank is funding extreme fossil fuels. Tell it to stop. Download the Report

PepsiCo: Profits Over People and Planet

Even as PepsiCo outlines lofty goals through its “Products, People and Planet” vision, its insatiable drive for profits continues to have devastating impacts, both on people at the frontlines of…

Every Investor Has A Responsibility [English]

This report profiles key environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance issues of 8 companies operating in Southeast Asia’s tropical forest-risk commodity sectors.

Still Coughing up for Coal Big Banks After the Paris Agreement

The world’s top commercial banks, many of whom enthusiastically welcomed the Paris Agreement, are failing the planet with their largely unabated, multi-billion dollar support for oil, gas and – most…

A Bridge to Nowhere

El Valle Del Rio Grande

Forests & Finance Brochure

RAN Annual Report 2015 – 2016

Why RAN is Needed Now More Than Ever

The Panther Summer 2016

Conflict Palm Oil: The Human cost of Conflict Palm Oil

The destruction of rainforests, the stealing of local communities’ and Indigenous Peoples’ lands, and the massive greenhouse gas emissions caused by the draining and burning of peatlands for the production of Conflict Palm…

Coal Risk Update

Read the full report here 

The Panther Winter 2016

Shorting the Climate

The Coal Test: Where Banks Stand on Climate at COP 21

  A report from Rainforest Action Network, BankTrack, Friends of the Earth-France, and urgewald, analyzes coal policy strengths and weaknesses and highlights where noncommittal banks fall short. With the world…

Last Place on Earth 2015

Public Lands, Private Profits

  America’s publicly owned lands and offshore waters are being sold at bargain prices for private fossil fuel extraction — making the world’s wealthiest companies even richer while driving the…

False Assurances

Snack Food 20 Report

SF20report

Kids Orangutan Mask

Kids Coloring Page

The Panther Summer 2015

APP Performance 2015

ANNUAL REPORT 2013-2014

Conflict Palm Oil Report

   

CONFLICT PALM OIL IN PRACTICE

   

The Panther Winter 2011

The Panther Summer 2011

Turning the Page

Turning the Page

White Paper: Asia Pulp & Paper’s Hidden Emissions

Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) is Indonesia’s largest paper company and the fourth largest in the world. Largely driven by the pulp and paper industry, the clearing of rainforests and…

The Panther Winter 2010

The Panther Fall 2009

The Panther Winter 2009

The Panther Fall 2008

The Panther Winter 2008

The Panther Fall 2007

The Panther Winter 2007

The Panther Fall 2006

The Panther Winter 2006

The Panther Fall 2005

The Panther Winter 2004