Ran in the news

Tuesday, Mar 21 2017
Alternet: Pepsi, McDonalds, Nestlé, Other Major Brands Implicated in Illegal Destruction of Critical Elephant Habitat (video)
"A Rainforest Action Network field investigation team has documented new evidence of large-scale, illegal rainforest destruction within habitat critical to the survival of the Sumatran...
Friday, Feb 17 2017
Triple Pundit: NGOs: Key Palm Oil Players Are Still Linked to Deforestation and Human Rights Abuse
Indoagri, a subsidiary of Indofood, which has a business relationship to PepsiCo, is under fire yet again. RAN, the International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF) and the...
Friday, Feb 17 2017
Jakarta Globe: NGOs Slam IndoAgri Over Labor Rights Abuses and Poor Sustainability Policies
Indofood is once again under fire after the discovery that its agribusiness subsidiary, IndoAgri, was allegedly exploiting workers, some of them minors, in its plantations...
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)  ...