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Monday, Oct 2 2017
Vice: Keeping the World's Forests Sustainable Would Cost $160 Billion
"The Rainforest Action Network takes a targeted, campaign-focused approach to forest protection, with an emphasis on climate justice, biodiversity, and human rights through the lens of corporate...
Friday, Sep 29 2017
The Guardian: 'Don't just rely on NGOs': finding solutions to deforestation
"“There isn’t enough action happening now to end deforestation. Companies must rectify their business practices before they expand into new territories, because that old model...
Thursday, Sep 28 2017
The Guardian: 'The last place on Earth': how Sumatra's rainforest is being cleared for palm oil
"A palm oil company is continuing to clear forest in a fast-diminishing elephant habitat in Indonesia’s Leuser ecosystem despite being the subject of two reports...
Monday, Sep 18 2017
Mongabay: Oil palm firms advance into Leuser rainforest, defying Aceh governor’s orders
"Likewise, satellite monitoring and field investigations done by the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), a U.S.-based advocacy group, also showed that deforestation was ongoing in the...
Friday, Sep 15 2017
Women's Wear Daily: Abercrombie & Fitch Adopts New Policy for Sourcing Wood-Based Fabrics to Fight Deforestation
"In collaboration with the Rainforest Action Network, Abercrombie & Fitch Co. has unveiled a new policy for the sourcing and use of wood-based fabrics, including rayon, viscose...
Thursday, Aug 10 2017
Alternet: How Companies Like PepsiCo and McDonald’s Are Pushing Indonesia's Endangered Elephants to Extinction
"A new field investigation released by Rainforest Action Network exposes how one company is pumping conflict palm oil—palm oil connected to the clearance of tropical rainforests and the...
Wednesday, Aug 9 2017
Equal Times: Indonesia: global trade unions and NGOs back PepsiCo-linked palm oil workers in their fight for labour rights
"Recent reports from the Rainforest Action Network (RAN), the International Labour Rights Forum (ILRF), and local NGOs and unions are painting an increasingly dire picture of...
Tuesday, Aug 8 2017
Food Navigator: PepsiCo Palm Oil Progress Report Dismissed as 'Masterful Window Dressing'
"PepsiCo’s efforts to provide further transparency in the palm oil supply chain have been slammed as “masterful window dressing”, in a strongly worded statement by the Rainforest...
Monday, Jul 31 2017
Engadget: Technology is failing to create transparent supply chains
"Improvements in technology at the local level have been instrumental in communities' ability to participate in the protection of their forests," said Emma Lierley, Forest...
Friday, Jul 21 2017
The Guardian: Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé accused of complicity in illegal rainforest destruction
"Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé have been accused of complicity in the destruction of Sumatra’s last tract of rainforest shared by elephants, orangutans, rhinos, and tigers together in...