Is Procter & Gamble a Climate and Rights Villain?

Procter & Gamble likes to pretend it’s a climate hero, but it’s really a classic villain. Its far-flung suppliers cause social and environmental mayhem all the way from the tropical forests of Indonesia to the boreal forests of Canada.

P&G: Touching lives – destroying life?

The rainforests of Indonesia are some of the last remaining in the world — but they’re being intentionally burned and bulldozed to clear forest for Conflict Palm Oil and pulp…

person harvests sap from tree

Reparation for the Irreparable

For more than two weeks, a group of the Indigenous Dayak Modang Long Wai people in Indonesia’s East Kalimantan province has been blocking the entrance to a huge local palm…

MUFG: No. 1 Asian banker of the climate crisis

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) –- the parent company of Union Bank in the U.S. — is Japan’s largest bank. It’s not only financing the construction of more coal plants…

Why are banks and investors still funding Indofood?

This month, 10 banks committed another $2.1 billion in loans to Indonesian noodle giant, Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur – whose instant noodles rely on Conflict Palm Oil produced by its…