I am Nemonte Nenquimo. My name means Many Stars. My people are the Waorani and our forest is our home. I am a Waorani woman and a mother.
Major brands Procter & Gamble, Hershey’s, and Unilever linked to illegality and labor abuses CONTACT: Emma Rae Lierley, email@example.com, +1 425-281-1989 San Francisco, CA – Malaysian palm oil giant FGV…
RAN and our partners — TuK Indonesia and WALHI — have been investigating a giant logging and palm oil company called Korindo, which has been cutting down rainforests in Indonesia. Korindo’s timber supply chain extends into some of the most biodiverse tropical ecosystems in the world, including the home of the critically endangered Bornean orangutan.
What do human rights abuses, 2020 Olympics and banks have in common? Wrongfully arrested and tortured by police for defending their own land… These are just a couple of the unimaginable human tragedies we’ve discovered in the rainforests of North Maluku, Indonesia.
Olympic authorities have violated their pledge to host a sustainable Olympics in 2020. Our joint investigation found Korindo wood used in the construction of Olympic venues from the same mill linked to destruction of orangutan habitat and large-scale conversion of tropical rainforests.
Explosive Reports Expose Illegal Logging and Human Rights Abuses by Forestry Giant Korindo Group; Tokyo 2020 Olympics Implicated in Sourcing Tainted Wood
PRESS RELEASE ***High res photos, video testimonies, b-roll footage and phone interviews available Contact: Laurel Sutherlin, firstname.lastname@example.org +1.415.246.0161 Explosive Reports Expose Illegal Logging and Human Rights Abuses by Forestry Giant Korindo…
We detail how Korindo’s logging and oil palm operations in North Maluku have, among other things, violated numerous Indonesian laws, destroyed community farms and forests, used fire to clear land, and engaged police who have harassed and mistreated local community members.
In-depth investigations into the Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo Group have produced two reports documenting sweeping evidence of illegality, environmental destruction and community rights violations and links to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.