“Two-thirds of Procter & Gamble’s shareholders this week defied the company’s own recommendations, upping the pressure on the consumer-goods giant to reduce sourcing virgin timber for its Charmin toilet paper,…
Procter & Gamble is linked to rights abuses, deforestation, and climate change: P&G this doesn’t look good! Here are 3 ways P&G is falling short and 1 thing you can do about it.
Global Brands and Financiers Linked to Deforestation In the Leuser Ecosystem Through Royal Golden Eagle (RGE) Group of Companies
In-depth investigation reveals RGE palm oil arm APICAL sourcing from notorious forest destroyer Rainforest Action Network (RAN) investigators have uncovered connections between major brands and banks, including Colgate-Palmolive, Nestlé, Mondelēz,…
Fire season grows longer and deadlier every year, and it’s proving to be an annual emergency. The climate crisis is here. So why are corporations intentionally burning tropical rainforests? We’re calling out the banks, brands and businesses driving this destruction.
Tropical forests do not burn by themselves — Big Agribusiness is setting the fires intentionally, as it’s the cheapest way to clear new land for palm oil, pulp and paper, soy, and beef. But they need the cash from the world’s mega banks and investors like fire needs oxygen — to defend our forests we need to defund the fires.
Where there’s smoke, there’s fire; and where there’s fire, there’s greed. One year later & rainforest FIRES are back in the Amazon & Indonesia, driven by corporate greed, polluting our planet, & destroying lives and livelihoods. Last year was horrible but this year is on track to be WORSE.
UPDATE: RAN has now been able to provide over $400,000 in grants to frontline and Indigenous-led organizations in the Amazon region since last year’s fires, thanks to RAN supporters!
We’ve teamed up with allies around the world to hit hard the brands and banks responsible for driving tropical deforestation and to support the communities directly impacted by this devastating destruction. Here are four ways you can help us stop the fires and put an end to the big business of burning, this week and beyond!
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and its corruption scandals are directly tied to rainforest destruction: The Games’ timber supplier Korindo was “allegedly engaged in questionable deals” as they bought up rainforests in Indonesia to harvest timber and develop palm oil plantations. But to date, the Tokyo 2020 organizers have failed to disclose how much Korindo wood they used, rejected six complaints we brought against them over their use of Korindo wood, and only partially disclosed where the wood was sourced from.
Science and an abundance of evidence through history makes it clear that keeping forests standing is absolutely critical to successfully confronting the climate crisis, as well as avoiding future pandemic…