130 Banks Just Launched the Principles for Responsible Banking: Will Banks Finally Change for the Better?
130 banks including Citi and MUFG (parent of Union Bank) just committed to align their financing with the Paris Climate Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. Wow. Does that mean they are going to totally transform their financing for the better and stop financing deforestation, fossil fuels, and human rights violations? If not, this is going to be just one more greenwashing exercise…
RAN tells MUFG “Stop funding Conflict Palm Oil & Fossil Fuel Expansion” ahead of Shareholder Meeting
This week, RAN and our supporters protested the MUFG Union Bank headquarters in downtown San Francisco calling on MUFG to drop its financing of Conflict Palm Oil, deforestation, fossil fuels, and human rights abuses.
Citigroup, Standard Chartered, and Rabobank cancel substantial loans to palm oil company Indofood over labor abuses. Will others take a stand?
Citigroup cancels $140 million loan to palm oil company Indofood over labor abuses. Will others take a stand?
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, email@example.com +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.
Indonesia’s largest food company, Indofood Sukses Makmur (Indofood), has been under increasing scrutiny since 2016 for its egregious violations of human rights linked to its palm oil operations. Indofood is…