Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Inauguration Overshadowed by Legacy of Rainforest Destruction
December 20 2019 Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon, (202)503-6161, Blair@SoundspeedPR.com Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium Inauguration Overshadowed by Legacy of Rainforest Destruction ~ SDGs Undermined; NGOs Demand Accountability from Tokyo 2020 Organizers ~…
Major Banks Complicit in Financing Indonesia’s Illegal Fire and Haze Crisis: Report
***Embargoed until: 10pm December 10th, EST/NYC; 10am December 11th, 2019 WIB/Jakarta Major Banks Complicit in Financing Indonesia’s Illegal Fire and Haze Crisis: Report Report released on the five year anniversary…
Lima Tahun Peta Jalan Keuangan Berkelanjutan Indonesia Namun Bank-bank Besar Masih Danai Perusahaan Penyebab Karhutla
SIARAN PERS UNTUK DISIARKAN SEGERA Jakarta, 11 Desember 2019 Lima Tahun Peta Jalan Keuangan Berkelanjutan Indonesia Namun Bank-bank Besar Masih Danai Perusahaan Penyebab Karhutla Sebuah laporan dirilis untuk mengkaji keberhasilan…
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?
Stop the Olympics from destroying the rainforests
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.
INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Rainforest defenders, torture and banks
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.