Portland, Protests and People Power

The Black Lives Matter movement continues to push for justice — and the federal government wants to silence us.

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil?

How do the Snack Food Giants compare on Cutting Conflict Palm Oil? Our assessment has found that their paper promises have not stopped deforestation, have not mitigated threats to endangered species, and have not delivered remedy for the exploitation of Indigenous Peoples, local communities and workers.

Snack food giant assessment

Every Day is Indigenous Peoples Day

Every single day we see Indigenous people taking action in ways that will benefit us all. They put their lives on the line to protect our planet and climate. We…

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…

Action in front of the BNP Paribas New York branch where the Principles for Responsible Banking sessions were held (September 23, 2019)

Will PepsiCo Drop Indofood?

Will PepsiCo drop Indofood? Despite having commitments to no deforestation and no exploitation, PepsiCo is partnering with a company proven to be clearing rainforests and abusing workers’ rights.