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.
Global Human Rights and Environmental Communities Condemn the House Arrest of U.S. Human Rights Lawyer Steven Donziger
Prominent organizations call for Donziger’s immediate release and warn of chilling effect on other human rights lawyers who stand up to corporate polluters NOVEMBER 14, 2019 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
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…
The opening ceremony of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is now less than one year away and the scandal continues over their use of tropical rainforest wood to build the venues.
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?
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.
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.