Countdown to the Olympics

Nissin Foods, the inventor of instant noodles, is a major sponsor of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. And Nissin uses palm oil, a major driver of deforestation, in its popular Cup Noodles and Top Ramen products. We’re calling on Nissin to cut Conflict Palm Oil from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

5 Reasons RAN is Taking on the Insurance Industry

You may be wondering, what the heck does insurance have to do with climate change? Well, the insurance industry is supposed to protect us from risk. But when it comes…

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.

Beyond China: A Look at Japanese Banks’ Addiction to Coal

This case study was written by Hana Heineken (RAN), Kimiko Hirata (KikoNet), Bernadette Maheandiran (Market Forces) and Shin Furuno (350.org Japan) for our latest bank report card, Banking on Climate…

Who’s banking the Coastal GasLink pipeline?

TransCanada is trespassing on Wet’suwet’en land to start construction of Coastal Gas Link pipeline. What banks are financing this pipeline –– and the clear abuse of Indigenousrights? Check out our rundown of who’s banking on the Coastal Gas Link pipeline.

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.

Breaking News: Indofood Penalized

Today, Indonesia’s largest food company, Indofood, was SANCTIONED by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the world’s largest certification system for “sustainable” palm oil. Demand that buyers, joint venture partners, and financiers end all business with Indofood until the company adopts a comprehensive “No Deforestation, No Peatland Destruction, No Exploitation” policy and implementation plan.

The Day After: And Tomorrow

Our Executive Director, Lindsey Allen’s perspective on the recent US Midterm Elections and what the results mean for the forests, climate, and our work.

10 Alternative Treats for Halloween

In our last blog, we asked YOU: what are fun alternatives to problematic candy this Halloween? Most of us love chocolate, but too many candymakers are more concerned about profits than about rainforests being destroyed by Conflict Palm Oil (which is found in their chocolate!).