The Net-Zero Banking Alliance’s $40B Exxon Problem

With a flurry of commitments in the weeks leading up to the Glasgow climate summit, Mark Carney’s Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) now counts among its members the vast majority of…

Making Conflict Palm Oil History

In an unprecedented move, the US blocks the import of Conflict Palm Oil as Procter & Gamble shareholders speak up for forests by calling for transparent reporting.

clear cutting in tropical forest

JPMorgan Chase and the Fracking Fiasco

Today, RAN and our friends at Oil Change International released a new report: Fracking Fiasco: The Banks That Fueled the U.S. Shale Bust. We looked at bank financing for top…

Rigged Games

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics and its corruption scandals are directly tied to rainforest destruction: The Games’ timber supplier Korindo was “allegedly engaged in questionable deals” as they bought up rainforests in Indonesia to harvest timber and develop palm oil plantations. But to date, the Tokyo 2020 organizers have failed to disclose how much Korindo wood they used, rejected six complaints we brought against them over their use of Korindo wood, and only partially disclosed where the wood was sourced from.

5 BIG Wins and 1 Lesson We’ll Never Forget From 2019

It’s been a year for the record books: record-breaking temperatures and pollution, but also record-breaking climate protests. Millions of people hit the streets worldwide to prove that people power is…