The Forest Stewardship Council Risks its Reputation

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) General Assembly meeting in Bali this October resulted in far-reaching changes to the FSC’s sustainable timber and paper certification scheme. Changes to the 1994 conversion…

Aerial view of lowland rainforests corridor for Sumatran Elephants that is threatened by palm oil expansion

The Price of Procter & Gamble’s Inaction

Last week, we protested outside Procter & Gamble’s headquarters in Cincinnati, demanding that the company take action against deforestation and human rights abuses in its global supply chain. A broad…

“When we lose our land, we lose our identity.”

Indigenous peoples in North Sumatra are facing threats to their identities, livelihoods and safety as corporations destroy the rainforests that their communities have relied on for generations. In this open…

Announcing the RAN Alliance for Workers’ Rights!

Baca dalam Bahasa 日本語で読む Rainforest Action Network (RAN) preserves forests, protects the climate and upholds human rights by challenging corporate power and systemic injustice through frontline partnerships and strategic campaigns….

The Reckless Violence of the Supreme Court

West Virginia v. the Environmental Protection Agency will limit the ability of the EPA to regulate carbon emissions, restrict the development and enforcement of pollution standards, and severely hamper the effort to fight climate change.

This is a human rights crisis.

The decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a direct and violent attack on women, the LGBTQIA+ community, and everyone in the country. Taking away our rights to control our…

Is Procter & Gamble a Climate and Rights Villain?

Procter & Gamble likes to pretend it’s a climate hero, but it’s really a classic villain. Its far-flung suppliers cause social and environmental mayhem all the way from the tropical forests of Indonesia to the boreal forests of Canada.

We Gave Liberty Mutual’s Ads a Makeover

Did you know that Liberty Mutual spends $435 million on advertisements each year in order to sell more insurance policies? But what their silly ads don’t make clear is that…

“We are the stewards of our land.”

Rajes Sitanggang walks quietly and confidently through the dense shrubs and trees — just like a New Yorker would walk down their street in their neighborhood without even thinking. Then,…

Community Action Grants to Fight Line 3

The landmark release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s Sixth Assessment Report in August sounded the alarm for the global community, confirming ‘unequivocally’ that human influence has warmed…