The Elephant Bridge

We’ve really got something to celebrate after “World Elephant Day!” Thanks to your petitions, strong negotiating by our campaign team, and powerful media exposés, we’re so very pleased to announce the protection and connection of the rainforest bridge Sumatran elephants use to migrate between critical parts of their habitat…their home.

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.

Defund Climate Change

May 21, 2019 Jamie Dimon Chair and CEO JPMorgan Chase & Co. 270 Park Ave. New York, NY 10017 To Mr. Dimon: JPMorgan Chase is the world’s leading banker of…

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.

Fighting Tar Sands Expansion

This case study was written by Tara Houska (Honor the Earth) and Jason Disterhoft (RAN) for our latest bank report card, Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card…

RWE Plans Destruction of Ancient German Forest

This case study was written Greig Aitken (BankTrack) and Kuba Gogolewski (Foundation Development YES – Open-Pit Mines NO) for our latest bank report card, Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel…

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Under Threat

This case study was written by Bernadette Demientieff (Gwich’in Steering Committee), Ben Cushing, Gabby Brown, and Cara Bottorff (Sierra Club) for our latest bank report card, Banking on Climate Change:…

Who is Still Tied to Indofood?

Companies cannot pretend that Indofood’s palm oil is sustainable. Joint venture partners, brands, palm oil traders and financiers must take further action to send Indofood the message that its exploitative practices are not acceptable. Here is who has yet to cut ties to this notorious food giant.

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.

3 RANimals in Poland

Three of us from RAN’s climate and energy team––Paddy, Jason and myself––have just arrived in Katowice, a small city in the heart of Polish coal mining country for COP24, the…

Federal judge delays the Keystone XL Pipeline once more

The notorious Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline has hit yet another major legal roadblock. On Thursday November 8, a federal judge overturned President Trump’s approval of the project, finding the administration in breach of key environmental laws.

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.

INVESTIGATIVE REPORT: Rainforest defenders, torture and banks

What do human rights abuses, 2020 Olympics and banks have in common? Wrongfully arrested and tortured by police for defending their own land… These are just a couple of the unimaginable human tragedies we’ve discovered in the rainforests of North Maluku, Indonesia.

Forest Giant Korindo Caught in the Act

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.