Investigation Finds Papua’s Largest Palm Oil Operator Destroyed Vast Areas of Endangered Rainforest, Cheated and Abused Indigenous People

FSC report shows Korindo Group destroyed over 30,000 hectares of rainforest in the past 5 years while systematically manipulating and underpaying indigenous landowners


Deforestation Continues Because Companies Aren’t Trying

Nobody doing business with Cargill and JBS can credibly say they are concerned about deforestation


Korindo Threatens Legal Action to Bury the Truth

Palm oil and timber conglomerate sends Forest Stewardship Council a cease and desist letter the day it was scheduled to release findings from two-year investigation into the company's wrongdoing


Two-Year Investigation Finds Major Palm Oil Producer Korindo Guilty of Rainforest Destruction and Human Rights Abuses

Forest Stewardship Council concludes that Korindo violated its standards, mandates
improvement and remediation measures to avoid disassociation


Cargill Named “Worst Company in the World”

New report documents US-based agribusiness giant's "ineptitude and incoherence at a grand scale."


Major Rogue Player in Southeast Asia’s Palm Oil Industry Announces Zero Deforestation Policy

Today, BLD Plantation Bhd, a major palm oil producer and refiner operating in Sarawak, Malaysia, announced a Sustainability Policy committing to “No Deforestation, No Development on Peat, and No Exploitation” (NDPE)


Resistance to Destructive Palm Oil Grows in South Korea

A recent report has exposed the harmful practices of major Korean conglomerates linked to the palm oil industry in Indonesia, leading to public outcry and consequences for some of the companies involved.


FSC Allowing Groups Engaged in Deforestation to Continue Profiting from its Eco-friendly Forestry Label

After a two-year investigation process, Mighty Earth calls for action on stalled Korindo scandal and files new complaint against KTS Group


New study reveals severe health impacts of Indonesia’s haze crisis on babies

New science revealed this week that the toxic haze from Indonesia’s 1997 raging forest fires, which spread across 42,500 square miles (bigger than the state of Tennessee), had a direct and irreversible impact on babies.


Mighty Earth Responds to Cargill’s Announcement of Revisions to Forests, Soy, and Human Rights Policies

"We are hopeful that we will be able to soon praise Cargill not just for promises, but for action."


Korindo Group guilty but still not charged: FSC Board delays complaint verdict until next year

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has notified Mighty Earth that its International Board of Directors has delayed until March 2019 a decision on whether the organization will disassociate from the Korindo Group.


Over 60 NGOs call for stronger reforms to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) standards

Mighty Earth together with over 60 other NGOs, signed an open letter to members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and consumer goods companies regarding the planned revisions to the RSPO Principles & Criteria.