How Pressuring Corporations Can Save the Amazon from Destruction

As severe and sweeping in impact as the Amazon deforestation crisis is, it is also avoidable.

Indonesia’s Big Palm Oil Firms Silently Complicit with Pro-Deforestation Omnibus bill

The Omnibus bill includes multiple provisions that analysts warn will worsen deforestation in Indonesia and by extension inflict international reputational harm on the palm oil sector.

Haze in Central Kalimantan

Toxic Forest Fires and COVID-19 Could Be a Deadly Combination in Southeast Asia

Smog and the COVID-19 pandemic could pose a double crisis, as experts say that air pollution could exacerbate the number of coronavirus deaths

Consumer Brands Set Precedent by Suspending Samling Group

Consumer brands like Nestlé and Unilever have taken action to suspend the group from their supply chains.

Project to Build Japan’s Largest Palm Oil Burning Power Plant Defeated

Environmental groups are celebrating today’s dissolution of Maizuru Green Initiatives GK, a company set up to build a palm oil burning power plant in Maizuru City, Japan.

Indigenous Papuan Man Killed by Brutal Beating at Korindo Palm Oil Plantation

Our hearts go out to the family and friends of Marius Betera, who are now suffering as result of this appalling act of violence.

Unilever, Mars, Hershey, and World’s Largest Palm Oil Traders Suspend Rogue Supplier Over Its Relentless Deforestation

Samling scrambles to adopt sham policy to keep customers while destroying rainforests

‘World’s largest farmer’ faces investigation into deforestation

Olam cleared rainforests over half the size of Singapore.


Major Rainforest Destroyer in Indonesia Pledges to Address its Deforestation Legacy

South Korea's largest trading company, POSCO International, has published a long-awaited zero deforestation policy for its global palm oil operations.

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