Illegal deforestation hit big ag firms where it hurt – in the pocket
Friday, December 22nd, 2017
A new analysis of three major agricultural firms implicated in illegal deforestation reveals how it affected profitability, led to multi-billion dollar decline in market capitalisation and huge losses for investors.
World’s biggest chocolate manufacturers driving rampant deforestation in Ivory Coast
Friday, September 15th, 2017
The global chocolate trade is driving widespread illegal deforestation in Ivory Coast, according to a recent investigation which traced the cocoa supply chain from plantations in protected areas to chocolate manufacturers including Nestlé, Mars, Ferrero and Mondelez.
Illegal cocoa and palm plantations cause $111m damage in Peruvian Amazon
Monday, October 10th, 2016
Peru’s National Forest and Wildlife Service produced an estimate of the damage in a technical report that has been submitted to the environmental prosecutor.