International investment driving land grabbing, human rights violations and environmental destruction in Brazilian Cerrado
Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
A recent report by FIAN International and the Brazilian organisations Comissão Pastoral da Terra and Rede Social de Justiça e Direitos Humanos has drawn attention to the relationship between global finance, land grabbing and agribusiness expansion in one of Brazil’s most threatened biomes, the Cerrado.
Beef firm at centre of Brazilian corruption scandal channelled $1.7bn through tax havens
Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
The biggest companies involved in trading commodities driving deforestation in Brazil are channelling money through tax havens, inflating their profits and preventing greater scrutiny of their operations, according to a paper in Nature.