Global brands’ zero-deforestation pledges prove hollow as 50 million hectares of forest vanish
Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
An area twice the size of the UK has been cleared for agribusiness globally since 2010 as illegal cultivation practices of multinational firms add to forest destruction.
Spread of palm oil threatens protected areas in Honduras
Thursday, August 31st, 2017
An investigation into palm oil plantations in Honduras has shown how growing demand for the crop combines with non-existent enforcement to incentivise illegal clearances in national parks.
Major US pension fund invested in illegal deforestation
Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
One of the largest pension funds in the USA has invested millions of dollars in the palm oil sector, including in companies repeatedly exposed for illegal deforestation, according to a new report.