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Caught Red-Handed: Reports Expose Ongoing Soy Industry Ties to Land Grabbing, Illegal Deforestation in Brazil

Friends of the Earth U.S., The Network for Social Justice and Human Rights in Brazil show that Bunge continues to drive deforestation. Read More

Report: Major Indonesian palm oil supplier linked to illegal deforestation, land rights violations

Indonesia’s second largest palm oil company, Astra Agro Lestari (AAL), is responsible for longstanding land rights abuses and environmental destruction in operations undertaken without proper legal permits. Read More

Legislative Champions, Advocates Reintroduce NY Deforestation-Free Procurement Act

Lawmakers renew the push for a bill that will ensure New York state government practices don't drive deforestation or forest degradation. Read More

IPCC wakeup call to investors: Stop profiting from climate crisis and human rights abuses

Friends of the Earth US and Transnational Institute released new research calling for urgent action to rein in the financiers driving the climate emergency and profiting from its most devastating impacts. Read More

IDB Invest Drops Controversial Loan to Brazilian Beef Giant Marfrig Global Foods

Public development finance should not be channeled to large-scale industrial livestock operations like Marfrig that fuel deforestation and the climate crisis. Read More

Assemblymember Kalra Re-Introduces Bill to Encourage Sustainable Government Purchasing

Tropical forests cover roughly seven percent of the Earth’s surface but harbor close to half of all species on Earth. Read More

Indonesia’s Cancellation of Thousands of Plantation and Mining Permits Should Be Followed by Restitution of Land to Local Communities

The Indonesian government's decision is a positive step in taking responsibility for reigning in corporate abuses. Read More

200 NGOs Worldwide Oppose Public Funding of Brazilian Meat Giant Marfrig

If IDB-Invest is genuinely committed to tackling climate change, it must drop this loan and stop funding industrial livestock operations Read More

P&G dogged by controversy on forests, human rights at annual meeting for third year in a row

Environmental advocacy groups raised concerns and activists protested for a third year in a row at Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) annual general meeting of shareholders. Read More

California Governor Newsom fails to pass the Deforestation Free Procurement act

Amidst ongoing wildfires, California Governor Gavin Newsom today vetoed the California Deforestation Free Procurement Act Read More