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Climate advocacy groups launch ‘vote no’ campaign against P&G Board of Directors

Climate groups are launching a campaign encouraging investors to vote against two key members of Procter & Gamble’s Board of Directors. Read More

Bunge shareholders vote for measures on deforestation

Shareholders in Bunge Limited last week threw their weight behind a call for the company to do more to protect forests in Brazil. Read More

Shareholder resolution passes, urging Bunge to disclose plans to halt deforestation

Shareholders in agribusiness company Bunge Limited voted today for the company to evaluate and disclose its efforts to eliminate deforestation from its operations. Read More

Green groups & investors push for urgent action on deforestation and human rights abuses from Bunge, one of the world’s largest commodity traders

Friends of the Earth US and Global Witness are urging shareholders in one of the world’s largest agri-commodity traders to vote in favour of tackling deforestation at the company’s upcoming AGM. Read More

New York state legislators introduce deforestation-free procurement bill

State legislators introduced the New York Deforestation-Free Procurement Act to ensure the state government does not drive deforestation. Read More

Indigenous Leaders & Goldman Prize Recipients Send Open Letter Demanding BlackRock Act on Deforestation and Human Rights

Over 80 activists issued a public letter criticizing BlackRock for violating Indigenous rights and other traditional communities. Read More

FOE Statement on Announcement of Federal Deforestation Bill

Senator Brian Schatz of Hawai’i announced today the pending introduction of a federal bill to ban US imports of products linked to illegal deforestation and land conversion. Read More

Investigation reveals palm oil giant destroyed forests in Upper Guinean Rainforest

Earlier this month an independent investigation in Liberia found that over a thousand hectares of a sensitive and already-threatened forest ecosystem in the Upper Guinean Rainforest had been cleared.  Read More

California Assembly Introduces Bill to Make California a Leader in Ending Deforestation

AB 416 asserts our California values and extends environmental leadership to the protection of tropical and boreal forests, sending a powerful signal to global markets that illegal and destructive commodity-driven deforestation will no longer be tolerated. Read More

BlackRock’s Big Problem Responds to Larry Fink’s 2021 Letters

With close to $9 trillion in assets under management, BlackRock has expansive power and responsibility to push for a sustainable future. Read More