This year, New York’s legislature (S.4859/A.5682) to prevent the state from procuring goods that were grown or harvested on cleared or degraded tropical land was introduced.
The New York Deforestation-Free Procurement Act, S.5921/A.6872 (Krueger/Zebrowski), if passed into law, will ensure that state and local government procurement does not drive tropical or boreal deforestation or forest degradation or associated abuses of the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities in these forested regions.
Fact sheet on NY Deforestation-Free Procurement Act in Spanish
Fact sheet on NY Deforestation-Free Procurement Act in Portuguese
Vote NO to the re-election of Jon Moeller, Angela Braly, and Patricia Woertz to Procter & Gamble’s (P&G) board of directors for leading the company’s inadequate response to a 2020 shareholder resolution calling for P&G to report on how it can eliminate deforestation, forest degradation, and human rights abuses from its supply chains.
We the undersigned are writing to you regarding ongoing criminalization, human rights abuses, and land grabbing against local farmers, land and environmental human rights defenders, and communities by your palm oil supplier Astra Agro Lestari
The Brazilian Cerrado, known as the “birthplace of waters,” is the savannah with the greatest biodiversity in the world. This vast region is home to many communities of peasants, indigenous peoples, and quilombolas (Afro-Brazilian rural communities). But the relentless expansion of the soy industry is causing widespread ecosystem destruction and increasingly violent land conflicts between companies and local communities. Two new reports from Friends of…
On the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi, one of the world’s largest palm oil companies has illegally grabbed t
These industries are responsible for increasing greenhouse gas emissions, widespread environmental destruction, and gross human rights abuses.
The undersigned communities and civil society organizations urge you to not approve the proposed $43 million loan for Marfrig Global Foods