Illegal Deforestation Monitor

IDM tracks illegalities relating to conversion of forests for export-oriented agribusiness, the largest driver of global deforestation Continue reading

UK-based Equatorial Palm Oil under fire for alleged malpractice in Liberia

31.01.2020 Report calls for due diligence law to monitor UK-registered firms operating overseas

'Fake' permits underpin world’s biggest palm oil project in Indonesian Papua

20.12.2019 Local officials reported to their superiors as long ago as 2013 that all seven plantation operation permits at the 2,800 square kilometre “Tanah Merah” project were faked, but no action taken

Mystery shrouds firm set to clear 60,000 hectares of Cameroon forest for palm oil

20.12.2019 Camvert Sarl named as company behind a planned palm oil development that locals and activists fear will put communities and native forests at risk 

Asian banks gave $19bn to palm oil firms linked to Indonesia fires

12.12.2019 NGOs call out financing awarded by region’s largest financial institutions

Singapore palm oil firm guilty of illegal Indonesia fires fined $18m

31.10.2019 Court ruling finds PT Arjuna Utama Sawit to have burnt almost 1,000 hectares of land illegally in Central Kalimantan

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