Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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

Corporate giants exposed to palm oil sourced from illegal clearances of Sumatran rainforest

25.07.2017 Some of world’s biggest companies including Pepsico, Mars, Unilever and Nestlé may have sourced palm oil from illegally deforested land

Indonesian government finances palm oil companies ignoring its laws

29.06.2017 Banks owned by the Indonesian government are funding illegal activities by large-scale palm oil companies that are undermining high-profile policy commitments

Illegal operations common feature of palm oil-driven conflicts

20.12.2016 Conflicts between communities and companies and between communities and the government, have proliferated across areas of Indonesia targeted for plantations

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