Illegal Deforestation Monitor

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Flatpacked Forests

23.06.2020 Ikea's illegal timber problem and the flawed green label behind it

Earthsight exposes Ikea’s illegal logging links

23.06.2020 Brand’s best-selling chairs made from plundered forests home to some of Europe’s last lynx and bears, a new Earthsight investigation has uncovered

New probe finds EU demand for oak flooring fuelling corruption and violence in Ukraine

19.12.2019 $35m of timber purchased by major EU parquet flooring manufacturers from two Ukraine firms linked to widespread illegal logging, corruption and business malpractices

EU firms buying timber from wanted suspect at centre of $30m Ukrainian bribery case

03.06.2019 A slew of companies are purchasing wood from a supplier owned by the wife of Ukraine’s former forestry chief, even though a criminal case against the couple is ongoing

US flooring giant buying tropical wood from Brazilian firm at centre of illegal timber scandal

18.11.2018 Floor & Decor continues to buy from Indusparquet despite the company being fined $170,000 for allegedly using fraudulent operating permits

Ukraine PM announces crackdown on illegal logging and timber corruption

18.07.2018 

 Volodymyr Groysman pledges crackdown on rogue operations and appeals to EU for help, in wake of Earthsight investigation

Complicit in Corruption: How billion-dollar firms and EU governments are failing Ukraine's forests

14.07.2018 How billion-dollar firms and EU governments are failing Ukraine's forests

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