The latest updates from Earthsight’s deep-dive investigations and projects

Fresh evidence of illegal deforestation in European beef and leather imports underscores importance of EU law

18.07.2024 EU consumers have been buying beef and leather linked to illegalities in Brazil

EU finally bans torture-stained Belarusian furniture trade

15.07.2024 The decision will shut down a supply chain long marred by human rights abuses and torture

Revealed: Complacency and data manipulation at Better Cotton

25.06.2024 According to a former employee, data is repeatedly manipulated at Better Cotton

Earthsight files complaints against 31 EU firms following confirmation of Russian wood use by their birch ply suppliers

16.04.2024 Earthsight has filed EUTR complaints pertaining to 31 firms across nine member states whose suppliers were confirmed by the EU to be using Russian wood.

Press release: European retail giants linked to dirty Brazilian cotton

11.04.2024 Fast-fashion retailers linked to illegal deforestation, land grabbing and violence

Executive Summary: Fashion Crimes

11.04.2024 World’s largest fashion brands use cotton linked to land grabbing, illegal deforestation, violence, human rights violations and corruption in Brazil

Fashion Crimes

11.04.2024 The European retail giants linked to dirty Brazilian cotton.

Press Release: Cargo ship loaded with €40m of Russian conflict timber seized in Germany

22.03.2024 Sanctioned Russian plywood worth an estimated €40 million seized

Commentary: Biden’s sanctions on Russia should include timber exports

06.03.2024 New US sanctions target hundreds of Russian entities and individuals, but should also cover areas that are good for the planet

Press Release: EU politicians, NGOs demand probe into ethical wood label’s certification of Belarusian penal colonies

22.02.2024 Open letter demanding an independent investigation by the FSC into how it came to certify the tainted Belarusian wood and furniture trade

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