Calls grow for House of Lords to strengthen UK Environment Bill

13.09.2021 Government proposals to end UK role in driving deforestation overseas must be beefed up for benefits to be realised

Open letter: EU transparency needed after key laws delayed

09.06.2021 Earthsight and others urge EU to give greater clarity on planned initiatives tackling deforestation overseas

Covid-19 compounds local ire against palm oil firms in West Africa

16.07.2020 A new wave of alleged abuses by Wilmar, Socfin and others sees renewed calls for action

New ISPO regulation underpinning Indonesian palm oil diplomacy branded as 'regressive'

30.04.2020 Recent “reform” of palm oil sustainability scheme criticised for threatening forests and human rights

Cameroon women denounce "destruction" of forests and community by agribusiness giants

01.04.2020 Local women fight back against controversial palm oil, rubber firms accused of destroying community way of life and responsible for widespread deforestation 

Norwegian wealth fund divests from Alicorp over palm oil-linked destruction in Peruvian Amazon

10.03.2020 Alicorp purchased palm oil from the Ocho Sur plantation where a reported 7,000ha of forest was destroyed and indigenous communities displaced

Forest 500 report laments “painfully slow” progress of brands to tackle deforestation

19.02.2020 New analysis of corporate efforts to fight against deforestation accuses Amazon, Nike, McDonald’s and dozens of other firms of falling short

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

Nestlé dumps Cargill’s Brazilian soy but persists with its palm oil, cocoa supplies

17.01.2020 Decision of food giant to stop sourcing Brazilian soy from Cargill welcomed but a failure to act on other suspect commodity supply chains raises yet more questions

Feronia’s EU funders look to act after report exposes Congo palm abuses

15.01.2020 Major development banks commit to addressing reports of worker abuses, environmental pollution and other malpractices at controversial Feronia palm oil sites

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