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

EU needs new laws to ban global deforestation in product supply chains

23.05.2019 Respondents surveyed in 25 countries believe EU should introduce laws to outlaw goods being sold that harm the environment and the result of deforestation

Bolloré loses defamation appeal against media company that exposed SOCFIN’s rights violations in Cameroon

22.04.2019 French documentary revealed poor working conditions and child labour at Socapalm, a SOCFIN palm oil subsidiary in Cameroon

Not a single company on track to meet 2020 zero-deforestation deadline

27.03.2019 Forest 500 report shows no palm oil, soy, cattle or timber firm that committed to eliminate deforestation from supply chains by 2020 will meet that goal

Are US investors aware of the legal risks of forest crimes?

12.07.2018 Climate Advisers examine the potential for investors in the US to be prosecuted for forest crimes that took place in other jurisdictions

Asian governments backing deforestation in Gabon and Cameroon

22.03.2018 An extract from Earthsight's The Coming Storm report exposes the connections between the Singaporean and Chinese governments and two of the projects which have cleared the most forest to-date

The Coming Storm: Toxic mix of dodgy firms, impunity and collusion threaten Congo's rainforests

12.03.2018 Earthsight report released today documents the destruction of the forests of the Congo Basin for industrial palm oil and rubber plantations

Climate policy expert calls on EU to act on “imported deforestation”

28.09.2017 The former head of UN climate negotiations uses Brussels speech to demand the EU acts to stop imports driving global deforestation

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