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Eight reasons proposed UK law won’t stop consumption driving global deforestation

25.09.2020 The government's legislative plans are a first of their kind, but fall well short of what is needed 

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

Alleged human rights abuses at Cameroon rubber plantation pile pressure on Sudcam

28.11.2019 Despite 2018 pledges to improve sustainability credentials, Sudcam project continues to leave locals short-changed

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

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


Illegal agricultural plantations driving disappearance of ‘Intact Forest Landscapes’ worldwide

26.01.2017 More than 7 per cent of the area of these uniquely valuable ‘untouched’ forests were degraded or cleared between 2001 and 2013

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