Robinson Lumber's perilous trade with Peru's Maderera Bozovich

06.01.2020 No US firm imports more high-risk wood from Peru than Robinson Lumber and they continue to buy from a company with a long rap sheet of alleged illegalities

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

Sônia Guajajara: “Agribusiness today really is a plague”

29.11.2019 In an exclusive interview, prominent indigenous leader Sônia Guajajara discusses the threats facing indigenous peoples and Europe’s responsibilities towards conservation in Brazil

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

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report reveals 164 land defenders murdered in 2018

African timber from firms linked to bribery, conflict and illegal logging floods into France

05.07.2019  Six years after EU law introduced to curb illegal timber imports, the trade in suspect wood from Africa continues as French authorities fail to act

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

Brazilian authorities bust corruption scheme behind “extensive” illegal deforestation for cattle

17.05.2019 More than a dozen law enforcement agents and cattle ranchers arrested over corruption, money laundering and illegal deforestation

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

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