FSC digs heels in as pressure builds for it to act on Ikea illegal timber scandal

22.07.2020 A passive response to Earthsight’s Ikea investigation reflects deep-rooted inertia within Forest Stewardship Council 

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 in the region sees renewed calls for action

EU and Ukraine authorities urged to ‘systematically reform’ forest sector

06.07.2020 To end Illegal logging, reform must go beyond national efforts announced so far

Ukraine Prime Minister pledges crackdown on illegal logging after Earthsight exposé

25.06.2020 Government announcement came on same day environment authorities reveal criminal probe started into forestry enterprise linked to Ikea suppliers

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

UK military beef supplier linked to illegal deforestation in Brazil

28.04.2020 Earthsight research reveals how suspect Brazilian beef sourced by MoD

Indirect supply chains pose major deforestation risk for global cocoa industry

26.03.2020 Study emphasises threats major firms face in not having a full picture of suppliers

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

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