FSC hall of shame: The ethical wood label’s long line of scandals

25.10.2021 The Forest Stewardship Council label is supposed to guarantee products are sustainably sourced, sadly it is not always the case

Open letter: FSC is no longer fit for purpose and must urgently reform

25.10.2021 NGOs and civil society groups urge the ethical wood label to instigate serious change of its practices

Activists face deadly risks in protecting lands from global agribusiness

07.08.2019 Global Witness report documents dangers for world’s land defenders as 164 activists murdered in 2018 with almost 20 per cent of killings linked to commodity-driven cultivation disputes

A carbon bomb in Papua: 7 takeaways from our investigation

04.12.2018 Key findings from our Indonesia for Sale series which exposed corrupt land deals in Indonesia's palm oil sector

Indonesian National Strategic Area loses thousands of hectares of forest in 2017

22.01.2018 Almost 7,000 hectares of forest were destroyed in the Leuser Ecosystem, in the western Indonesian province of Aceh, in 2017

Firms filmed exploiting peatland forest in West Kalimantan

29.08.2017 An Indonesian company and its Chinese partner pushed ahead with an industrial wood plantation,  flouting a moratorium on the drainage and exploitation of lands

Illegal palm oil concession generates flood of timber, greenwashed by Indonesia’s flagship certification scheme

26.06.2017 A new report reveals how company previously exposed has continued operating illegally, by clearing after permits expired and beyond the boundaries of its concession

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