Despite landmark law, Europe faces tough test to end role in global forest loss (commentary)

16.05.2023 Success of EU's landmark deforestation law far from assured 

Fresh G7 sanctions fail to stop multibillion-dollar “conflict timber” trade

01.03.2023 New sanctions missed opportunity to prevent cash flows into the pockets of key Putin allies

"Hurt The Dictator": Q&A With Belarusian Dissident Andrei Sannikov

31.01.2023 Andrei Sannikov outlines the urgent need for strong sanctions on Belarusian timber

Key changes blocked by industry at “make or break” FSC meeting in Bali

15.11.2022 Green label’s ‘multi-stakeholder approach’ fails to deliver for forests and forest peoples

If it truly aspires to leadership on climate and forests, the US must first break its addiction to the products driving their destruction

08.11.2022 The US has pledged to end deforestation, but it continues to fund destruction overseas via imports of forest-risk commodities

The Fixers: Key Findings From The Investigation

29.09.2022 Court leak reveals go-betweens, failing law helped Brazilian flooring giant flood USA with suspect wood

Suspect timber firms lobby for certified wood ‘green lane’ in draft EU anti-deforestation law

09.11.2021 Influential timber industry group run by firms guilty of logging and wood trading abuses calls for proposed EU rules to wave through wood certified by dubious sustainability schemes

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

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