New ISPO regulation underpinning Indonesian palm oil diplomacy branded as “regressive”

30.04.2020 Recent “reform” of palm oil sustainability certification scheme criticised for threatening forests and human rights – just as major export markets seek to better protect them

Cameroon women denounce "destruction" of forests and community by agribusiness giants

01.04.2020 Local women fight back against controversial palm oil, rubber firms accused of destroying community way of life and responsible for widespread deforestation 

Indirect supply chains pose major deforestation risk for global cocoa industry

26.03.2020 A new report has emphasised the threats major firms face in not having a full picture of suppliers

Brazilian meat giants linked to farmer charged with Amazon massacre

20.03.2020 A new report reveals links between JBS, Marfrig and farmer accused of brutal killings

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

JBS urged to improve ‘indirect’ supply chain monitoring

02.03.2020 Brazil’s environment commission wants to investigate the firm's traceability systems

Indonesian timber auditors to probe allegations of faked permits for $6bn of wood

27.02.2020 In a test for its EU-backed timber legality scheme, auditors investigate allegations that a vast logging and timber operation in Papua is underpinned by fake oil palm permits

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