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CSR Cheat Sheet: 'No company will meet its 2020 zero-deforestation goals'

Oliver Balch, (Dec 19, 2017)

Nestlé, Mars, Marks & Spencer, Danone and Kellogg top scorers in Forest 500 report; ocean plastics backlash grows; EU probes IKEA tax affairs

Brands wake up to tragedy of the oceans

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 20, 2017)

Shocking images of marine life choking on plastic waste are finally moving companies to innovate on more sustainable packaging solutions. But it will take more than new technologies to kick a decades-old global addiction to cheap single-use plastic

Can Alberta put a cap on the oil sands?

Terry Slavin, (Sep 21, 2017)

Justin Trudeau's approval of Keystone XL pipeline raises questions among green groups over how serious Canada is about tackling its biggest source of CO2 emissions

Deforestation briefing: Fresh hope in battle to save the orangutan from palm oil

Terry Slavin, (Aug 27, 2017)

A surge in corporate no-deforestation commitment hasn’t stemmed habitat destruction in Indonesia, as a new report by RAN on illegal deforestation in Sumatra highlights. We assess whether a new methodology for implementing them called the High Carbon Stock Approach could help turn the tide

Deforestation briefing: Pressure grows for expansion of Amazon soy moratorium

Mark Hillsdon, (Jul 28, 2017)

The soy moratorium may have spared the Amazon, but farmers have moved in elsewhere

Deforestation briefing: Beef supply chain blamed as deforestation climbs in Brazil

Mark Hillsdon, (Jul 26, 2017)

As the likes of Walmart and McDonald’s close in on their 2020 deforestation pledges, green groups hope they can use their collective power to put pressure on rogue ranchers

Weekly Watch: 23 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 22, 2017)

French supply chain law, technology boost to resource sector, WWF backs multistakeholder standards, oil pipeline controversy, organic market growth, banks pressured on climate, clean energy rebounds, Uganda's solar bus and Smurfit Kappa achieves certification goal

EthicsWatch: US – ExxonMobil under fire for 'hiding knowledge of climate change'

April Streeter, (Sep 21, 2016)

The oil major is being investigated by 12 US states for fraud after decades of funding denial groups

Nobel Laureates and Greenpeace lock horns over Golden Rice

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 18, 2016)

Scientists and campaigners disagree fundamentally about whether the rice can be an effective way to fight vitamin A deficiency in poorer countries

FMCG Briefing: Wake-up call for palm oil

April Streeter, (Jun 22, 2016)

The RSPO’s suspension of IOI in April has forced even laggard companies to take a closer look at the ‘carbon bombs’ in their supply chains

BrandWatch – June 2016

Nadine Hawa, (Jun 22, 2016)

Big brands vow to steer clear of melting Arctic

BrandWatch – May 2016

Nadine Hawa, (May 20, 2016)

Malaysian palm oil giant IOI sues RSPO

IOI Group vs RSPO: History repeating itself?

Liam Dowd, (May 12, 2016)

IOI Group’s decision to sue the RSPO throws up many questions and points that we've encountered before

Cheat sheet: Corporate responsibility cheat sheet - April 2016

Oliver Balch, (Apr 21, 2016)

We read all the reports so you don’t have to

EthicsWatch: Asia - Oiling the wheels of deforestation

Ellen R Delisio, (Mar 22, 2016)

Big buyers of palm oil may have adopted forest-friendly purchasing policies, but they appear still to have little control over their suppliers’ practices

2015: Asia Pacific - Partnering for inclusive progress

Andrea Spencer-Cooke and Fran van Dijk, (Dec 17, 2015)

Delivering on COP21 and the global goals in the world’s most populous region calls for breakthrough partnerships

Lobbying: Climate change - Beware hot air

April Streeter, (Nov 23, 2015)

The good words and noble intentions of many companies on climate change action are at odds with their own lobbying and association memberships. Will behind-the-scenes manoeuvring blow the chance for COP21 success?

NGOWatch – November 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Nov 19, 2015)

Pakistan INGOs, John West exposed, climate risks to food supply and electronics harvesting

NGOWatch – July 2015

Stephen Gardner, (Jul 14, 2015)

Dutch emissions targets, OECD criticised, Fair Wear wage report and European timber imports

Asia column: Greenpeace at war in India

Rajesh Chhabara, (May 8, 2015)

The Indian government, under the new leadership of Narendi Modi, has taken a harsh line against Greenpeace’s opposition to several development projects – blocking funds and preventing individuals from travelling

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