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Wednesday, Dec 28 2016
Eco-Business: The top 5 CSR stories in 2016
California-based Rainforest Action Network (RAN), Indonesia-based community group Tuk Indonesia and Dutch consultancy Profundo revealed that at least $38 billion worth of commercial loans and underwriting facilities were...
Thursday, Dec 22 2016
The Hill: After drilling decision, focus needs to turn to protecting the Gulf, clean energy
Lindsey Allen, Executive Director of Rainforest Action Network, offers a perspective on President Obama's latest environmental decision: This week President Obama showed legislative creativity, using...
Thursday, Dec 22 2016
YES Magazine: 7 Things the Defund DAPL Campaign Has Achieved So Far
YES Magazine highlights how pressuring banks to step away from the Dakota Access Pipeline is having results, including impacts on how they view human rights....
Tuesday, Dec 20 2016
One Green Planet: We Are What the Corporations Feed Us? Why Challenging Our Broken Food System is Important
We’ve handed over one of the most important decisions for the health of our bodies and the planet – what to eat and how we...
Saturday, Dec 3 2016
The New York Times: How Big Banks Are Putting Rain Forests in Peril
“The allocation of finance is so influential in our economy and to our environment,” said Tom Picken of the Rainforest Action Network. “But there’s little...
Wednesday, Nov 30 2016
Reuters: Palm oil industry watchdog lax on human rights - critics
Human rights advocates say the RSPO's labour guidelines show little concern for the welfare of workers, making its claim that its members are sustainable producers...
Friday, Nov 25 2016
Vice: Is Indonesia’s Leuser Rainforest For Sale?
"It's hard to adequately express the importance of the Leuser Ecosystem, both to the millions of Acehnese people who depend on it for their livelihoods...
Monday, Nov 21 2016
One Green Planet: From Conflict Palm Oil to Factory Farms: The True Cost of Tyson's Cheap Food
Tyson Foods, in its over 80 years of operation, has had a hugely negative impact on our food system. Tyson Foods profits off the cheap...
Friday, Nov 18 2016
Huffington Post: Obama Administration Blocks Arctic Oil Drilling Through 2022
Huffington Post: “This move locks the Gulf into another five years of corporate giveaways ― with decades more of climate pollution, offshore oil spills, devastation...
Tuesday, Nov 15 2016
Fortune: The U.S. Army Calls for More Analysis of Dakota Access Pipeline
“This delay provides an opportunity for the U.S. government to resolve outstanding issues to the full satisfaction of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and end...