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Thursday, Nov 10 2016
Grist: Is your bank funding the Dakota Access Pipeline? Here’s how to find a new bank.
Grist responds to a reader's question on banks that are environmentally responsible, highlighting the 2016 report card from the Rainforest Action Network that grades the major banks...
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Reuters: Energy Transfer says not slowing construction of North Dakota pipeline
"It's clearly causing a lot of public concern and this is really a challenge to the reputation of the banks involved in this loan and...
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Sustainable Brands: CPG Giants, NGOs, Traders Agree on Unifying Definition of 'No Deforestation' Palm Oil
After a year of intensive work, the High Carbon Stock (HCS) Convergence Working Group announced in Bangkok today that they have reached agreement on a single, coherent set of...
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Jakarta Globe: Leuser Still Exploited by Palm Oil Companies Despite Moratorium: NGO
The Rainforest Action Network, a California-based environmental group, has released a report showing that palm oil companies operating in the Leuser Ecosystem in Aceh are still...
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Politico Morning Energy: America Votes Today
Green group demands Citibank stop funding project: The Rainforest Action Network asked Citibank on Monday to stop loan disbursements for Dakota Access and to ensure an...
Tuesday, Nov 8 2016
Democracy Now: Norwegian Bank DNB Considering Cutting Funding of Dakota Access Pipeline
Citigroup is playing a major role as both a financer of the project and the loan agent. Lindsey Allen of the Rainforest Action Network said,...
Tuesday, Nov 1 2016
Associated Press: Oil and Gas Protestors Lose Ground to Online Auctions
The auction adjourned more than three hours early but not before police escorted out eight protesters who were chanting and carrying signs. Such scenes have...
Monday, Oct 31 2016
Triple Pundit: RAN: Texas Rio Grande Valley Under Threat from Natural Gas
But according to the environmental NGO Rainforest Action Network, liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals proposed in cities such as Brownsville are a long-term threat to...
Thursday, Oct 27 2016
Politico Morning Energy: Presidential race looms large over U.N. climate talks
LNG EXPORTS FACILITIES A MESS FOR TEXAS: REPORT: The Rainforest Action Network released a report today claiming three proposed liquefied natural gas export terminals in Texas' Rio Grande...
Friday, Oct 14 2016
Mongabay: More than 20 labor law violations by Indofood alleged in Indonesia
Emma Lierley, forests communications manager at RAN, said the NGOs hoped Indofood’s suspension from the RSPO, the world’s largest association for ethical production of palm...