While we know that Conflict Palm Oil results in human rights violations and threatens endangered wildlife like orangutans, elephants and tigers -- it’s also a huge threat to the climate we all rely on for survival. We need to keep pressure on industry to sustain a healthy climate too.
Join us in calling on palm producers to not only protect forests, human rights, but also our climate.
Dear Mr. Anthoni Salim,
The Salim Group has been exposed for the illegal destruction of nearly 10,000 hectares of Borneo’s peat forests. I call on you to immediately halt all clearance of forests and peatlands on all concessions under your influence.
The forests destroyed were some of Borneo’s incredibly important peat forests: massive carbon sinks that safely store greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere. The 10,000 hectares of peatland cleared is equivalent to 550,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions every year. In order to avoid dangerous climate change, we must keep forests standing and peatlands intact.
As a matter of urgency, the Salim Group should adopt and rapidly implement a “No Deforestation, No Peatland, No Exploitation” policy that applies to its entire palm oil portfolio and all concessions under its influence to ensure the conglomerate no longer contributes to deforestation, peatland development, biodiversity loss or the violation of human rights.
Consumers around the world will not stand by and watch continued deforestation, driving the planet further into climate chaos. Please act immediately and put a stop to all deforestation and peatland clearance on all Salim Group concessions and those under your influence.
Right now, Chase is considering extending extending BILLIONS in financing for dirty fossil fuel infrastructure. It’s the banks that make the loans, but making the decisions behind those loans are real people, people who (we hope) still have a conscience about the future of our planet.
These four people have a huge decision to make. They have the opportunity to do the right thing, to take a stand for the planet and for human rights - or to move us closer to climate disaster.
Tell them it’s time for Chase to STOP funding pipelines for companies like Enbridge -- the energy giant working for the Line 3 pipeline -- and TransCanada, the company behind Keystone XL.
Right now, some of the biggest banks in the world (and probably in your neighborhood), including JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Crédit Agricole are debating whether or not to extend $4 BILLION dollars of credit to Enbridge, the energy giant working for the Line 3 pipeline, and TransCanada, the company behind Keystone XL. They’re doing so despite fierce opposition from Indigenous and First Nations people along the pipeline routes and with complete disregard for the climate chaos this will cause.
Tell Wells Fargo, Chase and Crédit Agricole: NO reckless new funding for climate destruction!
It’s time for banks to STOP funding new infrastructure for destructive fossil fuels and to start investing in renewables instead. A cleaner, brighter future is possible.
From courageous Water Protectors fighting for Indigenous lands along pipeline routes, to lawyers contesting permits, to direct action against the companies themselves - we all have a role to play in this fight.
We need to show banks that we won’t tolerate threats to clean water, clean air, our shared climate and Indigenous rights. Add your voice now.
In spite of adopting social and environmental safeguards into its financing policies, Japan's largest bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), has been bankrolling climate change with billions of dollars in financing for rainforest destruction, tar sands pipelines, and coal power around the world.
MUFG has a lot to answer for.
Let MUFG know that the world is watching them and that it is time they finished what they began, craft a truly impactful policy that protects people and planet, and end the bad business deals that threaten our future.
MUFG, your bank is linked to rainforest destruction, worker exploitation, and human rights violations through your relationship with palm oil companies like Indofood; you remain a top-five financier of coal power globally; and you continue to fund Enbridge, Energy Transfer Partners, and TransCanada, the companies behind the climate-destroying tar sands and other oil pipelines Line 3, Bayou Bridge, and Keystone XL. We global citizens call on you to strengthen your financing policy to protect the climate and respect human rights, to do the due diligence required to verify whether the companies you finance are upholding your bank's values and commitments, and to halt relationships with those that are undermining our sustainable future.
JPMorgan Chase continues to fund disastrous projects and companies that drive the climate crisis.
Our most recent report shows that JPMorgan Chase has increased its financing for coal mining by 21x in 2017 and increased funding to one of the dirtiest sources of energy on the planet, tar sands.
Tell JPMorgan Chase we will not stand for its destructive banking practices. Defund Tar Sands and Coal now!