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Japanese Firms Buying Illegal Timber From Malaysia's Endangered Rainforests
Business  (tags: business, corruption, environment, deforestation, dishonesty, society, money, ethics )

AWAY AWHI
- 2138 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Japanese companies are failing to keep illegally logged timber from entering their supply chains, international human rights and environmental watchdog Global Witness said in a report released today.
Revealed: How Our Shoes Are Linked to Deforestation and Slavery in the Amazon
Business  (tags: environment, business, politics, society, ethics, deforestation, world, labor )

AWAY AWHI
- 2457 days ago - theecologist.org
Much of the leather itself comes from cattle farms deep in the Brazilian Amazon, where farms use slave labourers and where slaughterhouses do not respect workers' safety
REPORT: As Norway Funds Rainforest Conservation, Its Pension Fund Invests in Companies Driving Deforestation
Business  (tags: business, society, environment, deforestation, ethics, dishonesty, investing, investments, politics, world, news, money, corruption )

AWAY AWHI
- 2668 days ago - news.mongabay.com
At the same time that it is committing hundreds of millions of dollars a year to protecting rainforests, Norway is investing more than 13 billion dollars a year via its pension fund in dozens of companies linked to deforestation
BAD BUSINESS: Investigation Links APP to Illegal Logging of Protected Trees
Business  (tags: society, politics, environment, deforestation, ecosystems, law, dishonesty, business, corporate, abuse, law, news, money )

AWAY AWHI
- 2696 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A year-long undercover investigation has found evidence of Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) companies cutting and pulping legally protected ramin trees, a practice that violates both Indonesian and international law.
Disposable Chopsticks Strip Asian Forests
Business  (tags: China, chop sticks, climate change, deforestation, environment, food )

Julie
- 2813 days ago - green.blogs.nytimes.com
Each year, the equivalent of 3.8 million trees go into the manufacture of about 57 billion disposable pairs of chopsticks in China. Half are consumed within China. Of the other half, 77 % is exported to Japan, 21% to South Korea and 2% to the U.S.
FIGHTING BAD BUSINESS: Indonesia to Investigate Palm Oil Company That Allegedly Breached Moratorium
Business  (tags: environment, dishonesty, corruption, deforestation, habitat destruction, corporate, politics, news, SustainableDevelopment, world, sustainabledevelopment, society, business )

AWAY AWHI
- 2950 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Indonesia's REDD+ Task Force will investigate charges that PT Menteng Jaya Sawit Perdana (PT Menteng), a palm oil company owned by Malaysia-based Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad (KLK), has cleared peat forest in breach of the country's newly-signed moratorium
BAD BUSINESS: Greenpeace Report--Barbie, Legos, Other Toys Linked to Destruction of Indonesia's Rainforests
Business  (tags: Greenpeace, news, environment, dishonesty, deforestation, corporate abuse, corporate, corruption, ethics, politics, society, business, world, sustainabledevelopment, usa, habitatdestruction, pollution, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 2964 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Some of the world's largest and most prominent toy-makers are sourcing their packaging materials from companies linked to large-scale destruction of Indonesia's rainforests, alleges a new report from Greenpeace.
BAD BUSINESS: Australia Forest Destruction Connected to Local Products
Business  (tags: ethics, environment, ENVIRONMENTAL DESTRUCITON, Australia, deforestation, dishonesty, corporate, economy, politics, society, SustainableDevelopment, news, world, business )

AWAY AWHI
- 2987 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Some of Australia's most popular stores are driving the destruction of native forests, according to a report by a new environmental group Markets for Change (MFC).
BAD BUSINESS: Greenpeace Says McKinsey's REDD+ Work Could Encourage Deforestation
Business  (tags: business, dishonesty, environment, REDD, deforestation, rainforest destruction, SustainableDevelopment, world, society, finance, ethics, corporate, corruption, abuse )

AWAY AWHI
- 3025 days ago - news.mongabay.com
One of the world's top consultancies, McKinsey & Co., is providing advice to governments developing "Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation" (REDD+) programs that could increase risks to tropical forests, claims a new report published by Gr
Industrial Animal Factories in Shocking Photos
Business  (tags: animal suffering, antibiotic resistance, biodiversity, CAFO, deforestation, farming, food, habitat, health, pollution, soil erosion, waste, water )

Julie
- 3171 days ago - treehugger.com
How the quest for cheap food results in horrific animal suffering, contaminated food, environmental degradation and the gutting of rural communities.
BAD BUSINESS--TAKE ACTION! Palm Oil for Power Station in Hawaii Threatens Forests and Communities
Business  (tags: corporate, abuse, environment, palm oil, environmental destruction, rainforest destruction, deforestation, business, dishonesty, news, politics, society, world, usa, energy )

AWAY AWHI
- 3180 days ago - rainforest-rescue.org
HECO (Hawaiian Electric Company), the largest electricity generator in Hawaii, could soon become one of the largest US importers of palm oil. Please call on the government and authorities in Hawaii to immediately withdraw HECO's permit for burning palm oi
International Giant Cargill: Corporate Threat to Food & Farming Revealed in Devastating Report
Business  (tags: Cargill, corporate behemoth, global agricultural system, trade, grains, beef, poultry industries, damning report, FoodAndWaterWatch, environmental, Amazon, deforestation, consumers, child labor, hazardous conditions, dangerous pesticides )

LucyKalei
- 4075 days ago - foodandwaterwatch.org
Report shows Cargill's vast influence on global agricultural trade threatens health of consumers, family farmers, environment...even entire economies & govts. From toxic waste spills to Amazon deforestation, eco-crimes galore & treats workers no better...
Corruption Stains Timber Trade: Forests Destroyed in China's Race to Feed Global Wood-Processing Industry
Business  (tags: corruption, timber trade, China, deforestation )

M
- 4488 days ago - washingtonpost.com
The Chinese logging boss set his sights on a thickly forested mountain just inside Burma, aiming to harvest one of the last natural stands of teak on Earth. He handed a rice sack stuffed with $8,000 worth of Chinese currency to 2 agents with connections.
   

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