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Indonesia’s primary forest and peatland moratorium now permanent
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Indonesia’s primary forest and peatland moratorium now permanent

Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo recently signed an order for the moratorium on logging in primary forests and peatlands to be permanent. Rainforest Foundation Norway praises the move but points out important weaknesses.

Two men try to extinguish fires in Indonesia.

Amidst Haze Crisis, Goldman Sachs Gives Green Light for Forest Burning

Goldman Sachs has announced a new palm oil financing policy. However, the policy has glaring weaknesses.

New report finds Indofood linked to deforestation, climate pollution and human rights abuses in Indonesia

New report finds Indofood linked to deforestation, climate pollution and human rights abuses in Indonesia

"Bad actor" in palm oil sector exposes major customers and investors to egregious company practices.

Politically important palm oil producer pledges no deforestation

Politically important palm oil producer pledges no deforestation

Astra Agro Lestari, Indonesia’s second largest palm oil grower, has announced a zero-deforestation policy.

Deforestation-free palm oil: Improved governance needed

Deforestation-free palm oil: Improved governance needed

Indonesia’s business sector is waking up. Now is the time for the Indonesian government to do its part.

Large palm oil producer announces strong forest conservation policy

Large palm oil producer announces strong forest conservation policy

First palm oil producer operating primarily at grower level announces strong forest conservation policy.

Indonesia’s second biggest palm oil company stops clearing of rainforests

Indonesia’s second biggest palm oil company stops clearing of rainforests

Astra Agro Lestari, the large Indonesian palm oil company connected to Mandarin Oriental Hotels, has announced an immediate moratorium on forest clearance.

Luxury hotel chain is destroying the rainforest

Luxury hotel chain is destroying the rainforest

The luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental is closely tied to a company that has cleared vast areas of rainforests, and is helping drive the Sumatran elephant to extinction.

Norwegian children´s books are destroying the rainforest

Norwegian children´s books are destroying the rainforest

Independent forensic fiber tests commissioned by Rainforest Foundation Norway (RFN) reveal significant quantities of mixed tropical hardwood in nearly half of the 24 books tested.

Norway's sovereign wealth fund tells companies to end tropical deforestation

Norway's sovereign wealth fund tells companies to end tropical deforestation

The largest sovereign wealth fund in the world strengthens its policy to avoid investing in companies responsible for the destruction of the world’s rainforests.

Norway’s Prime Minister visits indigenous tribe in Indonesia

Norway’s Prime Minister visits indigenous tribe in Indonesia

PM Erna Solberg will today meet with the Orang Rimba, one of Indonesia’s most vulnerable indigenous tribes in the rainforest in Jambi, Sumatra.