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Aviation climate targets may drive 3 million hectares of deforestation
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Aviation climate targets may drive 3 million hectares of deforestation

The aviation industry’s climate targets are likely to lead to a dramatic increase in demand for palm oil and soy for aviation biofuels.

Human health and welfare interlinked with a healthy ecosystem

Human health and welfare interlinked with a healthy ecosystem

Our new report showcases how indigenous peoples in Acre, Brazil, harvest produce from their forest and village gardens to sustain a healthy life.

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

Interfaith Rainforest Initiative

New hope for world’s tropical forests as Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Daoist Leaders join indigenous forest guardians to launch global effort to end deforestation.
Norway bans palm oil-based biofuel in its public procurement

Norway bans palm oil-based biofuel in its public procurement

A majority in the Norwegian parliament has voted to ban the public procurement and use of biofuel based on palm oil.

Nordic Banks and Government Pension Funds linked to Indonesia’s Palm Oil Deforestation

Nordic Banks and Government Pension Funds linked to Indonesia’s Palm Oil Deforestation

A new report from Rainforest Foundation Norway and the Fair Finance Guide tracks Nordic investments to Asian banks that support rapacious palm oil producers with financing that impedes push for sustainability.
World’s largest sovereign wealth fund announces that palm oil sector is still too risky for investment

World’s largest sovereign wealth fund: Palm oil still too risky for investment

Norges Bank Investment Management, which manages Norway’s 900 billion USD sovereign wealth fund, this week released its annual report on responsible investment.

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund must end soy traders’ forest destruction

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund must end soy traders’ forest destruction

The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund invests USD 116 million in the US soy trading company Bunge, which is accused of extensive deforestation

Indonesia’s second largest palm oil producer fails to deliver on its sustainability policy

Indonesia’s second largest palm oil producer fails to deliver on its sustainability policy

NGOs deem Astra Agro Lestari’s implementation of sustainability policy far too slow; question the company’s intentions to fully adhere to its commitments.