Following weeks, if not months, of preparation, EIA investigators are deployed to the field with the aim of engaging subjects of interest and obtaining valuable information on illicit trades and criminal networks. Gathering information in the field can be a long and arduous process, especially in new places where we need to start with a […]
For years EIA has been campaigning for strong action to prevent the trade in commodities from causing deforestation and now some big steps are being taken in Europe towards this goal. We have the chance to create a new “due diligence” law that will require companies to ensure their products have not been grown on recently deforested land.
The talent in our Forests team allows for research and analysis along with the ability to sustain relationships and networks. Knowing when to release information and what to do afterwards – this is as important as the release of the information itself
Looking back into a past of chaos, corruption and crime, Indonesia has clearly come a long way in reforming its timber sector. During the 1990s and early 2000s, illegal logging was so widespread that more than 70-80 per cent of timber produced in Indonesia was sourced illegally