Forests

Promises in Practice

Promises in Practice

Policies seeking to halt the environmental and social damage of palm oil production are proving to be only a partial success. Major palm oil companies have increasingly adopted ambitious ‘no…

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The Loss of Our Forest and Peatland

The Loss of Our Forest and Peatland

Our latest joint report with the Independent Forest Monitoring Network in Indonesia (aka JPIK) reveals systematic and extensive encroachment into forests as well as illegal logging in Sebangau National Park.…

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In Our Palms

In Our Palms

To meet its pledge to halt deforestation, the European Union needs to act to reduce the deforestation footprint of the commodities it imports, including palm oil. Existing methods to alleviate…

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A Tale of Two Laws

A Tale of Two Laws

The US Lacey Act prohibits trade in wildlife, fish and plants illegally taken, possessed, transported or sold in violation of any foreign law that protects plants. The European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR)…

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Impact Report 2016

Impact Report 2016

We have a proud history of driving real, significant change across our four key programmes of work – Climate, Forests, Ocean and Wildlife. Here you can see for yourself the…

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Still Permitting Crime

Still Permitting Crime

A joint report with our partner the Independent Forest Monitoring Network (Jaringan Pemantau Independen Kehutanan, or JPIK) reveals how a palm oil plantation established and developed illegally in 2013 and…

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