Deforestation

Forests are home to 80 percent of the world's terrestrial biodiversity, and support human livelihood across the globe. Farming, grazing of livestock, mining, and drilling account for a majority of all deforestation.



Stories


Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in more than a decade10 years this …

7 months, 2 weeks

Amazon destruction should prompt investors to divest from destructive agribusiness

As agribusiness sets the world on fire, will global investors wait until they get burned? Over the …

8 months, 3 weeks

The Companies Behind the Burning of the Amazon

The burning of the Amazon and the darkening of skies from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Santa Cruz, Bolivia…

9 months, 1 week

McDonald's introduces Beyond Meat P.L.T to their menu

McDonald's will test a new "plant, lettuce and tomato" sandwich using Beyond Meat's patties in 28 r…

9 months, 2 weeks

Prompted by Amazon fires, 230 investors warn firms linked to deforestation

Major investors with $16.2 trillion in assets warn hundreds of companies to either meet supply chai…

9 months, 2 weeks

Corporations Pile Pressure on Brazil over Amazon Fires Crisis

Financial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the far-right president's bell…

10 months, 1 week

The Chain: Amazon Fires Highlight the Need for Stricter Execution of Corporate Zero-Deforestation Policies

High deforestation rates in Brazil and massive fires in the Amazon have put agricultural companies …

10 months, 1 week

Meat and dairy companies have yet to “meaningfully address” basic sustainability risks, report warns

The Food Industry is not doing enough to tackle the impacts of climate change, deforestation, green…

10 months, 1 week

ESG bond managers reluctant to ditch Brazil despite Amazon fires

Fires in the Amazon came to the fore last week and continue to generate attention after the Brazili…

10 months, 1 week

Petitions


Banco Santander, S.… Bank of America Cor… Bank Of New York Me…
Cease Investment in Illegal Amazon Deforestation

Brazilian agribusiness is rapidly destroying the Amazon rainforest. Foreign financiers have the power and responsibly to halt illegal deforestation.

$72.7 million supporting

CVS Health Corporat…
Skip the Slip

Every year, US receipt production consumes over 3 million trees and 9 billion gallons of water. This emits 4 billion pounds of CO2 and generates 302 m

$32.0 million supporting

Costco Wholesale Co…
Costco: Stop Funding Environmental Destruction

Our planet can’t wait any longer. Tell Costco to drop contracts with meat suppliers that are destroying rainforests and polluting our waters.

$456,215 supporting

Domino's Pizza Inc
Domino's: No Tropical Deforestation

Domino's endangers tropical rainforests in its supply chain. Ask Domino's to stop supporting deforestation.

$0 supporting