The global Paradise Papers leak has accused Indonesian pulp and paper giant APRIL of unethically exploiting tax loopholes through offshore shell companies and weakening environmental clauses by lenders. APRIL has rejected these claims.
Dutch company Boogaerdt Hout has been found guilty of violating the European Union Timber Regulation (EUTR) for placing illegal Burmese teak on the market. The company has two months in which to clear its supply chain of illegal wood.
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Even as skincare brand Dove deals with the aftermath of a poorly-planned ad, its parent company Unilever must reckon with the fact that its range of fairness products undermines its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Because controversies about exploding phones and corruption weren't enough, Samsung has entered into a joint venture with deforestation-linked Korean-Indonesian conglomerate Korindo, reveals Mighty Earth's Deborah Lapidus.
A pool party in Singapore - bizarrely themed around palm oil - was interrupted by environmental messages from green groups last night. But revelers did not seem remotely interested to learn about the causes of the haze pollution that chokes Singapore at this time of year.
The world needs an independent, internationally recognized legal body to which communities and activists can turn to address environmental crimes, says environmental activist and 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize winner Phyllis Omido.
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