Global deforestation becoming one of the top issues in the European elections
In the run-up to elections, various initiatives underscore intense public concern regarding the role of EU consumption in causing deforestation.
Commission presidency candidate says he would tackle human rights abuses in EU imports
Manfred Weber promises to ensure that the EU acts on child labour in supply chains
Chocolate companies and MEPs call for EU due diligence regulation
Chocolate companies and the European Parliament are on the same page when it comes to corporate due diligence.
Historic legal win against corporate bullying in Paris
French company Bolloré loses palm oil defamation case on appeal; the case highlights the community struggle against corporate heavyweights – and why voluntary standards don’t work.
Montagne d’Or Mine: France needs to walk the talk on halting deforestation in the tropics
At a time when France vows to champion the fight against imported deforestation and climate change, Montagne d’Or, a massive project in French Guyana has become a pebble in the shoe of the environment minister, raising...
ASEAN and EU create group to explore palm oil sustainability issues
Issues surrounding palm oil are increasingly causing division between the EU and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN); therefore, at their 22nd ministerial meeting in Brussels, 21 January 2019, they agreed to...
European Commission launches consultation on deforestation
In December 2018, the European Commission published a long-anticipated roadmap to “step up European Action against Deforestation”, followed by aconsultation on a coherent approach to deforestation and agricultural expansion, open...
WARUM SIE EIN NEUES EUROPÄISCHES Gesetz um die Entwaldung weltweit zu stoppen UNTERSTÜTZEN KÖNNEN
Vom 14. Januar 2019 bis zum 25. Februar 2019 hat die Europäische Kommission eine Konsultation darüber eingeleitet, wie die EU-Maßnahmen gegen die Entwaldung am besten intensiviert werden können, um den Entwurf einer neuen...
Groundbreaking report sends strong message to the EU on the forest crisis
Now is the time for greater leadership from the Commission and EU Member States to end tropical deforestation and support governance reforms. The European Parliament’s new report