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Flushing the Climate: Which U.S. Stores are Still Selling the World’s Most Destructive Toilet Paper? 

Flushing the Climate: Which U.S. Stores are Still Selling the World’s Most Destructive Toilet Paper? 

9 years after their highly publicized Forest Conservation Policy was announced, monitoring by Indonesian and international NGOs finds Asia Pulp and Paper is failing to keep its promises, damaging the climate and harming local communities in Indonesia. EPN-North...

Remembering Lafcadio Cortesi

Remembering Lafcadio Cortesi

by Sergio Baffoni I first met Lafcadio by hearsay. In Papua New Guinea, after having left years before, he was a legend among the clans' people. Yet, when I finally met him in person, it was a great discovery. And it was immediately an intense friendship, because it...

First test of ‘net zero’ bank commitments as pulp & paper giants seek finance for expansion that could torpedo Indonesia’s climate goals

First test of ‘net zero’ bank commitments as pulp & paper giants seek finance for expansion that could torpedo Indonesia’s climate goals

Civil society groups warn that material risks to financial institutions haven’t been disclosed New analyses released today by a coalition of civil society organizations reveal significant material risk to banks and investors exposed to two of the world’s largest pulp...