Commission sounds starting gun on the road to delivering ground breaking corporate accountability legislation
EU Commission sounds starting gun on the road to delivering ground breaking corporate accountability legislation
Global Witness welcomes landmark report from European Parliament on tackling EU’s role in global deforestation
This ground-breaking report is a clarion call for the EU to step up and tackle its role in global deforestation.
Legal action against Cyprus and Malta vital first step from EU on Golden Visas
After years of campaigning against the EU wide abuse of golden visas, Global Witness today warmly welcomes news that the European Union is finally taking concrete action against these schemes.
Preserving climate-critical forests with the support of Arcadia
Global Witness is very pleased to announce a new grant of £1.5million from Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. This three-year grant (2020–2023) will support our Forests Campaign, which aims to preserve the worlds’ most climate-critical tropical forests by tackling the finance that is bankrolling deforestation.
YouGov poll finds majority of British public want the UK to lead world on tackling climate change
More than two thirds of the British public want to see the UK as world leader on climate change
Global Witness, BankTrack and 19 other civil society organisations call on UK government not to leave finance out of a proposed new law on deforestation
Today, over twenty organisations sent an open letter to the UK government calling for the finance industry not to be left out of a proposed new law to tackle the UK’s contribution to global deforestation
Open letter: Don't leave finance out of a future law on imported deforestation
In light of the continued role of UK finance in backing companies associated with deforestation, we hope the UK government will ensure that legislation covers financial institutions
Global Witness welcomes calls by major businesses for stronger UK legislation on global deforestation
Global Witness welcomes today’s open letter by major businesses including McDonalds, Unilever, Marks & Spencer , Morrison's, Sainsbury's, Tesco, Lidl, Nando's and Nestle, calling for tougher new rules to tackle deforestation in UK supply chains.
Huge win for anti-corruption campaigners as BVI pledges company ownership transparency
The British Virgin Islands has committed to make information on the people who own and control companies in the tax haven public by 2023, a major step forward in the fight against the UK’s tax havens being used in global money laundering
US real estate key vehicle for money laundering, and as the ‘FinCEN files’ reveal, anonymous companies are at the heart of it
Without swift reform, America will continue to hurdle towards a housing crisis, made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic and related shutdowns and layoffs.
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