Financial institutions representing a combined total of £1.18 trillion in assets under management and advice support the introduction of mandatory forest risk due diligence through the Financial Services and Markets Bill
The introduction of mandatory due diligence is an essential enabler in efforts to eliminate commodity-driven deforestation from investment and lending portfolios
European Parliament backs climate action for businesses, green due diligence for financial sector
MEPs make a critical step towards a strong corporate accountability law
Majority of Brits surveyed would reject taking part in hydrogen heating trials, new poll shows
Risk of explosion and high-cost leading concerns amongst those polled about hydrogen heating
French giant Veolia accused of buying “toxic” Colombian landfill, failed to address the risks faced by environmental defenders
The French waste management giant Veolia purchased a “toxic” landfill in a protected area in Colombia and has apparently failed to address the risks faced by environmental defenders who have spoken out against its environmental and health impacts, according to a new report from Global Witness.
Attacks against UDEFEGUA: Defenders in Guatemala are under siege to claim democracy back
Global Witness is deeply concerned by the situation faced by human rights defenders in Guatemala.
British public ‘being ripped off’ as Shell pays just 22p in tax per citizen despite record profits ahead of Shell AGM
Outrageous 22p tax per citizen in UK revealed ahead of Shell AGM
EU Member States finalise historic anti-deforestation law – now an end to deforestation finance must follow
European financing of deforestation remains a serious threat to forests
Patrick Alley and Simon Taylor, Global Witness founders, to step down as Executive Directors
Patrick Alley and Simon Taylor, two of Global Witness’s founders, will be standing down from their roles as Executive Directors by the end of 2023, the organisation is announcing today.
“Time we cannot afford to lose” – MEPs back major delay for landmark corporate accountability law
Moderate improvement on environment and human rights standards offset by major delay
New tracking tool launched to monitor Amazon deforestation in meatpacker supply chain
A new tool has been launched today by Global Witness that tracks Amazon deforestation linked to the indirect supply chain of the world’s biggest meatpacker, JBS.
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