Global finance enabling community exploitation, human rights abuses - and the destruction of one of the world’s most biodiverse rainforests
This has destroyed swathes of highly biodiverse climate-critical forest, and is linked to exploitation of local communities.
Revealed: major banks and investors including Barclays, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock are pouring money into global forest destruction
A truly global picture of major financial players driving $44 billion into companies involved in deforestation
People of Papua New Guinea call on China to take urgent action on illegal wood imports
As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit in Papua New Guinea approaches, groups deliver letter to President Xi Jinping
Alarm bells sound for China’s trade reputation, as new report reveals destructive logging of Solomon Islands’ rainforests risks illegality
Hugely unsustainable rates of logging and the high risk of illegal practices on the once pristine paradise of the Solomon Islands are putting China’s reputation as a global trading partner at risk.
Papua New Guinea hosts APEC meeting on illicit timber trade while allowing illegal loggers to destroy its forests
New Global Witness analysis of satellite imagery and export data reveals loggers have recently extended a major forest clearance operation declared illegal by PNG’s Supreme Court.
Global Witness announced as a new beneficiary of the Dutch Postcode Lottery
New funding from Dutch Postcode Lottery will help Global Witness reach new audiences with campaigns to combat corrupt activity and protect forests
Global Witness awarded funding from People’s Postcode Lottery to support vital work preserving one of the world’s last major rainforests in Papua New Guinea
Global Witness has been awarded funding to support our work in protecting one of the world's last major rainforests in Papua New Guinea.
China urged to show leadership as world’s largest importer of tropical timber
Carbon emissions from tropical forests threaten Paris Agreement targets
Major U.S. companies halt sales of products, review supply chains after potential links to land theft and deforestation revealed
Hardware giant Home Depot’s supplier, Home Legend, has halted sales of exotic wood flooring linked to devastating and often illegal logging in Papua New Guinea, following a Global Witness investigation.
As activist receives global award for fighting deforestation Global Witness calls for urgent halt to rainforest destruction across Papua New Guinea
Activist Paul Pavol has won the ASF Award 2016 for his tireless fight against the destruction of his rainforest in PNG
Press releases and resources for journalists from Global Witness. For general media enquiries please call + 44 (0) 7912 517 127 or email [email protected]