Banks and financiers back beef giant JBS to the tune of almost $1bn despite links to widespread deforestation, land grabbing and slave labour in the Amazon, with tainted beef and leather entering British and European markets
Giant meat trader JBS is still sourcing cattle from ranchers responsible for widespread illegal rainforest destruction and human rights abuses in the Brazilian Amazon
Statement on Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips
Bruno and Dom worked heroically to protect the Amazon region and its inhabitants and protect the lungs of our planet
New investigation reveals global commodity giants fuelling land conflict and human rights abuses through trade of Brazilian soy
Global commodity giants fuelling land conflict through trade of Brazilian soy
Majority of Bunge shareholders vote for measures on deforestation but green groups issue urgent call for action
Top institutional shareholders in Bunge Limited yesterday threw their weight behind a call for the company to do more to protect forests in the Brazilian Cerrado
Without justice for the Pau D’Arco massacre, the killing of land rights defenders will continue
On January 26, Fernando dos Santos Araújo, land rights defender and survivor of the 2017 Pau D’Arco massacre, was shot and killed in the Brazilian state of Pará
Major global banks complicit in widespread destruction of the Amazon rainforest linked to Brazilian beef companies, and international audits flawed
Major Brazilian meat traders are failing to remove huge swathes of Amazon deforestation from their supply chains, which flawed audits by DNV-GL and Grant Thornton then did not pick up
A letter to the Consumer Goods Forum: It’s Time to Stop the Fires and Deliver on ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ Commitments
Companies should be delivering on crucial deforestation commitments.
‘Material risks growing’ for businesses failing to engage with human rights defenders
New investor due diligence briefing from Global Witness and BHRRC outlines material risks and actions for investor to take as human rights defenders face increasing threats.
New letter from 50 organisations urges investors and banks to note major risks of exposure to Amazon deforestation of buying shares in global meatpackers JBS and Marfrig
Open letter urges investors to note the link between the world’s largest beef traders and devastating deforestation in the Amazon.
Open Letter to global investors and financial service providers
On the risk of exposure to Amazon Deforestation in reported sale by the Brazilian National Development Bank of shares in JBS and Marfrig
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