9/16/2019· The regulation places Indonesia among a growing list of countries attempting to clamp down on the use of anonymous companies, especially due to their role in facilitating money laundering, tax evasion and terrorism financing.
11/28/2018· The amount paid for the other four companies was never made public, but on the basis of those that were, the paper permits for all seven companies could
9/19/2018· World’s biggest brands still linked to rainforest destruction in Indonesia. Jakarta, Indonesia Palm oil suppliers to the world’s largest brands, including Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive and Mondelez, have destroyed an area of rainforest almost twice the size of Singapore in less than three years, according to a new investigation by
7/21/2017· Photograph: Sutanta Aditya/Barcroft Images. Pepsico, Unilever and Nestlé have been accused of complicity in the destruction of Sumatra’s last tract of
5/7/2014· Greenpeace and its supporters have petitioned, lobbied and called out companies involved in forest destruction. We don' t stop simply because a company has a
11/28/2018· The secret deal to destroy paradise is the third instalment of Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on the opaque deals underpinning Indonesia’s deforestation and land-rights crisis. The series is the product of 23 months of investigative reporting across the Southeast Asian country, interviewing fixers, middlemen, lawyers and companies involved in land deals, and those most
12/30/2015· Fast forward nine years, and Icahn has shown up at Freeport-McMoRan Inc. This time a company isn’t wounded by Asian Flu but by the collapse in commodity prices. This week its esteemed founder, James R. “Jim Bob” Moffett, was sent to the showers. He co-founded a predecessor company in 1969, or just about 47 years ago.
7/25/2011· A Malaysian logging company, Ta Ann Holdings Berhad, is clear-cutting rainforests in Borneo, including forests within the Heart of Borneo, an ambitious conservation campaign, headed by
An estimated 73 percent of all logging in Indonesia is believed to be illegal. Most of the methods adopted for deforestation in Indonesia are illegal for a multitude of reasons. Private corporations, motivated by economic profits from local and regional market demands for timber, are culpable for deforestation.
9/1/2020· Activists Organize to End Big Business of Burning as Arson in Brazil and Indonesia Destroy Rainforests. running and winning campaigns to hold the biggest companies in the world accountable. Friends of the Earth fights for a more healthy and just world. Together we speak truth to power and expose those who endanger the health of people and
The rainforests of Indonesia are an ecological treasure: They’re home to critically endangered species like the orangutan and the Sumatran tiger, and they also store more carbon than the entire world emits in 9 years.Now snack and cereal giant Kellogg's has made a huge deal with a company that’s wiping these forests off the map.. Kellogg's has just launched a partnership with Wilmar
Floods and landslides occur in most parts of Indonesia and can cause hundreds of casualties, destroy houses and other infrastructure, and ruin local businesses. Even in a mega-city as Jakarta, floods occur regularly (basically every year) due to weak water management in
Palm oil is literally everywhere in our foods, cosmetics, cleaning products and fuels. It’s a source of huge profits for multinational corporations, while at the same time destroying the livelihoods of smallholders. Displacement of indigenous peoples, deforestation and loss of biodiversity are all consequences of our palm oil consumption.
12/30/2020· The AP’s investigation into child labor is part of a broader in-depth look at the industry that also exposed rape, forced labor, trafficking and slavery.Reporters crisscrossed Malaysia and Indonesia, speaking to more than 130 current and former workers some two dozen of them child laborers at nearly 25 companies.
10/30/2015· Indonesia’s forests have been fragmented for decades by timber and farming companies. Canals have been cut through the peat to drain and dry it. Plantation companies move in to destroy
Indonesia's lowland tropical forests, the richest in timber resources and biodiversity, are most at risk. By 2000 they have been almost entirely cleared in Sulawesi, and predicted to disappear within few years in Sumatra and Kalimantan.. In Sumatra tens of thousands of square kilometres of forest have been destroyed often under central government concessions given to palm oil companies to
Palm oil production is important to the economy of Indonesia as the country is the world's biggest producer and consumer of the commodity, providing about half of the world's supply. In 2016, Indonesia produced over 34.6 billion tons of palm oil, and exported nearly 73% of it. Oil palm plantations stretch across 12 million hectares, and is projected to reach 13 million by 2020.
Asian Pulp and Paper is one of the world’s largest paper and pulp companies. Manufacturing in China and Indonesia, the company had a history of clearing rainforest and indigenous trees and