Press Releases

High court sides with Indigenous communities in battle over controversial Malaysian palm oil giant’s plan to develop large areas of ancestral territory and pristine forest
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Hundreds of events across the world call on PepsiCo and others to break ties to deforestation, human rights abuses and climate pollution
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Two major publishing houses – HMH and Macmillan - announce new paper policies
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Rainforest Action Network, Investors and Community Leaders Take Stage at ‘Bank of Coal’ Meeting
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
New commitment ‘requires further specifics and is fraught with challenges’
Monday, April 28, 2014
Broad coalition identifies PepsiCo as key laggard still purchasing large quantities of palm oil tied to deforestation, human rights abuses and climate pollution; public encouraged to take action on YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY website
Monday, April 21, 2014
JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo end financing for mountaintop removal coal
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Following years of campaigning by Rainforest Action Network and others, ag giant signals cautious intent to take more responsibility for the impact of its palm oil business, but new policy with action plan still missing.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Four case studies document widespread abuses by Cargill palm oil supplier Kuala Lumpur Kepong (KLK)
Wednesday, April 2, 2014