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Over 50 Groups. One Call: 'Stop Fast Track' of TPP

The site states that the TPP "threatens everything you care about: democracy, jobs, the environment, and the Internet."

Common Dreams
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

RSPO: The road ahead for palm oil

Also around this time, the Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG) was launched.

Eco-Business.com
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Not just good on paper: how businesses and NGOs can protect rainforests

When Tachi Kiuchi of Mitsubishi Electric signed an agreement with Randy Hayes of Rainforest Action Network (Ran) nearly 18 years ago, it was celebrated as a step forward in forest protection and an example of leveraging of NGO purpose and corporate power to create positive change. Looking back, however, 

The Guardian
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Activists defeating coal export terminals in the Pacific Northwest

This week, Goldman Sachs sold off its share in the largest proposed coal 

Examiner.com
Friday, January 10, 2014

Goldman Sachs pulls out of proposed coal terminal

Here in the Northwest, proposals to build coal terminals have generated opposition from environmentalists, tribes and communities. They're worried about climate change from the burning of more coal,as well as increases in coal train and ship traffic in their own region.

Market Place
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Rainforest news review for 2013

APP's move was significant because it had long been viewed by green groups as one of the most egregious environmental transgressors in Indonesia, driving large-scale conversion of wildlife-rich forests and carbon-dense peatlands.

MongaBay.com
Thursday, December 26, 2013

ICCR Members Challenge Banks on Ethics and Emissions

And Bank of America has provided $6.4 billion in funding for the coal industry during the past two years alone.

Social Funds
Saturday, January 25, 2014

Mars Inc. Responds to Palm Oil Controversy With New Global Commitment

Release Date: 
Monday, March 10, 2014

San Francisco, CA- Following months of public campaigning and private negotiations with Rainforest Action Network (RAN), international food giant Mars Inc. today announced a sweeping new responsible palm oil procurement commitment. The new requirement demands that all palm oil companies supplying the US$30 billion company eliminate rainforest destruction, human rights violations and climate pollution from their supply chains or be dropped by 2015.