Companies which make zero-deforestation commitments, but don’t take any action, could be held legally accountable under EU consumer protection law.
Poland announces more intense logging in Białowieża Forest, a year after ClientEarth and others lodged a complaint to the European Commission.
New EU measures to tackle palm-oil related deforestation are needed, the European Parliament voted yesterday. The EU is the second largest global importer of palm oil.
This timeline maps ClientEarth’s work with members of society in Gabon to secure Benefit Sharing Agreements.
We’re working with civil society in the Republic of Congo to strengthen draft forest laws to protect local communities’ rights.
“Our work has started a shift; where legal arguments previously ended conversations, now our partners in Ghana call themselves ‘pocket lawyers’ and engage more confidently in discussions to make
stronger forest laws.”
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