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SGSOC'S Social Investments

Publication | December 15, 2016 at 14:26

In 2009, Sithe Global Sustainable Oils Cameroon (SGSOC) signed an agreement to develop an oil palm plantation in Cameroon’s Southwest region. At the time, the project was known as Herakles Farms – the name of the US investor which withdrew in...

Shopping Clean: Retailers and Renewable Energy

Publication | October 26, 2016 at 12:08

South Africa’s retail sector plays an important role in society and has developed over time to meet the changing needs of the country. As such, this update of the report released by Greenpeace Africa in April 2016 titled “Shopping Clean –...

UMOJA - Supporter Newsletter

Publication | October 13, 2016 at 13:39

This first issue of the newsletter is dedicated to you, our loyal supporters who makes our work possible.

Herakles Farms/SGSOC: The chaotic history of destructive palm oil project in Cameroon

Publication | September 6, 2016 at 10:09

Since 2010, Herakles Farms / SGSOC palm oil plantation in Cameroon's South-West region, multiplied misdeed towards the people living around the concession area. Greenpeace releases a report that builds on the work of several Cameroonian and...

How the DRC government has secretly breached it's own logging moratorium

Publication | July 12, 2016 at 11:03

In a snub to international donors, the DRC government has violated a moratorium on the allocation of new industrial logging concessions in place since 2002. Now the Minister of Environmental, Conservation of Nature and Sustainable Development...

Embracing Change - Shaping the Future

Publication | June 8, 2016 at 14:06

This annual report provides a summary of the activities carried out in different parts of Africa in an effort to curtail some of the pressing environmental challenges of our time, including: climate change, deforestation, water pollution, coal...

La Socamba: How Cameroon’s stolen wood reaches international markets

Publication | May 26, 2016 at 9:30

Cameroon’s forests are among the most species-rich in the Congo basin, containing the region’s most biologically diverse forests, providing valuable habitat for endangered Western Lowland Gorillas, chimpanzees and forest elephants, amongst...

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