Whether it’s convincing Barbie to go for greener packaging or partnering with the music industry to promote responsible-sourced instruments, our team can fortunately celebrate several victories for the forests.
We primarily focus on consumer power to protect vulnerable ancient forests. When an individual makes an environmentally-conscious choice, it is an important step for conservation. But when a corporation implements an environmentally-conscious policy, that impact is amplified thousands of times over. Often times, it takes the power of the consumer to pressure a company to do the right thing.
And all the amazing creatures who call those forests home can thank mindful consumers for making that important step in the conversation process.
The six exporting plywood and veneer companies of the Amazonas state – Amaplac, Carolina, Cifec, Compensa, CIM and Gethal – are or have been involved with illegal logging in the past two and a half years. In 1998, they were responsible for 86,7%...
Based on recent fieldwork, literature and interviews with company executives, this report presents details of the activities of 17 logging companies currently operating in the Amazon’s forest states of Amazonas and Para. All of the companies are...
There are two main problems facing you as a corporate consumer of forest products: the loss of your resource base and the loss of your market. Your resource is diminishing and becoming increasingly remote and both your customers and investors are...
Mouth of Lockhart/Gordon Creek, Great Bear Rainforest, British Columbia, Canada.
This 1998 report is an indicative assessment which contrasts the current and proposed logging practices of WFP with the standards of the Forest Stewardship Council and an analysis of the concerns.
This 1998 fact sheet documents WFP's logging plans, the involvement of the First Nations, the ecology of the Ingram-Mooto Watersheds and the need to protect BC's temperate rainforests.
This 1998 report discusses how British Colombia's current logging practices devastate salmon stocks. Included are charts of locations and the species effected.
For the past one hundred years, B.C. has built its economic wealth on the extraction of resources. With the advent of industrial-scale logging in the 1950s, a staggering amount of wood began to be cut. Today the number of trees cut in B.C. each...
Greenpeace activist aboard barge carying genetically engineered soya.
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