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Joint Open Letter to the Consumer Goods Forum – It’s Time to Stop the Fires and Deliver on ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ Commitments

Joint Open Letter to the Consumer Goods Forum – It’s Time to Stop the Fires and Deliver on ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ Commitments


June 22, 2020

Dear Members of the Consumer Goods Forum:

Ten years ago, the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) made a commitment to end deforestation in member companies’ supply chains by 2020, with an emphasis on high-risk commodities such as soy, beef, palm oil, and pulp and paper. In 2014, additional companies joined this pledge as part of the New York Declaration on Forests. These commitments represented a recognition that deforestation is a serious environmental and social concern, and a major contributor ... read more

Posted on 07:15 PM in Activities, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Open Letters, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Open Letters, Publications, Pulp & Paper, Rainforest, Environment & Climate
HeidelbergCement untergräbt Klimaschutz und Menschenrechte

HeidelbergCement untergräbt Klimaschutz und Menschenrechte


 

  • Ausbeutung von Menschen und Ressourcen durch Betonriesen
  • Aufruf zur Achtung indigener Rechte und des Völkerrechts in Indonesien, Westsahara und Westjordanland

 

Pressemitteilung

Heidelberg, 03.06.2020. Zur virtuellen Hauptversammlung von HeidelbergCement werden morgen Umwelt-, Friedens- und Menschenrechtsorganisationen, darunter Fridays for Future, Watch Indonesia!, ROBIN WOOD und pax christi gegen die Unternehmenspolitik des Baustoffkonzerns protestieren.

 

HeidelbergCement unter Deutschlands klimaschädlichsten Unternehmen

Nach RWE ist HeidelbergCement derzeit das klimaschädlichste Unternehmen im DAX. Wenn alle Unternehmen bis 2050 eine Klimabilanz wie die von HeidelbergCement hätten, würde sich das Klima laut der ... read more

Posted on 01:13 PM in Activities, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Press Releases

Omnibus Law on Job Creation: Economic Growth First! – People, Environment and Democracy Later?


In October 2019, the Indonesian government began to propagate the so-called omnibus law, which aims to change a number of regulations in existing laws that affect a wide range of issues, from business, environmental impact assessment, labour law, and education to halal certification and regional government powers. Neatly split into the packages of “job creation”, “state capital”, “tax” (already passed in January) and “pharmaceutical”, the “one bill for everything” highlights Jokowi’s ambition to put Indonesia on the map as a ... read more

Posted on 09:43 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Environment & Climate
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Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges

Indonesian billionaire using ‘shadow companies’ to clear forest for palm oil, report alleges


Mongabay, 11 April 2018

news.mongabay.com/2018/04/indonesian-billionaire-using-shadow-companies-to-clear-forest-for-palm-oil-report-alleges

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  • Two plantation companies linked to Anthoni Salim, Indonesia’s third-richest man, are deforesting a peat swamp in Borneo, according to new research by Aidenvironment.
  • In response to the findings, Citigroup said it was cancelling all lending agreements with IndoAgri, the Salim Group’s agribusiness arm.
  • The Salim Group was previously accused of being behind four companies at the forefront of illegal oil palm expansion in Indonesia’s Papua region, employing a complex network ... read more

Posted on 01:27 AM in Agro Fuels, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Papua, Publications, Rainforest, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Stur und selbstbestimmt

Stur und selbstbestimmt


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Posted on 12:24 AM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Zement – der heimliche Klimakiller

Zement – der heimliche Klimakiller


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Posted on 04:45 PM in Economy, Labor & Corruption, Indonesia, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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HeidelbergCement: Streit über Projekte in Konfliktzonen

HeidelbergCement: Streit über Projekte in Konfliktzonen


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Posted on 10:01 AM in Activities, Visitor Programmes, Economy, Labor & Corruption, Human Rights, Indonesia, Campaign, Land & Indigenous Rights, Mining, Publications, Environment & Climate, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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„Prügel kriegen wir immer“

„Prügel kriegen wir immer“


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HeidelbergCement: Keine Überraschung auf der HV!

HeidelbergCement: Keine Überraschung auf der HV!


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Aktivisten kritisieren Problem-Projekte von Heidelberg Cement

Aktivisten kritisieren Problem-Projekte von Heidelberg Cement


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