Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

 

Read the latest news and blogs on land rights issues and investment

News and Blogs

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Press Release: Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator (RLBI) 2.0

 

Responsible Land-Based Investment Navigator (RLBI) 2.0 Provides Expanded Access to Resources and Information on Land Investments
 

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Pension and endowment funds linked to conflict-plagued oil palm in DRC

 
  John C. Cannon



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Can palm oil truly be sustainable? Malaysia offers a certification model we’ve been waiting for

 
  Robert Hii

A new UN report entitled, "Making Peace With Nature”, finds that nearly 90 percent of all known species are threatened by climate change.

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Oil company exploring in sensitive elephant habitat accused of ignoring community concerns

 
  Jeffrey Barbee and Laurel Neme

Namibians allege ReconAfrica disposed of wastewater unsafely, without permits, and ignored concerns about potential impact of oil drilling on water and wildlife.


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81 Indigenous leaders, environmental defenders slam BlackRock in open letter

 
  Ashoka Mukpo

A letter signed by Indigenous leaders and environmental defenders from the Amazon, West Africa, Southeast Asia and elsewhere blasts BlackRock for failing to hold companies in its investment portfol

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Weighing up the risks of a 2021 ‘land rush' in Africa

 
  Dr. Joseph Feyertag

A 2021 African land rush seems unlikely, but issues persist

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Explainer: What does it mean to invest ‘ethically’ or with ‘impact’?

 
  Simon Jessop




Demand for funds which cherry pick investments with strong environmental, social or governance (ESG) credentials has surged in recent years.

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#MRLF2021: Working toward a more equitable and inclusive future for smallholders in the Mekong Region

 
  Dr. Micah Ingalls
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Earth Day 2021: Celebrating and recognizing the leadership and climate action of Indigenous peoples and local communities

 
  Johnson Cerda




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Want to fight climate change? Support indigenous people

 
  Vicky Tauli-Corpuz

By Sônia Guajajara (Guajajara), Executive Coordinator for the Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB); Vicky Tauli-Corpuz (Kanakaney-Igorot), former UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights

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