Liberia's Jogbahn Clan is at the forefront of efforts to resist the grab of land and forests for palm oil plantations. But the country's President says they are only 'harrassing and extorting' international investors.
Opening a bank account may seem like a trivial thing to do for most consumers. But such decisions may have consequences for deforestation and human rights abuses in the developing world, writes Anne van Schaik.
Companies with bad environmental records are increasingly turning to a little-known nonprofit called TFT to make sure they meet commitments to improve their practices. It remains to be seen if this is just a PR move.