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Fashion Crimes

11.04.2024 The European retail giants linked to dirty Brazilian cotton

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Putin-linked private army joins EU timber rush in Africa

16.05.2023 The trade fuels local instability and bolsters Russia's invasion of Ukraine

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Russian 'conflict timber worth over $1bn sold in the US

24.02.2023 US timber trade helps fund Russian aggression and further enrich powerful oligarchs

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Rubber-stamping Repression

25.11.2022 How EU governments and a global green label made European furniture buyers complicit in torture

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The Fixers

29.09.2022 How a failing US law allowed a Brazilian flooring giant to flood the country with millions of dollars of suspect wood

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There will be Blood

16.04.2024 The ugly truth behind cheap chicken

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Grand Theft Chaco II

21.10.2020 One year on, inaction from Paraguayan authorities and the leather industry to the scandal shows urgent need for new laws

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Ikea's House of Horrors

15.07.2021 The stolen Russian forests being greenwashed into kids' furniture 

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Untamed Timber

02.02.2021 The Brazilian flooring giant let off the hook by Bolsonaro's government and now thriving across the US and EU

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Taiga King

16.04.2024 How European firms fed a Russian tycoon's billion-dollar illegal logging scam

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Grand Theft Chaco

30.09.2020 Luxury cars made with leather from the stolen lands of an uncontacted tribe

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Fresh evidence of illegal deforestation in European beef and leather imports underscores importance of EU law

18.07.2024 EU consumers have been buying beef and leather linked to illegalities in Brazil

EU finally bans torture-stained Belarusian furniture trade

The decision will shut down a supply chain long marred by human rights abuses and torture

Revealed: Complacency and data manipulation at Better Cotton

According to a former employee, data is repeatedly manipulated at Better Cotton

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