These banks are pumping billions into Southeast Asia’s deforestation

A┬ánew online database is shining light on the big banks and investors funding forest-risk sector companies operating in Southeast Asia, with financiers in Malaysia, China and Europe among the biggest backers, and many lacking adequate safeguards to ensure the money they hand over does not prove destructive. The database, which was launched this week by … Continue reading These banks are pumping billions into Southeast Asia’s deforestation