Banking on deforestation: Top lenders make $1.7b from agribusiness deals

In February, JPMorgan, the biggest bank in the U.S., organized an online event on “The Amazon rainforest and you,” promoting sustainable investment. Now, a new report says the bank reaped nearly $57 million through investments linked to forest destruction in the past five years. These investments would make JPMorgan the top financier of deforestation in … Continue reading Banking on deforestation: Top lenders make $1.7b from agribusiness deals