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Greenpeace urges Michelin to stop patronising deforestation-friendly rubber growers

Cécile Leuba

Michelin Group, world leading tyre manufacturer and first world buyer of natural rubber, recently published a zero deforestation procurement policy based on the methodology High Carbon Stock (HCS) Approach. Reactions have however trailed the development with, for instance, Greenpeace commending the action but demanded that the tyre manufacturer should do more. Cécile Leuba, Forest campaigner for Greenpeace France, submitted: “The ...

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How firm is impacting biodiversity, livelihood in Africa, by Greenpeace

Cécile Leuba

A new Greenpeace France investigations on Socfin, a company owned 38.75% by Bolloré group, has revealed the impact of the company’s plantations on forests, communities and wildlife in Africa. The revelation was made in a recent study. The report, titled: “Africa’s forests under threats”, shows that Socfin’s expansion plans in a dozen countries, mostly in Africa, are threatening forests that are ...

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