Tag: legality-policies

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New Report Exposes Home Depot’s Alleged Connection To Grand Corruption and Forest Crimes in the Congo Basin

According to EIA’s findings, over 1.2 million doors sold since 2018 are at high risk for containing illegally sourced okoume wood from Equatorial Guinea. The supply chain for these doors leads to and benefits the oppressive and corrupt regime of President Teodoro Obiang, whose government has one of the worst corruption and human rights records in the world.

A forest and river landscape in Gabon
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Arbres Tracés, Forêts Transparentes

Le Gabon met en place un système national de traçabilité du bois de pointe couvrant l'ensemble du secteur forestier

L'EIA salue la décision du gouvernement gabonais de faire passer l'ensemble de son secteur forestier à un système traçable et transparent de gouvernance forestière.

A forest and river landscape in Gabon
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Tracked Trees, Transparent Forests

Gabon Institutes Cutting-Edge Mandatory National Timber Traceability System Covering Entire Forest Sector

EIA commends the Gabonese government's decision to transition its entire forest sector to a traceable and transparent system of forest governance.

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CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW CLIMATE LAW SB 1206

SB 1206 to Eliminate Most Super–Pollutant HFCs by 2035, Backed by $45 million in State Budget Sacramento CA— EIA applauds California’s legislature, led by Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkely), for finalizing ambitious new legislation (SB 1206) that goes further than any law before toward eliminating super-pollutant hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). HFCs are greenhouse gases with potent climate impacts […]