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Uber and Audi used carbon credits generated in a farm that employed slave labor

Audi, Uber, and 20 other companies offset greenhouse gas emissions using carbon credits from an area where the Brazilian authorities identified deforestation and the use of enslaved workers. In June 2023, 16 workers were rescued from the Sipasa Farm, owned by the...
Brazilian slaughterhouses bought cattle from money laundering suspects

Brazilian slaughterhouses bought cattle from money laundering suspects

In recent years, major Brazilian slaughterhouses, including JBS, Marfrig, and Minerva, have purchased cattle from economic groups under investigation not only for environmental offenses but also for money laundering and other white-collar crimes. The connections...
JBS’s greenwash to list in the NY Stock Exchange

JBS’s greenwash to list in the NY Stock Exchange

In celebration of its 70th anniversary, JBS announced a new visual identity in October. The replacement of the logo’s traditional red with shades of blue and green aims to reflect the brand’s “journey of growth and evolution,” according to the company itself. The...
Starbucks: slave and child labour found at certified coffee farms in Minas Gerais

Starbucks: slave and child labour found at certified coffee farms in Minas Gerais

Starbucks – the world’s largest and most famous coffeehouse chain, with 35,000 points of sale in 83 countries – is unable to guarantee that the coffee sold at its stores is not associated with serious labour and human rights crimes such as low wages, harvest workers...