Tag: Amazon

BlackRock silent on livestock in latest global warming policy

Cattle ranching is the primary driver of deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon basin today (Photo: Bruno Kelly/Amazônia Real) In July, a major policy to combat global warming was announced by BlackRock, the world’s largest investment fund manager. The company said it would...

How Morgan Stanley is linked to deforestation in the Amazon

Cattle ranching is the leading cause of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon (Photo: Vinícius Mendonça/Ibama) Increasing deforestation in the Amazon in 2020 has prompted banks and funds to promise changes in investments that affect the region. Nordea, the largest...