English
5 de fevereiro de 2021

Investigation: Dutch, Japanese pension funds pay for Amazon deforestation

For citizens of the Netherlands and Japan, the dream of a comfortable retirement is fueling an environmental nightmare in the Amazon. Three of the biggest pension funds in thse countries, catering to public employees and professionals, have invested a combined $571 million in Brazil’s largest meatpackers. These, in turn, are companies that operate in the

Por Fernanda Wenzel Naira Hofmeister Pedro Papini
5 de fevereiro de 2021
English
6 de outubro de 2020

Stock indices let Brazil meatpackers shed ties to deforestation, draw investors

A hundred and twenty-one million dollars. That’s one-third of the 2019 net profit of the world’s largest meat producer, JBS. It’s also the amount that JBS, together with competitors Marfrig and Minerva, raised on Brazil’s capital market thanks to the stamp of approval from the Brazilian stock exchange. But as with many things in the world of

Por Fernanda Wenzel Naira Hofmeister Pedro Papini
6 de outubro de 2020