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Aidenvironment reports on one of Indonesia’s largest deforesters

A new report by Aidenvironment sheds light on one of Indonesia’s largest deforesting companies. Since 2016, the Nusantara Fiber group has converted 26,000 hectares of forest, an area larger than Amsterdam, into industrial tree plantations.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
Highlights, News, Pulp and Paper

From Rainforests to Paper and Textile: An Introduction

This introduction is part of Aidenvironment’s project “Corporate Transformation in Indonesia’s Pulp and Paper Sector” that aims to stimulate the sustainable transformation of key pulp and paper companies through monitoring, research, and engagement.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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World Wetlands Day 2021: Wetlands and Water

February 2nd, the World Wetlands Day was celebrated under the theme ‘Wetlands and Water’. A day that should not go unnoticed since we are facing a growing freshwater crisis. We use more freshwater than nature can replenish. We are destroying ecosystems that water and life depend on most, the wetlands. We need to quickly think of creative approaches that can reverse this trend if we are to secure our future.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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Aidenvironment assists with catchment planning in the Philippines

The Philippines are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. The Baoy Catchment in Surigao Del Norte Province on Mindanao is no exception. Current water-related issues in the catchment include for example flooding, saltwater intrusion and siltation of rivers and irrigation infrastructure. These issues will probably get worse in the future due to climate change and deforestation.  

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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Aidenvironment supports Repórter Brasil and the protection of journalism against online and physical attacks

Repórter Brasil, one of our vital partners in Brazil, is under attack. In the past days, attackers took down Repórter Brasil’s website and attempted to break into their office in São Paulo (Brazil). These attacks and threats are unacceptable. Aidenvironment, as a partner of Repórter Brasil hereby states its deep concern for this situation and we reaffirm our continued support to Repórter Brasil’s work.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
Forest Section News, Highlights, News

Webinar: South Korea’s Ties to Unsustainable Palm Oil

Join CRR and special guest Shin Young Chung from Advocates for Public Interest Law South Korea for this webinar to discuss the ties between South Korea and the unsustainable palm market through production, consumption, and finance.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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Companies share how they address child labour with RVO Fund and Aidenvironment support

Since 2019, Aidenvironment together with Ethics at Work has been conducting child labour risk assessments on behalf of the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) / Fund against Child Labour (FBK). The support provided has contributed to success stories of companies that are serious about ending child labour in global supply chains.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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Rainwater harvesting policy adopted following Sponge City project, Kenya

In November and December 2020, a concise outcome / impact measurement was carried out as follow up on the Sponge City project in Kajiado (Kenya). The project was implemented between 16th March 2017 and 30th March 2019. It was funded by VIA Water and supported by RAIN, a brand of Aidenvironment.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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IES4GIRE project in Mali closed, awaiting end evaluation report

At the end of 2020 the IES4GIRE (Reinforcing Capacities of Institutions of Higher Education in Integrated Water Resources Management) project that ran in Mali, was closed with an end evaluation. The report on this evaluation is expected to be finalized soon.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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Our December 2020 Newsletter out now!

As 2020 comes to an end, we look back on a year with unprecedented challenges that turned the world over. We have seen the pandemic cause ripples of turmoil on global food systems, small-scale farmers and forests. Aidenvironment’s work to avert climate change and advance a more sustainable, socially inclusive world has become more urgent and important.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago