Reality: Without a creating and implementing a comprehensive policy to cut deforestation and human rights from its supply chain, we can’t just take Ralph Lauren at its word. Ralph Lauren could start to build that trust. The company must dig into its supply chain and cut suppliers that threaten rainforests and the people who rely on them.
Reality: Ralph Lauren has the resources and ability to make a real difference globally. The company must ensure that it goes beyond words and truly protects forests and communities. The beautiful products that Ralph Lauren creates shouldn’t come at the cost of rainforests and community rights.
Tueday night as part of a day of action that saw events in all fifty states, 300 Bay Area #NoKXL activists rallied in front of a State Department office in downtown San Francisco. RAN staff was proud to participate, along with our friends at CREDO and Idle No More.
The Nebraska Supreme court narrowly decided with TransCanada, against a group of local citizens challenging the constitutionality of the pipeline routing process (A majority of justices — four out of seven — actually sided with the citizens, but in Nebraska, constitutional issues require a supermajority of five.)