Carbon credits linked to illegal land grab and timber laundering in the Brazilian Amazon


An investigation exposed how carbon credits from three of the largest carbon offset projects in the Brazilian Amazon are linked to a criminal operation. Well-known companies such as Gol airline, Nestlé, and Toshiba all bought carbon credits from these projects and used them to advertise their polluting products as ‘CO2-neutral’.

Here you can read Sumaúma article about the investigation in English here, in Portuguese here, in Spanish here