Revealed: UK banks and investors’ $2bn backing of meat firms linked to Amazon deforestation

Significant deforestation has been linked to the beef trade in South America. Picture: Greenpeace

By Andrew Wasley and Alexandra Heal

British-based banks and finance houses have provided more than $2bn (£1.5bn) in financial backing in recent years to Brazilian beef companies which have been linked to Amazon deforestation, according to new research.

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Award-winning investigative journalist specialising in food and environment issues. Full coverage see: www.andrewwasley.com

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Andrew Wasley

Andrew Wasley

Award-winning investigative journalist specialising in food and environment issues. Full coverage see: www.andrewwasley.com

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