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Deforestation in the Amazon: despite the sale of some of its assets, the Casino Group will have to face justice

PRESS RELEASE: Deforestation in the Amazon: despite the sale of some of its assets, the Casino Group will have to face justice Bogotá / Paris / São Paulo – 10 July 2023 – Burdened with a debt of more than $6 billion the French retail group Casino is considering selling its Brazilian and Colombian stores to boost […]

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The Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people join the legal action

PRESS RELEASE: The Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau people join the legal action Bogotá / Paris / São Paulo – 12 January 2023  – As a hearing takes place today in the Casino case concerning deforestation and land grabbing by indigenous peoples, the Jupaú association, representing the Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau indigenous people, has officially announced its intention to join the international

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Deforestation in the Amazon: organizations refuse the mediation proposal in the legal action against Casino

PRESS RELEASE: Deforestation in the Amazon: organizations refuse the mediation proposal in the legal action against Casino Bogotá / Paris / São Paulo – 1st December 2022 – The eleven organizations that filed a lawsuit against Casino have refused the mediation suggested by the judge during last June’s hearing. According to the organizations, this case

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First hearing at the Paris judicial court and support from representatives of Brazil’s indigenous peoples

First hearing at the Paris judicial court and support from representatives of Brazil’s indigenous peoples Paris – 9 June 2022 – On Thursday 9 June 2022, the first hearing took place at the Paris judicial court in the legal action brought against the Casino Group for failing in its duty of care in its beef

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Colombia – Casino destroying forests one more time

Colombia – Casino destroying forests one more time Colombia – At the end of an investigation into the beef sector in Colombia, the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) published a damning report entitled « Tainted Beef » on May 27, 2021. This report denounces in particularcases of deforestation (about 400 ha) in the Chiribiquete National Park

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CASINO SUE IN COURT

CASINO SUE IN COURT This Wednesday, March 3, 2021, representatives of the indigenous peoples of the Brazilian and Colombian Amazon, as well as French and American non-governmental organizations (NGOs), are taking the Casino group to court in Saint-Etienne, France, for its sales of beef products in South America, linked to deforestation and land grabbing by

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