Deforestation in the Amazon: Despite the Sale of Some of Its Assets, the Casino Group Will Have to Face 

Paris / Bogota / Sao 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 its liquidity. For the coalition of representatives of Indigenous peoples, lawyers and international CSOs that has taken Casino to court in Paris, even in the event of a sale of its South American stores, the group will still have to face justice for failing in its duty of vigilance with regard to alleged deforestation and violations of the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Amazon and Colombia.

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