This is another update on the campaign to preserve Indonesia’s threatened forests from the scourge of illegal mining and logging. Following the release of a Greenpeace report, which I discussed in a previous post here, the bank HSBC has sold off their shares of Sinar Mas, a major contributor to rainforest destruction.
Triple Pundit has the details:
This is a great example of an established environmental group leveraging online activist communities to multiply the impact of their work. We at Tech Networks of Boston and the Hutan Project would like to thank Greenpeace and all of the thousands of Internet citizens who spread the word about this campaign. In troubling times like these, its nice to know you have a friend who can lend a hand… or, in this case, tens of thousands who will lend their fingers and keyboards.