Summer Conference Events
Sustainable Industry Labels: Are they what they claim to be?
The green certification industry is supposed to hold companies accountable but what happens if they’re masking deforestation, illegal logging and other environmental crimes? We’ll be talking about how a global investigation tracked hundreds of companies certified as sustainable and revealed environmental destruction.
Oil Trade Tracking. Hands-on.
This class will introduce participants to approaches to tracking and reporting on the opaque oil trade. – The value of commodity tracking and presentation of powerful stories based on it – Introduction to the basics of the oil market – Review of data sources for oil and ship tracking: ○ Refinitiv ○ Kpler ○ Import […]
Flash Floods: How to report when climate disaster strikes
Making it Count: Using data to tell stories from the climate crisis
Broken Promises: Positive words – poor results
No Business as Usual: Multinationals and the climate crisis
Luuk Sengers is a seasoned investigative journalist specialising in the impact of large corporations on the environment, public health and the climate. In recent years he has found that the traditional way of business reporting is no longer sufficient: because of the decisive impact of many multinationals on the climate crisis, it has now literally become a matter of life and death.
Wood for the Trees: Data-Driven Environmental Journalism
Environmental Investigations: Going Undercover
Sometimes, the only way to get the story out is to go in undercover. These investigations can be the trickiest that a researcher will ever take on and come with a range of risks and potential pitfalls, but with the climate in crisis and on the brink of full collapse, and many vested interests keeping their deals well hidden, occasionally the means are justified.