- Both Tesco UK and Louis Dreyfus (one of the largest soy traders) have unveiled new policies to tackle deforestation in their soy supply chains. These announcements send an important message to the rest of the sector.
- Andrew Mitchell, Founder of Global Canopy, discusses rewilding and defaunation. This personal reflection travels from the Scottish Highlands to India and Wall Street, asking how nature can be re-centred in our lives.
- A battle is being fought in Brazil over proposed changes to pesticide legislation - what has become known as the ‘poison package’ - which could have serious consequences for the future sustainability of the soy industry.
- According to the International Finance Corporation, rising populations and land degradation mean we’ll need 200 million hectares of new arable land to meet rising demand for food, feed and biofuel by 2050.
What We Do
All our work focuses on the production, trade and financing of commodities such as soy, beef and palm oil that are responsible for two thirds of deforestation worldwide:
Bringing unprecedented transparency to the commodity supply chains which run from forest landscapes to consumers worldwide
The Finance Sector
Following the trillions of dollars in loans and investments linked to deforestation, and enabling better decision-making on natural capital by financial institutions
Financing Sustainable Landscapes
Supporting forward-thinking governments in key forest regions to secure investment to protect forests, boost agricultural productivity and improve water security