Executive Summary of the Forest 500 Analysis

The Forest 500 for the first time identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation.
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The Forest 500 for the first time identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation.

The variation in scores achieved by the Forest 500 shows that whilst some powerbrokers are leading the way in addressing global forest loss, many are failing to take the action required to safeguard against the risk that their operations are linked to deforestation. Although a more comprehensive approach with improvements across the policies and practices of these major powerbrokers is required if global zero deforestation targets are to be achieved, the high scores awarded to some of the actors within each category demonstrate that progress is not only possible, but is under way. 

For details on how the Forest 500 are making progress towards zero deforestation, please see below for the Executive Summary of the Forest 500 Analysis. 

To visit the Forest 500 website and see the results of the analysis click here.

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