In its third set of annual results, the Global Canopy Programme’s Forest 500 initiative concludes that more government and financial institution action is needed to help companies achieve deforestation-free supply chains
New report from the Global Canopy Programme and CDP concludes that Consumer Goods Forum members outperform non-members on moving towards zero deforestation. However, further action across commodities is required to realise the CGF’s collective commitment to transition to deforestation-free supply chains by 2020.
As fires burn in Indonesia, at least half the palm oil supply chain remains without commitments on peatlands – a vital step for public health and a stable climate.
The Global Canopy Programme’s ‘Forest 500’, identifies, ranks, and tracks the governments, companies and financial institutions worldwide that together could virtually eradicate tropical deforestation.