- Iceland's decision to ban palm oil from its own products raises awareness of the deforestation problems with palm oil, but are bans and boycotts the best way to achieve sustainable palm oil supply chains?
- As the tit-for-tat threats over trade sanctions between the US and China continue, one loser if this war of words turns into a full blown trade war could be tropical forests and other important habitats, particularly in Latin America.
- New research from Greenpeace sheds light on how, despite making clear commitments, companies are still failing to address the destruction of tropical forests as a result of their demand for palm oil.
- Forty years ago this year, I stood on the summit of the second largest mountain in Borneo and looked down on the far horizon across an unbroken canopy of thick green rainforest.
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