Forest 500 annual report 2023 launch

Assessing the strength and implementation of company's and financial institution's deforestation and human rights commitments.

  • When: 15 Feb 2023, 15:00-15:45 GMT
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  • Amazon
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate
  • Corporate commitments
  • Financial markets
  • Human rights

Global Canopy’s Forest 500 identifies the 350 companies and 150 financial institutions with the greatest exposure to tropical deforestation risk, and annually assesses them on the strength and implementation of their deforestation and human rights commitments.

The launch webinar of our ninth annual Forest 500 report, took place on Wednesday 15 February at 10.00 EST / 12.00 BRT / 15.00 GMT / 16.00 CET.

The 45-minute webinar introduced the key findings from the report and we’ll hear from experts on what needs to happen next.

Speakers included:

  • Emil Sirén Gualinga, Sustainable Finance Consultant and member of the Kichwa People of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorian Amazon
  • Emma Thomson, Forest 500 Lead at Global Canopy
  • Eva Zabey, Executive Director, Business for Nature
  • Niki Mardas, Executive Director, Global Canopy

David Shukman, former BBC Science Editor and Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE’s Grantham Research Institute, will moderate the webinar.

Watch the launch webinar highlights and listen to the podcast

Watch highlights from the launch webinar of the report, or watch the full webinar recording below. You can also listen to a shorter podcast version of the launch webinar.

  • When: 15 Feb 2023, 15:00-15:45 GMT

Language: English

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