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Ranking the most influential companies driving tropical deforestation

Every six seconds, an area of rainforest the size of a football pitch is destroyed to make way for the production of commodities such as soy, beef and palm oil. See our latest assessment of the 500 biggest companies in these supply chains - and the financial institutions that fund them, using data from 2020.

Are financial institutions engaging on deforestation?

Financial institutions need to be more transparent on how they engage with companies – tighter due diligence legislation would help.
We looked at four European financial institutions with deforestation policies covering all four high deforestation risk commodities to see whether they were still exposed to deforestation risks in their portfolios.
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Forest 500 ranks the most influential 300 companies and 150 financial institutions driving tropical deforestation. Have you looked at the rankings yet?
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