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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. We have just launched our new assessment of the 500 biggest companies in these supply chains - and the financial institutions that fund them, using data from 2020.

Nearly 100 financial institutions risk funding deforestation with $2.7 trillion

The latest Forest 500 assessments show that planned legislation requiring companies to tackle this problem is a step forward, but it must also cover the finance sector.
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