Extending the ambition of company commitments to zero deforestation in soy supply chains
Soy expansion in parts of Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina is a key driver of deforestation, particularly in areas important for biodiversity such as the Brazilian Cerrado and the Argentine Chaco.
Banks need to raise their game in battle against deforestation
Analysis of Forest 500 commitments examines whether banks are implementing their own policies in the investment and lending choices they make.
Making commitments count for palm oil supply chains
The Forest 500 2018 annual assessment shows that companies are more likely to have a commitment for palm oil than for other commodities, but many companies still have no commitments or are not doing...
Implementing commitments beyond 2020
The Forest 500 annual report 2018 finds that companies are not on track to meet the 2020 deforestation goal - and companies need to do more to implement the commitments they have made.
Putting commitments into practice
Under Goal 2 of the New York Declaration on Forests, companies and governments have committed to eliminate deforestation by 2020. That deadline is approaching fast, and we already know that it will...