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...
Recognising women in forest-risk supply chains
Women play an important - and sometimes unrecognised role - in agricultural commodity supply chains. Companies must recognise their rights.
New commitments for Brazil’s Cerrado?
Cargill has announced a new soy policy for South America and a group of traders have signed up to a new monitoring initiative, but are these commitments enough to protect the Cerrado?
Why is FPIC important for deforestation-free supply chains?
Ensuring communities have given Free and Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) is crucial for companies sourcing from tropical forest areas, yet few companies appear to recognise this right in their...
The countdown to 2020
The countdown to the 2020 deadline for delivering zero deforestation is underway - and all Forest 500 companies need to act