Poor policy support hinders corporate action on deforestation

The number of corporate firms making commitments to prevent deforestation in their supply chains has accelerated but a lack of policy support is preventing real progress on the ground, according to a global analysis

The number of corporate firms making commitments to prevent deforestation in their supply chains has accelerated but a lack of policy support is preventing real progress on the ground, according to a global analysis. 

More than 400 companies have now made a total of 700 pledges to reduce their impacts on the world’s forests. In the last 12 months alone, 108 companies have announced 212 new commitments in relation to palm oil, soy, beef and timber – the ‘big four’ commodities that account for around 40% of deforestation.

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