This two-day Innovation Forum conference will assess how business can connect the all-encompassing SDGs to their smallholder supply chains – and the business case for doing so. By drilling down to...
Company promises: how businesses are meeting commitments to end deforestation
This report from FERN follows a spate of recent work examining company commitments to reduce or end their role in deforestation. What makes this report different is that it looks at the issue from the companies’ perspective, asking them why they have made these commitments; how they monitor progress; the economic costs of these commitments and, importantly, what they perceive as the barriers to achieving their commitments.
The report ends with ways forward suggested by interviewees. They conclude that action is needed from companies, producer and consumer country governments and other stakeholders.