The data speaks

Our forests hold the key to addressing the climate emergency while driving sustainable economic development for millions of people around the world. And yet, despite pledges to make tropical commodity production and markets deforestation-free by 2020, forest loss continues at an alarming rate and farmers often struggle. Sustainable production of commodities such as palm oil, soy, cocoa, and timber still only accounts for a small share of global production.

In this report The data speaks, IDH sets out facts and figures on the import and use in Europe of certified palm oil, soy and timber, and on the world’s cocoa, of which Europe is the biggest importer.

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