Tagged with "TackleDeforestation"

  • Four ways to save tropical forests and safeguard our future

    Governments and companies have set targets to halt deforestation, but commitments and targets only begin to have impact when followed up by the right actions. Accelerated ambition could contribute to tackling deforestation and climate change and improve people’s food security and quality of life. By making every link on the value chain accountable, we can prioritize sustainable sourcing, conserve tropical forests and protect ourselves. 

    Four ways to save tropical forests and safeguard our future
  • IDH and CAT invest in responsible soy production in the Sorriso area, Mato Grosso (Brazil)

    The Sustainable Trade Initiative (IDH) and the Clube Amigos da Terra (CAT) today launched a €1.7m pilot project, which is the first pilot project of IDH’s ambitious landscape program in Sorriso (Brazil). The activities aim to promote responsible soy production, foster the restoration and regeneration of degraded areas and offer technical assistance to small-scale farmers.

    IDH and CAT invest in responsible soy production in the Sorriso area, Mato Grosso (Brazil)
  • Hidden CO2 emissions: Europe’s imported responsibility

    A new report reveals that Europe’s biggest importers are responsible for 40% more agricultural emissions than current calculations suggest.  Europe’s near insatiable demand for commodities such as beef, soy, palm…

    • 14 Feb 2020
    Hidden CO2 emissions: Europe’s imported responsibility
  • Taking stock to halt the relentless destruction of tropical forests

    Halting tropical deforestation has never been more urgent. Threatened by voracious appetites for land for agriculture, tropical forests have been disappearing at an alarming rate. From 2010 to 2015 approximately…

    • 3 Feb 2020
    Taking stock to halt the relentless destruction of tropical forests