by Theo Stanley

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Companies have long been promising they will eliminate deforestation from their supply chains. But as the latest Forest 500 report finds, voluntary progress has failed. Now is the time for governments to ramp up their efforts to address tropical deforestation, by introducing strong regulations.

The European Union (EU) currently has no legislation to ensure that companies source deforestation-free agricultural commodities. But the EU’s recent Action Plan on forests opens the door for a new law. …


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