Event at COP24 highlights links between supply chain transparency and deforestation

Global Canopy and the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) will host a side event at COP 24 on Wednesday 5 December highlighting the links between agricultural commodity supply chains and deforestation in tropical countries.

Ivan Dario Valencia, Coordinator of the Colombian Low Carbon Development Strategy at the Colombian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development will join the event to present Colombia’s zero deforestation agreements.

Speakers from Global Canopy and NWF will present some of the tools that have been developed to support supply chain transparency, including the Accountability Framework initiative.

A panel discussion bringing together government and civil society representatives will look at how these different tools can accelerate efforts toward 2020 targets and beyond.

Wednesday 5 December, 3.30–5pm, Bug Room, COP 24, Katowice