77% of suppliers lack deforestation commitments

September 5, 2019 EcoVadis FR


Despite some ambitious commitments from major corporate stakeholders to reduce deforestation, awareness of the risks associated with commodities like timber, palm oil, cattle and soy is not spreading to suppliers, according to a new report from CDP. 
38% of purchasing organizations and 77% of suppliers lack deforestation commitments. 63% of suppliers have no policy on the issue and 28% have taken no action. For buyers, those figures are 28% and 10% respectively. 


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