Onus on firms to show supply chains free of deforestation

June 18, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Companies unable or unwilling to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains must “avoid high-risk commodities entirely”, according to Greenpeace. In a report the campaign group said a survey of 50 retailers, producers and traders showed none were able to demonstrate “meaningful effort” to tackle the issue concerning suppliers of cattle, cocoa, dairy, palm oil, and pulp and paper.

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