'Beyond legal only': Why experts are calling for new rules for investments in forest-risk commodities

Cecilia Keating
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Trailer of a truck fully loaded with soybeans | Credit: iStock
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Trailer of a truck fully loaded with soybeans | Credit: iStock

Report from Global Resource Initiative argues an approach to tackling deforestation founded on mandatory climate disclosure and voluntary measures will 'not be sufficient on its own'

If the government is serious about tackling climate change and biodiversity loss, it should make it compulsory for UK financial institutions and companies to only invest in forest-risk commodities, such...

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