“Norway adopts world’s first zero deforestation policy: What does that mean?” – The Christian Science Monitor – June 8, 2016

On June 8, 2016 The Christian Science Monitor reported that “Norway has announced a complete ban on deforestation, making it the first country to commit to a zero deforestation policy.” The zero deforestation policy in Norway’s procurement of goods is announced “two years after making a pledge with Germany and Britain to ‘promote national commitments […]

“Most big users failing on cotton sustainability: report” – Reuters – June 7, 2016

On June 7, 2016 Reuters published an article about a recent report by Rank a Brand that claims that most companies using cotton have not addressed environmental sustainability in their supply chain.  “29 of the estimated 37 biggest cotton users scored red in the survey of policy, sourcing, use and traceability.”  According to the report, the […]