Sustainability

“ESG Lessons from Palm Oil for Soy Supply Chain Investors” – Chain Reaction Research – September 11, 2018

On September 11, 2018 Chain Reaction Research published a report entitled, “ESG Lessons from Palm Oil for Soy Supply Chain Investors: How Sustainability Risks Can Become Material.” According to the executive summary, “Approximately 18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions comes from deforestation. Palm oil and soybeans are two of the four main crops driving […]

Senate Briefing – Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation – Washington, DC – September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018 the Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, Friends of the Earth, and Amazon Watch held a briefing entitled, “Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation:  Senate Briefing on Exposure of US Investment to Deforestation, Corruption, and Governance Risks.”  The briefing took place in the Senate Russell Building in Washington, DC. Civil Society […]