“Forest finance’s $200bn Opportunity” – Innovation Forum – March 2, 2017

On March 2, 2017 the editorial team at Innovation Forum explained how a Greenpeace campaign successfully pressured UK-based HSBC to change its policies and stop financing deforestation.

Transforming the current ecologically unsustainable production of tropical forest products such as beef, palm oil, paper, pulp and soy into economically and environmentally-sustainable value chains could cost as much as $2billion, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Tropical Forest Alliance (TFA) 2020.

The editorial team ponders “will the big banks see the wood for the trees.”

You may read the editorial on the Innovation Forum internet site.