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Stopping Deforestation Must be at Heart of a Successful Paris Climate Deal

…the face of a lone business voice asking for change. But with companies as diverse as Unilever, P&G, Mars, Mondelez, Walmart, Sainsburys and Marks and Spencer lining up together to…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Helps Make Soy Footprinting Possible

…Soy is a key component in many of the supply chains of the foods we eat today and is used as feed for the rearing of animals, while soy and…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Publishes Palm Oil Sourcing Guidelines

…to achieve zero net deforestation by 2020, as outlined in the CGF’s Deforestation Resolution. The Guidelines are intended to assist companies in designing their own policies for sourcing palm oil…

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Ten International Banks Commit to Finance Sustainable Agricultural Commodities by 2020

…Westpac as well as BNP Paribas, Rabobank and UBS, who are not BEI Members. Banks who have adopted the Compact make two principal commitments: to finance the transformation of supply…

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Can Changing How World Trade is Financed Actually Change the World?

…prices often associated with sustainably produced commodities as a barrier to their involvement while the transition is still in its early days. The BEI’s Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit will…

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The Consumer Goods Forum Partners with Business & Climate Summit

…competition”. It provides a unique global platform for the development of global industry processes and standards as well as sharing best practices. Its activities are organised around the following strategic…

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A ‘Call for Action’ in the Run up to the UN Paris Climate Summit in 2015

…other practical schemes that will incentivise and assist forested countries to conserve their natural assets and enable them to achieve the goal of zero net deforestation, whilst at the same…

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Fighting for Forests: The Leuser Ecosystem

…such as freshwater for irrigation, without which rice production – a staple crop – would collapse. The forests act as a buffer and as forest degradation increases so do flooding,…

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‘Age of Disruption’ Makes Digital Top Priority for 54% of Consumer Goods Firms – But One-Third Lack Know-How

…12 months; 32% of respondents however currently see themselves as having weak or no capabilities in these areas 56% of consumer goods and retail business leaders cited data analytics as

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The Consumer Goods Forum Calls for Binding Global Climate Change Deal

…ambition to secure an ambitious and legally binding global climate deal. As part of its call for action around climate change, The Forum has also renewed its own commitment to…