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// 21.06.23

The EU Deforestation Regulation is Entering Into Force: The Final Outlook

Article drafted by Rita Raleira, Researcher, Deforestation-free Supply Chains It is official now – the EU Deforestation Regulation (EUDR), published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 9 June 2023, will officially enter into force on 29 June 2023. Its core obligations, however, will only become applicable as of 30 December 2024, giving companies and EU Member States […]

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By Melissa
// 22.02.22

AidEnvironment launches new supply chain​ transparency report featuring largest commodity companies

On 22 February 2022, AidEnvironment published a Real-time Deforestation Monitoring (RDM) report that sheds light on 21,265 hectares of deforestation and fire events linked to soy traders and meatpackers in the Cerrado biome in Brazil. RDM reports aim to: create awareness on recent deforestation and fire events linked to global commodities’ supply chains; engage commodity producers and traders on real-time deforestation […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 01.07.21

Automotive industry exposure to deforestation

Cattle-raising is the leading driver of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon, which lost 1.1 million hectares in 2020, the highest rate since 2012. In the past the pressure to stop deforestation concentrated on the beef supply chain and the three largest Brazilian meatpackers (JBS, Marfrig, and Minerva). Although leather is a co-product of beef, its links to deforestation have been […]

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