Tag: Chain Reaction Research

// 16.06.23

Sustainability Due Diligence is Here to Stay, and Companies Must Prepare For it

Article by Sarah Drost, Senior Research Consultant, AidEnvironment The European Parliament adopted its negotiating position on the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) on 1 June 2023, with 366 votes in favor, 225 against and 38 abstentions. The law will oblige companies to show what actions they are taking to protect not only the environment, but also human rights. Due […]

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By Melissa
// 20.09.22

Ten oil palm concessions in Indonesia have already cleared 8,100 hectares of forest and peat in 2022 so far 

Indonesia remains the deforestation hotspot in the region according to an analysis conducted by AidEnvironment of the oil palm concession companies in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Papua New Guinea with the most deforestation in the first six months of 2022. The top ten concessions collectively contributed to 8,100 hectares of deforestation and these ten concessions are all located in Indonesia. Two […]

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By Natividad
// 07.07.22

Our Forest Team is looking for a GIS intern (0.5-0.6 FTE)

We are hiring! We are looking for an GIS intern, who can provide overall support to AidEnvironment’s Forest team, including deforestation analysis, land use change analysis, database maintenance, coding, and programming. About AidEnvironment AidEnvironment is a not-for-profit sustainability research, strategy and implementation organisation working to achieve transformative sector change. We produce actionable insights and implement sustainable solutions to help protect […]

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By Judith Knibbe
// 14.04.22

Brasilagro to convert over 10,000 hectares of cerrado forest

BrasilAgro, a Brazilian rural real estate firm and soy producer, has plans to convert at least 10,000 hectares (ha) of Cerrado native vegetation for livestock and grain production, which include the drilling of several large-capacity wells. Aidenvironment, through its Chain Reaction Research consortium, already monitors BrasilAgro for several years, and has previously flagged the company’s clearing operations in Brazil and the associated business risks. Read […]

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By AidEnvironment
// 03.04.22

Palm oil investors in Africa struggle with community pressure

Aidenvironment recently published its Chain Reaction Research report on palm oil developments in Africa.  The report inspired a Mongabay article published today on how in West and Central Africa, palm oil investors buckle under community pressure. There is substantial discrepancy between oil palm concessions in the region and areas ultimately converted for industrial oil palm plantations. One of the powerful explanations “is the cross-border campaigning and resistance […]

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