The global meat industry and the market for vegetable oils such as soybeans have seen a massive boom in recent years. High production growth rates, fueled by consumer demand in Brazil, the EU and China, are particularly prevalent in the Brazilian Cerrado, contributing to massive deforestation, biodiversity loss, and higher greenhouse gases. We examine which countries, sectors and companies source soy from Cerrado and can be linked to deforestation.
Please join CRR analysts for a webinar to discuss our findings on the deforestation risks of soy cultivation in the Brazilian Cerrado.
Date - March 26th, 2020
Time - 10 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Hosts - The three partners in the CRR consortium: Aidenvironment, Profundo, Climate Advisers
Profundo director Jan Willem van Gelder is in panel 1 (Ensuring Science Determines What’s Sustainable) at the conference "Nothing short of a revolution: Green Finance and the EU taxonomy", organized by Transport & Environment, in Brussels, on Wednesday 19 February: