The economic benefits of restoring degraded or deforested land are an estimated $84 billion, roughly the entire gross domestic product of Sri Lanka in 2015.
The multinational personal care companies are among new supporters of the CDP's forest supply chain initiative, which requires deeper disclosure from key suppliers.
The trees planted under this targeted approach do more than offset emissions. They make supply chains more resilient.
Dewi Bramono from Asia Pulp & Paper and Mark Buckley of Staples on their multi-stakeholder approach to preserve ten key landscapes across Sumatra and Kalimantan, Indonesia.
A narrow focus can ignore pollution, water stewardship and more.
Corporate exposure to “forest risk commodities” like soy and timber could top $900 billion per year. Now, as institutional investors push companies in all sectors to come clean on their climate-change liabilities and exposure, their impacts on forests could become clearer as well.
Nonprofit canopy's founder shares 5 lessons to accelerate sustainability on fabric and forests.
Only 17 percent of funding needs for forest restoration are met each year — and very little of that coming from the private sector.
Dandelion, Raaka Chocolate and Valrhona are among the chocolate makers eyeing ways to combat poverty and renew the land.
Scores of companies have made hundreds of deforestation commitments, and almost 60 percent of those commitments have a deadline of 2020 or earlier.