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  • Turning up the heat on the drivers of deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado

    New research shows that deforestation levels are still increasing in the Cerrado. Global Canopy is one of the signatories to the Cerrado Manifesto – how can this initiative help drive deforestation down?
  • Waking up to soy: will new commitments get us closer to the 2020 deadline?

    Both Tesco UK and Louis Dreyfus (one of the largest soy traders) have unveiled new policies to tackle deforestation in their soy supply chains. These announcements send an important message to the rest of the sector.
  • De-Wilding versus Re-Wilding

    Andrew Mitchell, Founder of Global Canopy, discusses rewilding and defaunation. This personal reflection travels from the Scottish Highlands to India and Wall Street, asking how nature can be re-centred in our lives.
  • The soy industry’s poison package

    A battle is being fought in Brazil over proposed changes to pesticide legislation - what has become known as the ‘poison package’ - which could have serious consequences for the future sustainability of the soy industry.

What We Do

All our work focuses on the production, trade and financing of commodities such as soy, beef and palm oil that are responsible for two thirds of deforestation worldwide:
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Supply Chains
Bringing unprecedented transparency to the commodity supply chains which run from forest landscapes to consumers worldwide
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The Finance Sector
Following the trillions of dollars in loans and investments linked to deforestation, and enabling better decision-making on natural capital by financial institutions
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Financing Sustainable Landscapes
Supporting forward-thinking governments in key forest regions to secure investment to protect forests, boost agricultural productivity and improve water security