Those familiar with the long-standing effort to stop deforestation won't be surprised by the commodities named: beef, palm oil, soy, and wood products (including timber and paper).
Nor will they be very surprised by most of the countries: Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Papua New Guinea, Bolivia, Argentina, and Paraguay. "
Read more at http://news.mongabay.com/2014/1023-hance-commodities-deforestation.html#lyg9gMr8bmcFJ1WZ.99
Innovation Forum's "How business can tackle deforestation - Collaborate effectively with suppliers and NGOs, understand policy and enforcement trends" takes place on 28th-29th October, 2014, London. (That's next week people)
For the full agenda take a look here. Here's the full conference website.
There are still a few places left. If any blog readers would like to come, email me as soon as you can.