How to tackle land speculation and deforestation in SE Asia
28 Jun 22
This week: Dr Suwanna Gauntlett, founder and CEO of anti-deforestation NGO Wildlife Alliance, talks about how better law enforcement to prevent illegal forest clearance, combined with developing better economic prospects for local communities, can really impact deforestation. She talks about the importance of bringing benefits to these local people, through REDD+ project development, for example, which provide the finance via the global voluntary carbon markets that is necessary.
Plus: UN continues to push for biodiversity agreement; Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance’s new research into what realistic carbon pricing needs to look like; and, Blackrock calls for SEC proposed reporting guidelines to align more closely with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, in the news digest.
And, Innovation Forum’s Emily Heslop gives an update on the upcoming plastics and packaging conference, coming up in Amsterdam in October.