Unintended risks tackling deforestation, and what a good supply chain tool looks like
07 May 21
Ian Welsh and Toby Webb
This week: Antje Fehling from Bluesign on some techniques that help apparel companies really get to know their supply chain – and why it’s unavoidable that this necessary process requires significant effort. And, Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb and forests expert Simon Lord talk about some of the unintended consequences of simply just planting trees to counter deforestation. As they explain, it’s a lot more complicated than that.
Plus, in the news roundup: French and German climate change targets revealed; the UK’s Co-op slashes prices of plant-based meat alternatives; supermarket chains threaten to stop buying from Brazil; and, could legacy coffee variety be a climate-change proof supply solution?