Forests and agriculture | Podcast

Microphone Weekly podcast: Cargill on more-sustainable smallholder suppliers, and Freshfields on evolving modern slavery legal risks

Strengthening smallholder farmer viability, and what evolving slavery legislation actually means for business

This week Kate Clancy, sustainability manager, cocoa and chocolate, at Cargill discusses what business can do to strengthen smallholder farmers’ business models. And Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s Michelle Bramley gives some insight into the impacts of changing modern slavery legislation.

Plus: analysis of Maersk’s climate-neutral future, a new carbon report from Hermes Investment Management, why Mighty Earth says cocoa still has deforestation questions to answer, and McDonald’s pledges to cut antibiotics in beef supply chains, in the news roundup.

And an exclusive special discount for podcast listeners this month for any Innovation Forum event using code IFPOD10.

Hosted by Ian Welsh

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