Reality check: the impact of EUDR and the US Inflation Reduction Act
17 Nov 23
This week: At the recent sustainable commodities and landscapes forum, Innovation Forum's Ian Welsh spoke with Pallavi Sharma from Global Rights Compliance, Olivier Tichit from Musim Mas and Giorgio Budi Indrarto from Madani. They talked about the evolving impacts and unintended consequences of the incoming EU deforestation regulation and what it means for non-EU supply chain stakeholders.
Plus: At the future of climate action conference, Ian also talked with Adam Tarr, formerly senior adviser to the US secretary of agriculture, and Germin8 Ventures' chief scientific officer, Ashlie Burkart. They discussed the progress of the US Inflation Reduction Act in boosting clean energy technologies and scaling nature-based carbon removal projects.
And, the Zoological Society of London's Spott assessment shows increased palm oil corporate commitment in tackling deforestation; Mighty Earth flags growing deforestation impacts within the cashew sector in Côte D'Ivoire; and, national climate action plans to be insufficient to meet Paris agreement goals, according to the UN, in the news digest.