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2020 targets missed, so what now for palm oil?

This week: Eleanor Spencer, palm oil specialist at ZSL, on the latest SPOTT survey assessment on the strength of deforestation and conservation commitments at the top 100 palm oil companies. Scores are up, but progress remains disappointing, Spencer argues.  Plus: ExxonMobil’s scope 3 emissions disclosure; plastic risks ignored by investors; M&S boycotting China’s Xinjiang province because ...

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Innovative finance for critical agri-SMEs

Ruth Thomas, director of the Global Agribusiness Alliance, explains why agri-sector SMEs need bet...

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How to get beyond commodity silo thinking in a landscape

Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC, talks with Ian Welsh about why it’s important for smallholder to be a...

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Cargill’s Dave MacLennan on the dramatic evolution of sustainable business

This week: CEO of Cargill Dave MacLennan talks with Innovation Forum’s Toby Webb about key supply...

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How smallholder farmer resilience drives market access and income

Alison Ward, chief executive of CottonConnect, talks with Innovation Forum’s Ian Welsh about why ...

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Why focus on best practice is the route to market access for farmers

This week: Ben Gunneberg, CEO of PEFC, on how taking a landscape approach to cooperation can bene...

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Can we feed the world while saving the planet?

Mariko Thorbecke, senior sustainability consultant and food sector lead at Quantis, discusses wit...

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Smallholder farm living incomes, and Atlantic plastic pollution crisis

This week: Yuca Waarts from Wageningen University on the business interventions that can really h...

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What a context-based approach means for corporate water targets

Cargill’s global water lead Truke Smoor explains to Ian Welsh how the company established its new...

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How smallholder farmers can develop financial resilience and new market linkages

This week: Alison Ward, CEO of CottonConnect, on challenges for smallholder farmers emerging from...

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Why better data is the key to regenerative agriculture

Franco Costantini, managing director Control Union UK, talks with Ian Welsh about why a shift to ...

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Cargill’s context-based water targets, and natural climate agriculture solutions

This week: Cargill’s Truke Smoor explains the motivation and science behind the company’s newly a...

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Keep training relevant to engage suppliers

Sarah Carpenter, manager for business and human rights at Assent Compliance, explains to Ian Wels...

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