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  • December 18, 2020 • •

    WEBINAR: South Korea’s Ties to Unsustainable Palm

    CRR research has found that South Korean companies are significant leakage players as both developers of plantations and buyers of palm oil products. Six South Korean plantation owners have significant non-compliance issues linked, to environmental, social, and human rights issues. The top South Korean buyers of Indonesian palm lack the world’s best sustainability commitments, and …

  • December 10, 2020 •

    WEBINAR: Deforestation Risks for Brazil’s Big Meatpackers

    JBS, Marfrig, and Minerva are the largest meat processors in Brazil, dominating beef processing and exports. Our latest report assesses the companies’ exposure to deforestation and analyses their market, reputation, and technology risks. Our analysis shows: – The companies show little progress in monitoring indirect supply chains; – They face material financial risks from European …

  • November 4, 2020 • •

    WEBINAR: FMCGs’ Zero-Deforestation Challenges & Growing Exposure to Reputation Risk

    Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Companies (FMCGs) had aimed to eliminate deforestation in their supply chains by 2020, but most are lagging in implementing and executing their zero-deforestation policies. This exposes them to growing reputation risk as consumers, NGOs, and governments pressure them to increase their ambitions. Some FMCGs have recently reaffirmed their commitments to curbing deforestation, …

  • October 14, 2020 • •

    WEBINAR: Possible Financial & Legal Implications of Casino Group’s Deforestation Links

    French Casino Group and its subsidiary Grupo Pão de Açúcar (GPA), Brazil’s second-largest retailer, are facing a significant legal risk due to allegations of non-compliance with French law. Research by Envol Vert, Réporter Brasil, and Chain Reaction Research (CRR) shows that GPA purchased beef sourced from farms involved in illegal deforestation and encroachment on indigenous …

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Chain Reaction Research conducts free sustainability risk analysis for financial analysts, credit analysts, commercial bankers, institutional investors, corporations, and other stakeholders. Our special focus is demonstrating that deforestation is material financial risk. We focus on tropical deforestation-related commodities including palm oil, soy, cattle, coffee, cacao, timber pulp and paper, and other products. We are funded by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) scheme managed by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), and the Moore Charitable Foundation. Chain Reaction Research statements and materials do not necessarily reflect the standpoints of the Packard Foundation, the Moore Foundation or Norad.

 

 

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