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How data helps investors target deforestation risk management

New data on deforestation risk exposure helps investors identify the risk hotspots in their portfolios, enabling more focused risk management efforts

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Explainer

How financial institutions are exposed to deforestation risks

Financial institutions can be directly or indirectly exposed to deforestation risks by their financing of forest risk commodity traders

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Discovery7 October 2020

Minerva shareholder data illustrates improved deforestation financing transparency

Insight14 September 2020

Trase data can help tackle global extinction crisis

As shown on the BBC’s Extinction: The Facts, Trase is enabling targeted action that is making a real difference. Greater regulatory pressure and private …

BY Toby Gardner

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Explainer

Delivering transparency for sustainable agriculture in Paraguay

Paraguay’s Chaco region has one of the highest rates of deforestation in the world. Trase’s research into the soy and beef supply chain is helping to bring …

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Insight13 September 2020

Spotlight on Brazilian soy exports to France

High concentration of soy-related deforestation-risk in a handful of companies and municipalities offers an opportunity for a targeted approach by France and …

BY Thomas Sembres (EFI) and Andre Vasconcelos

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Insight12 September 2020

How to protect Colombia's forests as global demand for coffee soars

Trase’s new Colombian coffee supply chain data could play a valuable role in managing future deforestation risks from coffee expansion posed by climate change …

BY Caspar Trimmer (Trase) and Allie Goldstein (Conservation International)

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Insight7 September 2020

China’s imported deforestation risk from Brazilian beef imports

Through targeted engagement with a handful of traders and local governments, China could significantly reduce risks associated with its Brazilian beef imports.

BY Helen Bellfield

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Discovery2 July 2020

Low vertical integration of dominate palm oil traders brings transparency challenge

Discovery2 July 2020

Brazilian live cattle exports come with highest beef deforestation risk

Discovery2 July 2020

Carbon emissions vary widely between producer regions

Insight2 July 2020

Indirect land-use change deforestation linked to soy threatens prospects for sustainable intensification in Brazil

Despite the success of the Amazon Soy Moratorium in reducing direct conversion of forest to soy, the crop is indirectly linked to deforestation via the …

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Insight2 July 2020

A breakthrough in carbon footprinting for agricultural commodities

New study provides detailed breakdown of emissions sources for Brazilian soy exports, with relevance for other agricultural commodities as well as climate …

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Discovery2 July 2020

Global meat consumption linked to Cerrado biodiversity risks

Discovery2 July 2020

Labour rights and Paraguayan beef exports

Discovery2 July 2020

Illegal deforestation and Brazilian soy: the case of Mato Grosso

Discovery2 July 2020

Slaughterhouse approvals could increase China’s beef deforestation risk exposure in Brazil

Insight2 July 2020

Lifting of import bans increases deforestation risk

US companies’ exposure to deforestation risk1 is set to increase steeply after the US government lifted restrictions on imports of fresh and frozen beef from …

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Discovery2 July 2020

Highly segregated flows of Argentinian soy cake, oil and bean exports

Discovery2 July 2020

Argentina crushing capacity drives up imported soy deforestation risk in 2018

Insight2 July 2020

New entrants challenge ABCD traders in Paraguayan soy export trade

The major "ABCD” 1 multinational grain traders4 – ADM, Bunge, Cargill and Louis Dreyfus – dominated the Paraguayan export market in 2014, handling more than …

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Discovery2 July 2020

Shedding light on Indonesia’s opaque palm oil mills

Discovery2 July 2020

Live cattle have highest deforestation risk of Brazil's exported cattle products

Discovery2 July 2020

Minerva dominates Paraguayan beef exports and deforestation risks

Discovery2 July 2020

Brazilian pork exports carry low direct deforestation risk

Discovery1 July 2020

Minerva dominate Paraguayan beef exports after acquisition of JBS

Insight29 March 2019

Carbon emissions from tropical deforestation largely driven by consumption in Europe and China

New study finds between 29% and 39% of all CO2 emissions related to tropical deforestation were linked to exported agricultural and forestry commodities.

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Insight4 March 2019

EU must embrace transparency to meet deforestation goals

The EU needs to improve transparency of its forest-risk commodity imports to help reduce its impacts on tropical deforestation

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