A third of commodity-hungry firms have no deforestation policy: Report

13/1/2022 3:46:00 AM

A third of commodity-hungry firms have no deforestation policy: Report

https://str.sg/wMjxLONDON (REUTERS) - A third of the 350 companies most exposed to commodities such as palm oil, beef and timber have no policies to ensure their products are not fuelling deforestation, a report by NGO Global Canopy showed on Thursday (Jan 13).

Protecting the world's forests is central to efforts to limit man-made global warming by mid-century, and at the COP26 climate talks in November, 141 countriespledged to halt and reverse forest loss by 2030.At the same time, more than 30 financial institutions with nearly US$9 trillion (S$12.2 trillion) in assets said they would aim to eliminate commodity-driven deforestation from their portfolios by 2025.

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Police report filed over Bentley driver’s ‘dangerous’ moves to push back Bedok school staff, security officerSINGAPORE — The Union of Security Employees has filed a police report against a driver who was captured in a video pushing against a security officer with his car at Red Swastika School in Bedok North.

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A third of commodity-hungry firms have no deforestation policy - reportLONDON : A third of the 350 companies most exposed to commodities such as palm oil, beef and timber have no policies to ensure their products are not fuelling deforestation, a report by NGO Global Canopy showed on Thursday.Protecting the world's forests is central to efforts to limit man-made global warmi

Copy to clipboard https://str.in Bedok has been widely circulated.Mr Raymond Chin, the union’s general secretary, told TODAY that it had done so at about noon on Tuesday (Jan 11).Mr Raymond Chin, the union’s general secretary, told TODAY that it had done so at about noon on Tuesday (Jan 11).

sg/wMjx LONDON (REUTERS) - A third of the 350 companies most exposed to commodities such as palm oil, beef and timber have no policies to ensure their products are not fuelling deforestation, a report by NGO Global Canopy showed on Thursday (Jan 13). Protecting the world's forests is central to efforts to limit man-made global warming by mid-century, and at the COP26 climate talks in November, 141 countries pledged to halt and reverse forest loss by 2030. USE has lodged a police report regarding the incident. At the same time, more than 30 financial institutions with nearly US$9 trillion (S$12. A video of the incident, which was circulating on social media, showed a white Bentley car inching forward against a security officer outside the entrance of the primary school.2 trillion) in assets said they would aim to eliminate commodity-driven deforestation from their portfolios by 2025. 11) at the main entrance of Red Swastika School, which is located in Bedok North. Britain has already made it a legal responsibility for companies to ensure they have no illegal deforestation in their supply chains, and the European Union and United States are looking at similar legislation. The video showed the staff member talking to a passenger of the vehicle, who was outside the car.

Companies also face direct threats from deforestation, as it exacerbates climate impacts, drives biodiversity loss and affects water supplies, potentially affecting growing conditions for commodity crops, supplies and prices. He has been given a three-day medical leave and is currently resting at home. After the passenger got into the car, the driver inched the vehicle forward, forcing the security officer to move backwards. In its annual 'Forest 500' report, Global Canopy said just 28 per cent of companies that produce, use, trade or sell commodities had comprehensive policies covering all those they were exposed to. Among 150 of the world's leading financial institutions that finance the companies to the tune of US$5. 11, USE said it will work with authorities for action to be taken against the motorist involved.5 trillion, just 38 per cent had a clear policy on addressing deforestation, it added. The driver did not have a valid pass to enter the school but tried to enter the compound from an entrance where the security guard was controlling traffic, he added. "Last year saw unprecedented political action as more than 140 governments recognised the urgent need to protect forests, yet most companies and financial institutions with the greatest ability to halt deforestation are doing little or nothing," said Niki Mardas, executive director of Global Canopy. The union added that it condemns this"act of aggression" against its officers. “The driver was stopped because he was not allowed to enter from there,” said Mr Chin.

"As major consumer governments start to translate these commitments into hard and fast legislation, businesses which have not taken deforestation seriously are woefully unprepared and face real risks." Among the companies flagged as having no policy were TJX Companies, owner of the T. If you like what you read, follow us on. Mr Chin said that the union does not condone the driver's behaviour.J. Maxx stores, and Capri Holdings, which owns the Versace, Jimmy Choo and Michael Kors fashion brands, the report said. TJX said while it does not currently have a formal deforestation policy, it has work underway on the subject as part of its environmental sustainability program. There was no need for the driver to inch his car forward in such a dangerous manner,” he added. There was no need for the driver to inch his car forward in such a dangerous manner,” he added.

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