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A new deforestation threat from palm oil?

Supply pressures may mean ever-more plantations

Research suggests that while deforestation pressures from palm oil in existing production areas are lessening, the industry may expand elsewhere Read more

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Human rights and trade

Partnerships to tackle human rights for business – Thai Union, Nestlé and Intel

The right focus is challenging for business

In the latest webinar from Innovation Forum, Darian McBain from Thai Union, Yann Wyss from Nestlé and Mike McDonnell from Intel discuss human rights and business risks, and how partnerships can help implement viable solutions and programmes. Moderated by Innovation Forum's Toby Webb Read more

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Transforming supply chains for responsible business Download here

Forests and agriculture

A new deforestation threat from palm oil?

Supply pressures may mean ever-more plantations

Research suggests that while deforestation pressures from palm oil in existing production areas are lessening, the industry may expand elsewhere Read more

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Updated 2015 analysis covering deforestation issues from leading writers Download here

Seafood and oceans

Business benefits from Thai labour progress

Thai fishermen
Sector on board with better working conditions

The US government has recognised improvements in tackling trafficking in Thailand’s seafood sector, but the endemic labour abuses will be tough to eradicate Read more

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Sustainable oceans – how business can manage risk and drive change Download here

Supply chain strategy

Sugar supply chain challenges debated – PepsiCo, CSC Sugar and Bonsucro

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Collaboration developing as brands take responsibility

Corporate commitments, how to achieve transparency and build trusted and effective sugar sourcing policies are discussed in this new Innovation Forum webinar. With Rob Meyers, sustainability director at PepsiCO, Diane Stevenson, director of sustainabilty at CSC Sugar, and Simon Usher, CEO of Bonsucro. Introduced and moderated by Innovation Forum's Ian Welsh Read more

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Sustainable drinks: How to create opportunity from innovation Download here

Business innovation

Palm oil sustainability, partnerships vs lawsuits and agritech

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Growth of a better palm oil industry?

Scott Poynton from TFT and Innovation Forum's Toby Webb compare notes and discuss the demise of the Indonesian Palm Oil Pledge and its impact on supply chains, NGO-business relationships, sustainable agriculture and the potential impact of innovative technology and GM Read more

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How to manage extractive sector risks Download here

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