The Economics of Forest-Friendly Supply Chains (Forbes)

87 major corporations (including Nike, Nestle and Unilever) around the world shared the results of their supply chain analysis with the Forest Disclosure Project (FDP). At issue is the global supply of “forest risk” products such as soy, palm oil and biofuel, not to mention timber. All are harvested either directly from forests or from recently-deforested land, and failure to manage that land properly will lead to higher prices for these commodities, more destruction of rainforests, and more liability for companies involved.

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