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From commitments to action at scale: critical steps to achieve deforestation-free supply chains

24 May 2022

From commitments to action at scale: critical steps to achieve deforestation-free supply chains

Firms in industries such as timber, cattle and palm oil are off track to meet deforestation commitments made at COP26, finds joint CDP, AFi study

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Clear definitions: the core of a strong EU regulation to address deforestation and related impacts

15 Apr 2022

Clear definitions: the core of a strong EU regulation to address deforestation and related impacts

When the Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) was founded more than five years ago, one of the first orders of business was to define key terms related to responsible agricultural and forestry supply chains, such as deforestation and deforestation-free.

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Living wage and living income: essential elements of corporate responsibility in global supply chains

10 Mar 2022

Living wage and living income: essential elements of corporate responsibility in global supply chains

In just a few years’ time, the principle that all workers deserve a decent standard of living has gone from niche to mainstream, with major international companies making commitments to pay living wages to their workers.

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Three reasons why tackling deforestation is a business priority in 2022 and how to prepare

9 Mar 2022

Three reasons why tackling deforestation is a business priority in 2022 and how to prepare

With new regulations, investor pressure, and disclosure requirements coming online, deforestation is a challenge that consumer goods companies can no longer afford to ignore. Fortunately, there is a clear path that can help all companies prepare.

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Using pensions to halt deforestation

9 Mar 2022

Using pensions to halt deforestation

Urgent action to address deforestation risks is needed across the financial sector.

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AFi welcomes new guidance for science based climate targets related to land use

9 Feb 2022

AFi welcomes new guidance for science based climate targets related to land use

The Accountability Framework initiative (AFi) welcomes the release of new Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) draft guidance for setting Forest, Land and Agriculture (FLAG) targets, now open for public consultation until 25 February 2022.

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Forest 500: Tackle deforestation across more commodities in 2022

9 Feb 2022

Forest 500: Tackle deforestation across more commodities in 2022

The COP26 climate talks in November 2021 raised expectations on the need for a concerted effort to address emissions arising from agriculture, forestry, and other land use.

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Tackling deforestation: A clear way forward for financial institutions

3 Nov 2021

Tackling deforestation: A clear way forward for financial institutions

This week, 30 financial institutions with more than US$ 8.7 trillion of assets under management declared their commitment to tackling commodity-driven deforestation in their portfolios by 2025.

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Introducing the Deforestation Risk Toolset 

27 Oct 2021

Introducing the Deforestation Risk Toolset 

To eradicate deforestation and ecosystem conversion from supply chains, companies and financial institutions need a clear blueprint and effective tools for action. 

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