General Resources

Proven business models are available to increase production yield and farmer incomes while avoiding further biodiversity loss, water, climate and social impacts. Here you can find studies that review the land-use dynamics in these biomes, DCF soy and cattle proven business cases and production models, industry analysis, and the role of finance.


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Value Beyond Value Chains - Case Study Collection Private Sector Companies Engaging Beyond Their Own Value Chains

Deforestation contributes to climate change, which may cause a third more of the world’s people to face food insecurity by 2050. At the same time, the commodities that drive deforestation are major...

Why net zero needs zero deforestation

This report highlights the urgent need for increased action on supply chain tropical deforestation, as a critical part of the global effort to reach net zero by 2050. It is a research paper from th...

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Land Use Finance Impact Hub

The Land Use Finance Impact Hub and its Positive Impact Indicators Directory - launched by UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Climate Finance Unit and the UNEP-World Co...

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Business Cases - Harvard Business Review

Deforestation-free commitments reduce risk, and sustainable agriculture practices create financial opportunity for all value chain actors. It also appears that investments in deforestation-free tra...

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Initiatives - Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net-Zero

"To deliver the Paris Agreement and achieve global net zero the whole financial system needs to transition its activities by 2050 at the latest. 

Mark Carney, the UK Prime Min...

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Initiatives - Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB)

"The Principles for Responsible Banking are a unique framework for ensuring that signatory banks’ strategy and practice align with the vision society has set out for its future in the Sustainable D...

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Initiatives - Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)

Group of central banks and supervisors willing, on a voluntary basis, to exchange experiences, share best practices, contribute to the development of environmental and climate risk management in th...

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Initiatives - Climate Bonds Initiative

Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) is an international, investor-focused not-for-profit. The only organisation working solely on mobilising the $100 trillion bond market for climate change solutions. C...

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Initiatives - Investors Policy Dialogue on Deforestation (IPDD)

The Investors Policy Dialogue on Deforestation (IPDD) is a collaborative investor initiative set up in July 2020 to engage with public agencies and industry associations in selected countries on th...

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Initiatives - UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance

Launched on the 21st April 2021, with 43 founding banks, the Alliance is joining the UN Race to Zero and is the banking element of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net-Zero. The Alliance is conve...

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