WEBINAR: South Korea’s Ties to Unsustainable PalmDecember 18, 2020
Chain Reaction Research (CRR) held a webinar with special guest Shin Young Chung from Advocates for Public Interest Law South Korea on Jan. 21st, 2021 to discuss the ties between South Korea and the unsustainable palm market through production, consumption, and finance.
WEBINAR RECORDING – Building Back Better: Potential Policies for COVID Recovery & Climate ActionNovember 29, 2020
Climate Advisers and Third Way co-hosted a webinar on climate policies that can aid in America’s economic recovery from Covid-19 on December 10th. (more…)
WEBINAR: Possible Financial & Legal Implications of Casino Group’s Deforestation LinksOctober 14, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: Casino Group Ties to Illegal Brazilian Deforestation Creates Over $2.5 Billion in Financing RisksSeptember 24, 2020
Washington, D.C. Beef tied to illegal Brazilian deforestation and traced to Casino Group stores may violate French law and may create over USD 2.5 billion in financing risks. (more…)
WEBINAR: Brazilian Beef Supply Chain – The Main Actors, ESG Impacts, and Business RisksSeptember 1, 2020
Chain Reaction Research hosted a webinar on Sept. 11th to review two new reports on the state of the Brazilian cattle industry and how factors like deforestation and COVID-19 create business risks. (more…)
PRESS RELEASE: Deforestation and Other ESG Risks Present Potential $1.3 Billion Hazard for JBSAugust 31, 2020
Washington, D.C. JBS’ supply chain may be linked to 1.7 million hectares (ha) of deforestation across six Brazilian states creating significant financial risks.
The State of Palm Oil Zero-Deforestation Commitments: Refiners & CrushersAugust 21, 2020
Palm oil crushers and refiners sit within a bottleneck of the palm oil industry. Because of this, they serve as key actors in establishing and enforcing sustainability commitments.
Joined by ZSL’s (Zoological Society of London) SPOTT initiative and BMO Global Asset Management, Chain Reaction Research discusses new insights on this sector’s sustainability commitments and connection to leakage markets.
PRESS RELEASE: Unilever, Danone and other major consumer goods companies are purchasing palm oil from mills linked to Indonesia’s worst deforestersAugust 21, 2020
Washington, D.C. A new report from Chain Reaction Research (CRR) has tracked palm fruit from plantations, actively involved in deforestation, to a mill supplying palm products to companies like Unilever, Danone, and others. (more…)
PRESS RELEASE: A coronavirus lifeline for state and city governmentsAugust 13, 2020
Washington, D.C. The former mayors of Salt Lake City and Charlotte are championing a new policy initiative to put state and city governments in a position to lead our economic and health recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
New Blueprint for International Ocean-Climate Action Charts Path Forward for GovernmentsJuly 25, 2019
Washington, D.C. To date, the international fight against climate change has largely overlooked the ocean-climate relationship. Yet the ocean and climate are inextricably linked. The ocean plays a central role regulating the climate, including by absorbing heat and carbon dioxide. This imposes a heavy cost through effects such as deoxygenation and acidification, which are decimating ocean ecosystems and damaging the communities that rely on them. At the same time, the ocean is a source of measures to mitigate and adapt to climate change.
PRESS RELEASE: Companies Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil Production Have Substantively Stronger Equity ReturnsMay 31, 2019
Washington, D.C. Companies in the palm oil supply chain that have committed to sustainable production have experienced stronger equity returns versus its industry counterparts, according to a new report from Climate Advisers, a consultancy specializing in climate and financial risk in the land sector.
Press Release: Reactions to the Katowice Declaration on Forests for the ClimateDecember 12, 2018
Katowice, Poland. On December 12th, The Polish presidency of the 24th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24) will announce The Ministerial Katowice Declaration on Forests for the Climate.