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Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil? 3rd Edition.

Eleanor Spencer

London, UK

In this third edition of ‘Committed to Sustainable Palm Oil?’, ZSL and WWF analysed Annual Communication of Progress (ACOP) reports submitted by palm oil growers, processors and traders, consumer goods manufacturers (CGMs) and retailers for the year 2020. Some key…

New research reveals gaps in sustainability reporting for the world’s biggest tyre brands

Sam Ginger | David Johnston

London, UK

Thirteen leading rubber manufacturers including Michelin, Pirelli and Top Glove, are ranked in a new assessment led by ZSL SPOTT. This analysis covers the companies’ public policies and commitments relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues – a world-first…

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Consultancy Position: Spatial Data Analyst

Eleanor Spencer

London, UK

Consultancy Position: Spatial Data Analyst (HCVs in Indonesia) ZSL’s Sustainable Business and Finance programme is seeking a consultant to support on landscape High Conservation Value (HCV) probability mapping and analysis using spatial data. Using ZSL’s existing methodology, the consultant will…

Consultancy Position: Data Architect

Annabelle Dodson

London, UK

Consultancy Position: Data Architect ZSL’s Sustainable Business and Finance programme is seeking a consultant to support the delivery of SPOTT’s launch of the 2022 timber & pulp SPOTT assessments, managing My SQL data exports, manipulation and imports using ProBench, MyPhpAdmin,…

Palm oil indicator framework ZSL

Palm Oil Indicator Framework – your feedback welcome

Imogen Fanning

London, UK

We would like to invite you to provide feedback to us on the SPOTT Palm Oil indicator framework ahead of the 2022 assessments. We have not made any major changes, but have edited or added some indicators either in response…

PRI Reports news ZSL SPOTT

Disclosure against PRI “Investor Expectations on Sustainable Palm Oil”

Annabelle Dodson

London, UK

As part of the PRI-coordinated engagement on Sustainable Palm Oil, more than 62 investment organisations with approximately US$8 trillion in assets under management endorsed a statement laying out their expectations of companies operating across the palm oil value chain and…

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The UK Environment Act: Due diligence on forest risk commodities

Maggie FitzHerbert

London, UK

The UK Environment Act 2021 sets out an important new suite of measures to tackle imported deforestation, by requiring companies to implement due diligence systems (DDS) for forest risk commodities in their supply chains. Whilst importing companies have been legally…

ZSL Gender Guide Soft Commodity

Thematic Guide to Gender

Oliver Cupit

London, UK

A guide to setting robust policy commitments and reporting on practice in soft commodity supply chains. Download guide This guide is designed to help companies set and report on robust gender equality commitments across all operations, including in relation…

ZSL SPOTT Timber Paper Indicator Framework Consultation 2022

Timber & Pulp Indicator Framework – your feedback is welcome

Sam Ginger

London, UK

français We would like to invite you to provide feedback to us on the SPOTT Timber & Pulp indicator framework ahead of the 2022 assessments. We have not made any major changes, but have edited or added some indicators either…

Biodiversity Conservation and Communities in Forestry

Jorn Struwe | Fabrice Inkonkoy

London, UK

At least a quarter of the world’s land area is owned, managed, used, or occupied by indigenous peoples, encompassing up to 80% of the planet’s biodiversity. Indigenous and local communities can and should be essential partners in the conservation of…

Sustainability in the Natural Rubber Supply Chain

Fabrice Inkonkoy

London, UK

Downstream companies and financial institutions hold the key to driving significant environmental and social changes in the natural rubber industry by committing to and applying sustainable practices and improving sourcing procedures. Natural rubber is extensively used worldwide for…

Palm Oil Research ZSL SPOTT

Palm oil industry unprepared for climate change

Imogen Fanning | Eleanor Spencer

London, UK

ZSL is urging the palm oil industry to take climate change seriously and play its part in tackling the world’s climate and biodiversity crises, as it publishes its annual assessment of 100 of the world’s most significant palm oil companies….

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