Deforestation Dozen: twelve traders linked to deforestation causing USD 2.7 billion of CO2 emissions, Planet Tracker reveals

This report calls out the ‘Deforestation Dozen’: 12 soy traders that control 89% of soy exports from the Paraguayan and Argentinian Gran Chaco, who are failing to prevent soy-driven deforestation in the region. The current level of deforestation is creating significant risk for these traders and other companies in the supply chain due to the associated CO2 emissions.

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Plastics industry must transition to sustainable alternatives or risk health of millions, Planet Tracker warns

This report reveals 30 companies, including ExxonMobil, Dow, and PetroChina, responsible for 58% of the world’s single-use plastic production and what stakeholders must do to force change in face of significant environmental, financial and health risks.

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Plastic producers’ non-executive directors must take more responsibility to prevent plastic pollution, Planet Tracker urges

This new Planet Tracker report scrutinises the impact of the single-use plastic epidemic on the environment and the companies responsible, what the financial markets are pricing in and how non-executive directors should respond.

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Do you IUU?

A new Planet Tracker report examines the limited role of stock exchanges in protecting investors from publicly listed companies involved in illegal fishing practices and offers an alternative way for investors to assess their exposure to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

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New benchmark for textiles will improve industry understanding of biodiversity risk, says Planet Tracker

London 3 November 2021: Planet Tracker has welcomed the publication of Textile Exchange’s inaugural Textile Exchange Biodiversity Insights and Benchmark Report 2021 which provides the first global baseline for biodiversity for the apparel and textile industry.

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Sustainable fishing can reverse decline of Japan’s seafood industry, maximise profits and reduce financial and reputational risk for investors

Japan’s seafood industry can reverse its decline, maximise profits and reduce financial and reputational risk for investors by using its influence as the global leader to encourage sustainable fishing worldwide,…

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Planet Tracker launches interactive tool to help investors understand how they could reduce overfishing

To help investors see in practice how a blue bond could help trigger a recovery in fish stocks and generate higher returns for fishing companies, Planet Tracker has designed a simple interactive dashboard where users can change the key modelling assumptions.

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