Calls grow for laws requiring firms to reveal links to deforestation

By Bibi van der Zee, Alexandra Heal and Andrew Wasley

There is growing support in the UK and Europe for laws that would make due diligence on issues such as deforestation and human rights abuses mandatory for large businesses.

NGOs have been pushing for regulatory action for at least a decade. But this year governments…

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Award-winning investigative journalist specialising in food and environment issues. Full coverage see: www.andrewwasley.com

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