Ghana Launches Engagement Principles for Cocoa Sector

Ghana Launches Engagement Principles for Cocoa Sector

23 July 2021

Accra: July 23, 2021 – The Ghana Forestry Commission is today launching “Engagement Principles for the Ghana Cocoa Forest REDD+ programme”. The Engagement Principles will guide how international companies work with national and...

Putting due diligence into the mix at Chatham House

Putting due diligence into the mix at Chatham House

22 July 2021

Proforest’s session on due diligence regulations and sustainable trade as part of Chatham House’s 31st Global Forum on Forest Governance was well attended, with over 120 people watching presentations and discussion about what mix...

Africa Palm Oil Initiative 2021 regional meeting: progress updates and looking ahead to COP26

Africa Palm Oil Initiative 2021 regional meeting: progress updates and looking ahead to COP26

15 July 2021

Sharing experiences, successes and lessons learned, and looking towards strengthening the investment case for Africa’s agricultural sector as an engine for sustainable growth.

Event: Tackling deforestation in supply chains

Event: Tackling deforestation in supply chains

21 June 2021

As part of Proforest’s production landscape programmes we are co-convening an event within Chatham House’s Global Forum on Forest Governance. The forum, July 12 – 13 online, aims to bring together stakeholders in the run up to CoP26, to discuss the impacts of forest governance reforms and consider the implications of these for future efforts to tackle climate change and biodiversity loss.

Human Rights Defenders: Guidance for Companies

Human Rights Defenders: Guidance for Companies

21 June 2021

Attacks on defenders working to address the negative environmental and human rights impacts of business are increasing across the globe. Human Rights Defenders can be individuals or organisations, such as campaigners, trade...

Library of Tools to Support Human Rights Due Diligence Process

Library of Tools to Support Human Rights Due Diligence Process

2 June 2021

The Palm Oil Collaboration Group (POCG) has launched an online library of tools to support companies looking to adopt a Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) process in their own operations and supply chains.

The Palm Oil...

What Proforest means to me

What Proforest means to me

20 May 2021

As part of Learning Week, we invited Andry Rakotovololona Senior Project Manager & Training Manager, to share her personal insight about her role and what it is like being part of the Proforest Team.

I left Madagascar in August...

Learn, share and grow

Learn, share and grow

17 May 2021

This week Proforest has been embracing the campaign for Learning at Work shining a light on our internal opportunities to learn from each other and develop our careers and personal capabilities at Proforest. Capacity building and...

UK Aid funding extension for Production Landscapes Programme

UK Aid funding extension for Production Landscapes Programme

29 April 2021

Announcing the extension of our UK Aid-funded programme “Using deforestation-free commodity supply chains to support national initiatives to combat forest loss”.

Proforest launches Agrovita with PepsiCo Mexico and PepsiCo Foundation

Proforest launches Agrovita with PepsiCo Mexico and PepsiCo Foundation

20 April 2021

Proforest is leading the technical work in a new sustainable landscape programme launched today by PepsiCo. Agrovita is a three-year programme focused on PepsiCo’s supply chain for plantain, cocoa and palm production in the Tabasco and Chiapas regions in southern Mexico. PepsiCo and Proforest are focusing on agricultural and social factors within the landscape and communities.

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