Chain Reaction Research: Economic Drivers of Deforestation

The Chain Reaction Research, a consortium effort of Aidenvironment, Climate Advisers and Profundo published a Economic Drivers of Deforestation report: Sectors exposed to sustainability and financial risks.The link between deforestation and climate change is increasingly recognized in, for example, the 2015 Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Paris Agreement and elsewhere. This recognition is particularly important, as the planet has lost about 129 million hectares of forest since 1990. As deforestation is largely driven by specific economic activities and is thus a sector-specific risk, investors and banks must now pay far greater attention.

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