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Major companies want more government support to end deforestation

Governments should do more to help companies whose products drive tropical deforestation, a new survey of some of the world’s biggest producers and buyers of palm oil, timber, cocoa and rubber has found.

This press release launches Fern's research: Company promises: How businesses are meeting commitments to end deforestation, the findings of which should be central The EU is currently considering an EU Action Plan against deforestation and forest degradation. These findings should be central to creating legislation that enables companies to eliminate deforestation from their supply chains while respecting community land tenure rights.

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