In recent years, a growing body of evidence has shown how large scale agricultural companies are driving land grabs and deforestation in the tropics. This report is a contribution to the debate on how to tackle these issues. It provides data and analysis for NGOs and policy makers looking to make use of the influence banks and investors have over companies they finance to improve corporate performance on environmental and social issues.
Financing land grabs and deforestation: The role of EU banks and investors
27 juillet 2016