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Google Technology to Help Prevent Deforestation

Google, in partnership with the University of Maryland and the UN Environment Programme, has developed a tool to help prevent deforestation. Global Forest Watch 2.0, which will launch later this year, is an interactive, real-time, forest monitoring system. It uses satellite technology, data sharing and human networks around the world … Read more »

Yum! Brands Sets Paper Purchasing Goal

Yum! Brands Sets Paper Purchasing Goal

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has set a goal of purchasing paper-based packaging with fiber from responsibly managed forests and recycled sources. The company says it will publish a detailed procurement policy with public targets to achieve its sustainable paper goals by 2014. In … Read more »

Torstar Sets Paper Policy, But No Ban on Controversial Fiber

Harlequin romance novels and Toronto Star parent company Torstar has adopted paper procurement principles that it says will eliminate the use of fiber from ancient and endangered forests — but it doesn’t set any target deadlines or percentages. The policy says Torstar will not knowingly purchase paper derived from illegally … Read more »

WWF Publishes Guide to Responsible Commodities Investing

WWF Publishes Guide to Responsible Commodities Investing

The WWF today released a guide to responsible investing in commodities. The report, The 2050 Criteria Guide to Responsible Investment in Agricultural, Forest, and Seafood Commodities, is backed by Credit Suisse and addresses 10 commodity sectors: aquaculture; beef; cotton; dairy; palm oil; soy; sugar; timber, pulp and paper; wild-caught seafood; … Read more »