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Peoples Forests Partnership establishes Interim Executive Committee to drive $20 billion in rights-based climate finance directly to Indigenous Peoples and local communities

Washington DC 22 June 2022 – Founding members of the Peoples Forests Partnership signed a Constitution Act in Washington DC on 14 June 2022, formally establishing the Partnership’s Interim Executive Committee and decision-making structure and guidelines. Announced on 7 November at the United Nations climate summit (COP26) in Glasgow, the Partnership is driving rights-based climate […]

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Peoples Forests Partnership establece un Comité Ejecutivo Interino para impulsar el financiamiento climático basado en derechos y garantizar financiamiento directo a los Pueblos Indígenas y Comunidades Locales

Washington DC 22 junio 2022 – Los miembros fundadores de Peoples Forests Partnership firmaron el Acta Constitutiva en Washington DC el 14 de junio de 2022, establecieron formalmente el Comité Ejecutivo Interino de la Asociación y su estructura para la toma de decisiones. Anunciada el 7 de noviembre en la Cumbre Climática de las Naciones […]

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ESG Today: As Companies Commit to Climate Action, Here’s What They can Learn from Deforestation

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Mongabay: Countries that sanctioned Myanmar’s junta are still buying their timber: Report

Despite sanctions imposed following the February 2021 coup, Myanmar exported more than $190 million worth of timber, including to countries that have sanctions on the country’s state-controlled timber monopoly, according to a new report from Forest Trends.

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Mongabay: Luxury wood market driving extinction of rare ipê trees, report warns

Demand for wood from ipê trees in the Amazon Basin could lead to their extinction if better international trade regulations aren’t implemented soon, according to a new report from Forest Trends.

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Mongabay: To cooperatively stop deforestation for commodities, navigating ‘legal’ vs ‘zero’ is key (commentary)

As a decade-long effort by the private sector to voluntarily eliminate deforestation from commodity supply chains stalls, the EU, UK, and US are all considering trade regulations. But policy makers and advocates have been debating the relative merits of trade barriers based on a “legality” or “zero-deforestation” standard: we believe this presents a false dichotomy. […]

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The Diplomat: Myanmar Timber Exports Continue, Despite Western Sanctions: Report

Myanmar’s military junta exported more than $37 million worth of timber to nations with active sanctions on the country’s state-run timber monopoly, according to the environmental advocacy group Forest Trends.

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Despite sanctions on Myanmar, the US, UK, and EU imported more than $36 million in timber since the coup, exposing traders to risk of prosecution

Washington DC 7 March 2022 – Just over one year since the Myanmar military, known as the Tatmadaw, led a coup against the legitimately re-elected government, a new study finds that more than $190 million in imports of timber were reported from Myanmar in 2021, including to countries with sanctions, potentially exposing entities importing from […]

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CNBC: Marc Benioff backs start-up that uses satellites to count trees and pays people not to cut them down

Salesforce founder Marc Benioff, backs start-up that seeks to offset carbon by facilitating the ability of companies to pay land-owners to keep their trees and forests alive.

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SPGlobal: Price-sensitive carbon credit supply waiting in wings: Ecosystem Marketplace

The Director of Ecosystem Marketplace, Stephen Donofrio, is interviewed by SPGlobal, where he explains that there has been a dramatic surge in carbon credit sales and widening price spreads seen in 2021 are likely to continue in 2022.

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