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In recent years, state and corporate actors have been hesitant to adopt measures to reach climate and biodiversity goals, in some cases watering down regulatory frameworks or pulling out of voluntary commitments. Critics warn that a lack of such regulations could deprive Indigenous peoples of important protections to safeguard and guarantee their rights. Includes analysis from Phuc Xuan To, Managing Director of our Forest Policy, Trade, and Finance Initiative.