WHAT DO CURRENT BUSINESS MODELS LOOK LIKE?
Soft commodity supply chains source from > 50% of arable land use globally and their significance is both an economic opportunity and a threat to climate change and biodiversity.
Commodity production has become the main driver of deforestation in tropical countries, as current business models are enabled by extractive and extensive practices, making land use inefficient and incentivizing land clearing.
There is a major opportunity in tropical landscapes to shift towards sustainable, deforestation-free, regenerative land-use and &Green is actively supporting this transition.
Source: UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), 2021