Investing meaningfully to protect the Amazon rainforest
Updated: Nov 21, 2021
IoD spoke to Pajani Singah and Adam Smith, Directors of Amazonia Impact Ventures about how financing sustainable agriculture can tackle deforestation.
With the Amazon rainforest absorbing two billion tons of carbon per year, and current rates of deforestation such that over a quarter of the biome will be lost by 2030, urgent action is needed to stop deforestation. Work by the voluntary sector alone will not be enough; business must be involved, too. Recent years have seen promising work in the sustainable investment space, but greenwashing remains all too common.
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