This report examines the G7’s responsibility for tropical deforestation related to internationally traded agricultural commodities, what measures are being proposed to address this and specific actions G7 members should consider.
- Section 2 presents the G7’s deforestation footprint and the key commodities driving this, as well as observed trends. Drawing on expert interviews and literature,
- Section 3 examines the measures proposed or adopted by G7 members, with a particular focus on emerging legislative proposals that seek to prohibit commodities that have been produced unsustainably or illegally. With different legislative proposals emerging across major consumer markets,
- Section 4 discusses what different approaches could mean for various stakeholders, including businesses and producers.
- The fifth section lays out a series of recommendations for G7 members to take forward.