Soft Commodities Forum Progress Report, December 2023

The Soft Commodities Forum (SCF) enables collaboration between six leading agribusinesses to identify solutions to eliminate deforestation and conversion in soy landscapes in the Brazilian Cerrado. The Cerrado is one of Earth’s most biodiverse savannahs and home to 5% of the planet’s animals and plants. By working in partnership with producers, consumer goods companies, civil […]

Tackling Scope 3 emissions in Agricultural & Food value chains

Agricultural and food value chains must address barriers to scope 3 emissions reductions and removals associated with land use. This is essential to accelerate in value chain interventions and the flow of much-needed investment.    WBCSD is working with members and partners to identify and tackle these challenges. This report represents the perspective of members and partners based […]

India Water Tool enhanced with agriculture water-use data to help build resilient agriculture value chains in India

WBCSD launches India Water Tool 4.0 bringing new agriculture demand-side water data helping businesses understand risks and opportunities for strengthening agriculture value chains in India. Geneva, 22 March 2022: On the UN World Water Day, we release the new version of the India Water Tool 4.0. It is a comprehensive and user-friendly application that makes water […]

Members of the Soft Commodities Forum deliver progress on soy supply chain traceability to track deforestation and conversion risks in the Cerrado

In their December 2021 progress report, published today, members of WBCSD’s Soft Commodities Forum (SCF) reaffirm their commitments to increase the transparency and traceability of their Cerrado-sourced soy supply chains, to track sourcing where there are the highest risks of deforestation and conversion.