December 15, 2020

International retailers, food groups and investors including Tesco, McDonald’s, Unilever and Lidl have called on soyabean traders to divest from the commodity linked to deforestation in Brazil’s Cerrado region. In letters to Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Cargill, Louis Dreyfus Company, Cofco International and Glencore-affiliated Viterra, 160 groups demanded the end of trading soya from areas in the important biodiversity hotspot cleared after 2020. The signatories of the Cerrado Manifesto Statement of Support warned they would impose sanctions if the traders failed to commit to the cut-off date.

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