Storebrand AM: Eliminating commodity-driven deforestation

Deforestation accounts for 15% of emissions

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Emine Isciel of Storebrand Asset Management

Emine Isciel of Storebrand Asset Management

COP26 in Glasgow was a turning point of consciousness, representing a significant shift in the understanding of deforestation.

But what happened in Glasgow will not matter unless we act now to bring those commitments to life. Do we have what it takes to meet our pledges? Tackling deforestation to defuse crises With the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) declaring with near-certainty that the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to below 1.5°C will soon be surpassed, the pressure is on investors and businesses to take dramatic action within this decade. The science also makes it clear that we will not reach net-zero emissions by 2050 unless we halt biodiversity loss and end deforestat...

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