‘Responsible commodities’: British supermarkets team up for sustainable soy financing push

Tesco, Sainsbury’s, and Waitrose have jointly committed $11m to a new ‘responsible commodities’ programme, which will offer financial incentives for farmers who commit to embracing more sustainable approaches to soy cultivation. The Responsible Commodities Facility (RCF) will offer low-interest loans to farmers who comply with certain environmental eligibility criteria and commit to ensuring zero deforestation … Read more

Can the UK still become world's first net zero finance centre?

The new PM must act fast to amend the Financial Services and Markets Bill so that it drives positive outcomes for the climate and nature, writes WWF’s Karen Ellis Last month, the High Court held the UK government’s net-zero strategy to be wrong, ordering it to produce an updated climate strategy showing how it will … Read more