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3 weeks ago

More Than 70% of Natural Rubber Companies Now Have Comprehensive Sustainability Policies

The majority of the world’s largest natural rubber companies have published comprehensive sustainability policies, reveals our latest assessment of the sector – while also highlighting a serious lack of reporting on implementation, traceability and smallholder engagement.

… SPOTT platform reveals the results of its fifth annual natural rubber assessment, indicating a notable advancement in scores relating to their environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies. Over 71.4% of companies now publish comprehensive sustainability policies across their supply chains—a significant improvement from 39% in 2019. This progression of publishing these policies suggests the sector is building a foundation for policy implementation, yet the journey remains extensive, with time running short as our climate and biodiversity crises reach critical thresholds. …

Source: ZSL

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