Deforestation-free supply chains in Colombia Event brief

  • 2022

On the 30th of June 2022, together with three Colombian chambers of commerce, Etifor organised a webinar to explain the risks and opportunities offered by the new proposed European “Zero Deforestation” Regulation.

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A recap of our webinar on the new EU "Zero Deforestation" proposed Regulation Together with three Colombian chambers of commerce, namely the Cámara De Comercio de Bucaramanga, the Cámara de Comercio de Barrancabermeja and the Cultura Cámara De Comercio de Pereira, on the 30th of June Etifor organised a webinar to

Etifor and the revision of the FSC Ecosystem Services Procedure

  • 2022

FSC has decided to revise its procedure for the identification, measurement and validation of ecosystem services. The first step of the process is the establishment of a technical working group. Etifor is honored to be part of this group and to bring its experience to the process.

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Etifor is part of the technical working group and will bring its experience to the revision process

Italy is dry

  • 2022
  • Italy is dry
  • Responsible Management
  • Italy
  • 2022

In the last few months, we have been hearing a lot about drought in Italy. Rainfall shortages and rising average temperatures are some of the factors that have led to this situation, but above all they are a sign of a climate that is increasingly in crisis. What can we do now? Read the article!

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Lack of snow, rivers at an all-time low, rising average temperatures: all signs of an ongoing climate crisis

What will change for cocoa companies after the adoption of the new EU Regulation “Zero Deforestation”?

  • 2022

To halt the import of goods connected to deforestation, the EU is discussing the adoption of a new Regulation, already named “Zero Deforestation”. The cocoa sector will be one of the main sectors influenced by the Regulation. Read the article and learn what will change for cocoa companies.

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In recent months, the European political debate has been revolving around the new EU Regulation aimed at limiting the import of goods derived from deforestation. Already named 'Zero Deforestation', the objective of this Regulation is to align European import policies with commitments on sustainability and against the climate crisis. The Regulation will mainly

Cocoa cultivation is devouring forests

  • 2022

In recent decades, Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have lost about a third of their forested areas to cocoa cultivation. How has cocoa production developed over the years and how did we arrive at such critical figures? Read the article and find out more!

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In Europe, we are responsible for 16% of global deforestation. How? Every day we buy and consume food whose production may have contributed to forest loss and degradation in other parts of the world. This deforestation outside EU’s borders is therefore indirectly linked (embodied in) to the production of some raw materials, especially

Call for proposals “Biodiversity and Climate”: looking for companies to save 16 ecosystems and 22 species in Lombardy

  • 2022

The initiative represents the largest public-private partnership in the EU for the conservation of biodiversity and the valorisation of ecosystem services Milan, 24 March 2022. Strengthening or restoring 16 Lombardy habitats, 5 of which are at risk of disappearing, by safeguarding the survival of 22 native animal and plant species. This

Different models of association in the Italian forest sector: between tradition, innovation and new challenges

  • 2022

How can forestry associations counteract land fragmentation and reduce the abandonment of forest management? Forest ownership fragmentation and lack of horizontal integration among forest owners represent some of the main factors that traditionally affect the competitiveness of the Italian forest sector. Since 1923 (Royal Decree No. 3267), the Italian regulatory framework

The new EU Zero Deforestation Regulation (EUDR): challenges and opportunities

  • 2022

For months the political debate in Europe has revolved around the adoption of the new EU Zero Deforestation Regulation, which aims to curb the import of goods derived from deforestation. If approved, this regulation will cover soybeans, beef, palm oil, timber, cocoa and coffee and some derived products, such as leather and chocolate. For wood products, the new regulation will replace the existing EU Timber Regulation (EUTR).

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Due diligence, traceability, sustainability and more. What challenges and opportunities will be contained in the new EU Zero Deforestation Regulation? For months now, the political debate in Europe has revolved around the draft EU regulation on Deforestation-free products. The regulation aims to guarantee access to the EU market for commodities and

The National Forestry Strategy The culmination of a long participatory process

  • 2022

The 9th of February 2022 marks an important turning point for the entire Italian forestry sector thank to the publication of the National Forestry Strategy (SFN). The strategy has been promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry in agreement with the Ministries of Ecological Transition, Culture, Economic Development and the State-Regions Conference.

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The 9th of  February 2022 is already a historic day for the Italian forestry sector thanks to the publication of the National Forest Strategy (NFS). Promoted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry in agreement with the Ministries of Ecological Transition, Culture, Economic Development and the State-Regions Conference, the NFS

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