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Cargill Response

Author: Cargill (US), Published on: 29 March 2017

...Cargill remains committed to meeting our goals in the New York Declaration on Forests and in our own policies.  We are proud of our history of combating deforestation as a demonstration of our purpose to be the leading company in nurturing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. We are committed to find practical and scalable solutions recognizing that there will be difficult choices and trade-offs...We recognize this is a long and complex journey, but we are partnering with clients, farmers, governments and civil society groups to face this challenge, which is not easy to solve and requires time and hard work in the field...for us to have a lasting impact and ensure social inclusion into the communities we operate. We are continually evaluating the producers who supply soybeans to Cargill in the areas pointed by the recent Mighty Earth report...Cargill contests the presented data by the Mighty Earth report regarding the company's presence in the Brazilian Cerrado and the total numbers of deforestation in the region. In 2015, one year after signing the New York Declaration on Forests (NYDF), Cargill launched its Policy on Forests...

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This is a response from the following companies: Cargill