[PDF] Cargill’s View on the Greenpeace Report: “Eating Up the Amazon”

Author: Cargill, Published on: 1 May 2006

Soy occupies less than 0.6 percent of the land in the Amazon biome today, and most of that soy is grown on the fringes of the Amazon biome...Economic development is the long-term solution to protecting both the Amazon’s peoples and the environment...Agricultural production is appropriate in some areas...In a groundbreaking move, we have informed our suppliers and local officials that...Cargill will only purchase soy from those producers who are in compliance with the Forest Code...By actively engaging with farmers and environmental organizations in the region, we can help ensure that soy is produced in ways that are more sustainable than if we were not there...We do not condone the use of slave labor of any kind.

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