The Trade, Development and the Environment Hub, led by the UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC), is bringing together organisations from different countries, including Brazil, to help make trade sustainable for people and the planet.
Together, these partners from industry, … Read More
September 9th, 2022
A new documentary created by the Trade, Development and Environment Hub (TRADE Hub), led by UNEP-WCMC, gives perspectives from Cameroonian farmers about the increasing global demand for sustainably produced agricultural commodities, as Western governments look … Read More
Researchers from the TRADE Hub have spent over two years exploring the various policies and instruments that have potential to increase the level of sustainability of the soybean supply chain in Brazil: home to the world’s greatest production and export … Read More
The GCRF Trade, Development and the Environment Hub (TRADE Hub) has created a searchable catalogue of available initiatives, measures, models, data providers, platforms, portals and round table certifications to support decision making on trade and the environment. The Trade Tools … Read More
The TRADE Hub hosted a two-day meeting, on 20th and 21st April, to discuss sustainability in commodity supply chains. With idea exchange and collaboration between a broad range of relevant stakeholders, from researchers to representatives of private sector … Read More
There is a growing demand for the corporate and financial sectors to address their relationship with nature. Recent years have seen improved understanding of the economic value at risk from the loss of biodiversity and ecosystems services, which has led … Read More
TRADE Hub researchers from the Stockholm Environment Institute published a response to the UK government’s public consultation on the implementation of due diligence legislation,
The legislation proposed by the UK government would introduce mandatory due diligence requirements for companies using … Read More
What is the responsibility of supply chain actors in addressing production level impacts?
As attention grows on the negative impacts of unsustainable production (See Discussion Paper 1), responsibility is placed on all supply chains actors – producers, traders, retailers, … Read More
On 15 December 2021, in a historic first, members the World Trade Organization (WTO) launched three high-level ministerial statements recognizing the nexus of international trade and trade policy and the environment. The ministerial statements call for the global trade body … Read More
A woman holding coffee beans in her palms. We have teams working on coffee in Tanzania and Indonesia.
Gender inequality is unsustainable. Women make up a greater number of people living in poverty, with those in poverty disproportionately and negatively … Read More