GRSB Joint Working Group on Land Use Change

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Joint Working Group Leadership Committee Conference Call

Thursday August 3, 2017 @ 10:00 AM EST

"Advancing Zero Deforestation Beef Production"

JWG Breakout Session at the 2016 Global Conference on 

Sustainable Beef

October 6, 2016 (Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada)  

A session highlighting work being done in South America to support forest 

conservation and to advance the sustainability of beef production. 


"Deforestation-Free Brazilian Beef: Current Progress and Next Steps"

JWG Workshop at the 2015 GRSB General Assembly Meeting 

October, 27 2015 (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)  

A workshop on recent advancements, current challenges, and next steps along the pathway 

towards deforestation-free cattle production in Brazil. 


"Investing in Smart Production"

JWG Workshop at the 2014 Global Conference on Sustainable Beef 

November 5, 2014 (São Paulo, Brazil)

A half day meeting on financial incentives and investment opportunities to support best 

management practices, moderate intensification and deforestation-free production, in 

collaboration with the Tropical Forest Alliance 2020.

Tropical Forest Alliance 2020 (TFA 2020) was catalyzed by The Consumer Goods Forum

(CGF) commitment to mobilize resources within their respective businesses to help achieve 

zero net deforestation by 2020. In support of this commitment and other efforts to 

reduce deforestation in tropical forest countries, TFA 2020 is engaging with governments 

around the world, a range of civil society organizations active in both producer 

and consumer nations, and multinational corporations.

Workshop Report

Agenda (English)

Agenda (Portuguese)

Katoomba XIX, "Scaling Up Sustainable Commodity Supply Chains"

March 19-20, 2014 (Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil)





November 26, 2013 (São Paulo, Brazil)

O exemplo da Iniciativa de Florestas GRSB-GTPS - progressos, oportunidades e possível 

amplicação da participação.



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