Southeast Asia’s economies are roaring. But with the rise of the so-called “Asian tiger” economies, too many companies are still putting the region’s environment and economy at risk through continued deforestation and other irresponsible practices. But some countries and companies are choosing a different path. They are adapting to the revolutionized global market by evolving to ensure that their growth does not come at the expense of forests.
These are the Green Tigers — those companies that are working aggressively to protect forests and reduce their overall environmental footprint are enjoying dramatically improved market access — with strong prospects for continued international growth.
The Green Tigers report by Forest Heroes ranks palm oil companies on their adherence to forest conservation requirements — showing which companies are slated to prosper in the new era of forest protection, and which are lagging far behind.
Learn more about the report here.