China and India perform badly in deforestation ranking

12 February 2015

While we are all complicit in global tropical deforestation through the everyday products we buy, there are 500 key governments, companies and investors who together have the power to put a halt to the destructive practice. So far, however, they have largely failed to do so. This is the conclusion of a major study by think tank Global Canopy Programme (GCP), which says only 7 of the 400 companies and investors it studied (and none of the 100 governments ranked) gained maximum points in its zero deforestation index.

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