DEFRA publishes government response to the Global Resource Initiative Recommendations Report to reduce UK’s overseas environmental footprint

On 11th November 2020, DEFRA published the formal Government Response to the Global Resource Initiative (GRI) Recommendations Report.  The GRI Recommendations Report, published in March, proposed 14 recommendations for how the UK can green its international supply chains and leave a lighter footprint on the global environment, with roles for business, finance, civil society and […]

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GRI: Final Recommendations Report and Executive Summary

On March 30 2020, the Global Resource Initiative (GRI) Final Recommendations Report and Executive Summary was published. Efeca led the GRI secretariat, as facilitators and lead authors. The Global Resource Initiative (GRI) aims to ensure that the UK’s global commodity supply chain footprint on land, natural resources and ecosystems is sustainable, avoids deforestation and other […]

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UK Global Resource Initiative (GRI)

As part of the UK’s wider Partnerships for Forests Programme, Efeca was Secretariat to the Global Resource Initiative (GRI), launched by the government in 2019. The ambition of the GRI was to establish the UK as a leader on supply chain sustainability. It sought to ensure that the UK’s global commodity supply chain footprint on […]

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