Global Forest Watch Pro: Identify, Monitor, and Manage Your Deforestation/Climate Risks

Global Forest Watch Pro:
Identify, Monitor, and Manage Your Deforestation/Climate Risks

Tuesday, 9 April 2019 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
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Overview

Interested in the latest satellite technology for forest-related sustainability? Want to make sure YOUR company doesn’t contribute to deforestation? This is a unique opportunity to learn about the latest assessment tools to keep your supply chain cleaner and greener.

As multinational companies face increasing pressure to address a wide variety of risks in sourcing agricultural commodities, easy to use tools to understand and manage deforestation are essential sustainable brands. GFW pro is a scalable and easy-to-use management system that a company, bank, or any institution managing land-related assets can use.

It’ll allow you to plot the location of thousands of farms or production facilities, access a dashboard of alerts to track environmental risks occurring in these areas - such as tree cover loss or fires - and spot trends in risky areas to monitor progress over time. Users at various positions can inform decision making to mitigate and manage risk so that you have your finger on the pulse of a more sustainable supply chain.

What You Will Learn

In this webinar, attendees will be presented with these takeaways:

  1. Learn how technological advances are making in-house analysis of deforestation possible
  2. Gain insights into how your company can adopt GFW Pro to manage supply chain land use risks
  3. Learn how to track progress on your land use related sustainability priorities

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Speakers

Ryan Sarsfield
Latin America Commodities Manager
Global Forest Watch

Ryan Sarsfield is the Latin America Commodities Manager with WRI’s Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance team. He works to reduce the environmental impact of key commodities in Latin America through collaboration with corporate and NGO partners and the development of tools to reduce deforestation and supply chain risk.

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