Sarah Lake

Head of Supply Chain Programme
Global Canopy

Sarah Lake is the Global Head of the Supply Chain Programme at Global Canopy.

Sarah has worked at the nexus of supply chains and environmental impacts for over a decade. She earned her PhD in Economic and Environmental Sociology at the University of Colorado-Boulder, with a focus on governance and sustainability in cattle supply chains. Previously with Global Forest Watch, Sarah is now head of the Global Canopy Supply Chains Programme — including the Forest 500 and Trase projects — and works to develop innovative tools that help drive solutions to commodity-driven deforestation.

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Sourcing Soy: The Role of the Private Sector in the Fate of the Brazilian Cerrado
Sourcing Soy: The Role of the Private Sector in the Fate of the Brazilian Cerrado

Supply Chain / The Brazilian Cerrado — the world’s most biodiverse savannah — is being deforested at an alarming rate. Over 40 percent of the original landscape has already been cleared, largely for the cultivation of soy for animal feed. As major agribusiness companies continue to convert land into soy pastures, what role do these companies — and the businesses around the world who buy from them — play in avoiding further damage to this important ecosystem? - 3 years ago

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