Sustainable Landscapes and Commodities Forum

On demand (recorded sessions available until 30 November 2022)

This virtual business conference, organised by UK-based Innovation Forum, explored key issues in commodity supply chains and showcased real-world solutions to some of the most urgent and important challenges faced by agrifood supply-chain stakeholders. Discussion also covered forest- and nature-positive strategies en route to net-zero carbon emissions.

Tune in to the recorded conference sessions, available to all who registered for 12 months from 1 December 2021, to hear about best practices from industry leaders and get detailed, practical guidance on how to effectively implement policies.

Conference agenda highlights

  • Current landscape approaches: Which are already working, what can be learned from them, and what could be improved upon?
  • Scope III and the SDGs: a ‘joined-up’ approach to corporate procurement and its potential positive impact on the future of commodity sourcing.
  • ‘Transformational change’: What does this mean, in practice, for key commodity landscapes?
  • Forest-positive: What the shift from ‘less harm’ to ‘more good’ looks like.
  • Market access for smallholders: How sourcing companies can drive impact.
  • Landscape and forest restoration: Success stories in this space, and the role of sourcing companies and suppliers.
  • Sustainable rural development: Can direct sourcing deliver on corporate SDG targets?
  • Farmers as partners: Producers, farmers, smallholders and processors tell attendees what they need.
  • Communicating complexity: How brands can educate marketing teams and engage consumers in sustainable sourcing.
  • Regenerative agriculture: How do implement it, then measure, monitor and count the benefits?
  • Farmer productivity and income diversification: The role of brands in improving livelihoods for smallholders and communities.
  • KPIs count: Defining measurable outcomes on supply-chain engagement by 2025, via Key Performance Indicators?
  • Cross-industry collaboration on landscape approaches: Why mining, agriculture, power and other industries can begin real collaboration.

View full conference agenda.

Speaker line-up

This year’s speaker line-up includes representatives of UK supermarket chain Tesco, major confectionery brand Mars, Dole Foods, Conservation International, Reckitt Benckiser and health-food firm Natura.

View the full list of speakers.

More information and registration

For further information, visit the event website.

To access the recorded conference sessions, you’ll need to register. To do so, click here.