The purpose of RT14 is to ensure that decision-makers have the information, contacts and strategies that they need to inform their decisions about responsible soy.
RT14 is set as a moment where our focus is on leadership across all sectors, giving voice to those like Arla, Lidl and Unilever who have shown breakthrough leadership for others to follow.
In the discussions, RT14 will focus on the themes of government, finance and demand; and will explore producer stories and a rountable of roundtables
What can we learn from specific examples about equitable cost sharing of responsible soy initiatives?
Explore different models for cost-sharing: producer, trader, processor, and retailer
What public policies are required to accelerate the achievement of government commitments and jurisdictional approaches?
Link with Amsterdam Declaration discussions
Present results from RTRS discussions on jurisdictional certification
Roundtable of roundtables: how might RTRS work with other roundtables to facilitate processes for producers and buyers?
Include the Cambridge Banking Environment Initiative; Santander; Rabobank and national banks in Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina.
For each one of the sessions, we want to invite global thought leaders to host interactive dialogue sessions on the critical issues that face the soy sector.
Rabobank; BNP Paribas; J.P. Morgan; Banco do Brazil; WRI; Unilever; LIDL; Mars; APG Asset Management; Rainforest Alliance; Amsterdam Declarations; OECD-FAO; WWF; Stockholm Environment Institute; IDH; TNC; among others.