“We’ve gone through multiple rounds where Cargill executives promise to act and then fail to get anything done."
Together, five companies have a climate footprint bigger than Exxon, Shell or BP, but we don't talk about it.
And it's not just because Leonardo DiCaprio's on board.
Two years on, we've seen the beginnings of what could be that revolution: The commitments made in the Wilmar policy have become the new benchmark for responsible commodity agriculture, and have been adopted by major companies.
In the run up to the historic climate talks just concluded in Paris, we saw an increasing number of companies announcing ambitious and unprecedented commitments to protect the environment. While this is welcome, we all know that what matters most is not making promises, but keeping them.