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    The 21st Century Commodity Trader—Transcending Boundaries


    In a thought-provoking article for our Portfolio of Perspectives series, WWF’s Jason Clay discusses the evolution of commodity trading, highlighting the changes being driven by increasing awareness of supply chain issues such as inadequate working conditions. In the article Jason shines a spotlight on some key global challenges – for example, that today 7.3 billion people are consuming about 1.5 times what the Earth can produce. He concludes by stressing that to meet such challenges, we need collaboration between companies, governments and NGOs, noting that “planetary limits are one boundary that we cannot afford to transcend”. Click here to view Jason Clay’s blog ‘The 21st Century Commodity trader- Transcending Boundaries’.

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