Mars has eliminated deforestation from its palm oil supply chain by decreasing its cocoa farm network from 1,500 to what will be less than 100 by 2021, said Barry Parkin, chief procurement and sustainability officer. "By radically simplifying our palm supply chain, partnering with a smaller cohort of suppliers and rigorously applying the three M's of Mapping, Management and Monitoring, we can eliminate deforestation and advance respect for human rights," said Parkin.
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