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REUTERS NEXT-Natura exec says Brazil not doing enough to stop illegal deforestation

Jan 14, 2021 - Nasdaq

By BRASILIA, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Brazil's government needs to do more to combat rising illegal deforestation in the Amazon rainforest that is damaging the country's business reputation, said João Paulo Ferreira, Latin America CEO at cosmetics maker Natura & Co NTCO3.SA.

The business community is having positive discussions with Vice President Hamilton Mourão, who has taken the lead on Amazon issues, Ferreira said.

But this talk is still not being reflected in the actions of the gove...