News

Jan 3, 2012

Clean Streams Accord claims found to be misleading


Fonterra's Clean Streams Accord is found to be reporting that twice the amount of rivers are fenced off on dairy farms than actually are-- which now stands at just 42%

An independent audit found figures just half of what Fonterra reported

The discrepancy calls into question the credibility of all the accord figures

 

read the full article here

http://www.stuff.co.nz/southland-times/news/6209132/Self-policing-of-waterways-woeful

 

Forest and Bird article

http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/saving-our-environment/freshwater-/-clean-streams-accord

 

Accord goals

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dairying_and_Clean_Streams_Accord

 

Fonterra

http://www.fonterra.com/wps/wcm/connect/fonterracom/fonterra.com/our+business/sustainability/water/water+care+on-farm