McDonald’s, Unilever and others sign manifesto calling for sustainable soy by The Good Shopping Guide | Nov 9, 2017 | Ethical Shopping Blog | 0 comments McDonald’s, Unilever, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose are among a list of retail giants to sign a manifesto that calls for sustainable soy production. The soy industry is linked to systemic deforestation and the degradation of native vegetation in places like Brazil’s Cerrado. The extent of deforestation is truly incredable, as reported by PBN. The manifesto, supported by The Roundtable on Responsible Soy, encourages and calls for wider participation in responsible production. The manifesto follows a joint report by WWF and the RSPB that illustrates the dire impacts of UK imports on forests all over the world. Read more.