Because forests are essential ecosystems, more and more companies are committing to cutting deforestation from their supply chains. But defining deforestation can be complicated, and there is a lack of tools to measure company progress in protecting forests. Traditional compliance monitoring relies on ground-based audits, limited in their capacity to access remote areas, see the overall picture and to regularly assess the situation.
We aim to empower companies using palm oil to precisely and regularly self-monitor their practices and compliance in forest conservation.
We transform satellite imagery into simple, reliable and evidence-based information that can be understood by everyone.
who we are
The Starling team shares the same vision and combines complementary capabilities to deliver this unique deforestation monitoring service. It is a partnership in which sophisticated technology is applied through a filter of agricultural and forestry expertise.
Airbus is a pioneer in the space industry. They are responsible for tasking their imaging satellites, pre-processing the imagery and distributing the service worldwide.
The Forest Trust (TFT) is a global non-profit organization. Their experts work between the boardroom and the field, helping to bring transformation in commodity supply chains, from the biggest brands to smaller producers.
SarVision is a spin-off from Wageningen University (WUR) based in the Netherlands. They excel in the operational application of radar imagery for environmental and natural resource management.