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Committing to end deforestation requires investing in new suppliers, advancing the rights of local communities and prioritizing results.
April 14, 2021 by Kerry Cesareo
Over the next few years, food and agriculture companies will be examined for their contributions to climate change just as much as the oil and fossil fuel industry.
April 9, 2021 by Jim Giles
Across the 48 states of the continental U.S., there is enough land to plant forests that could sequester the equivalent of about 5 percent of the greenhouse gases the country emitted in 2019.
March 29, 2021 by Mike Gaworecki
Central Arkansas Water partnered with green finance experts Encourage Capital and WRI to pioneer the first certified green bond of this kind. It was purchased by Morgan Stanley.
March 24, 2021 by Lizzie Marsters
Keeping trees in the ground where they are already growing is an effective low-tech way to slow climate change.
March 23, 2021 by Beverly Law
To fix fashion’s sustainability problem, we need a little less conversation and a little more action
Sponsored: The industry is on the verge of a climate revolution, but progress is getting bogged down by semantics and distracted by low-hanging fruit.
March 15, 2021 by Angela Adams
Innovations in urban agriculture — from creative reuse of stormwater to soil rehabilitation — can help fight food insecurity and prevent further food issues.
March 4, 2021 by DJ McCauley
Eric Adams serves as borough president of Brooklyn, New York and recently released his book 'Healthy At Last: A Plant-Based Approach to Preventing and Reversing Diabetes and Other Chronic Illnesses.'
February 26, 2021 by Katie Ellman
At GreenBiz21, three big food companies showcased their pathways to sustainable food systems with large-scale commitments.
February 24, 2021 by Jesse Klein
More than 100 days after P&G’s voting shareholders sent an overwhelming message to the company to stop fueling deforestation, P&G still has not announced an action plan.
February 17, 2021 by Shelley Vinyard
In the building industry, HMTX Industries and CallisonRTKL are early adopters of the social justice 'nutrition label' for companies.
February 12, 2021 by Elsa Wenzel
These startups and nonprofits are using cutting edge technology and research to bring quantitative numbers to the highly qualitative agricultural world.
February 11, 2021 by Jesse Klein
The company expects sourcing green aluminum alone could deliver emission reductions of around 3 percent. It has a target to cut emissions from its supplier network by 20 percent by 2030.
February 9, 2021 by James Murray
The report also notes that number of companies making commitments is lagging behind in some regions, with North America languishing at 16 percent and Asia at 12 percent.
February 1, 2021 by Toby Hill
Criticism of banks' financing of environmentally destructive industries continues to grow, but a new report argues they could play a critical role in protecting forests and driving climate action.
January 27, 2021 by Michael Holder
Collective action and engagement are key to one of the toughest supply chain problems around.
January 11, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Coffee requires huge amount of resources to cultivate. Meanwhile, global coffee production is expected to double by 2050 to meet soaring global demand.
January 8, 2021 by Cecilia Keating
President-elect Biden and leaders in the House and Senate have a chance to lead on climate change by standing up for forests.
December 30, 2020 by Alex Rudee
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
'Everything that contributes to climate change is a mole we need to whack, and deforestation and other land-use change are becoming bigger moles over time.'
December 21, 2020 by Julie Nash
Shareholder Jessye Waxman on why cross-commodity strategies are increasingly important and conversations with smallholder farmers are increasingly relevant.
December 2, 2020 by Julie Nash
Most companies in palm oil supply chain still do not report basic information on how they are monitoring deforestation, the Zoological Society of London finds.
November 12, 2020 by Toby Hill
A new engagement campaign could help reduce supply chain risk, according to investor group with $2.1 trillion assets under management.
November 6, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
What does it mean if racial equity is the top environmental issue for Apple's sustainability boss?
October 27, 2020 by Elsa Wenzel
The trucking industry is stuck in the dark ages. This app is hauling it into modern times and bringing sustainability along for the ride.
October 27, 2020 by Jesse Klein