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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
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
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
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
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
The restaurant chain is designating some menu items with the “Cool Food” badge, which designates choices with lower greenhouse gas emissions.
October 23, 2020 by Jim Giles
Countries already struggling with low crop yields such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, and Venezuela will be hurt most by a warming climate, researchers say.
October 21, 2020 by Hannah Seo
Every department and operational unit of the company is interlinked. It impossible to fully achieve the objectives of any block without the contributions of the other blocks.
October 9, 2020 by Dariush Rafinejad
Millions of fashion supply chain workers are expected to lose jobs by the end of the year due to the global COVID-19 crisis. A recovery must center people who've been most affected.
October 9, 2020 by Annelise Thim
As the Amazon undergoes another wave of deforestation, a blueprint for halting the runaway exploitation can be found in Southeast Asia, where pressure campaigns on companies and improved government monitoring are finally slowing the devastation caused by the palm oil industry.
October 7, 2020 by Glenn Hurowitz
How to overcome common challenges with reaching beyond scopes 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions - to address scope 3 - and set meaningful science-based targets for climate.
September 21, 2020 by Cheryl Baldwin
Globally, cattle, sheep and goats account for around half of all emissions from agricultural production.
September 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
A new paper from the Science-Based Targets initiative assesses a variety of existing net zero target setting practices and proposes conditions that effective targets must meet.
September 17, 2020 by Toby Hill
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
Maize, lentils and fish offer keys to sustainable farming.
September 10, 2020 by Caroline Davenport
Improving the health of the planet, the quality and quantity of our food and the prosperity of farms and agricultural businesses starts underground.
August 27, 2020 by Poornima Parameswaran
Digital sales are helping farmers make up for business from shuttered restaurants, but not everyone can afford this fresh product and meat, raising questions about long-term sustainability.
August 21, 2020 by Jim Giles
Journey Foods is using big data to make more sustainable recipes.
August 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
When the type of food sold in an area changes, it provides a focal point for identifying gentrification.
July 29, 2020 by Joshua Sbicca