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Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
Alternative proteins. Regenerative agriculture. The push toward zero. All loomed large in 2020.
December 11, 2020 by Jim Giles
The giant food company will pay a premium to farmers and suppliers that adopt healthier soil, biodiversity and cultivation practices.
December 7, 2020 by Heather Clancy
A new sort of environmental offset, the credits developed by GreenCollar go toward helping improve water quality near the Great Barrier Reef.
December 7, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The challenge of reforming the way we manage the almost 1 billion acres of U.S. farmland can seem overwhelming, but we’re seeing the emergence of a suite of solutions that might be up to the job.
November 20, 2020 by Jim Giles
You have 30 seconds to urge the President-elect to focus on a particular issue. What would it be?
November 13, 2020 by Jim Giles
Here's what to look out for when buying soil or forestry carbon credits to decide which is better for your business.
November 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The benefits of regenerative agriculture might be clear to experts, but farmers still need help buying in and making changes.
October 29, 2020 by Jesse Klein
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
An idea: Eat less meat and then, on the land that frees up, restore native ecosystems, such as forests, which draw down carbon.
September 25, 2020 by Jim Giles
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
In a world where everything from buildings to oatmeal can be dubbed 'regenerative,' does the word really mean anything?
September 8, 2020 by Joel Makower
As Hungarian biochemist Albert Szent-Gyorgyi said, 'Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.'
August 28, 2020 by Nick Jeffries
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
The Regenerative Organic Certified program evaluates farms and producers at three tiers — bronze, silver and gold.
August 27, 2020 by Jared Kaufman