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When solar was first starting, many engineers didn’t think about birds, bees and butterflies and why they are important. Now, businesses, cities and farmers are trying to do better.
June 10, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Many growing and harvesting practices already help the surrounding land and could be considered sustainable, under normal conditions. Here's how the cooperative built on that.
June 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The food and commodities giant disclosed its new goals in late March. Here are some options it's studying to push forward.
May 13, 2020 by Heather Clancy
The burgeoning Solar Sheep movement argues: Why not both?
March 26, 2020 by Lynn Freehill-Maye
Agriculture's biggest trade groups have started promoting farmers' role in mitigating climate change.
September 30, 2019 by Aaron Orlowski
The Uncommon Cacao initiative is reviving chocolate production in countries with a rich tradition.
January 22, 2018 by Ciro Calderon
It's been a year since the coffee giant issued the first bond of its kind. What's the effect on the marketplace, and what's next?
November 16, 2017 by Anya Khalamayzer
We'll toast to that!
July 13, 2017 by Jacob Rouser
Why not help local farms and lakes, streams and estuaries by accompanying solar installations with native flowering plants?
May 15, 2017 by Steve Levitsky
Solar farming greatly can improve farmers' livelihoods and impacts, but policymakers are raising concerns about solar panels replacing farmland.
April 13, 2017 by Scott Thill
For an industry that relies heavily on natural resources such as clean air, soil and water, becoming more environmentally friendly is not just a marketing ploy — it is a necessity.
March 24, 2017 by Johan Rockström
The world's largest pork company becomes the first livestock company to reduce GHG emissions through its supply chain.
December 7, 2016 by Maggie Monast
The ag giant is teaming up with PepsiCo, Kellogg, General Mills, Monsanto and Walmart. Here's why.
September 8, 2016 by Barbara Grady
They join Kellogg, Walmart, Monsanto and three environmental conservation organizations to support sustainable farming practices on the corn, soy and wheat fields of the Midwest.
September 5, 2016 by Barbara Grady
The first crop-land agricultural credits were introduced to the carbon market this summer, but the biggest functioning U.S. cap and trade market — California's — hangs in limbo.
August 18, 2016 by Barbara Grady
What produces food also can produce energy. This paradise state of lush vegetation and sunshine is full of startups trying to cultivate both.
June 13, 2016 by Barbara Grady
Mars, Kellogg, Unilever, General Mills will work with the WWF on the systemic change needed, through the Markets Institute to Advance Sustainable Food Production.
February 17, 2016 by Barbara Grady
Go behind the scenes in sustainable business with the inaugural GreenBiz 350 podcast.
October 16, 2015 by Joel Makower
Climate change and world hunger are each aggravated by the other. Conscientious food production choices that lead to sustainable cultivation are more important than ever.
August 17, 2015 by Jason Clay
From winter wheat fields in the rural thumb of Michigan to rice fields in Thailand, the cereal maker is promoting sustainability with a global reach.
August 3, 2015 by Barbara Grady
Using ag-tech, solar energy and Tesla batteries as well as age-old methods like falconry, Jackson Family Wineries has sharply cut water, grid energy and pesticides.
June 30, 2015 by Barbara Grady
In his debut column, Bob Langert, former McDonald's sustainability exec, links the next-gen U.S. nutrition guidelines with food sustainability and security.
March 16, 2015 by Bob Langert
When corporate dining meets ultra-techie vertical gardens.
December 5, 2014 by Josh Henretig