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Plus, we dig into the debate over soil carbon credits related to regenerative agriculture.
February 26, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Business, NGOs, governments, academia, and community sectors must be involved to make effective system change.
January 22, 2021 by R. Bruce Hull
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
Algae is said to be up to five times more effective at absorbing carbon than trees,
July 8, 2020 by Josh Bonifield
A pilot in Iowa offers a glimpse into the future of carbon credit marketplaces.
June 15, 2020 by Heather Clancy
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
Our understanding of how carbon is stored in soil is far from complete.
May 29, 2020 by Jim Giles
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
There's an emerging market to pay farmers to store more carbon in the soil by using improved agricultural practices. But some scientists are questioning whether these efforts will actually help slow global warming.
April 16, 2020 by Gabriel Popkin
Agriculture's biggest trade groups have started promoting farmers' role in mitigating climate change.
September 30, 2019 by Aaron Orlowski
Reforms in the way cattle are handled promise dramatic reductions in emissions related to beef production.
July 22, 2019 by Jim Giles
A small-but-mighty group of consumer goods is offsetting their carbon emissions by sourcing materials from farms and ranches investing in these best practices.
July 19, 2019 by Jen Boynton
The 'give back what you take' approach of sustatinability isn't enough.
March 4, 2019 by Stephanie Anderson
Plus, an excerpt from our interview with former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack.
February 22, 2019 by Heather Clancy
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
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
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