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Governments, food companies, ag giants and the U.N. began to walk the talk of sustainability this year.
December 30, 2014 by Heather Clancy
GreenBiz Executive Network leaders from Dell, Adobe, McDonald's and more talk about eliminating toxics, energy efficiency and other boastworthy wins.
December 29, 2014 by John Davies
Farms could be on the leading edge of commercial use of unmanned aerial systems.
December 23, 2014 by Ben Potter
Look to the ground to find promise for the future — and a massive business opportunity, says 'cradle-to cradle' designer Bill McDonough.
December 18, 2014 by Joel Makower
Scientists and technologists are turning numbers about everything from condors to ocean-floor contours into visualizations of environmental issues.
December 18, 2014 by Mary Catherine O'Connor
Whether it's a gas-guzzling car or luscious red meat, even green leaders have their vices. Members of our executive network confess their weaknesses.
December 18, 2014 by John Davies
The restaurant chain is methodically eliminating antibiotics, feeds that contain animal by-products, and inhumane confinement practices.
December 17, 2014 by Heather Clancy
Smashing! The Illinois Food Scrap Coalition has over 150 volunteer members making food scrap recycling happen throughout the state.
December 16, 2014 by John Mulrow
Producers such as General Mills and PepsiCo are looking for ways to increase sustainability by 2020.
December 9, 2014 by Sustainable Business
The market for organics is growing, and so is consumer knowledge. Can farmers and sellers keep up with expectations and still turn a profit?
December 8, 2014 by Strategic Sourceror
When corporate dining meets ultra-techie vertical gardens.
December 5, 2014 by Josh Henretig
Whole Foods' new produce rating system, which goes above and beyond government rules, is generating a lot of buzz within the food sector.
December 2, 2014 by Mike Hower
Eyeing the budding food-tech market, big names in tech are joining with 3D Robotics, AGCO and DuPont to grow agricultural startups.
December 1, 2014 by Lauren Hepler
With billions of mouths to feed by 2050 and sustainability challenges galore, Big Data could be the game changer we've been looking for.
November 26, 2014 by Mike Hower
The world’s second biggest coffee company will evaluate its Coffee Made Happy program to understand the impact on farmers on the ground.
November 25, 2014 by Victoria Knowles
Companies like MillerCoors and General Mills are at the forefront of influencing water supply chains in positive ways.
November 20, 2014 by Mark Tercek
University of Arkansas and its law school work to pass fresh foods to the needy, reducing hunger without creating a legal liability.
November 20, 2014 by Carlos Ochoa
In order to feed a growing population we need to focus on reducing biofuel production and food waste and spoilage, while supporting small-scale farmers.
November 19, 2014 by Timothy Wise
Wasted food has a lot to do with climate change, yet this simple equation will yield instant results.
November 18, 2014 by John Mandyck
Food waste plagues manufacturers, grocery stores and restaurants differently.
November 17, 2014 by Mike Hower
This ingredient is used in everything from food to fuel, but its production is devastating to the environment and alternatives are hard to come by.
November 5, 2014 by Michael Kodas
Understanding the environmental impact of what we eat is becoming increasingly necessary.
November 5, 2014 by Matt Loose
Today marks a major milestone on the Golden Arches' road to sustainable beef. How does it strike a balance between 'people, planet and animals'?
November 3, 2014 by Joel Makower
An organic seed-saving veteran calls for involving farmers in local innovation.
October 30, 2014 by Laetitia Mailhes
It's the biology, stupid! Why improving the soil and supporting farm ecosystems are critical to address water scarcity and feed a growing population.
October 29, 2014 by Laetitia Mailhes