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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
More than 100 days after P&G’s voting shareholders sent an overwhelming message to the company to stop fueling deforestation, P&G still has not announced an action plan.
February 17, 2021 by Shelley Vinyard
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
Criticism of banks' financing of environmentally destructive industries continues to grow, but a new report argues they could play a critical role in protecting forests and driving climate action.
January 27, 2021 by Michael Holder
Collective action and engagement are key to one of the toughest supply chain problems around.
January 11, 2021 by Heather Clancy
Aldo Leopold's call for a 'land ethic' is still needed, as we grapple with a social and environmental crisis
While Leopold did not explicitly recognize how the impacts of land exploitation fell disproportionately on the poor and on Black and Indigenous people and people of color, he came to believe that Western ethical frameworks had to expand to embrace land.
January 11, 2021 by Curt Meine
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
President-elect Biden and leaders in the House and Senate have a chance to lead on climate change by standing up for forests.
December 30, 2020 by Alex Rudee
Overall, not a great year. For sustainability, not too bad.
December 28, 2020 by Holly Secon
'Everything that contributes to climate change is a mole we need to whack, and deforestation and other land-use change are becoming bigger moles over time.'
December 21, 2020 by Julie Nash
Sponsored: Most sustainability professionals aren’t clear about what biodiversity loss means for business and how to tackle it. Here’s what you need to know.
December 7, 2020 by Edith Martin
Shareholder Jessye Waxman on why cross-commodity strategies are increasingly important and conversations with smallholder farmers are increasingly relevant.
December 2, 2020 by Julie Nash
Most companies in palm oil supply chain still do not report basic information on how they are monitoring deforestation, the Zoological Society of London finds.
November 12, 2020 by Toby Hill
How rural America can capitalize on the economic development benefits of the ongoing clean energy transition.
November 10, 2020 by Kevin Brehm
A new engagement campaign could help reduce supply chain risk, according to investor group with $2.1 trillion assets under management.
November 6, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
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
While tree-planting events in parks or schoolyards make for great photo opps, we should devote far more time to acts of restoration and conservation.
October 22, 2020 by Heather Clancy
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
Compere's firm manages nearly $3 billion in assets — here's what she looks at when deciding to engage with companies and banks.
October 20, 2020 by Julie Nash
With Trump and Biden, voters have a striking choice this year.
October 14, 2020 by James R. Skillen
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
Confectionery giant warns businesses need to work together to fix 'broken' palm oil supply chains that further destruction of tropical forests.
October 7, 2020 by Cecilia Keating
We need to halve emissions by 2030, and we need to reverse nature loss. Neither is possible without the other.
September 24, 2020 by Erin Billman