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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
The report also notes that number of companies making commitments is lagging behind in some regions, with North America languishing at 16 percent and Asia at 12 percent.
February 1, 2021 by Toby Hill
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
What makes wildfires particularly scary is the climate feedback effect; the more wildfires there are, the more they release carbon and fuel more climate change.
October 2, 2020 by Sarah Golden
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