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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
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
Globally, cattle, sheep and goats account for around half of all emissions from agricultural production.
September 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
It’s estimated that there have been at least 9,000 square kilometers of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon over the past 12 months.
September 15, 2020 by Brink News
Plus, why buzzwords such as ‘regeneration’ can be a crutch.
September 11, 2020 by Deonna Anderson
Maize, lentils and fish offer keys to sustainable farming.
September 10, 2020 by Caroline Davenport
While there are positive signs, a much more robust response is needed now to prevent the region reaching a tipping point.
September 9, 2020 by Ilona Szabó de Carvalho
Improving the health of the planet, the quality and quantity of our food and the prosperity of farms and agricultural businesses starts underground.
August 27, 2020 by Poornima Parameswaran
Digital sales are helping farmers make up for business from shuttered restaurants, but not everyone can afford this fresh product and meat, raising questions about long-term sustainability.
August 21, 2020 by Jim Giles
Journey Foods is using big data to make more sustainable recipes.
August 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
When the type of food sold in an area changes, it provides a focal point for identifying gentrification.
July 29, 2020 by Joshua Sbicca