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Category: Food Production :: Sustainable Agriculture
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Why protecting soil carbon is a win-win for farmers and the planet 2.4.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The benefits of protecting and restoring soil carbon go well beyond any one farm or any one year. But not enough people are taking these steps.
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Why Aramark's new sustainability strategy focuses on 'well-being' over sustainability 23.3.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Here's a hint: it's because one follows the other.
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How ambitious is the 'carbon positive' pledge by Horizon Organic? 6.3.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The plan could shrink the dairy company's footprint by at least 30 percent by five years from now.
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25 badass women shaking up the climate movement in 2020 6.3.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In honor of International Women's Day, we recognize courageous executives, investor advocates and policy visionaries who are role models for any gender.
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Cargill's Jill Kolling on partnering with farmers to build more sustainable food systems 4.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Jill Kolling, vice president of global sustainability at Cargill, says that it's important for the farmers and ranchers it works with to be able to withstand the impacts of climate change. "Resiliency is important for our business as a whole," Kolling says. "Nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way is now our purpose at Cargill."
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Can forensics tech solve the mystery of supply chain traceability? 27.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
A pilot coordinated by Fashion for Good and supported by C&A, Kering, PVH and Zalando provides clues for the future of sustainable fashion.
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Soil carbon is a valuable resource but not all soil carbon is created equal 25.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
There's particulate organic matter, which is the stuff you generally can see. Mineral-associated organic matter, on the other hand, consists mostly of microscopic coatings on soil particles. They work differently.
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The complexities of composting 24.2.2020 GreenBiz.com
This article is adapted from GreenBiz's weekly newsletter, Circular Weekly, running Fridays. Subscribe here.These days, recycling gets all the attention. Yet while the world scoffs at global recycling rates and panics at plastic pollution, I often wonder when a similar wave of public outrage will arrive for recycling’s biological counterpart: the humble world of compost. 
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The premiere of the GreenBiz weekly newsletter about sustainable food systems 14.2.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We’re in a crisis that is also an opportunity.
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The protein transformation: hyperbole or reality? 10.2.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The choice between animal or plant-based protein is not a zero-sum game, it’s about the most sustainable methods of production.
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Robyn O’Brien: Following the ‘North Star’ in Food Systems Transformation 7.2.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
An exploration at the intersection of food, finance and courageous leadership.
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Introducing … VERGE Food 3.2.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The latest addition to our annual VERGE conference promises to serve up a full plate of issues and solutions.
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Meat giant Tyson cultivates 'sustainable protein' coalition 30.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Tyson Foods, the world's second-largest meat processor, is convening a new Coalition for Sustainable Protein in a bid to collaborate with the rest of the protein industry so as to sustainably increase global protein supply.Announcing the move at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Tyson said the coalition would "unite stakeholders across the food and agriculture sector to identify and implement new and creative solutions to sustainably feed the world's growing population."
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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
"Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality," says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. "Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer."With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.
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How companies can source cotton more sustainably 22.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Natural and renewable, it’s a popular choice for brands and consumers looking to make more sustainable fabric choices, but cotton comes with its fair share of social and environmental risks.
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From sustainable to regenerative: bold business moves to transform the agriculture system 16.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Regenerative practices could bring huge win-wins for farmers, food companies and the environment, implementing them will involve overcoming wide-ranging barrier.
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Can mission-driven food companies scale up without selling out? 13.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Often, businesses struggle to maintain their original values in the name of shareholder demands. What will it take to change that?
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20 C-suite sustainability champions for 2020 6.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
These corporate execs are casting a new mold for embracing environmental, social and governance factors at the highest levels.
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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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