User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-National
Category: Food Production :: Sustainable Agriculture
Last updated: Dec 25 2018 21:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Your $14 salad's not as eco-friendly as advertised — but Sweetgreen's trying 15.1.2020 L.A. Times - Technology News

Sweetgreen has long said nothing from its stores goes to landfill. On closer inspection, that's more aspiration than guarantee.

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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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10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade 10.1.2020 WRI Stories
10 Big Changes for Forests Over the Last Decade Comments|Add Comment|PrintA lot changed for the world's forests over the 2010s, but much remains to be done. Photo by flickrfavorites/Flickr. The last decade was pivotal for the world's forests. The 2010s saw the rise of unprecedented new commitments — from governments and the private sector alike — to bring deforestation to heel. The UN REDD+ framework, the New York Declaration on Forests and the Sustainable Development Goals set out ambitious... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too. 7.1.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Plant-based foods are booming, but we need sustainable meat, too.
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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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Corporate sustainability leaders share excitements, fears for 2020 27.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Companies across industries put the impetus on ESG action in the New Year.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combine crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil Climate change poses a real threat to farmers around the world. Agriculture is highly dependent on good weather, including high and low temperatures, rainfall, wind intensity, and many other variables.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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The promise of sustainable agriculture: A report from a townie 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
What will it take to support sustainable agriculture in the United States? A new generation, for starters.
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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Diversifying crops is good for the planet. But can it be good for farmers' wallets? 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Fertilizer runoff is fueling the toxic algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico. Farmers could help by growing crops in rotation to reduce the need for fertilizer. But it's unclear who will buy them.
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Palm oil buyers cultivate Mexico's ambition to grow a sustainable industry 22.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.
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Policy News: October 21, 2019 21.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Natural Resources Committee Considers Bills to Boost Funding for Conservation, Create Wildlife Corridors Bill would provide $1.4 billion in dedicated funding. Congress House Science Committee advances scientific integrity legislation. Executive Branch Draft Environmental Impact Statement exempts the Tongass National Forest from 2001 Roadless Rule. Courts Federal judge blocks the implementation of ...
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The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food 17.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food
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