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Here’s How to Encourage People to Dine Out More Sustainably
Here’s How to Encourage People to Dine Out More Sustainably

1 week ago - Created in collaboration with food-service experts, WRI’s new playbook is designed to enable the already-rich-in-expertise industry — so adept at marketing and selling foods — to help diners choose healthier and more sustainable, plant-rich options.

Attention, Businesses: Don’t Let Your Trade Associations Undermine You on Climate Action
Attention, Businesses: Don’t Let Your Trade Associations Undermine You on Climate Action

2 weeks ago - We know that companies have many issues to juggle and that representation on one issue can outweigh misrepresentation on another. However, on climate, we don’t have time to waste.

285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals
285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals

1 month ago - New report reveals that by meeting their science-based targets, these companies — with more GHGs than France and Spain, combined — will eliminate 265 million metric tons of emissions from their operations, equivalent to closing 68 coal-fired power plants.

New Tool to Help Companies Zero in on Sources of Palm Oil Deforestation
New Tool to Help Companies Zero in on Sources of Palm Oil Deforestation

2 months ago - WRI’s RADD (Radar Alerts for Detecting Deforestation) will be deployed initially in Malaysia and Indonesia, which together make up about 90% of palm oil production globally. According to WRI, it will detect deforestation weeks faster than existing optical-based systems.

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Trending: Public-Private Partnerships Foster Solutions for Climate-Resilient World
Trending: Public-Private Partnerships Foster Solutions for Climate-Resilient World

3 months ago - The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance has launched six new financial instruments for climate-related projects in developing countries; while the World Economic Forum has convened public and private partners to launch the Coalition for Climate-Resilient Investment.

A 10-Step Plan for Halving Food Loss and Waste by 2030
A 10-Step Plan for Halving Food Loss and Waste by 2030

4 months ago - The **UN** set a global goal to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Alarming figures show just how big of a challenge remains. The size of the prize is huge. So, too, must be the action to seize it.

7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land
7 Things to Know About the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land

5 months ago - The IPCC's new report highlights the critical importance of land — both as a source of greenhouse gas emissions and as a climate change solution.

Burgers for Biodiversity? How Much Difference Can the Impossible Burger Really Make?
Burgers for Biodiversity? How Much Difference Can the Impossible Burger Really Make?

6 months ago - For a country that loves its burgers, the Impossible Burger’s swift uptake has been a bit of a surprise. But it shouldn’t be — Impossible Foods is giving people what they really want: taste, health and ethics.

10 Breakthrough Technologies That Can Help Feed the World Without Destroying It
10 Breakthrough Technologies That Can Help Feed the World Without Destroying It

6 months ago - How can the world feed nearly 10 billion people by 2050 while also advancing economic development, protecting and restoring forests, and stabilizing the climate?

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Business for Nature: Our Economy, Wellbeing Depend on Restoring Biodiversity
Business for Nature: Our Economy, Wellbeing Depend on Restoring Biodiversity

6 months ago - A diverse group of influential international organizations has launched a global coalition to elevate a business call for comprehensive action to reverse nature loss and restore the planet’s vital natural systems.

SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains
SB’19 Detroit: Brands Influencing Better Behaviors, Legislation, Supply Chains

7 months ago - On the fourth and final day of SB’19 Detroit, a host of brands shared lessons learned from efforts to engage consumers on everything from more sustainable food choices and healthier masculinity to much-needed changes in policy.

The New Protein Aisle: So We Don't Eat Ourselves Out of House and Home
The New Protein Aisle: So We Don't Eat Ourselves Out of House and Home

10 months ago - As the veggie diet revolution continues to gain ground, we look at plant-based doppelgangers of two of our most beloved animal-based foods and why they could be key to saving the planet from ourselves.

Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste
Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste

11 months ago - New research finds rather compelling business case for restaurants to reduce the amount of food they throw away.

Q&A: How a ‘Cuban’ Name Change Boosted Panera’s Soup Sales
Q&A: How a ‘Cuban’ Name Change Boosted Panera’s Soup Sales

11 months ago - WRI’s Better Buying Lab works with food companies to research and test science-based approaches that encourage consumers to choose more sustainable, plant-based foods.

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How Businesses Are Stepping Up to Reforest California
How Businesses Are Stepping Up to Reforest California

1 year ago - The bureaucracy and logistics involved for helping the state recover might be complicated, but the facts for business owners and sustainability directors are simple: If you want to help California, you can!

New Report, WRI Platform and … Wu-Tang Clan Make Case for Plant-Based Diets
New Report, WRI Platform and … Wu-Tang Clan Make Case for Plant-Based Diets

1 year ago - Meat-heavy diets have been under increased scrutiny of late, spawning a host of research and campaigns linking them to the accelerating impacts of climate change around the world. Now, a new report from the Changing Markets Foundation, Mighty Earth and Compassion in World Farming points the finger at governments, which they say are failing to tackle meat over-consumption to meet climate targets.

African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight
African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight

1 year ago - At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2015, countries committed to Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3, calling for the world to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Now three years on, Champions 12.3 — a global coalition of sustainable food champions — is tracking progress toward this fast-approaching target and finding that the private sector has seized the opportunity to tackle food loss and waste.

The UPS Foundation to Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants
The UPS Foundation to Award $2.6 Million In Environmental Grants

1 year ago - ATLANTA – The UPS Foundation, which leads global citizenship and philanthropy programs for

GCAS: 1/8 of Global Market Cap Now Committed to Science-Based Targets
GCAS: 1/8 of Global Market Cap Now Committed to Science-Based Targets

1 year ago - Companies representing roughly one-eighth of total global market capitalization are now using climate science to define their future direction. Nearly three years on from the Paris Agreement and with time running out before greenhouse gas emissions must peak, 2018 has seen an unprecedented rise in the number of companies committing to reduce their emissions in line with the levels required to prevent dangerous global warming.

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Trending: C&A, Looptworks, John Lewis Spin Out More Circular Apparel Solutions
Trending: C&A, Looptworks, John Lewis Spin Out More Circular Apparel Solutions

1 year ago - Increasing circularity in the apparel sector will require a variety of initiatives and some of the most valuable ways to bridge the implementation gap will be to provide funding, design new products with closed-loop design and launch take-back programs for would-be-waste items. Announcements on Monday revealed that these are exactly the contributions being made by the C&A Foundation, Looptworks and John Lewis.

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