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

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

Treasure8: The Systemic, Tech-Driven Solution to Food Waste
Treasure8: The Systemic, Tech-Driven Solution to Food Waste

WASTE NOT - The regenerative food tech company is on a mission to revolutionize how food is managed along supply chains, while also addressing the global challenges of food waste, nutrition and climate change.

Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia
Meet the Team Re-Imagining Food Security in Ethiopia

SUPPLY CHAIN - In conversation with Dr Tomaso Ceccarelli and Dr Elias Eyasu Fantahun — winners of the 2019 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security.

Small Decision, Big Impact: New Campaign Highlights Ripple Effects of Drinking Honest Beverages
Small Decision, Big Impact: New Campaign Highlights Ripple Effects of Drinking Honest Beverages

MARKETING AND COMMS - Honest's new campaign showcases the brand’s purpose-driven DNA and longstanding mission to democratize organics and promote economic opportunity — as well as its expanding portfolio.

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Navigating a World of Labels Through Third-Party Certification
Navigating a World of Labels Through Third-Party Certification

MARKETING AND COMMS - Consumers want to trust that the products they are buying are accurately labeled, but in a marketplace saturated with brands all making different claims, this is easier said than done.

Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise
Why Ethical Honey Brands Need to Start Making a Noise

SUPPLY CHAIN - In an ideal world, mass honey producers would care more about preserving the environment than profits. We need to arm consumers with the right information so they can make the ethical choice.

The Balancing Act of CSR: Meeting Community and Stakeholder Expectations
The Balancing Act of CSR: Meeting Community and Stakeholder Expectations

WALKING THE TALK - While some proponents of CSR would like to believe that all CSR efforts can be beneficial in some way, the facts indicate otherwise. CSR is not black and white, and not all CSR proposals are created equal.

One Degree Organics: The Case for Glyphosate-Free Certification
One Degree Organics: The Case for Glyphosate-Free Certification

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - While various agencies may continue to debate the safety of glyphosate, there’s no debate for us at One Degree Organics — and we have made a deliberate decision to ensure all our products are free from this questionable herbicide.

Barry Callebaut, Unilever Pilot New Platform to Monitor Sustainability in Ag Supply Chains
Barry Callebaut, Unilever Pilot New Platform to Monitor Sustainability in Ag Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - By piloting the Equivalency Module with US farmers, Barry Callebaut and Unilever now benefit from streamlined sustainability assessment.

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Indigo to Remove 1 ‘Terraton’ CO2 from Atmosphere Through Regenerative Farming
Indigo to Remove 1 ‘Terraton’ CO2 from Atmosphere Through Regenerative Farming

THE NEXT ECONOMY - “The potential for agricultural soils to capture and store atmospheric carbon dioxide is the most hopeful potential solution that I know of to address climate change.” — Indigo CEO David Perry

Impossible Foods Celebrates Consumer Paradigm Shift to Plant-Based Meat
Impossible Foods Celebrates Consumer Paradigm Shift to Plant-Based Meat

BEHAVIOR CHANGE - The report also offers a first look at soon-to-be-published research that helps quantify the ways that plant-based diets can literally turn back the clock on climate change.

Molson Coors’ Newest Sustainable Farming Initiatives Brewing Future-Proof Beer
Molson Coors’ Newest Sustainable Farming Initiatives Brewing Future-Proof Beer

SUPPLY CHAIN - “Without barley, we have no beer — it’s that simple. Helping our growers future-proof their own businesses makes sense for ours.” — Bill Dempsey, Molson Coors’ Chief Procurement Officer

BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production
BASF, Estée Lauder, RSPO Partner to Enhance Sustainable Palm Oil Production

SUPPLY CHAIN - The goal is to improve farmer livelihoods and their sustainable production of palm oil and palm kernel oil, through continuous education and technical support on implementing and maintaining sustainable palm oil practices.

Nespresso’s 'Reviving Origins' Program Revitalizing Coffee Regions Under Threat
Nespresso’s 'Reviving Origins' Program Revitalizing Coffee Regions Under Threat

SUPPLY CHAIN - Brand ambassador George Clooney visits farms in Puerto Rico and shines a light on the impact coffee can have on a community.

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Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research
Timberland, Wrangler, VF Foundation Support Regenerative Ranching Research

SUPPLY CHAIN - Research aims to demonstrate economic and environmental gains for sustainable ranching practices. The systems-based research project focuses on 12 interrelated topics — including soil carbon and water, greenhouse gas emissions, and livestock wellbeing and resilience.

Beer, Plastic, Insect Feed: Almonds Find Unexpected Uses in Journey to Zero Waste
Beer, Plastic, Insect Feed: Almonds Find Unexpected Uses in Journey to Zero Waste

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - Almonds are a fantastic food — they’re packed with protein, have good fat, are an excellent snack themselves and make great alternatives to milk and flour products. But almonds may soon bring us joy in a host of new ways.

KadAfrica: Cultivating Young Ugandan Women’s ‘Passion’ for Fruit Farming
KadAfrica: Cultivating Young Ugandan Women’s ‘Passion’ for Fruit Farming

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Not only can girls earn money for themselves and their families, they can also access farmer training and classes on a range of subjects, including financial literacy, reproductive health, farming and entrepreneurship.

With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly
With 2030 Roadmap, Pernod Ricard Offers More Ways to Wet Your Whistle Responsibly

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Today, the beverage giant releases a new. comprehensive sustainability framework, alongside a set of 2030 goals. It joins many of its industry peers in establishing strategies with clearly defined goals and science-based targets.

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

THE NEXT ECONOMY - 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.

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Demonstrating a Seismic Shift in Dairy Sustainability Collaboration
Demonstrating a Seismic Shift in Dairy Sustainability Collaboration

COLLABORATION - California faces a unique tension: On one side, we are blessed with a mild climate and rich alluvial soils that combine to give California some of the most fertile farmland in the world. Juxtaposed with that, it is one of the world’s most desirable places to live.

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