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‘The Value of Values’: Lessons from Tony’s Chocolonely
‘The Value of Values’: Lessons from Tony’s Chocolonely

WALKING THE TALK - The story of impact-driven chocolate maker Tony’s Chocolonely has important lessons for sustainability practitioners — which makes its story even sweeter.

Unilever Launches First UK Regenerative Ag Project for Mint, Mustard
Unilever Launches First UK Regenerative Ag Project for Mint, Mustard

SUPPLY CHAIN - The program will work with farms that grow mustard seeds and mint leaves used in Colman’s products.

Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity
Kroger Becomes Latest Retailer to Protect Biodiversity

SUPPLY CHAIN - The new policy will protect more pollinators and create a more sustainable produce supply chain; but campaigners say more industrywide action is needed.

Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation
Major Companies, Investors Still Blind to Their Role in Deforestation

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - Global Canopy’s 10th annual Forest 500 report reveals that, despite some pockets of progress, voluntary private sector action has failed to generate meaningful progress on commodity-driven deforestation.

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Tony’s Chocolonely Scales Impact Model While Delivering Record Growth
Tony’s Chocolonely Scales Impact Model While Delivering Record Growth

SUPPLY CHAIN - The impact-driven chocolate brand doubled farmer premiums, further reduced child labor and environmental impacts, and continued to grow its coalition of Mission Allies.

Streamlining Certification Will Help Scale a Sustainable Food System
Streamlining Certification Will Help Scale a Sustainable Food System

SUPPLY CHAIN - The often-arduous process for meeting sustainable certification requirements can be daunting, if not prohibitive, for smallholder farmers. Digitizing the process removes pain points for both farmers and the companies that source their crops.

This 'SeaFeed' Could Be a Game-Changing Solution to Livestock Emissions
This 'SeaFeed' Could Be a Game-Changing Solution to Livestock Emissions

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Australian startup Sea Forest’s seaweed-based feed supplements significantly reduce methane emissions from ruminant livestock.

This Technology May Tackle 2 Sustainability Challenges in One Fell Swoop
This Technology May Tackle 2 Sustainability Challenges in One Fell Swoop

WASTE NOT - Anaerobic digestion offers a solution to two major challenges: food waste and transitioning to clean energy. We spoke with Shawn Kreloff, founder and CEO of Bioenergy Devco, to discuss the technology’s potential.

How USAID Supports the Private Sector’s Sustainability Efforts
How USAID Supports the Private Sector’s Sustainability Efforts

COLLABORATION - We spoke with Keith Dokho, USAID’s Private Sector Engagement Secretariat Lead, about how the organization is shifting to support the private sector’s environmental and social progress.

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How SustainCERT and Regrow Ag Are Transforming Cotton Cultivation
How SustainCERT and Regrow Ag Are Transforming Cotton Cultivation

SUPPLY CHAIN - SustainCERT, through its Value Change Initiative and partnership with Regrow Ag, is working to promote resilience across the cotton value chain.

Despite Its History, Not All Lobbying Is Bad
Despite Its History, Not All Lobbying Is Bad

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Unlike the majority of lobbyists dedicated to preserving business as usual, a new generation of lobby groups are using their power to fuel sustainable development.

Case Study: Collaborating to Cultivate Regenerative Practices Throughout the Value Chain
Case Study: Collaborating to Cultivate Regenerative Practices Throughout the Value Chain

COLLABORATION - Bayer and Perdue have joined forces to drive regenerative-ag practices throughout the value chain to cut emissions, reduce environmental impact and improve soil health at scale. We caught up with them to learn more.

Circular, Regenerative Innovations Advance in Big Food Redesign Challenge
Circular, Regenerative Innovations Advance in Big Food Redesign Challenge

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Cactus cookies, banana-peel snacks, wrinkled-pea pasta are contenders in the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Challenge for companies to design new products — or redesign existing ones — using circular principles that help address climate change and regenerate nature.

How Stonyfield Organic and Regrow Are Building a Resilient Dairy Industry
How Stonyfield Organic and Regrow Are Building a Resilient Dairy Industry

SUPPLY CHAIN - The two have partnered to help Stonyfield build out a program aligned with its science-based climate targets that empowers its farmers with actionable insights to bolster emission-reduction and carbon-sequestration efforts.

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This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks
This App Could Be Key to Securing Fisher Livelihoods, Restoring Fish Stocks

SUPPLY CHAIN - Abalobi's easily scalable app enables traceability previously unseen in small-scale fisheries and connects fishers directly with buyers — reducing dependency on middlemen, resulting in fairer prices and ethical produce for consumers.

Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste
Parts of Future Fords Could Be Made from Olive Waste

WASTE NOT - Ford engineers are conducting trials on parts made from 40% olive tree fibers and 60% recycled plastic — which is heated and injection-molded into the shape of the selected part.

Latin Americans Are Embracing Plant-Based Foods — a Growing Opportunity for Investment
Latin Americans Are Embracing Plant-Based Foods — a Growing Opportunity for Investment

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Food investors and entrepreneurs would do well to mark the major focus on plant-based protein innovation happening for our neighbors to the South.

Promising Proteins Could Solve Many Food-Related Issues, If We Let Them
Promising Proteins Could Solve Many Food-Related Issues, If We Let Them

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - 2 new studies examine the potential of edible insects and mycelium to boost both human and planetary health, and the barriers and systemic issues that must be overcome to realize that potential.

How Netafim Is Helping Build Resilience in Rice Production
How Netafim Is Helping Build Resilience in Rice Production

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Through a partnership with Regrow Ag, precision-agriculture business Netafim is helping rice farmers worldwide to seamlessly adopt climate-smart farming practices.

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Building Trust to Propel Regenerative Ag Forward: Key Takeaways from COP28
Building Trust to Propel Regenerative Ag Forward: Key
Takeaways from COP28

THE NEXT ECONOMY - As we work to find common ground in addressing climate change, changemakers really need to examine what could happen if money and power weren’t a factor.

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