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2 New Reports Zero in on Materials’ Biggest Impacts in Fashion Supply Chains
2 New Reports Zero in on Materials’ Biggest Impacts in Fashion Supply Chains

SUPPLY CHAIN - The publicly available reports, commissioned by the Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action, are part of a roadmap toward industry decarbonization.

More Companies with Large Water Footprints Are Taking Action; But Gaps Remain
More Companies with Large Water Footprints Are Taking Action; But Gaps Remain

WALKING THE TALK - Adequate water-stewardship goals must address the full range of water issues across the value chain — including amount of water used, impacts on water quality, ecosystem health and communities’ access to safe water.

Waste Is Only Waste If We Waste It: Demystifying Anaerobic Digestion
Waste Is Only Waste If We Waste It: Demystifying Anaerobic Digestion

CLEANTECH - The benefits of anaerobic digestion for recycling various kinds of organic farm waste are far-reaching — including waste management, renewable energy generation, GHG reduction, economic advantages and agricultural sustainability.

Researchers Upcycling Kale, Plastic Waste Into Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Researchers Upcycling Kale, Plastic Waste Into Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Ingredients

WASTE NOT - Savvy scientists from Scotland and Singapore have developed sustainable ways to breathe new life into vegetable and plastic waste, as well as local manufacturing.

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Landmark Report Sets Out 7 Steps for Embedding Nature, Equity Goals into Global Financial Activity
Landmark Report Sets Out 7 Steps for Embedding Nature, Equity Goals into Global Financial Activity

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The Taskforce on Nature Markets asserts an unprecedented shift towards accurately pricing nature in global markets must occur to deliver on nature, climate and equity goals.

How Food Companies Are Incentivizing Suppliers to Rein in GHGs
How Food Companies Are Incentivizing Suppliers to Rein in GHGs

SUPPLY CHAIN - A new report from WWF examines the efficacy of rewards for climate-smart on-farm practices in getting suppliers’ help in eliminating Scope 3 emissions.

Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials
Beyond Recycling: Report Highlights Need for Circular Approach to Critical Raw Materials

THE NEXT ECONOMY - The report from CISL's Corporate Leaders Group showcases the challenges, opportunities and business best practices of embracing more circular practices in CRM use through case studies from Ball, Volvo Cars and more.

‘Big Build’ Brings Mars Closer to Goal of Restoring 1M Corals Worldwide by End of 2023
‘Big Build’ Brings Mars Closer to Goal of Restoring 1M Corals Worldwide by End of 2023

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The massive coral-restoration project took place in the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia — in the world’s most biologically complex marine ecosystem in the Coral Triangle — alongside Indonesian community partners.

Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable
Advanced Livestock Genetics Are Making Protein Production More Sustainable

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Historically, corporate carbon-reduction strategies haven't looked to genetic innovations as a viable Scope 3 reduction opportunity; but it is one of the most important considerations for improving the sustainability of livestock production.

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Woodford Reserve Pilot Aimed at Bringing Rye, and Regenerative Practices, Closer to Home
Woodford Reserve Pilot Aimed at Bringing Rye, and Regenerative Practices, Closer to Home

SUPPLY CHAIN - The bourbon producer is partnering with the University of Kentucky and a local trade group to find an economically and environmentally viable strain to support one of its key ingredient needs.

What CFOs Need to Know About Fast-Emerging Biodiversity-Credit Markets
What CFOs Need to Know About Fast-Emerging Biodiversity-Credit Markets

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - When companies invest in biodiversity credits, the ‘unitization’ of biodiversity outcomes in the form of credits takes the guesswork out of designing the investment. But they are not intended to offset an equivalent, negative impact on biodiversity elsewhere.

From Mealworms to Meals: How Ÿnsect Is Cultivating a Food Revolution
From Mealworms to Meals: How Ÿnsect Is Cultivating a Food Revolution

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - The French company is poised to meet the nutrition challenges posed by a growing population and a climate- and resource-challenged agricultural future.

Climate Vault Aims to Spur Climate Action by Locking Away Carbon Permits
Climate Vault Aims to Spur Climate Action by Locking Away Carbon Permits

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - The organization works to purchase and vault CO2 permits from regulated cap-and-trade compliance markets — thus keeping major polluters from using them to emit and, theoretically, stopping pollution before it happens.

Alt-Protein Industry Ramping Up to Be ‘All Sizzle and No Steak’ — in the Best Way
Alt-Protein Industry Ramping Up to Be ‘All Sizzle and No Steak’ — in the Best Way

THE NEXT ECONOMY - Future Food Tech’s recent Alternative Proteins event, which convened over 600 industry players, showcased the myriad innovations that will enable us to continue to bring home the bacon (and chicken, beef, fish …) without further endangering the health of the planet.

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WWF: Funding Locally Tailored Food-System Innovation Is Essential for a Healthier, Abundant Planet
WWF: Funding Locally Tailored Food-System Innovation Is Essential for a Healthier, Abundant Planet

FINANCE & INVESTMENT - WWF’s new framework guides improved investment of innovation funds in food systems, so investors and businesses can work with local communities and stakeholders to identify the right innovations for the right impact in the right place.

The Science of Tree Planting: How Data Is Boosting Climate Resilience of Both Cities and Forests
The Science of Tree Planting: How Data Is Boosting Climate Resilience of Both Cities and Forests

PRODUCT, SERVICE & DESIGN INNOVATION - Arbor Day Foundation’s Forest Priority Index and NatureQuant’s NatureScore tool identify where trees are needed most in both rural and urban areas — enabling better planning for addressing climate and human-health risks.

How General Mills Is Collaborating to Scale a Resilient Ag Revolution
How General Mills Is Collaborating to Scale a Resilient Ag Revolution

COLLABORATION - The global foodmaker has joined forces with Regrow Ag to cultivate resilience throughout its agricultural supply chain — and encourages other food companies to follow suit.

Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future
Change the Product, Not Just the Packaging: A Crucial Step Towards a Sustainable Food Future

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - A growing industry solution to plastic packaging pollution is to create food products that are more stable and compatible with more minimal and sustainable packaging materials.

Nestlé Advances Efforts to Source Key Ingredients Grown with Regenerative Ag Practices
Nestlé Advances Efforts to Source Key Ingredients Grown with Regenerative Ag Practices

SUPPLY CHAIN - The food giant is investing to help US farms in its DIGIORNO wheat and tomato supply chains shift to more holistic agricultural practices.

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Industry of All Nations’ Undyed Cotton Initiative Shows Proof of Concept for a More Natural End Product
Industry of All Nations’ Undyed Cotton Initiative Shows Proof of Concept for a More Natural End Product

CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS & PACKAGING - The popularity of the company’s undyed apparel collection proves the business case and consumer demand for more consciously produced, less toxic clothing.

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