How leading companies, NGOs and solution providers are working to address the myriad issues that can arise in any supply chain.
Creating truly sustainable models that benefit local communities is a serious and often challenging commitment. But the benefits can be tremendous — both for the business and those in impoverished rural farming regions.
Too many brands have long taken a lackadaisical approach to ensuring their supply chains are free of forced labor risk. That is no longer an option if they intend to walk their ethical talk.
Cross-Posted from The Next Economy. Analysis from Planet Tracker finds diversifying farmed seafood production can close supply gap while tackling biodiversity risks, and calls on investors and lenders to help finance this regenerative transition.
Cross-Posted from Finance & Investment. The ELC Charitable Foundation’s work supports programs at the intersection of environmental sustainability and social impact, including investments in communities around the ELC supply chain.
A recent webinar took a deep dive into building a strategy that makes both business and compliance sense.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Working towards halving food loss and waste by 2030 will help food and beverage companies mitigate their GHGs across all scopes. Supply chain collaborations and engagements that yield multiple environmental benefits are critical.
Cross-Posted from Cleantech. So far, the company is facilitating access to renewables for suppliers in 13 countries through PPAs and a finance mechanism for suppliers keen to invest in onsite projects.
Cross-Posted from Organizational Change. Eliminating negatives is about to become the minimum viable approach to social performance. Companies and suppliers benefiting people and communities will see stronger corporate brands and accelerated revenue growth.
Cross-Posted from Chemistry, Materials & Packaging. In light of new EPA guidance and increased consumer awareness, remediation strategies for the so-called ‘forever chemicals’ are coming under increased scrutiny.
With the KIND Almond Acres Initiative, the snack bar brand begins work to future-proof its #1 ingredient.
RISE will build on the proven approaches and expertise of the four founding organizations, delivered through a growing network of local partners in Bangladesh, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Egypt and Pakistan.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. Accelerated timeline for cobalt and other elements paves new path for key recycled metals in batteries, magnets and circuit boards.
Despite many big brands working hard to meet decarbonization remits, one key facet remains out of touch on the journey to net zero — engaging the entirety of a supply base.
Cross-Posted from Marketing and Comms. Hundreds of customers who scanned QR codes for restaurant menus across Canada in the past two months likely stumbled on secret menus instead, which revealed the hidden human costs behind popular food items.
While the 4th edition of the Chocolate Scorecard examines over 70 chocolate companies on their social and environmental performance, WNWN Food Labs’ ‘Wegg’ offers a look at a truly sustainable alternative.
While the volatility of economic change around us can be distracting, one thing remains clear: A new generation of expectations is shifting business for good.
Practical Farmers of Iowa, Soil and Water Outcomes Fund, and the Illinois Corn Growers Association partner with PepsiCo to drive large-scale adoption of regenerative agriculture practices.
Cross-Posted from Collaboration. The California rice producer has helped establish the first standards for regenerative rice and set a goal for its entire crop to be ROC by 2027.
Cross-Posted from Waste Not. This is the second in a three-part series covering key opportunities to turn “the plastic recycling problem” into a circular economy for plastics.
Many natural rubber users cannot claim that their rubber is sourced responsibly due to the highly fragmented market at the top of the supply chain. But a growing number of brands are using their influence to change that.