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Policy Watch: Norway deal with Indonesia a bright spot amid deepening deforestation crisis

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 29, 2022)

Angeli Mehta reports on how more money on the table for countries that show results in curbing tree loss could have a catalysing effect

Brand Watch: Can blockchain help indigenous people turn the tide on deforestation?

Oliver Balch, (Sep 29, 2022)

Platforms such as the Open Forest Protocol are designed to be accessible to forest communities and build trust in voluntary carbon markets. Oliver Balch reports

PepsiCo’s biggest challenge: winning over millions of farmers to regenerative practices

Oliver Balch, (Sep 29, 2022)

Oliver Balch meets Jim Andrew, the man charged with delivering the consumer goods giant’s ambitious climate pledges

Can Big Food rise to the climate challenge?

Terry Slavin, (Sep 9, 2022)

With major food brands making sweeping promises to adopt regenerative agriculture in their supply chains, we take a look at what it will take to go from pilot projects to scale in the latest issue of The Ethical Corporation magazine

Winemakers turn to sustainability to ride the storms of climate change

Mike Scott, (Sep 8, 2022)

Mike Scott reports on how an industry that is a canary in the coal mine for climate change is adapting to become more resilient

From hemp to Kernza, the hunt for more resilient food crops

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 8, 2022)

Angeli Mehta looks at efforts to commercialise new, more drought-resistant crops, and make existing staples less thirsty

Regenerative agriculture seen as answer to averting Africa's growing food crisis

Mark Hillsdon, (Sep 7, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon reports on efforts to avoid a looming environmental and human catastrophe by empowering smallholder farmers in climate-smart practices

Turning cows from climate criminals to heroes with agroforestry

Mark Hillsdon, (Sep 7, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon reports on the rise of silvopastoralism, livestock farming that works with nature, rather than against it, highlighting examples in Brazil, Kenya, and the UK

The pioneers trying to restore life to America’s stressed soils

Sarah LaBrecque, (Sep 7, 2022)

Sarah LaBrecque reports on nascent efforts by farmers and food brands including General Mills, Unilever, PepsiCo and Nestle to turn the tide on decades of destructive industrialised agriculture in the U.S. 

Nature-depleted UK sets sights on greener food system post-Brexit

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 7, 2022)

Nestle, PepsiCo and McCain Foods are trialling ways of driving down carbon emissions in their British supply chains. Angeli Mehta reports

EU sows seeds for farming revolution, but will they grow?

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 7, 2022)

Supportive policy has led food brands to pilot a plethora of regenerative agriculture pilot projects in Europe, but lack of common definitions and metrics are stymying ability to scale

Brands need to put money where their mouths are in fighting nature loss, says CDP’s forests chief

Oliver Balch, (Aug 30, 2022)

Despite pledges to end deforestation, 11 million hectares of tree cover are lost each year. CDP's Thomas Maddox tells Oliver Balch why he thinks developments on reporting on forest risk could help reverse the loss

An ambitious bid to bring ‘regenerative’ tourism to the Red Sea

Mark Hillsdon, (Jun 20, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon reports on the Red Sea Development Project, which will include 70 new hotels, and aims to achieve a 30% net conservation benefit by 2040

Hotels sector strives to make up lost time on sustainability

Mark Hillsdon, (Jun 14, 2022)

The industry has been slow out of the blocks on shrinking its carbon footprint, but leaders are showing the way forward, writes Mark Hillsdon 

The drive to turn tourism from a prime threat to saviour of global biodiversity

Angeli Mehta, (Jun 13, 2022)

Angeli Mehta reports on the delicate balancing act required to channel funds from the multi-billion dollar industry into protecting nature, rather than destroying it

Companies urged to wake up to water risk amid looming global shortfalls

Terry Slavin, (May 25, 2022)

In the June issue of The Sustainable Business Review we report on the risk of stranded assets due to water scarcity, the need for joined-up action on climate change, desertification and biodiversity loss, and how companies are looking to AI to help them decarbonise. We also report on key themes from the recent Responsible Business U.S.A. event in New York

ESG Watch: New study sounds alarm about risk of stranded assets due to water scarcity

Mike Scott, (May 24, 2022)

With a third of listed financial institutions not assessing exposure to water risk, investors and companies have a big blind spot. Mike Scott reports

Policy Watch: Why we need a joined-up approach to biodiversity, desertification and climate

Angeli Mehta, (May 24, 2022)

Policymakers meeting in Abidjan earlier this month were urged by the U.N. to work on all three critical areas together to make progress

Working with water: Identifying risk, enhancing resilience

Native Ad, (Mar 22, 2022)

Sponsored content: By Kimberly Grubert, Project Consultant, WSP

Why indigenous peoples are key to ensuring EV revolution doesn’t run out of road

Sarah LaBrecque, (Mar 21, 2022)

As Canada weighs up mining development in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region, Sarah LaBrecque reports on how it is becoming a test case for the principle of whether affected communities have the right to say no

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