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.
Mark Hillsdon reports on how the U.S. president's proposed Growing Climate Solutions Act seeks to turn the industrialised agriculture of the country’s breadbasket from a biodiversity hazard into a CO2 sink through regenerative agriculture
In his monthly column, Oliver Balch reports on a bevy of new circular packaging initiatives by brands, and a report quantifying plastic pollution by the likes of ExxonMobil, Dow and Sinopec. He also looks at the brands lobbying for greater support for electric vehicles in Europe
Sareh Forouzesh and Catherine Moncrieff, (Mar 22, 2021)
COMMENT: On #WorldWaterDay and #InternationalDayofForests, Sareh Forouzesh and Catherine Moncrieff of CDP point out how disclosing impacts and investing in tackling risks are yielding dividends for companies like Unilever, L'Oreal, Mars and Marfrig
Agriculture accounts for 70% of water use, yet despite increasing reporting of water risk to CDP, water withdrawals by companies in the food and drink and agriculture sectors continue to rise. Mark Hillsdon reports on three companies that are taking a restorative approach
Richard Howitt of Frank Bold LLP draws lessons from last month’s Sustainability Reporting and Communications Summit on the continuous loop of implementation and evaluation that ensures purpose is “lived” within a company