Sustainable Food News

Arby’s Embeds Purpose into its Business Strategy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Corporate sustainability reporting has become a mainstream business activity in recent years. The UN Global Compact figures show that about 12,000 organizations now report their impact. While annual sustainability reporting is a time-consuming exercise, it serves as a key communication with various stakeholders who are increasingly interested to learn about a company’s sustainability efforts and on-ground impact.

Wayne Pacelle Is on a Mission to Improve the Lives of Billions of Animals Around the World—and He's Succeeding

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Humane Society leader is at the forefront of a revolution that's transforming the way humans treat animals.

Ideas Shaping Our Lives and Our Plates

Guest blog by Robb Fraley

This week, the annual Aspen Ideas Festival is happening in Aspen, Colo. The Festival  attracts a unique mix of thought leaders  for conversations on a wide range of topics, but one topic in particular has brought Monsanto to the table as a sponsor: The Future of Food: Our Planet, Our Plates.

Monsanto Rises in Newsweek's 2016 Green Rankings

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Corporate sustainability concerns have risen from superficial levels about two decades ago to a dominant theme today. Business leaders increasingly recognize the need to meet the sustainability expectations of a broad range of stakeholders. Some of the global corporations have already embedded a commitment to sustainability in their core business strategy, operations and products.

Coca-Cola UK Invests £56M to Build Sustainable Food Systems

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The food and drink industry can take a number of actions to achieve its vision of building sustainable food systems. These include identifying the flow of materials and ingredients from farm to fork, increasing the use of local resources, and systematically reducing waste.

Gnarly Fruit Paves Way for Ugly Fish Jerky in Battle to Curb Food Waste

(3BL Media-Justmeans) -Misshapen carrots, oranges with bulging navels and pockmarked pomegranates have debuted at the Whole Foods and Giant Eagle supermarket chains, giving U.S. consumers a wake-up call about the issue of food waste.

Yum! Brands Aspires to Nourish the World

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – According to the UN, nearly 800 million people go to bed hungry every night. Hunger and malnutrition represent the biggest health risk worldwide. The good news is that it is entirely possible to solve the problem of hunger. Today’s knowledge, combined with will of the governments and corporate organizations, can solve the problem. 

Syrian Farmers are Crippled by War

Photo: UNICEF/Amer Al Shami(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The violence in Syria began in March 2011, and since then, the country has been crippled by a brutal civil war. The United Nations estimates more than 250,000 people have died.

The Kellogg Company And TechnoServe Support Women Farmers In India And South Africa

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Nearly half of smallholder farmers around the world are women, yet in many developing countries where smallholding dominates, it is the men who conduct the business transactions, getting access to finance and training, leaving the women behind.

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