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Global Agri-Business Alliance Calls On Private Sector Members to Halve Their Food Waste

(3BL Media/Justmeans) A third of the food produced globally is never eaten. It’s a problem that costs the global economy an estimated $940 billion. Lost and wasted food also contributes to climate change, generating about 8 percent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consuming around 25 percent of water used in agriculture.

Boeing Manages To Reduce Waste, Water Use and Emissions While Growing Its Business

Boeing is reducing waste, water use and emissions in its facilities while business keeps booming. The company that produces aircraft generated less greenhouse gas emissions, used less water, sent fewer solid waste to landfill, and generated less hazardous waste in 2016.

Heineken Is Busy Reducing Carbon Emissions

(3BL/JustMeans) At a time when the U.S. government is backtracking on climate change action, some companies are committed to reducing its carbon emissions. Among them is Dutch beer brewer Heineken. 

Heineken set a goal to reduce its carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2020 in all of its global business operations in over 70 countries. To achieve that goal, the company set targets that include:

Ford Leads the Way In Reducing Water Use

Reducing water use has become popular among companies. Most sustainability reports include at least a small section about water reduction. One company made reducing its water use important when it was not on the radar of other companies.

Caterpillar Reduces Energy, Water and Waste

(3BL/JustMeans) - Caterpillar manufactures heavy equipment, so some of its operations are extremely energy-intensive. Yet, its employees have found ways to reduce energy use through innovative energy systems. The company now gets 21.1 percent of its electricity use from renewable and alternative energy.

How Hortau Helps Farmers Produce More Crops With Less Water

At a time when water conservation is high profile because of California’s nearly five-year drought, a company that provides more efficient irrigation systems for farmers is important. Hortau provides such systems and has been doing so for over a decade.

Californians Reduced Water Use In June By 27.3 Percent

California is in the midst of its fourth straight year of drought, the worst one on record. The majority of the state is in exceptional drought, the worst category. Reservoirs are dangerously low and the dry conditions are causing wildfires across the state. 

How a Startup Helps Put a Value on Water

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - California is in the fourth year of the worst drought in the state’s recorded history. A good part of the state is in “exceptional drought,” the worst category. Water conservation is a much talked about topic of conservation among Californians, and is even mandated by the state.

How Anheuser-Busch InBev Is Using Less Water

Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) recently made a big announcement about its use of water: it is the most efficient user of water among all global brewers.

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