As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the third in a four-part series.
By Ted Crosbie, Integrated Farming Systems, Monsanto Company
Our best teachers continue to teach us long after the classroom and even after they have passed on. The Dr. Borlaug I met as a graduate student and later came to know as Norm was a model teacher in that respect. His drive to eliminate world hunger originated in his upbringing during the Great Depression and his firsthand view of the human condition in Mexico, India, and Pakistan during the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s. His research lab was a field and his classroom was the global stage of the politics of food production and hunger.
Businesses that uphold sustainable practices in how they source, produce, and serve or sell food play a crucial role in transforming the food system. Food Tank will regularly feature businesses that are providing food to their customers in environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable ways.
Monsanto Confirms Commitment to Broader Dialogue on the Role of Innovation in Reducing World Hunger, Protecting the Environment
DES MOINES, Iowa, October 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Monsanto Chief Technology Officer and World Food Prize laureate Dr. Robert Fraley confirmed Monsanto’s commitment to broader open dialogue to address questions around innovations in agriculture, including biotechnology.
“Innovation is key to feeding a rapidly growing global population while also protecting the environment,” Fraley said. “But better dialogue is needed to build understanding and consensus in addressing some of humanity’s biggest challenges.”
Employee Giving Campaign; One Day. One Dollar. Supports World Food Programme
Yum! Brands Rallies Together to Recognize World Food Day
In recognition of World Food Day (October 16), Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell and its millions of employees around the globe show their Huge Hearts by donating at least $1 to the World Food Programme at hungertohope.com.
As a restaurant company, it's impossible to ignore the reality of the need for food. Nearly 49 million Americans — including 16 million children — are at risk of hunger. And, each year in America, more than 33 million tons of food -- $165 billion worth -- is sent to landfills. Darden Restaurants recognizes our unique opportunity to be able to do something to help with these staggering numbers.
In the First Year of Program, the Truvia® Business, through the United Nations World Food Programme, Has Provided 34,705 Bolivian School Children With Nutritionally-Balanced School Meals
WAYZATA, Minn., Oct. 16, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Truvia® brand announced a new social media campaign to support its "Sharing a Sweet Future" $1 million charitable initiative, launched in 2012 to help reduce childhood hunger in Bolivia.
As part of BNY Mellon’s global initiative to raise awareness of food security and waste, R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs, share his thoughts on the issues. This is the second in a four-part series.