by R. Jeep Bryant, executive vice president for marketing and corporate affairs at BNY Mellon
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, shares his thoughts on the issues. This is the last in a four-part series.
$7 Million Public-Private Partnership Models Holistic Approach to Ensure Agricultural Supply Chain Stability in Face of Increasing Climate Risk
BURLINGTON, VT, November 7, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR), the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) of the InterAmerican Development Bank and Skoll Foundation announce today support for the non-profit agricultural lender Root Capital’s Coffee Farmer Resilience Initiative. The initiative is a collaborative venture designed to stabilize supply chains by investing in coffee farmers at the base of the value chain, who are on the front lines of battling the leaf rust epidemic in Latin America.
SF Rec & Park and local community celebrate the opening of a new place to grow
SAN FRANCISCO, November 5, 2013 /3BL Media/ — Today, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, YP, Levi Strauss & Co., CBS EcoMedia and community members celebrated the grand opening of the new Golden Gate Park CommUNITY Garden. The garden, located at the east end of the park near Kezar Stadium, was created to meet the growing public demand for community garden plots in the city and to provide a valuable new city-wide resource for those interested in sustainable food production.
Milk producers in India are facing hard conditions of work. To guarantee financial compensation local cooperatives work together with SAP to document the supply and fair pay for the producers. By using SAP HANA, all data can be entered directly and processed in real time making the lives of milk farmers much easier.
In continuation of Addison’s 50th Anniversary celebrations and commitment to giving back to our community, Addison completed its second volunteering event of the year. In October, two groups of 10 Addisonites each provided food service at the Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC) in Manhattan.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to Yggdrasil Land Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to biodynamic and organic farmland preservation. RSF financing will support the purchase of a 76-acre property in Wisconsin.
TransCanada is pitching in to help those impacted by a devastating storm
Kathleen and Howard Ingalls have been ranching for over 55 years. From their ranch in Meade County, South Dakota, they’ve seen their fair share of bad weather over the years, but the winter storm known as Atlas, was just about as bad as it gets. Between October 3 and 5, an intense winter storm hit western South Dakota, bringing with it heavy rains, record breaking snowfall and hurricane force winds.
Brand presents first 'The Farmer in All of Us' book to FFA president
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct. 31, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram Truck brand celebrated the passion ignited around its "Year of the Farmer" initiative by presenting Clay Sapp, 2012-2013 National FFA President, with a $1 million donation at the 2013 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 30.