A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets on food waste has been unveiled at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York.
A voluntary resolution from the Global Agri-Business Alliance (GAA) calls on private sector members to halve their own food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with suppliers and customers to do the same. It is aligned with one of the targets of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets to reduce food loss was announced during the United Nations General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York1.
This voluntary resolution calls on private sector members of the Global Agri-Business Alliance2 (GAA) to halve their food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with suppliers and customers to the same end, a target aligned with Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3.
Imagine if we created an early warning system for small scale farmers that helped mitigate the effects of slow-onset climate-related events? Or if we redesigned financial incentives and investments, allowing these farmers to better access capital, seeds, and equipment?
Alison Cairns of the WBCSD issues a call for businesses across the food industry to come together to tackle shared environmental challenges
Our food systems are broken. Global food systems face mounting challenges that are testing our ability to feed the world sustainably and adequately support economic and social development within planetary boundaries.
Increasing demand, climate change, water stress, soil degradation and shifting diets are just some of the threats facing global food security. Our current way of feeding the world is a leading cause of environmental and health crises, and it bears risks for national security, health systems, government budgets and economic growth.
The creation for this year’s Canstruction event will provide more than 4,000 cans of food to the Orange County Food Bank.
When Southern California Edison engineer Martin Barriga heard the company was seeking volunteers to design and build an entry for this year’s Canstruction charity event in Orange County, he was one of the first with his hand up.
Canstruction is an annual nationwide event in which teams of volunteers build art exhibits out of food cans that are later distributed to food banks and other local hunger relief programs.
2017 annual report outlines the company’s approach to expand markets, leverage expertise, mobilize data, scale up sustainability and deliver corporate responsibility impact
MINNEAPOLIS, August 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Building on strong earnings in fiscal 2017, Cargill is working to continue growing its business and corporate responsibility impact. The company’s 2017 annual report, launched today, outlines its business growth and community impact.
How Pro Bono Service Can Support the Fight to End Hunger
Who among us doesn’t remember the ubiquitous TV ads produced by the Christian Children’s Fund and Save the Children? Their images of children in dangerous states of malnutrition with the toll-free number at the bottom encouraging viewers to make a donation today to save lives were splashed across televisions throughout the United States. It was easy to think that the best way to end hunger was to give money. But what if the ads had mentioned that nearly one third of the world’s food is wasted or lost annually?
New forces are shaping the future of food. Investors, scientists and food makers recently gathered at the Future of Food-Tech summit in New York City to talk about what’s behind the trends in food innovation and investment. Several Cargill researchers and marketers attended the summit and reported back what they observed.
When you think of relocating for a job, you may not think of the impact that relocation could have on your local community or the environment. Ingersoll Rand’s Global Talent Mobility Solutions team recently introduced two new programs for employees who are relocating, designed to help the environment and give back to local communities.
"We take Ingersoll Rand's sustainability commitment to heart," said Holly Clontz, Ingersoll Rand global talent mobility solutions manager.