agriculture

Our Commitment to Safe Pesticide Solutions

By Cristina Alonso, Head of Regulatory Affairs Crop Protection at Bayer
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Agriculture production needs to meet the demands of a rapidly growing and increasingly more affluent population. At the same time, farmers face increasing pressures of a changing climate in which yields are not a given but something growers must work harder for every day. Let’s be clear, crop protection against weeds, insects and diseases is crucial to produce enough on less land.

Investors Have a Fiduciary Responsibility to Combat the Climate Crisis

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by Jessye Waxman, Green Century Capital Management 

As a shareholder advocate for an environmentally-responsible mutual fund company, I directly engage companies on their supply chain strategies and have successfully convinced them to adopt practices that have real-world impacts that protect a triple bottom line. I’ve collaborated with Aramark and Tyson Foods to develop robust no-deforestation commitments, and have successfully pressed Kroger, the largest grocery chain in the US, to adopt a no-deforestation policy that will cover its private label products.

How One NGO Helps Farmers Use Mobile Phones to Invest in a Better Harvest

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This is the third article in a series of blog posts that describe how Cisco enables nonprofits to maximize technology for greater scale and impact. Our introduction to the series is available here. To read more articles in the series, click here. Stay tuned for next week’s post on how a nonprofit that focuses on education uses technology to scale.

New BCG Report: Sustainably Securing the Future of Agriculture

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December 13, 2019 – Across the world, agriculture plays a crucial role not only in supplying food, but in shaping rural areas, preserving landscapes and cultural practices and heritage. At the same time, however, the industry is facing enormous pressure: Society has grown accustomed to low food prices, while equally expecting agriculture’s environmental footprint to be as small as possible – with reduced greenhouse gas emissions and protection of biodiversity.

New Holland Agriculture Wins the Inaugural Sustainable Tractor of the Year® Award at Agritechnica 2019

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November 13, 2019 /3BL Media/ - New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial N.V (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), has won the inaugural ‘Sustainable Tractor of the Year 2020’ award at Agritechnica 2019, the world’s largest agricultural trade show, currently taking place in Hannover, Germany.

STEYR Konzept Tractor Powering the Future of Farming With a Hybrid Concept

STEYR has undertaken a study which focuses on zero-emission powertrains, innovative drive solutions and a futuristic operator environment.
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November 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Combining innovative technologies in a unique, sustainable and potentially zero emission package, STEYR, the premium short-liner agricultural brand of CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CNHI), in partnership with sister powertrain brand FPT Industrial, has created the STEYR Konzept, which encapsulates a future vision

A Farm Which Puts Families Back in Touch With Nature

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In Baldissero Torinese, a small community nestled in the majestic hills surrounding the Northern Italian city of Turin, adults and young people are getting back in touch with nature. Less than half an hour from the city’s bustling center is the Paideia Social Farm, a space where families can come together to learn, experiment and share unforgettable experiences in the great outdoors. It offers families, especially those with disabled children, the chance to learn about how to care for plants and animals.

Bhutan’s Mountain Hazelnuts: A Transformative Model in a Remarkable Part of the World

By Teresa Law, Mountain Hazelnuts Blog by Co-founder and CFO
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Peter Henry, Dean Emeritus of NYU’S Stern School of Business once said, “You can actually make a lot of money and do a lot of good in the world.”  

That’s the motivation behind the business model of Mountain Hazelnuts. To make things even more interesting, we want to create a transformative model in a remarkable part of the world – the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan.  

The IPCC Climate Change and Land Report: Three Things Every Investor Should Know

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Resource scarcity in our globalized economy jeopardizes the abundance of countless goods, but one resource — as spotlighted by the recent coverage of the fires in the Amazon — underpins them all: land.

As investors look at land-based portfolio risks, the agriculture sector is at the center of their attention. This focus makes sense. As outlined in the IPCC’s special report on climate change and land use, agricultural commodities will be hit hard if harmful land use practices are not stopped.

CNH Industrial Brings Big Ideas to the Big Apple – Imagining a More Sustainable Future for Off-Road Vehicles

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CNH Industrial (NYSE:CNHI / MI:CHI) brought the worlds of agriculture and construction to the heart of the city today, displaying its latest off-road vehicle concepts in front of the New York Stock Exchange. 

The concept trucks, tractors and construction vehicles bring CNH Industrial’s vision for a greener future to life, using cutting-edge innovation to harness global trends like digitalization, automation and renewable energy for greater long-term sustainability.

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