By Teresa Law, Mountain Hazelnuts Blog by Co-founder and CFO
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.
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 (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.
SOMERVILLE, Mass., August 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Green City Growers (GCG) has announced the promotion of Christopher Grallert to the position of Company President. According to GCG’s CEO and Founder Jessie Banhazl, “Chris’s extensive background in business management, agricultural systems, fresh produce, and operations, combined with his vision of what future food systems can look like, make him a great fit to lead the company through the next phase of growth.”
By Zack Olson, Founder, NextGen Agriculture; and Chris Vigil, Project Manager, NextGen Agriculture
From food safety and regulatory compliance to packaging and supply chain logistics, the food and beverage industry is constantly hunting for solutions that balance profitability and sustainability. With market share increasingly on the line – particularly for large consumer goods companies – food and beverage companies are being squeezed to analyze every cost.
by Nick Cherney CFA, Senior Vice President, Janus Henderson
As Americans become more aware of the environmental and health benefits of organics, we are presented with an opportunity to align our investments with our lifestyle choices – by investing in the companies and agricultural operations that are driving organic innovation and bringing natural products to the marketplace.
by Leah Thibault, CEI Capital Management and Brett Richardson, Coastal Enterprises, Inc.
The idea of “nose-to-tail” dining, shorthand for using as much of an animal as possible, has no field-grown counterpart. What about the grains that make up so much of our agricultural production and diet? Where is our “seed to stalk?”