Engage the Chain: An Investor Guide to Engaging the Food Sector on Sustainability Risks


By Brooke Barton, Senior Director, Ceres 

In April, Greenpeace released video footage showing that a palm oil supplier for major food companies, the Hayel Saeed Anam Group was destroying large swaths of rainforest in Indonesia, despite concerted efforts by industry stakeholders to stop forest destruction in palm oil supply chains. The repercussions for Hayel Saeed Anam Group are still unfolding, but recent history suggests that the outcome may well involve financial consequences.

The Water We Eat


I expect most of us believe that the greatest amount of water we consume comes in the form of showers, baths, and drinks. Nope, and it’s not close. 

My Dad has always loved the water. He grew up in Miami, which probably has something to do with his attraction to it. Whether skiing, fishing, or boating, any time he is on the water he is happy.

Imperial Oil’s Cold Lake Operation Recycles 90 Percent of Water


 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report: Responsible Growth is available online at


 2012 Corporate Citizenship Report: Responsible Growth is available online at

Managing Water in Bangalore


GE’s John F. Welch Technology Center in Bangalore, India, is the company’s largest integrated, multidisciplinary research and development site of its kind. The site has 4,500 full-time employees who help advance understanding on a wide range of materials technology and provide fresh analysis to support products in our Oil and Gas, Power and Water, Aviation, Transportation, Home and Business Solutions and Healthcare businesses.

Subscribe to freshwater