Cargill

Can We Pay Farmers to Store Carbon Emissions in Their Fields?

Article

by Marcello Rossi, Climate & Capital Media 

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground.

Global Water Challenge and Cargill Launch Community Water Initiative to Improve Safe Drinking Water Access in Priority Watersheds

Initiative to help build community resilience for up to 150,000 people through clean water, sanitation access and community empowerment activities
Press Release

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Today, Cargill and Global Water Challenge (GWC) launch a community water initiative, Cargill Currents, to address water challenges faced by local communities in priority watersheds. The 3 year, $3MM program will support Cargill’s commitment to improve access to safe drinking water in communities where Cargill em­ployees live and work.

Economics of Soil Health Evaluated on 100 Farms by the Soil Health Institute and Cargill

Soil health systems increased net income for 85% of farmers growing corn and 88% growing soybean
Press Release

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 9, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Improving soil health can help farmers build drought resilience, increase nutrient availability, suppress diseases, reduce erosion and nutrient losses, and increase economic benefits according to recent Soil Health Institute research. “In addition to benefiting farmers and their land, many soil health management systems also benefit the broader environment by storing soil carbon, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and improving water quality,” says Dr. Wayne Honeycutt, President and CEO, Soil Health Institute (SHI).

Minnesota Food and Agriculture Leaders Launch Coalition to Address Top Challenges

Globally-leading cluster of food and agriculture businesses, agriculture research institutions, and innovators team up to tackle climate change and other pressing challenges
Press Release

MINNEAPOLIS – SAINT PAUL, October 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today, CEOs and executive leaders from many of the world's largest food and agriculture companies and key research institutions celebrated the launch of MBOLD™, a coalition that brings together Minnesota's unique array of global leaders to address major challenges facing the food and agriculture sectors.

Sustainable MacFries Fund: McDonald's To Invest in Climate-Friendly Farming Practices

Summary: 

McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

Article

McDonald's has launched a "Sustainable MacFries Fund" in partnership with McCain to improve the resilience of British potato farmers, while also collaborating with the Walmart Foundation, WWF and Cargill in the US to improve land use practices.

Procter & Gamble and Cargill Collaborate to Bring Nature-Powered Innovation, Fueling the Future for more Sustainable Products

The collaboration leverages P&G’s award-winning technology and Cargill’s bioindustrial expertise to deliver greener alternatives in the personal care space
Press Release

CINCINNATI & MINNEAPOLIS, June 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ -  An innovation developed in the corporate R&D labs at P&G that converts lactic acid into bio-based acrylic acid could be a helpful step to shift everyday goods to be made from annually renewable crops. P&G has granted Cargill an exclusive license that allows Cargill to further develop and commercialize this technology, so that it can ultimately be incorporated in a range of applications from superabsorbent polymers in absorbent hygiene products to thickeners in household paints and beyond.

Cargill Updates Sustainable Cocoa Plan with Zero Deforestation Aim

Article

Cargill has published an update to its sustainable cocoa sourcing strategy to align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and include efforts to eliminate deforestation by 2030.

The announcement has been made in the third report on the progress and achievements of the Cargill Cocoa Promise, the company’s commitment to sparking a more sustainable cocoa sector.

Cargill VIDEO | 5 Goals for Sustainable Cocoa

Multimedia with summary

In its new Cocoa Promise Report, Cargill is laying out a clear pathway to a sustainable cocoa supply chain. In the five years since the Cocoa Promise, the company’s overarching sustainability commitment for the sector, was launched, Cargill and its farmer partners have made significant progress. Among other highlights, more than 145,000 farmers were trained on sustainability and good agricultural practices. In Côte d’Ivoire alone, 62,000 farmers have benefited from one-to-one coaching.

Cargill Cocoa Promise Report Charts Clear Path Toward Cocoa Sustainability

Summary: 
  • Sustainable business practices are essential to cope with challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, social inequality and fluctuating market conditions.
  • Significant progress has been made on direct sourcing, traceability, environmental impact and farmer and community socio-economic resilience.
  • Evidence-based learnings inform our pathway to 2030, with evolved goals based on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. 
Press Release
  • Sustainable business practices are essential to cope with challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, social inequality and fluctuating market conditions.
  • Significant progress has been made on direct sourcing, traceability, environmental impact and farmer and community socio-economic resilience.
  • Evidence-based learnings inform our pathway to 2030, with evolved goals based on U.N. Sustainable Development Goals. 

Pages

Subscribe to Cargill