Huawei and Dronetech elevate partnership to facilitate sustainable farming in Austria
Huawei and Dronetech, Austria's largest drone service provider, have announced new applications resulting from their collaboration in 5G smart farming.
Nestlé launches Nescafé Plan 2030 to help drive regenerative agriculture
The brand is working with coffee farmers to help them transition to regenerative agriculture while accelerating its decade of work under the NESCAFÉ Plan.
Carlsberg Research Lab invents a new breeding technology to develop the crops of the future
FIND-IT enables ultrafast improvement of many different types of plants, such as cereal crops, but also microbes.
BASF achieves target of sourcing all palm oils from certified sustainable sources
German multinational chemical company BASF has reached its goal of sourcing all palm (kernel) oils certified from sustainable sources by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2021.
[Marketing Report] Bob Koigi: How Augmented Reality ads are influencing consumers’ purchasing decisions
As technology evolves, brands world over continue to recognize and harness the power and capabilities of Augmented Reality (AR) Lenses, which allow consumers to enhance the world around them.
Bayer makes $160 million commitment to Zero Hunger Pledge
The Pledge, in the context of the UN Food Systems Summit of 2021 and as a part of the Summit’s Zero Hunger Coalition, recognizes the need for governments and the private sector to work together to end food scarcity.
Reducing fertilizer prices to boost food security
This has largely been attributed to global shocks and vagaries of the weather. The Russia-Ukraine war and the steep rise of fuel prices have particularly featured as major reasons for the situation we find ourselves in.
Unilever, partners invest in regenerative agriculture through new impact fund
The aim of the fund, which will be managed by Tikehau Capital, will be to promote regenerative agriculture practices.
Tony’s Chocolonely wins Stop Slavery Award
The Stop Slavery Award is an initiative from the Thomson Reuters Foundation that honours corporations that go above and beyond their peers in the effort to eradicate forced labour, the worst forms of child labour, and other forms of slavery.
SAP, Unilever pilot blockchain technology supporting deforestation-free palm oil
SAP and Unilever have announced a pilot of the GreenToken by SAP solution to further increase traceability and transparency in Unilever’s global palm oil supply chain.
Dept partners with ProjectTogether to support its Farm-Food-Climate Challenge
Dept, a certified B Corporation, is supporting the organisation on a pro-bono basis, creating and developing its visual identity and website.
Nestlé announces plan to tackle child labour risks, increase farmer income and achieve full traceability in cocoa industry
Nestlé has announced a new plan to tackle child labor risks in cocoa production. At the center is an innovative income accelerator program, which aims to improve the livelihoods of cocoa-farming families, while also advancing regenerative agriculture practices and gender equality.
Comet Bio announces food sustainability investment to build a manufacturing facility in Denmark
Comet Bio, a manufacturer of healthy and sustainable ingredients, announced an investment with RE Energy to build a dedicated manufacturing facility in Denmark.
ENGIE and BASF sign power purchase agreement for renewable energy in Europe
Under the PPA, effective as of January 1, 2022, ENGIE will provide BASF with up to 20.7 terawatt hours of renewable electricity in total throughout the term of the agreement.
Bayer partners with CHS to bring carbon programme to more farmers
The agreement brings together two major agriculture industry leaders to help more farmers participate in and benefit from carbon-smart practices.
Bayer names MediaCom as global media agency
Global pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer has named WPP’s MediaCom as their global full-service media agency following a competitive process.
Del monte reiterates commitment to sustainable production in new report
Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc has released its 2020 Sustainability Report which further solidifies the company’s leadership position in defining what sustainable production means at scale for large producers.
UN announces winners of the Food Systems Best Small Business competition
Fifty small- and medium-sized enterprises around the world have been announced as the Best Small Businesses of the “Good Food for All” competition, held in conjunction with the UN Food Systems Summit.
Bayer unveils its decarbonization programme for agriculture in Europe
Global pharmaceutical and life sciences company Bayer has announced the European launch of its global Carbon Initiative. The main goal is the decarbonization of the food value chain focusing on farmers’ activities for a more resilient and sustainable food system.
The UN Food Systems Best Small Business competition: SMEs and startups time to shine
Small businesses around the world that help provide healthy food that is good for the environment, good for their communities and create jobs for people locally are being invited to share ideas and suggestions for how their countries and economies can maximize their positive impact.
La ONU se lanza a la búsqueda de start-ups y empresas que cambien la cara de los sistemas alimentarios
La Cumbre sobre los Sistemas Alimentarios de la ONU ha anunciado un concurso para identificar las mejores pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYME) de todo el mundo que están transformando los sistemas alimentarios para lograr un futuro mejor.
L’ONU lance une chasse aux start-ups et aux entreprises qui changent l'image des systèmes alimentaires
Le Sommet des Nations Unies sur les systèmes alimentaires a annoncé un concours pour identifier les meilleures petites et moyennes entreprises (PME) du monde entier qui transforment les systèmes alimentaires pour un avenir meilleur.
UN launches hunt for startups and enterprises changing the face of food systems
The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow.
Twenty new companies join The Climate Pledge
Amazon and Global Optimism have announced that 20 new signatories around the world have joined The Climate Pledge:
The Carlsberg Foundation grants €2.7 million to Crops for the Future research project
The Carlsberg Foundation has granted DKK 19.5 million, approximately €2.7 million to a new Semper Ardens research project anchored by Carlsberg Research Laboratory.
AGCO names Louisa Parker-Smith Director of Global Sustainability
AGCO, a global company involved in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and solutions, has announced Louisa Parker-Smith Director of Global Sustainability.
Barclays Bank to support farmers reach carbon net zero goal through agri-tech
Barclays, a British multinational investment bank and financial services company, has announced the launch of a new campaign to drive awareness amongst consumers on the benefits of helping the food system become carbon net zero.
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