Other content with the tag "Climate and sustainability".

Environmental sustainability in national food-based dietary guidelines: a global review
March 21, 2023

Food-based dietary guidelines (FBDGs) provide country-specific guidance on what constitutes a healthy diet.

ADAPT: Policy innovations to unlock climate finance for resilient food systems in Africa
February 13, 2023

For African countries to improve their preparedness, adapt to climate change, and build resilient food systems, they will require significant inves

Friend or Foe? The Role of Animal-Source Foods in Healthy and Environmentally Sustainable Diets
January 25, 2023

Scientific and political discussions around the role of animal-source foods (ASFs) in healthy and environmentally sustainable diets are often polar

Reframing the local–global food systems debate through a resilience lens
January 17, 2023

Despite the growing knowledge that food system solutions should account for interactions and drivers across scales, broader societal debate on how

The role of traditional knowledge and food biodiversity to transform modern food systems
January 12, 2023

The current way our food systems operate does not result in healthy and nutritious diets for all, nor are we producing food in a manner that the pl

The Role of Business in Transforming Food Systems
January 12, 2023

Global food systems face unprecedented challenges Food plays a crucial role in all our lives, not only in supporting our physical and mental health

November 27, 2022

This is a special section of Field Exchange (FEX) focusing on complementary feeding programming in fragile and emergency contexts.

ircular Economy and Its Relevance for Improving Food and Nutrition Security in Sub-Saharan Africa: the Case of Ghana
November 24, 2022

Many countries in the world, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), are battling with fundamental sustainable development challenges such as wides

UNEP Emissions Gap Report
November 16, 2022

Chapter 6 in the latest UNEP Emissions Gap Report highlights the key issues

November 15, 2022

Plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products are increasing in popularity and have been identified as having an important role in the much-n

Risky Seafood Business
November 15, 2022

In recent years, the role of seafood or the ‘blue food’ as alternative animal protein has also been investigated, amid concerns over the impacts of

What's in Store for the Planet: The Impact of the UK Shopping Basket on Climate and Nature-2022
November 15, 2022

The global food system is responsible for more than 30% of total climate change emissions and 60% of biodiversity loss, and retailers – the bridge

Food processing and value generation align with nutrition and current environmental planetary boundaries
August 26, 2022

There are current initiatives to make food processing sustainable; however, there is limited understanding of how these improvements influence plan

August 26, 2022

Many consequences of climate change undermine the stability of global food systems, decreasing food security and diet quality, and exposing vulnera

August 16, 2022

By 2050:

May 22, 2022

Though this paper has restricted access, it offers an innovative and effective methodology to improve the level

May 15, 2022

This report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is intended to quantify some

March 1, 2022

This peer review paper argues that taking a healthy diet perspective, instead of a narrower production-focused approach, in food system transformat

November 17, 2021

This Blue Food collection in Nature is the result of a collaboration between The Blue Food Assessment

October 22, 2021

This report from EAT and GlobeScan looks at the opinions of over 30,000 consumers in 31 markets around the world about their definition of good, he

October 8, 2021

SDG Target 12.3 on Food Loss and Waste: 2021 Progress Report is the sixth in an annual series of publications providing an assessment of the world’

October 8, 2021

This report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a leader in circular economy thinking, looks at redesigning food and food systems to be more natur

August 13, 2021

This article from Save on Energy explores the what, where, why and how of food waste in North America - as well as potential opportunities to turn

August 3, 2021

In this report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of the U.S. food system is analysed and calculated.

June 25, 2021

In this second report of the FABLE Consortium, country teams present 20 national pathways towards sustainable land-use and food systems.

June 24, 2021

The Food, Agriculture, Biodiversity, LandUse, and Energy (FABLE) Consortium is a knowledge network of research

June 24, 2021

Corteva Agriscience hosted a discussion to rethink the agriculture industry’s future and the quest to feed our rapidly growing population through s

June 22, 2021

Concentrating on five key areas (cement, plastics, steel, aluminium, and food) Completing the picture: How the circular economy tackles climate

June 17, 2021

It is no secret that climate change is significantly impacting our oceans, and those who depend on them.

June 17, 2021

The board members of the Regenerative Organic Alliance (ROA) span the nonprofit sector and the business sector but come together to further the mis

June 17, 2021

This report is a comprehensive overview of the role circular economies can have on the longevity, sustainability and viability of healthy food syst

June 17, 2021

Groups like the Borderlands Produce Rescue are recovering left over produce from private farms and distributing fresh, nutritious produce to commun

June 11, 2021

Nutrition labels have become the norm for packaged foods in many countries, and can help consumers make informed food choices in terms of personal

April 13, 2021

The 2021 edition of this flagship report from IFPRI "looks at the critical lessons learned and promising opportunities for transforming our food sy

December 18, 2020

This is an incredibly practical resource, written collaboratively to bring real-life experience and lessons from local food systems actors from Asi

October 9, 2020

In this evidence-based report, the authors articulate why food systems are no longer working to support people and planet.

October 9, 2020

This is the fifth annual SDG 12.3 progress report to track and report on global progress towards achieving SDG 12.3 - to halve global food waste at

October 9, 2020

In this Nature article, the authors call for policy actions that will support better diets for people, planet and prosperity - and will he

September 18, 2020

This comment piece highlights important areas progress against goals set out in the Malabo Declaration, which provides the direction for Africa’s a

September 18, 2020

This report from FAO highlights progress - or lack thereof - against six Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) indicators that relate to food and ag

September 18, 2020

This paper from Chatham House does not deal explicitly with nutrition, but its findings have important implications for food systems across Latin A

September 11, 2020

The RTS Food waste in America in 2020 guide presents clear - and alarming - statistics on the amount of food that is wasted in the US each year, wh

September 2, 2020

Diets for a better future: Rebooting and reimagining healthy and sustainable food systems in the G20 compares the nation

September 2, 2020

Almost half of the world’s population – 3 billion people – are directly affected by land degradation.

September 2, 2020

A group of  local women in India did not expect United Nations backing and help from the Global Environment Facility when they set out

September 2, 2020

Like many other reports, this publication confirms that our food systems are failing us.

September 2, 2020

A world with more plastics than fish in the oceans could be a reality by 2050 if we do not partner towards a circular economy.

September 2, 2020

In 2010 Unilever’s Sustainable Living Plan was launched.

September 2, 2020

The Compass’ is Unilever's corporate strategy, driven by three ambitions, based on the input of 40,000 employees and external sta

September 2, 2020

Microalgae might be the first thing that comes to mind when considering nutrition but it offers an impressive range of minerals,

September 2, 2020

Soil health is an often undervalued area of sustainable food systems – but one which demands urgent action.

August 31, 2020

“People are recognising that our global food system is harming the planet – and us,” says Dr. Richard Swannel, Director of WRAP.

August 27, 2020

This short article by the World Economic Forum is a must read for public and private actors working in the food system.

August 26, 2020

This article in the Telegraph gives a candid account of the inequities underlying COVID and how, when in a time of crisis, the people w

August 26, 2020

A place for futures thinking and overcoming bias for business who need agile models.

August 26, 2020

Deloitte’s global Future of Food initiative is a cross sector ambition to help companies in four areas:

August 25, 2020

This video from Unilever shows the rationale for creating a segregated supply of certified palm oil.

August 4, 2020

This policy brief from Ceres2030 finds that 'if governments provide USD 10 billion for social protection programmes in Africa and South Asia, with

July 17, 2020

The theme of the 2020 report from the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is Nutrition in a digital world. The articles, research a

June 30, 2020

This policy brief from the United Nations looks at how COVID-19 has impacted already-strained global food systems and sets out "three mutually rein

March 24, 2020

In this paper, the authors examine "how different aspects of trade can constrain or enable governments’ ability to implement food system-level acti

March 17, 2020

This report on "Emerging Trends and Analysis of the SDG Impact of Companies in the S&P 500®" looks at how companies are spending and reporting

March 4, 2020

The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) was established to drive wider and deeper participation from the private sector in the global efforts towards

March 3, 2020

A new survey from McKinsey finds that "executives and investment professionals largely agree that environmental, social, and governance programs cr

March 3, 2020

This report from Stichting Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and UN Global Compact and PRI provides perspectives and recommendations on the key par

January 27, 2020

This study looks at research around the implementation of a nutrition programme in a garment factory in Bangladesh.

October 28, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) released new guiding pr

October 12, 2019

This case study summarises the findings of research undertaken by GAIN and NewForesight to explore what motivated Touton, a major cocoa trader, to

September 25, 2019

This report highlights progress made towards achieving SDG Target 12.3: “By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer

September 23, 2019

This new global report from the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) proposes a reform agenda for food systems centred around ten critical transition

September 4, 2019

This report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) was produced in partnership with the World Bank, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Developme

September 2, 2019

Comment piece in the Lancet provides good insight on how trade policy impacts healthy and sustainable food systems.

August 9, 2019

This special report from the IPCC highlights the impact of land use and agricultural practices on climate change.

July 29, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed an SDG progress report to examine key data and trends for indicator

July 26, 2019

New study in the Lancet calculates historical and future availability of fruit and vegetables compared to the amount recommended by the World Healt

July 23, 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) is an annual report jointly published by the several bodies of the United Nations: Foo

July 15, 2019

In this report, the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) identifies seven systems transformations that are key to addressing the SDGs, and where busin

July 8, 2019

Plating Up Progress has released a new investor briefing, Plating Up Progress Part 1, which looks at the sustainability risks and opportunities for

July 2, 2019

This paper by IDH – Sustainable Trade Initiative gives extensive evidence on how to deliver models that provide service delivery to smallholder far

July 2, 2019

This paper provides a business case for investing in India.

July 2, 2019

EAT and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), together with Food Reform for Sustainability and Health (FReSH) convened a

June 26, 2019

In 2018, FReSH hosted Science to Solutions Dialogues (SSD) between

June 20, 2019

This article looks at options for creating a communication and marketing strategy around food ingredients with “nutritional susta

June 17, 2019

In this thought piece from the Agrobiodiversity Index report 2019: Risk and resilience, the authors give examples of policies, financing mechanisms

June 13, 2019

This report provides an approach for collaborative policymaking and governance improvement for sustainable food systems.

June 11, 2019

Fixing food 2018: best practices towards the Sustainable Development Goals investigates best practices in food sustainability across the w

June 11, 2019

Developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, the Food Sustainability Index ranks 67 countries base

June 7, 2019

The International Agri-Food Network brings together thousands of international companies and national associations under the umbrella of fourteen i

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Guatemala.

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Tanzania.

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June 7, 2019

This brief from the US Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) brings together learnings from two studies they conducted with support from the Roc

June 7, 2019

This is inspired action at its finest!

June 7, 2019

Partnerships for Forests provides financial and technical assistant to help partners do business differently when it comes to land use and preventi

June 6, 2019

Seventy-five percent of the global food supply comes from 12 plant and five animal species – this report by WWF, Washington University, and food gi

June 6, 2019

The growing power of supermarkets comes at a cost.

June 6, 2019

Two page briefing by IBM looking at the causes of supply chain inefficiencies.

June 6, 2019

Irresponsible resource management does not make business sense – a truism that Kavita Prakash-Mani and Joao Campari at WWF call out in this blog.

June 6, 2019

Cocoa may not be the most nutritious of agricultural products, but it has huge environmental and economic importance.

June 6, 2019

This blog, by Alex Rees, asks some difficult questions – namely, do agricultural investments in Africa come anywhere close to the recommendations l

June 6, 2019

This collection of news stories highlights some of the biggest challenges facing our food systems, and how policy and innovation can come together

May 29, 2019

FReSH’s True Cost of Food Discussion Paper identifies the methodological and data gaps that need to be filled to make true cost accounting (TCA) mo

May 28, 2019

This public private partnership in Nigeria demonstrates what can be done to improve crop safety and reduce the non beneficial impacts of toxic crop

May 24, 2019

The Committee on World Food Security is a collaboration of international agencies, civil society, and the private sector focusing on policy issues

May 24, 2019

Public information on Pepsico's agricultural commodities. For more information on Pepsico’s core business and reporting standards go to our Advanci

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May 24, 2019

Expanding and replicating successful nutrition programmes can be challenging –  innovation hugely depends on the types of partners and the roles of

April 25, 2019

FAO and the Government of Switzerland launched a competition to fund winning innovations which contribute to the global effort to reach Zero Hunger

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April 25, 2019

In this video, watch the forum discussion with Harvard professor and lead author of the EAT Lancet commission on healthy diets, restauranteur, and

April 25, 2019

Leading experts and co-chairs of the EAT-Lancet Commission, Prof Walter Willett and Prof.

April 25, 2019

Check out this short video from EAT that breaks down the key messages from the

April 25, 2019

Working paper by the World Resources Institute focuses on three changes to consumption patterns that can ensure a sustainable food system.

April 25, 2019

Between now and 2050, changes in global population and income levels will have huge implications for the global food system.

April 24, 2019

Each year, the Global Nutrition Report provides a snapshot of the state of malnutrition.

April 24, 2019

This 2019 Lancet Commission Report looks at systemic causes for the triple problems of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change.

April 23, 2019

A highly recommended resource on consumer demand from the perspective of public private engagement.

April 22, 2019

The Food Climate Research Network calls for a more equitable balance of power within the food system.

April 22, 2019

Honest and provocative report by the Civil Society Reflection Group on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

April 21, 2019

This report offers great insight into the important role of city-level action in driving food system change.

April 21, 2019

Two-page briefing by the FAO on a tool to help agriculture become more sustainable and empower smallholders.

April 21, 2019

‘It is through core business that truly transformative impact will happen,’ says John Fallon, Chief Exec, Pearson.

April 21, 2019

Technical report from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

April 21, 2019

Working paper by Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) looking at how corporate social responsibility and supply agree

April 21, 2019

Dietary Guidelines for Americans set the country’s nutrition policy and help direct over $80 billion federal spending.

April 21, 2019

Discussion paper by the Food Climate Network addressing the relationship between food and environmental sustainability.

April 21, 2019

This report from FAO and the Food Climate Research Network looks at national dietary guidelines as a practical intervention to improve nutrition an

April 21, 2019

In this policy brief, the Global Panel makes the case that healthy diets are a foundation underpinning positive progress towards the Sustainable De

April 19, 2019

Unilever is driving change within the palm oil industry with a focus on more efficient land use and forest protection.

April 19, 2019

Mars have produced a position statement on their contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.

April 19, 2019

Unilever’s Paul Polman is a Champion 12.3 – part of a global coalition to accelerate action to achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3 to half

April 19, 2019

Written evidence submitted by Farm Africa and Self Help Africa on December 2012 to the U.K International Development Committee.

April 19, 2019

Blog, originally published on Food Security Portal, discussing how global and regional seed companies are working to support smallholder farmers to

April 19, 2019

A look into how business models can be reshaped to respond to changing consumer preferences.

April 8, 2019

How can the world feed 9 billion people by 2050? This is the central question in a report by the World Resources Institute.

April 4, 2019

This report analyses fourteen projects in low and middle income countries working on reducing food loss and waste in food systems.

April 4, 2019

For a compilation of statistics and infographics on global food loss and waste look no further!

April 4, 2019

This presentation is the outcome of a high level policy dialogue in 2015 by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation.

April 4, 2019

This document summarises the important features of the Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard, including the rationale, steps that s

April 4, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization has produced a short video to show that food loss and food waste is not just a developing country issue.