Other content with the tag "Finance and investing".

March 29, 2023

The global food system is a significant source of harm to the climate, to nature and to society.

March 23, 2023

This discussion paper asks what is needed to unlock greater commercial investment into value chains that can improve access to nutritious foods amo

March 23, 2023

There is a widely recognized need to increase funding available for improving nutrition in low- and middle-income countries and to move beyond trad

March 23, 2023

New methods for combined evaluation of nutritional and environmental aspects of food products are needed to enable a transformation of dietary guid

March 23, 2023

The aim of this paper is to summarise current trends and new developments with regard to institutional investor actions related to nutrition and ob

January 6, 2023

This volume – a critical product of the Scientific Group of the UN Food Systems Summit

August 23, 2022

Nutrition data and information systems (ND&IS) are critical to guide the prioritisation, collection, analysis and dissemination of nutrition da

May 15, 2022

This book from the World Bank presents the landscape of food safety, particularly in low and middle incom

November 12, 2021

This article explores potential conflict of interest that may arise when the private sector funds university research.

October 22, 2021

USAID and USAID Advancing Nutrition curated this focused set of tools to support USAID Missions and partners in putting a food systems approach int

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.

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 2, 2020

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

September 2, 2020

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

August 27, 2020

Given the expansion of Tilapia farming in Ghana, this paper analyses inclusive business models along the fish seed value chain.

July 9, 2020

This report by Chatham House, and commissioned by Power of Nutrition, looks into "the hidden costs of malnutrition for business, and the extent to 

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 looks at the top 10 global trends that are shaping how companies are perceived, and priorities for reputation management.

January 9, 2020

This discussion paper from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) looks at new models for investing in nutritious foods, particularly in

October 30, 2019

The Global Nutrition Report (GNR) commitment tracking tool provides the latest data on commitments to end malnutrition made by governments, civil s

September 2, 2019

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

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 22, 2019

This paper covers the factors relating to public and private sector commitment to food fortification and crop b

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

Restricted access article looking at how innovation is essential to meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

June 26, 2019

City University of London has produced five briefs as part of the "Rethinking Food Policy: A Fresh Approach to Policy and Practice" series.

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 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.

June 7, 2019

Sight and Life, DSM, and John Hopkin’s Bloomberg School of Public Health have come together to publish lessons from a four decade partnership.

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

May 29, 2019

This report sheds light on twelve specific innovations which can reduce the price of nutritious food, address food safety i

May 28, 2019

Restricted access paper looking at the role for public private partnerships in making agriculture value chains work for smallholder farmers, based

May 27, 2019

The Safe Food Imperative argues that much of the health and economic burden of unsafe food can be avoided through preventive measures, investments,

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

April 29, 2019

Four partnership principles by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), which govern investment in nutrition and other development p

April 29, 2019

Podcast by Bond looking at the varied roles of private sector finance and private sector led development in reaching the sustainable development go

April 29, 2019

Comment piece by Lawrence Haddad looking at incentives for business to address the global nutrition challenge.

April 28, 2019

For anyone interested in the cost-benefit of food fortification as a public health intervention.

April 28, 2019

Address by Nigeria’s Scaling Up Nutrition Focal point at Nigeria’s Future Fortified event in 2016.

April 28, 2019

This is a great podcast from The Doctor's Farmacy that touches on a lot of important aspects of public private engagement for nutrition. Host Dr.

April 24, 2019

Chapter 7 of the FAO’s 2013 State of Food and Agriculture: Food Systems for Better Nutrition, provides a helpful overview of the challenges and opp

April 23, 2019

Looking outside of the nutrition sector towards the climate change agenda brings a fresh perspective to the issue of incentivising responsible priv

Protecting policy space for public health nutrition in an era of international investment agreements
April 23, 2019

Restricted access article in the Food Policy Journal looking at shared responsibility for food safety governance.

April 23, 2019

Article by Parag Khanna at the Financial Times discussing the rise of 'Metanationals', or stateless companies.

April 23, 2019

Michael Devereux, Director at Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation, shares his views on tax avoidance and explains the international tax

April 23, 2019

In the U.K.’s Budget 2016 a soft drink industry levy was announced to reduce consumption of sugary soft drinks.

April 22, 2019

Briefing by ActionAid revealing that one in every two dollars of large corporate investment in developing countries is being routed from or a via a

April 22, 2019

Recent Guardian article by world-renowned economist and Nobel laureate, Joseph Stiglitz explores the truth about tax evasion.

April 22, 2019

Briefing by Jeffrey Sachs et al on how to maximize public private partnerships and combine public finance regulation with private market participat

April 22, 2019

The Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative looks at what is needed to boost investment in value chains, especially from small a

April 22, 2019

This article in the British Medical Journal reviews strategies that governments can use to improve nutrition and health.

April 22, 2019

This paper develops a model for corporate political philanthropy based on findings from the tobacco industry.

April 21, 2019

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

April 21, 2019

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

April 19, 2019

Public-Private Partnership Lab: Food and Water is a four-year action research and joint learning initiative to explore the effectiveness of PPPs.

April 19, 2019

A comprehensive and helpful overview of farmer organizations, including a chapter on lessons for success. This review was commissioned by the U.K.

April 18, 2019

This article looks at the nature of public private engagement amidst cyclical and systemic food insecurity.

April 18, 2019

This short paper by the Food and Business Knowledge Platform focuses on public private partnerships (PPPs) in the agricultural sector in Africa.

April 18, 2019

The context for this publication by Save the Children is Sustainable Development Goal 2: ‘Ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutri

April 18, 2019

Academic paper by John Hoddinot et al looking at the different models of engagements for public-private partnerships.

April 18, 2019

This briefing by the European Centre for Development Policy Management has some interesting implications for cross-sector collaboration.

April 15, 2019

The Micronutrient Forum is a convener of academics, policy makers, and program implementers.

April 15, 2019

This lively blog series by Future Fortified - an online platform to explore micronutrient deficiency, covers a range of topics relating to public p

April 15, 2019

Written by world renowned economists, this paper highlights the cost efficiency of select nutrition interventions and ranks fortification among the

April 15, 2019

The Strengthening African Processors of Fortified Food Initiative is forging new partnerships between business and government.

April 10, 2019

This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indir

April 4, 2019

Innovation has led to the world’s first food loss and waste calculator that instantly estimates the value of food loss and waste in terms of the nu

April 4, 2019

The global food fortification ingredients market was valued at US$ 30.50 Bn in 2016, and is expected to reach US$ 100.84 Bn by 2025.

April 4, 2019

This US-based alliance brings together innovators and entrepreneurs, foundations and investors, cities and governments, corporates and NGOs, and re

March 21, 2019

"An innovation evolution is needed to maximize the future impact of food fortification," says Dipika Matthias, Senior Program Manager at the Gates

March 1, 2017

With economic losses of $940 billion per year, this report argues that the potential for effective partnership can generate a triple win for the ec