Coming Together to Drive Change: How Partnerships Can Help Companies Tackle GHGs

Coming Together to Drive Change: How Partnerships Can Help Companies Tackle GHGs

The need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has never been greater, and engagement from the business community will be paramount. In order to make a global impact, companies must adopt a holistic approach to reduce carbon emissions across their supply chains, but no company can go it alone. In this series sponsored by Smithfield Foods, we'll explore innovative partnerships that bring businesses, NGOs, scientists, and civil society together to tackle greenhouse gas emissions and realize their shared environmental goals.

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This Unlikely Partnership Drives Positive Change in the Food Sector
It is imperative that farmers, food companies, policymakers, and environmental advocates collaborate to figure out how to feed a growing global population while minimizing environmental impacts and building a more resilient food system. One company that is stepping up to this challenge is Smithfield Foods. Over the past six years, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has been working with...
Nov 6, 2019 3:40 PM ET
Smithfield Moves to a More Sustainable Supply Chain, Starting with Animal Feed
This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.  While the discussion around climate change often focuses on the two primary sources of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions—power generation and transportation—agriculture is also a key driver. The food and agriculture industry represents ...
Oct 10, 2019 9:35 AM ET
This GHG Measurement Model Could Be a Game-Changer for the Agriculture Industry
This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.  There is a good reason why Smithfield Foods was the first major protein company to measure its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The protein supply chain is front-loaded with GHGs long before livestock arrives at the processing facility. A lack of uniformity among suppliers adds...
Oct 8, 2019 9:15 AM ET
Partnerships Are Important to Improving the Sustainability of Animal Agriculture
This article series is sponsored by Smithfield Foods and produced by the TriplePundit editorial team.  The global community finds itself in the midst of a quandary: how to provide adequate nutrition, including higher demand for protein, for a growing population that's expected to ...
Sep 20, 2019 9:00 AM ET