Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture

The profitability of the world’s largest food and agribusiness companies depends on secure access to a reliable supply of commodities, but this secure supply base is increasingly in jeopardy due to climate change, water scarcity, deforestation, and other sustainability issues.

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Ceres Releases New Guide To Aid U.S. Food Sector’s Climate Transition Plans As Investors Ramp Up Pressure
A new report released today by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres reveals few companies in the U.S. food sector have disclosed their climate transition strategies nor concrete actions to achieve them, despite increasing investor pressures and the growing threats of climate change....
May 24, 2022 9:45 AM ET
Ceres Launches New Effort to Slash Emissions and Improve Transparency Across the Food Sector, Sets Out Benchmark
July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new effort launched today to engage 50 of the highest-emitting publicly-traded food and agriculture companies in North America, with the goal of accelerating the transition to a net zero emissions future in the global food and agriculture sector.  Coordinated by the sustainability nonprofit Ceres, ...
Jul 29, 2021 9:35 AM ET
First-of-its-kind Engagement Tool Released for Investors on Natural Climate Solutions
May 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As net-zero commitments become the new standard for investors and companies, Ceres and the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) today released a new first-of-its-kind engagement tool for investors to spur meaningful dialogue with companies on the role and use of natural climate solutions in delivering on those commitments. Natural climate solutions...
May 18, 2021 10:20 AM ET
Fast Food Giants Ramp up Climate Commitments Under Pressure From Investors in 'Breakthrough Year'
Targets turnaround - Five out of six fast food brands in $11 trillion global investor engagement have now publicly stated they will set, or have already set, science based targets (SBTs) to reduce their emissions - up from just two companies last year. Weak on water - Companies have been much slower to address water scarcity and pollution risks...
Apr 30, 2021 11:05 AM ET
Investors Encouraged by Wendy's Pledge to Set Science-based Emissions Reduction Targets for Its Full Value Chain
April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, The Wendy’s Company took an important step to help tackle the climate crisis and align with investor expectations on greenhouse gas emission reductions from direct operations and supply chains, according to institutional investors who reached an agreement with the fast food giant. Wendy’s, which is one of the world’s largest quick service restaurants...
Apr 21, 2021 11:00 AM ET

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