WBCSD | Food and Land Use

WBCSD | Food and Land Use

Food and land use productivity will determine whether the world can feed a population projected to grow to over nine billion by 2050, while sustaining natural environments. Food production can be increased, rural income development improved, gender balance raised, forests protected and land use emissions cut by raising crop and livestock productivity, using new technologies and comprehensive approaches to soil and water management.

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Former Kellogg VP and CSO Amy Senter Joins WBCSD in New York
NEW YORK, August 16, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Amy Senter, former vice president and chief sustainability officer for the Kellogg Company, one of the world’s largest food companies based in North America, has joined the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a global, CEO-led organization of over 200 leading businesses working together to accelerate the transition to a sustainable world...
Aug 16, 2021 11:00 AM ET
Latest Podcast Release From WBCSD: Griffith Foods
In this month’s podcast, Bill interviews Brian Griffith, Executive Chairman of Griffith Foods. Bill discusses with Brian how Griffith Foods successfully integrated ESG principles directly into its company business strategy, along with the strategic and competitive advantages this integration has provided Griffith Foods. Finally, the two outline the initial steps others can take to follow suit...
Jun 24, 2021 9:15 AM ET
Rabobank and UN Environment Announce New Billion-Dollar Partnership to Kickstart Climate Smart Agriculture
Rabobank and UN Environment join forces to finance sustainable agriculture with new billion-dollar facility Facility aims to finance sustainable land use and help achieve the Paris Climate Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals Facility aims to provide grants, de-risking instruments and credit to clients involved in sustainable agricultural production ...
Nov 9, 2017 8:50 AM ET
Understanding Urban Consumption Will Be Critical in Transforming Food Systems
The links between the environmental and health impacts of our food are becoming ever more apparent. Intensive production and consumption has increased the availability of food, but it has also given rise to land degradation, climate change, water scarcity, and an epidemic of obesity. Tackling these connections between ecological health  and public health is crucial to transforming...
Oct 20, 2017 8:15 AM ET
‘Major’ Food Alliance Commits to Halving Members’ Food Waste
A global initiative committing major international food producers to tough new targets on food waste has been unveiled at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s Climate Week in New York. A voluntary resolution from the Global Agri-Business Alliance (GAA) calls on private sector members to halve their own food and agricultural losses by 2030, and work with suppliers and customers to...
Oct 6, 2017 8:50 AM ET