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More global companies are not only developing deforestation commitments, but are also sharing and updating their progress publicly, according to a report issued today by the NGO Forest Trends.
Garnier wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash, and it's enlisting a popular YouTuber and a college competition to spread the news.
The Guardian had reported that the grocer Sainsbury's is abandoning its food waste programs -- but the second largest supermarket chain in Great Britain quickly denied the story.
The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food waste reduction yields an average $14 return.
Last week McDonald's said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on that commitment in three years?
Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision to reverse protections for up to 1 million hectares of virgin forests across the Amazon.
Last week, Impossible Foods and its vegan 'bloody burger' debuted at Bareburger's flagship New York City location. It will soon appear at all of the chain's restaurants nationwide.
A group of high-stakes investors has asked some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South America.
Burger King’s global supply chain, especially soy producers, can be linked to deforestation across Bolivia and Brazil, says the NGO Mighty Earth.
The social enterprise Good Spread aims to help address the humanitarian catastrophe in South Sudan with its one-for-one business model.
This week, the NGO Mighty reached an agreement with Olam to stop deforestation for palm oil and rubber development across its land concessions in Gabon, central Africa.
Two trade associations says they will team up to standardize food labeling nationwide. But will the new labels actually alleviate consumer confusion and reduce unnecessary food waste?