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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?
The 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren't flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
A new Union of Concerned Scientists report claims that the international beef sector is responsible for twice as much deforestation than palm oil, soy and wood products combined.
An ICF study, commissioned by Monsanto, claims that the widespread implementation of sustainable farming practices in the U.S. can prevent more than 100 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Sapphire blue water that is sweet to drink and soothes the joints is only the start of what will make you fall in love with Bariloche, Argentina.
Whether you are enjoying a spectacular lake cruise for the day or just want to have a cocktail, the vast grounds of Llao Llao Resort are a great place to enjoy yourself for an hour--or more.
WWF released its most recent soy scorecard, and based on this NGO's analysis, companies have a lot of work to do if they truly want to improve their sustainability performance.
After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the door open to future discussions with Bayer. But the company's pricey legal fights should temper investors' enthusiasm for such a deal.
This quest to redefine urbanization, and to build and redesign 'smart cities,' may already be over. It is clear megacities -- 40 or so giant urban centers -- will run the world within a decade. But can they be sustained?
Oft maligned for its hefty environmental impact, the beef industry is finally taking notice of the shifting marketplace. Companies across the value chain formed a coalition, the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, to improve sustainability -- but many advocates aren't buying it. To learn more about the organization's aims and the future of the beef industry, I spoke with its new executive director, Ruaraidh Petre.
In Canada, where the economy has slowed down and revenues have decreased due to the falling demand for oil, the government is going against the grain and is actually increasing spending on social programs.
The Union for Concerned Scientists suggests that four commodities, timber, soy, palm oil and beef, are responsible for the majority of deforestation worldwide.