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I recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and paper industry can do to stop deforestation worldwide.
According to Greenpeace’s chapter in Brazil, two more bills have been introduced that follow other congressional measures seeking to reduce or cancel forest conservation units that had been established in the far northern state of Pará.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the EU to phase out the use of vegetable oils, including palm oil, in biofuels by 2020. Could the U.S. follow up with similar policies on corn and soy?
The newswires were buzzing last week over the story that pirates hijacked a commercial ship off the shores of Somalia -- but the focus on "pirates" overlooks factors such as overfishing, poverty, smuggling and even deforestation.
Yesterday the $26 billion food giant Kraft Heinz announced a commitment to create a more sustainable supply chain -- in part by revamping its palm oil policy. NGOs, so far, have replied with caution.
The U.K.'s Prince Charles hosted a meeting that brought representatives of the world’s largest chocolate manufacturers, including Mars, Nestlé, Mondel?z and Hershey, together to discuss deforestation.
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.
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.