Food and Farming

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during the Farm to Fork summit in Downing Street
Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 16, 2024

UK food system struggles against wet weather and rising food prices

The UK government’s Farm to Fork summit is dubbed a ‘jamboree for farmers’, with health and sustainable farming practices missing from announcements
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Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation
May 13, 2024

Farmland investment and ‘green grab’ threatens food security

Increased financing in agricultural lands, including through carbon removal and offset schemes, is harming small-scale farmers, argue sustainable food experts
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Food & Farming, Knowledge Hub
April 18, 2024

Agri-food industry needs $500bn a year to reverse environmental impacts, says UBS

UBS suggests that with the right investment, the food and farming industry could be transformed from an environmentally damaging sector into an environmentally positive one
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Food & Farming, Knowledge Hub
April 17, 2024

Organic and free-range meat has higher environmental impact, says WRI report

Meat and dairy produced using organic, grass-fed, pasture-raised and free-range methods generate higher emissions than conventional counterparts, research finds
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Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation
April 16, 2024

Why cash, not regulation, may hold key to halting deforestation

With some areas suffering record losses, it appears paying people not to cut down trees might be the best way to keep the world’s remaining...
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Beef cattle farmer in US
Food & Farming, Knowledge Hub
March 26, 2024

Agrifood sector must invest $205bn a year to halve global emissions

Agricultural emissions must fall by almost a third by 2030 to align with the Paris Agreement
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Energy, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, Transport, US
February 16, 2024

In Brief: JPMAM and SSGA exit CA100+; IEA to set up security programme for critical minerals

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news JPMorgan Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors have confirmed to the Financial Times that they are leaving the investor coalition group Climate...
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Australia, Canada, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, Singapore, Transport, UK, US
December 8, 2023

In Brief: Singapore launches taxonomy with transition category; Canada releases oil emissions cap regulation

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Farm land crops
Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation
December 8, 2023

COP28: Food is on the table, but only as a side dish

World leaders have signed a declaration to make the world’s food and farming systems more sustainable. Clever coalitions and clear metrics may help put meat on these bones without creating...
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COP28 UAE logo (Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo)
Energy, Financials, Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation
December 4, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Climate coalitions, debt clauses and a new net zero policy task force

The latest news from the 2023 UN climate conference in Dubai
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Nestle logo and headquarters
Food & Farming, Retail & Consumer
November 15, 2023

Nestlé, Ferrero defend deforestation records

Proctor & Gamble is singled out by the Rainforest Action Network’s annual deforestation scorecard as the worst performer, while Nestlé and Ferrero suggest they are doing better than their respective...
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