McDonald’s USA achieves 100% sustainably sourced McCafé coffee goal

USA – McDonald’s USA has announced that 100% of the ground and whole bean coffee for US restaurants is sustainably sourced, achieving the goal a year ahead of the 2020 schedule. McDonald’s said that the […]

Arla Foods to develop climate database enabling farmers reduce their carbon footprint

EUROPE – Danish dairy cooperative, Arla Foods is introducing a new Climate Check programme and comprehensive support to all its 9,900 farmer owners in Northern Europe aimed at accelerating their efforts to reduce their carbon […]

FAO and the Shanghai Cooperation strengthen partnership on food security

ASIA – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation have agreed to boost joint efforts aimed at strengthening food security and sustainable development. The organisations recently signed a Memorandum […]

Canadian food company Maple Leaf achieves major sustainability milestone

CANADA – Maple Leaf Foods, a Canadian meat and plant protein producer, has taken a massive step forward on its sustainability journey as the “first major food company in the world to become carbon neutral.” […]

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper join forces on plastics recycling initiative

USA – Leading soft beverage companies, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper have teamed up under a new plastic recycling initiative dubbed ‘Every Bottle Back’ that seeks to reduce plastic waste pollution. Spearheaded […]

Norwegian Seafood Council signs UN Global Compact Sustainable Ocean Principles

NORWAY – The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) a public company owned by the Norwegian Government has signed the Sustainable Ocean Principles of the United Nations Global Compact, strengthening its commitment to helping secure a healthy […]

Olam Cocoa unveils sustainability ambitions for the future of the cocoa sector

SINGAPORE – Olam Cocoa, one of the world’s leading cocoa suppliers, has announced its sustainability ambition for the future of the cocoa sector, committing to a child labour free supply chain and greater forest protection […]

Syngenta to invest US$2 billion on innovative and sustainable agriculture solutions

SWITZERLAND – Swiss-based global agribusiness company has pledged to invest US$2 billion over the next five years on finding innovations specifically targeted at delivering a step change in agricultural sustainability. Through the investment, Syngenta plans […]