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Scaling Regenerative Agriculture: What We Can Learn From Innovative Beverage Companies

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Grow smarter, not harder. That’s regenerative agriculture in a nutshell. It’s a back-to-nature approach to growing that not only aims to do no environmental harm but also progressively improve ecosystems.

For beverage companies, regenerative agriculture represents one of the greatest business and sustainability opportunities today, tomorrow, and beyond.

Food Security - You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer
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Almost 50 years ago, the Nobel prize committee sent a strong signal to the world, underpinning the social value of agriculture. Norman Borlaug (1914-2009) – the father of the so-called “green revolution”, a scientist who invented disease-resistant wheat and saved millions from starvation – was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970.

The Makers of Happy Little Plants® Products Support the National Young Farmers Coalition

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AUSTIN, Minn., March 09, 2020 /3BL Media/ — The makers of the Happy Little Plants® products have announced a donation of $10,000 to support the efforts of the National Young Farmers Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to agriculture and helping young farmers. 

The Happy Little Plants® brand is a new plant-forward, protein offering from Hormel Foods. The brand’s flagship product is a ground plant-based protein alternative containing 20 grams of non-GMO plant protein, with no preservatives, no cholesterol and is gluten-free.

Reforestation: More Than Planting Trees

The ins and outs of our partnership with OneTreePlanted
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Climate change and biodiversity loss are on everyone’s minds these days – as they should be.

Experts agree that reforesting our planet is critical if we are to reverse biodiversity loss and head off the worst of climate change. Because trees provide habitat to a number of species, store water, absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen through photosynthesis, they are one of our best allies.

Responsible Forestry in Kamloops Is Saving Wood From Slash Piles

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A partnership between our Kamloops Mill and the Forest Enhancement Society of British Columbia, Canada, is allowing Domtar a new way to continue contributing to the circular economy by putting wood waste from slash piles to more productive use at the mill.

Global Corporate Sustainability Projects

From grassroots initiatives to global policies
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Through dozens of projects around the world, Medtronic is lessening its environmental impact by conserving energy and water, increasing recycling, and reducing waste. These projects range from large, enterprise-wide corporate sustainability initiatives like energy reduction or building an onsite nitrogen generator, to smaller, volunteer-led environmental stewardship efforts at local sites.

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Unpacking the Popularity of Plant-Forward

Why plants are becoming the star of the plate
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According to a 2019 report by Aramark partner Datassential, nearly 40% of Americans say they are eating less red meat. Meanwhile, about half (49%) seek to eat more vegetables.

Video: Hershey's Almond Story

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"We want this land to stay good, strong, and viable." Watch this video about the full life cycle of the California almonds used in Hershey chocolate.

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Test Your Circular Economy Knowledge with a Quiz from Schneider Electric

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With the adoption of #CircularEconomy practices, $1 trillion could be saved globally each year by 2025. Take our quiz to see what does all this and more.

The Fair Trade Difference is Impactful to Communities and Individuals

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Individually we make a choice. Together we make a difference.

Whenever you buy a product with the Fair Trade Certified™ seal, farmers, workers, and fishermen earn extra money to uplift their communities. Every. Single. Time. That’s the Fair Trade Difference. Journey to the Philippines, India and Colombia to see how farmers and workers are using fair trade to change their own lives, and find out how you can get involved in it all.

Go to www.FairTradeCertified.org to learn more.

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