Caring, sharing, and awareness within and beyond the Nigerian tomato value chain
The amount of post-harvest loss (PHL) in countries of the Global South is familiar to many by now. In Africa alone, 50 percent of fruits and vegetables, 40 percent of roots and tubers, and 20 percent of cereals—all of which are staple foods—are lost after harvest or during processing. Fortunately, solutions to PHL exist and with pilots underway attempting to introduce low-fidelity technologies into the equation, the future of reduced PHL looks promising.
Part II: SAP Social Sabbatical Partners to Shape Cape Town’s Future
This is part two in a series highlighting the SAP Social Sabbatical for global engagement in Cape Town, South Africa, which focused on bridging the digital divide in the city’s most underserved communities. Stay tuned for part III, out next week. Read part one here.
VMware India recently sealed a deal with its builders to enable two of its largest buildings based in the city of Bangalore – Kalyani Vista and Kalyani Magnum – to receive 85% of their power from renewable energy. Kalyani Vista will receive wind energy for close to 438,000 sq. ft. while Kalyani Magnum will receive energy for nearly 206,212sq.ft. from wind power turbines located in the State of Karnataka.
Domtar and Rainforest Alliance Work Toward Better Forest Management
More than 70 woodland owners interested in the future health of forestland, biodiversity and the planet recently learned about sustainable woodland management at a daylong event hosted by the Rainforest Alliance and Domtar at our Kingsport Mill in Tennessee.
We’re living in a world where nearly everything – goods, services, entertainment, etc. – is available to purchase online. The expansive global e-commerce market affords consumers greater choice than ever before, and offers merchants access to an entirely new customer base. This represents incredible opportunities for large retailers and small merchants alike as they scale their businesses – including payments – to reach online consumers and expand their overseas sales opportunities.
Diminishing water resources is a rising global challenge and many beverage companies have recognized the vital role they play in addressing it. We highlight examples of global beverage companies and associations that have taken action to address water risks and achieve better water stewardship with the help of Antea Group and its global partners.
It’s that time of year again – data is being collected, narrative is being developed, and internal champions are coming to the table, all on a mission to share your company’s sustainability story with your stakeholders.
Developing a tracking system to combat fraud and promote sustainability of vital marine ecosystems
The Asia-Pacific region’s waters are home to some of the world’s most productive and biodiverse marine ecosystems, providing food and income to more than 200 million people. However, these waters are also rife with illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing practices that threaten the biodiversity of the region, as well as regional and global food security. Tetra Tech is supporting the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in a multinational effort to increase the sustainability of fishing in the Asia-Pacific region.