agriculture

Mondelēz International Advances Sourcing Transparency With Triscuit

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  • Innovation leveraging emerging technology shows consumers where the wheat in their food comes from
  • Interactive web app for more transparency to journey from wheat fields to bakery
  • Demonstration of company’s enhanced commitment to ESG and efforts to enhance supply chain transparency enabled by data
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  • Innovation leveraging emerging technology shows consumers where the wheat in their food comes from
  • Interactive web app for more transparency to journey from wheat fields to bakery
  • Demonstration of company’s enhanced commitment to ESG and efforts to enhance supply chain transparency enabled by data

Ban Ki Moon Teams up With Global Citizen to Advocate for Climate Resilience in Agriculture

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Global Citizens around the world are taking action, so why should they care about this partnership? This initiative seeks to bring attention to the role smallholder farmers play in the fight against climate change and food insecurity, and the financial need to support their adaptation. You can join us in taking action on this issue here.

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Global Citizens around the world are taking action, so why should they care about this partnership? This initiative seeks to bring attention to the role smallholder farmers play in the fight against climate change and food insecurity, and the financial need to support their adaptation. You can join us in taking action on this issue here.

Can We Pay Farmers to Store Carbon Emissions in Their Fields?

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by Marcello Rossi, Climate & Capital Media 

Modern agriculture releases carbon into the air. But a new generation of startups is paying farmers to put it back into the ground.

Sharper Focus on Sustainability in Sectors

Public comment open for two draft GRI Sector Standards – covering agriculture, aquaculture, fishing, and coal
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May 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A consultation has launched to gather feedback on two proposed new Standards under GRI’s Sector Program, which will increase transparency within sectors by focusing attention on the sustainability issues that matter most.

Adding to the Oil and Gas Sector Standard, which is currently being finalized, the GRI Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) has announced exposure drafts for:

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Winner Oorja Is Making a Difference for Farmers in India

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In rural India, 70 percent of people depend on agriculture for their livelihood. Discover how the Cisco Global Solver Challenge 2019 Grand prize winner, Oorja, makes solar energy accessible to farmers in India.

Nothing Virtual About It: How Digital Tools Are Improving Farmers' Lives

by Liam Condon, Board of Management of Bayer AG and President Crop Science
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From small farms to large-scale operations, digital tools are transforming agriculture and improving the way millions of farmers around the world protect their crops and their livelihoods.
 

New Holland Combine Harvesters Win Two Medals at the SIMA Innovation Awards 2021

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New Holland Agriculture’s innovation in combine harvesting has been rewarded with two medals at the SIMA 2021 Innovation Awards by the international jury panel of industry specialists assisted by a network of technical experts: a Silver Medal in the “From Harvest to Storage” category for NutriSenseTM, the in-harvest nutrient analysis system and a Bronze Medal in the “Parts, Services and Onboard Electronics” category for the cleaning system pressure sensors.

Technology in the Field: Drones Revolutionize Farmer's Lives

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Can you imagine spending eight hours a day navigating muddy paddy fields in hot and humid environments, carrying heavy solution in a backpack sprayer to protect one hectare of rice? This is the hard reality of the average rice farmer in Asia.

Learn How a Cisco Nonprofit Partner Pivoted to Help Smallholder Farmers During COVID-19

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Cisco’s partnership with Mercy Corps is empowering people to overcome crisis and build better lives. Working together, we are transforming communities by innovating the way we approach global humanitarian responses.

Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (ARO) Announce Historic Farming Collaboration in San Gregorio, CA

Ma Da Dil will be the first BIPOC farm on the San Francisco Peninsula under local Indigenous leadership
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PALO ALTO, Calif., April 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) and the Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (ARO) today announced the launch of a historic collaborative relationship.

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