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Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Food & Beverage Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Food & Beverage Sector?
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October 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Food & Beverage Sector? 

Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Food & Beverage Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 96 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.

The top 10 Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) aspects that were determined to be material by the managements of reporting organizations in the Food & Beverage Sector are:

RSF Fall Quarterly: Can Food Create Community?

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In the latest issue of the RSF Quarterly we focus on the community building aspect of food and land. Hear from John Bloom as he explores various views of land and money, and the dynamic tension between the two. Catherine Covington gives us an update on RSF’s Local Initiative Fund which supports the growth of regional food systems and resilient local economies.

Free Webinar: Managing Food Waste

Best Practices and Solutions for Addressing Food Waste
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center is hosting the Best Practices and Solutions for Addressing Food Waste Webinar, in partnership with The Dow Chemical Company, City of Phoenix, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Houston Advanced Research Center.

Avista Donation Supports A Bite to Go

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In Spokane, more than 24,000 children are growing up hungry. Area schools have noted that children who are hungry are more likely to be aggressive, hyperactive and exhibit behavior problems that make learning difficult.

Free Roundtable: The Energy-Water-Food Nexus

Learn About Risks and Opportunities for the Private Sector on Dec. 12
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Christina Aguilera, Pizza Hut Fight Against Hunger

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Christina Aguilera, multi-Grammy Award winner and international superstar, has been named as the World Hunger Relief campaign’s global spokesperson.

Sanitation Driver Delivers Food, Toiletries to Homeless Sleeping on Street

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At 5 a.m. on a Saturday morning, much of Silver Spring, Md., is still quiet, but Arnold Harvey has already started his day.

He’s a commercial driver for the sanitation company Waste Management, but he also makes very special, personal deliveries.

Ecolab Is Keeping Food Supplies Safe, Sustainably.

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Over the next two decades, it is anticipated that the world will need 50 percent more food to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population. In addition, the rise of the middle class, urbanization, higher-protein diets and more meals away from home are trends that are dramatically shifting food demands, particularly in emerging economies.

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