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Investing in Water Stewardship

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by Thomas Schumann of Thomas Schumann Capital and Willem Buiter of Columbia University

Project to Accelerate the Pace of Tree Plantings for Small Farmers From Arbor Day Foundation, Natural Capital Partners and Taking Root Selected by Microsoft Carbon Removal Program

Payments based on performance approach lets Microsoft purchase future verified carbon credits upfront while planting new trees to benefit small farmers in Nicaragua now.
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LINCOLN, Neb., March 11, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Arbor Day Foundation announced a new milestone in the ongoing work with Natural Capital Partners, Microsoft and Taking Root to plant more than 1.4 million trees in return for future verified carbon credit purchases that those trees will ultimately capture as they grow and mature over the next several years.

Bonsucro's New Production Standard Strengthens Sustainability in Sugarcane

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January 17, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Today, Bonsucro, the leading global sustainability platform for sugarcane, has published its revised Production Standard with new requirements to address critical global risks such as greenhouse gas emissions, water, biodiversity, and respect for workers’ rights in the sugarcane sector.

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.

Fair Trade USA Appoints Ricardo Crisantes as New Board Chair

Crisantes, a Fair Trade Certified™ grower, will help the nonprofit launch a major technology transformation initiative to deepen its impact with almost 1 million farmers and workers around the world.
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OAKLAND, Calif., December 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America including coffee, produce, consumer packaged goods, apparel, and home goods, welcomes Ricardo Crisantes as Chair of the Board of Directors. His appointment reflects the organization’s commitment to elevating the voice and serving the needs of farmers and workers, especially as they grapple with ongoing hardships and rapidly changing market demands during COVID-19.

AB InBev Supports Smallholder Farmers Through the Pandemic and Beyond

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Beer is made with natural ingredients – grain, hops, water and yeast. As a global brewer, AB InBev depends on more than 20,000 direct farmers, across 13 countries and five continents, to grow high-quality crops to brew our beers. 

How to Spot Opportunities in Sustainable Food and Agriculture

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by Michael Landymore, Impax Asset Management 

The food and agriculture sector is in the early stages of a far-reaching transition toward more sustainable food production and consumption. Growing environmental and resource pressures, changing consumer demands, technological innovation and ever-tightening regulatory interventions are disrupting depletive practices and unhealthy preferences. This transformation is creating fast-growing insurgent companies and changing the business models of incumbent firms, creating compelling investment opportunities for active investors.

Three Inspiring Farmers Win the Use of New Holland Machines for a Year

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May 4, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The three winners of the “Up to Speed” scheme run by New Holland Agriculture, a global agricultural brand of CNH Industrial, and The Prince’s Countryside Fund have been announced.

Fair Trade USA Awarded $1.4 Million Grant From the Walmart Foundation to Deepen Impact for Farmers

Multi-year grant supports the creation of tools and resources to enable impactful community development investments by fair trade farmers and workers
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OAKLAND, Calif., April 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Fair Trade USA®, the leading certifier of fair trade products in North America, has received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to strengthen support for producer-led community development projects along fair trade supply chains.

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