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New Report from Field to Market Signals Increase in Climate Targets Across Food and Agriculture and Calls for Increased Urgency to Translate Ambition into Action

Nearly One-Third of Field to Market’s Corporate Members Have Established Science-Based Scope 3 Emission Reduction Targets, While Greater Collective Action Is Needed to Achieve These Goals
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WASHINGTON, September 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable released today the second edition of its annual report, Climate Action in U.S. Agriculture: A Compendium of Field to Market Member Climate Commitments, showcasing an increasing number of greenhouse gas targets across the industry over the past year while reinforcing the need for urgent collective action to address intensifying climate impacts.

After 'Code Red' Warning, Ceres Launches New Effort to Transform Six of the Highest Emitting Sectors

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  • Ambition 2030 aims to drive a collective level of greater corporate climate ambition and action to decarbonize entire sectors and prevent more catastrophic global warming. 
  • Scientists warn without immediate, large-scale emissions reductions, previous targets limiting temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be out of reach.

Ceres Launches New Effort to Slash Emissions and Improve Transparency Across the Food Sector, Sets Out Benchmark

Food Emissions 50 to call on companies to improve emissions disclosures, set ambitious emission reduction targets, and implement climate transition action plans in line with Paris Agreement
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July 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new effort launched today to engage 50 of the highest-emitting publicly-traded food and agriculture companies in North America, with the goal of accelerating the transition to a net zero emissions future in the global food and agriculture sector. 

Edge of Field Practices Can Help Food and Ag Companies Meet Sustainability Goals

By Kris Johnson, Interim Director of Agriculture, The Nature Conservancy, North America
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Food is among the most basic and essential ways that we interact with nature. The security and continuity of our food supply chains depend on healthy soil, clean water and a stable climate—all factors that impact a producer’s ability to grow crops. Businesses are increasingly recognizing these connections and including environmental factors into their business models. One way they do this is by setting sustainability goals related to water quality and climate change.

Reaping the Promise of Regenerative Agriculture

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by Craig Wichner, founder and managing partner of Farmland LP 

Ecocentricity Blog: Cultural Roots

By: John A. Lanier
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This week's Ecocentricity Blog meets at the intersection of culture, food, music and environment.

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This week's Ecocentricity Blog meets at the intersection of culture, food, music and environment.

Demand Grows Globally for Food, Beverage and Agriculture Companies to Accelerate Shift Towards a Nature-Positive Future

As expectations of sustainability grow among employees and consumers alike, new analysis reveals leadership opportunity for FB&A businesses willing to prioritise the environment.
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ARLINGTON, Va., November 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ – As food, beverage and agriculture businesses increasingly ramp-up efforts to reduce their environmental impacts, a major new market analysis from The Nature Conservancy – the first of its kind from the organization – and Edelman has underlined the importance of these sustainability strategies for both customers and employees, hinting at the compelling commercial and reputational rewards available to those companies willing to act fast on this urgent agenda. 

Toxin Free USA Sues Target for Deceptive Marketing of Good & Gather Raisins

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WASHINGTON, October 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ —GMO Free USA dba Toxin Free USA, a national nonprofit advocating for clean food, filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Target Corporation for the deceptive labeling and marketing of Good & Gather California Raisins. Lab tests revealed that samples of Target’s Good & Gather All Natural California Raisins contained unnatural pesticides. The nonprofit discovered eleven different fungicides and insecticides present in the raisins.

Nonprofit Launches First-of-Its-Kind Database of Studies Documenting Harm from GMOs

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UNIONVILLE, Conn., October 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ — GMO Free USA dba Toxin Free USA, a national 501(c)(3), has launched GMOResearch.org, the first-of-its-kind searchable science database of studies and reports on the safety and effects of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and associated agrichemicals.

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