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Bayer Launches Collaboration with Perdue AgriBusiness

- Program is the first agrifood value chain business-to-business collaboration under Bayer’s new ForGround platform and is anticipated to help improve soil health and reduce Scope 3 GHG emissions at scale in the long term.
- Creating additional opportunities for farmers to be an integral part of a more sustainable food value chain, Perdue grain farmers may be compensated for participating in a carbon footprinting program and eligible for future incentives tied to adopting regenerative farming practices, along with receiving access to all ForGround benefits.
- The collaboration represents two industry leaders coming together to...

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Sep 27 8:58 AM, General News



Meijer Recognized by EPA for Lowest Corporate-Wide Refrigerant Emissions Rate Nationwide

For the second consecutive year, Meijer was recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Program for having the lowest corporate-wide refrigerant emissions rate out of all the GreenChill Partners over the past year.

As an active participant in the EPA's program since 2012, the Midwest retailer has made reducing its refrigerant leak rate a priority and is now 19 percent below the industry average.

"We understand that to be a good company, we must be a good neighbor, and ultimately that means integrating environmental sustainability into our..."

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Sep 22 8:00 AM, General News


Silver Fern Farms Celebrates Launch of Net Carbon Zero Beef in NY with New Zealand Prime Minister

Today, Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand's leading red meat producer and exporter, celebrated the launch of its USDA-approved Net Carbon Zero by Nature 100% Grass-Fed Angus Beef at a New York City event attended by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

"It's great to see NZ exporters like Silver Fern Farms bringing their own initiatives to sustainability and our regenerative future," said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the event. "It's a wonderful example of how Aotearoa New Zealand prides..."

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May 25 1:00 PM, General News


Do Good Foods Launches Carbon-Reduced Chicken in Philadelphia

Today, a new climate-forward food company, Do Good Foods, has officially launched Do Good Chicken in grocers throughout Philadelphia. The company is on a mission to change the world with products that enable people to "Do Good" with everyday purchases. Its first introduction, Do Good Chicken, is a simple, tasty, good for plate and planet option that helps fight food waste and combat climate change.

Each year, about 40% of healthy grocery food gets tossed into landfills. According to the United Nation Food and Agriculture Organization...

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May 16 8:40 AM, General News


Nomad Foods Urges Food Industry to Adopt End-to-End Carbon Impact Product Assessment

Nomad Foods, Europe’s leading frozen food company, which owns brands including Birds Eye, Findus and iglo, is calling on the food industry and regulators across Europe to consider a more comprehensive, end-to-end approach to Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies, which includes food loss and waste impacts, to improve transparency for consumers and drive critical action to reduce carbon emissions.

Food production is a major contributor to climate change and making better environmental choices about what we eat and how we reduce...

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May 9 9:21 AM, General News


Evol® Becomes First Frozen Brand to Offer Carbonfree® Certified Carbon Neutral Meals

Good food means more than just a delicious meal. For Evol®, a brand of Conagra Brands, Inc., a contemporary food philosophy has focused on real ingredients. Now the brand is taking a step toward protecting the environment by becoming the first brand to introduce Carbonfree® Certified Carbon Neutral single-serve frozen meals. This June, eight Evol meals, produced in a TRUE certified Zero Waste facility, will be Certified Carbon Neutral through the Carbonfree® Product Certification Program. The all-new Five Cheese Alfredo Mac...

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Apr 12 8:15 AM, General News


Meijer Commits to 50 Percent Carbon Emission Reduction Goal by 2025

Midwestern retailer Meijer announced today an ambitious goal to reduce absolute carbon emissions by 50 percent by 2025. Rooted in the company's mission to be a good neighbor, Meijer integrates environmental sustainability into daily operations and is committed to continual improvement through smart decisions and innovations that benefit customers and the broader community.

"At Meijer, we believe in taking responsibility for the well-being of the world around us," Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes said. "We are reducing carbon emissions not only because it makes good business..."

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Jan 18 9:51 AM, General News


Sysco Announces their Commitment to Reduce Emissions by 2030, Leading U.S. Foodservice Distribution 

Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has set an ambitious, industry-leading climate goal to reduce emissions across its global operations and the company’s entire value chain.

Sysco’s new science-based emissions reduction target aligns with the Paris Agreement and is an integral part of the company’s roadmap to reducing its carbon footprint over the next decade. The company is pursuing validation of the goal by the Science-Based Targets initiative and aims to:

- Reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by...

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Nov 24 8:29 AM, General News


Chipotle Sets Science Based Climate Goals To Reduce Its Carbon Emissions 50% By 2030

Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced it has set science-based targets with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce absolute Scope 1, 2 and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 50% by 2030 from a 2019 base year. The approved targets have been classified by SBTi as being in line with a long-term global temperature increasing trajectory of 1.5°C. Cross-functional stakeholders and third-party experts are actively developing the path forward for achieving and monitoring the company's science-based targets...

 

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Nov 5 8:00 AM, General News







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