While nearly 80% of respondents would consider delayed shipping if the environmental benefit was clearly articulated, they are unlikely to settle for higher costs in exchange for environmental benefits.
April 23, 2019
Even as topics like climate change continue to make headlines, only 52% have shifted their purchase decisions, with 66% intending to shift within the year, according to “Earth Day 2019,” a study produced by A.T. Kearney, Chicago.
Though more than 90% of respondents say they feel they know their local recycling rules, fewer than six in 10 reported researching them.
April 11, 2019
Although Americans are more environmentally concerned than ever, a patchwork system of local policies has confounded consumers and damaged recycling efforts, according to a report by Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), Washington, D.C.
Two areas for potential improvement are water use and reactive nitrogen losses, the study says.
March 12, 2019
An Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-led team completed a comprehensive life-cycle analysis quantifying the resource use and various environmental emissions of beef cattle production in the United States.
The research revealed there is a strong correlation between purpose and reputation.
January 16, 2019
Purpose is one of three critical dimensions of overall reputation, according to the “2018 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Premium Index: How Companies Can Unlock Reputational Gains by Leading with Purpose,” produced by CONE, a Porter Novelli Co., Boston, Mass.
Smithfield Renewables will ensure the company meets its environmental commitments.
October 12, 2017
Smithfield Foods, Inc., Smithfield, Va., launched Smithfield Renewables, a new platform within the organization that will unify, lead and accelerate the company's carbon reduction and renewable energy efforts.
Looming regulations aimed at mitigating surface and groundwater contamination and greenhouse gas emissions will spur higher operational costs and complexity.
December 21, 2016
The California dairy business is not getting any easier, according to a new report by the Food & Agribusiness Research (FAR) and Advisory, a Netherlands-based wholly owned unit of Rabobank Group, which also owns Roseville, Calif.-based Rabobank N.A.