Almost 2 million employees participated in health and wellness initiatives in 2018 vs. 1.6 million in 2017 and 1.3 million in 2016.
March 6, 2019
Some 2 million employees are now involved in company-led health and well-being programs, according to the “2019 Health & Wellness Progress Report,” released by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), Silver Spring, Md.
This program enables and encourages farmers and ranchers to adopt and sustain conservation management practices to improve soil health, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve related water quality and reduce water use.
February 26, 2019
Ten private-sector companies and non-profit organizations announced their intent to form the Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC) to promote land stewardship to build healthy soils, soil carbon sequestration and water conservation on the globe’s working lands.
The program was designed to train and invest in food and agriculture startups that are expanding access to sustainable, healthy and accessible agricultural goods.
January 30, 2019
Village Capital, a Washington, D.C.-based manager of an agriculture accelerator program, and QBE North America, a New York-based integrated specialist insurer, released a report on entrepreneurs innovating around sustainable food and agriculture practices.
The pilot will use cloud-based agricultural technologies from MyFarms and Farmers Business Network to collect information on agricultural production practices.
January 15, 2019
Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Ark., and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), New York, announced a new partnership to develop and deploy initiatives that support Tyson’s sustainability strategy and help meet increasing consumer demand for more sustainably grown food.
The technology for dimple asymmetrical heat exchangers opens many markets and applications for Alfa Laval.
December 18, 2018
Alfa Laval, Richmond, Va., signed an agreement to acquire certain technologies and activities from Airec, a Sweden-based innovation company with patented technology for dimple asymmetry heat exchangers.
The Truterra Insights Engine leverages agronomic expertise and technical capabilities from a variety of contributors to enhance the value of stewardship across the supply chain.
September 24, 2018
Land O'Lakes SUSTAIN, Arden Hills, Minn., announced plans to roll out the Truterra Insights Engine, an interactive on-farm digital platform to help farmers advance their stewardship goals, return on investment in real time, acre-by-acre, and measure sustainability progress.
While most respondents were enthusiastic about sustainability, many lacked the tools and resources to achieve sustainability goals or measure progress.
April 16, 2018
A survey released by sustainability specialists Empauer, Richmond, Va., and BtoB communications firm, Adduco Communications, Las Vegas, reveals how global packaging industry professionals feel about sustainability, and raises questions about the industry’s preparedness to implement and measure sustainability practices now and in the future.