To meet their sustainability targets, food manufacturers must tackle emissions across their entire supply chains. An immediate step they can take, is to reduce electricity consumption at their factories.
After Typhoon Vamco and a series of cyclones caused the worst flooding in years on the main island of Luzon last week, the Philippine president attributed the disasters to climate change. But activists say the government is also ‘criminally liable’.
Christine Chemnitz and Inka Dewitz –
We must use the knowledge we already have to transform our agricultural and food systems, or face the prospect of a prolonged epoch of contagion, fear, and economic stagnation.
Aruna Kashyap –
The clothing industry should work harder to prevent and address gender-based violence in their supply chains. In order to do so, they first need to confront how badly their inspection or social auditing programs fail to protect women.
Changing the energy-financing models of banks, or developing sustainability-linked loans and green bonds, will simply not be enough to facilitate the transition to a more sustainable economy. A new approach that is effective and scalable must take investors’ expectations fully into account.
Kristie Thong –
Amid concerns that the rise of industrial robots may soon render humans obsolete, Swiss automation giant ABB’s latest innovation may help shine a new light on what the future will look like when humans and robots can work together as partners.
Medilyn Manibo –
More than 3 million have watched Sofia Ashraf’s 'Kodaikanal Won't' - based on American singer Nicki Minaj's 'Anaconda' - which calls for Unilever to clean up a mercury-contaminated factory in India.