For sustainable, equitable nutrition we must count the true global costs and benefits of food production, urge Pavan Sukhdev, Peter May and Alexander Müller. [Read full article]
“Uncommon Collaborations—Finding Solutions by Building Partnerships” panel at the 2016 Food Tank Summit in Washington, D.C. on April 20th at American University’s Greenberg Theatre.
The panel featured keynote speaker Jeff Dunn, President, Campbell Fresh Division, Campbell Soup Company; moderator April Fulton, National Geographic; and panelists Jason Clay, Senior Vice President, Markets; Executive Director, Markets Institute, WWF; William Burke, Research Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University; Amanda Oborne, Vice President of Food & Farms, Ecotrust; Pam Fessenden, Director, Office of Market and Partnership Innovations, Bureau for Food Security, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); Diane Hatz, Founder and Executive Director, Change Food; and Alexander Müller, Study Leader and Steering Committee Chair, TEEBAgFood.
Plenary Discussion : Why we need True Cost Accounting
Moderator: Danielle Nierenberg, President and Co-Founder, Food Tank
Alexander Müller, Study Lead, TEEB AgFood
Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of Sustainability, George Washington University
Steve Hilton, CEO, Crowdpac, author and former Director of Strategy for UK Prime Minister, David Cameron
Plenary sessions from our True Cost of American Food conference, beginning with the opening sessions featuring our Chief Executive Patrick Holden, Wendy Schmidt, Jonathan Foley, Tyler Norris and HRH the Prince of Wales. [Read full article]
Food Tank recently had the opportunity to speak with Alexander Müller, Study Leader of the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted project, The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture and Food (TEEBAgFood). He will also be speaking at the summit. [Read full article]
Pavan Sukhdev, autor del libro “Corporación 2020”, dice que se acerca el fin de las empresas que sólo quieren dar frutos financieros. De ahora en adelante deben pensar en el capital humano, social y ambiental. [Read full article]
The UN Environment Programme’s initiative ‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity’ (TEEB) has initiated a project aiming to show how different food systems and practices can impact the environment, health outcomes and culture. [Read full article]
As climate leaders gather in Paris for the 21st Session of the Conference of Parties (COP21), farmers and food leaders are paying close attention to negotiations, which will determine how global environmental policy will continue to affect the food system. [Read full article]
Smart interventions and improvements in farming practices can reduce agriculture’s impact on natural capital and restore nature’s bank to pre-crisis levels. [Read full article]