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    Why businesses need to take biodiversity seriously

    Our food system is advancing the destruction of the natural world; but food businesses have the power to reverse it. By Nick Hughes. Delegates of a fatalistic disposition will have come away from October’s Extinction and Livestock conference in London… Read More

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    New global food initiative

    The World Business Council for Sustainable Development and EAT Foundation have launched a joint initiative designed to create the “conference of parties” for food and accelerate the transformation towards a healthy and sustainable global food system. The global initiative will… Read More

  • Voluntary agreements won’t deliver food security

    FOOD BUSINESSES want more regulation to help them tackle issues linked to sustainability, including food security.                   In their research for a new report, published today, WWF and the Food Ethics Council… Read More

  • Europe’s new resource efficiency manifesto

    THE EUROPEAN Commission has published its vision of what a resource efficient Europe will look like: more environmental reporting and fewer resource-intensive products.     In a world with growing pressures on resources and the environment, the Commission called for… Read More

  • CEO’s fear energy costs more than consumer spending

    THE RISING costs of energy and raw materials now concerns businesses more than consumer spending and behaviour.   According to preliminary results from PricewaterhouseCoopers’ global annual survey of almost 800 CEOs, 53% said energy and raw material costs are a… Read More

  • Biodiversity declines

    THE WORLD is consuming 50% more natural resources than the planet can produce. This is putting “huge pressure” on biodiversity and left us in a “danger zone”.                          … Read More

  • Cutting The Crop

    In her first interview as Environment Secretary,Caroline Spelman, who has a background in biotech lobbying, has indicated the new coalition government’s unprecedented pro-GM stance, backing wider selling and growing of so called ‘Frankenfood’ and bringing this highly contentious issue once… Read More