Demand for beef is expected to increase as income levels rise and the global population grows to exceed 9bn by 2050. However, beef production is a key contributor to climate change, producing ~3 tonnes of CO2 equivalent emissions annually, polluting water resources, and encouraging deforestation. As the largest US fed beef packer, with beef accounting for 38% of the Company’s $37bn in sales for 2016, Tyson Foods should be focused on solutions to achieve its mission to “sustainably feed the world with the fastest growing portfolio of protein packed brands.”
Less chocolate: The global supply of chocolate is in danger. Cacao trees, responsible for the delicious chocolate we all love, require very specific conditions to prosper. As such, Chocolate is largely grown in areas within ~10 degrees of the equator.[i] […]
The Body Shop's global supply chain relies on thousands of smallholder farmers — among the most at-risk groups to a changing climate. How is the company transforming an emergent threat into a competitive advantage?
As countries, corporations and consumers band together to address increasingly severe climate change, several retailers, including Gap, are leading the charge in supply chain sustainability.
Chipotle has recently run into trouble balancing sustainable ingredients and its increasingly complicated supply chain. With global warming set to increasingly affect agriculture worldwide, how can Chipotle balance staying on the leading edge of sustainability, while maintaining a functioning supply chain?
From Stores to Supply Chain: Broadening its Sustainability Efforts Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, has successfully introduced innovative and scalable, low-cost sustainability initiatives across its 11,695 stores. It was among the first retailers to make sustainable products available at little […]
Coffee supply chains are already feeling the impact of climate change
Tiffany &amp; Co.: How the jewelry supply chain can impact and be impacted by climate change.
Patagonia, Inc. has taken a hard look at the way they do business, and ensuring they make the necessary changes to ensure our future.
Also known as Cajun Ketchup, Tabasco's recognizable bottle has been a staple in kitchens world wide. Most are not aware, however, that this brand is manufactured and produced in only one location in the world. As global agriculture and trade becomes increasingly affected by climate change, how will Tabasco respond going forward?