While the mighty almond may be packed with protein and nutrition the average almond is also quite thirsty for our precious water resources, consuming 1.1 gallons of water for a single nut (2). As the tides rise, dwindling water supplies in California compete with the continued thirst for precious water resources by these delicious and nutritious treats. But, can California continue to balance the fight between its dwindling water supply and almonds hydration needs? The Almond Board of California and Paramount Farms, owner of Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC, claim the industry has taken aggressive action towards bringing sustainability in almond production to the next level.
Will consumers be able to 'taste the feeling' if The Coca-Cola Company cannot find freshwater? The company is in an interesting predicament as it figures out how to confront climate change, while also realizing that it can in some ways benefit from its harmful impact on our planet.
Droughts are becoming an increasingly significant issue across the world, and its impact are particularly felt in resource strained islands.
Climate change will affect our drinking water supply. This presents a huge financial opportunity, but it comes with moral hazard.
Water risk management creates interesting opportunities for the world’s largest beer manufacturer, as it anticipates the effects of climate change.
The food industry is being greatly impacted by climate change. Will Tyson be able to adapt? Is that enough to ensure its survival?
The #2 global sportswear company Adidas finding new and innovative ways to battle the impact of the fashion industry on the global climate change
As climate change and resulting droughts threaten the world’s water supply, can we afford to keep flushing our problems away? Nonprofit RTI International has developed an incinerator toilet—entirely self-sustaining in energy efficiency—that will revolutionize water use in human waste disposal. http://abettertoilet.org/
MillerCoors is generating a lot of buzz for sustainability at the corporate level, but how much more impact can it achieve by moving up and down the supply chain — from hops farmers to beer drinkers.
Target maintains its Expect More, Pay Less promise while increasing responsibly sourcing through its supply chain