News

  • Waitrose Protects Food Chain

    UK chain Waitrose is helping to protect the food chain by refusing to shelve products that use neonicotionoid-based pesticides, which are negatively affecting bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 23rd, 2013

  • Illegal Tuna Seized At UK Ports

    Illegal Tuna Seized At UK Ports

    News • April 22nd, 2013

  • Biofuels In Aviation

    An initiative, which began in 2010, was officially extended this week to develop bio-fuels for use in commercial airplanes. The goal of this initiative is to bring “drop-in aviation bio-fuels to 1 billion gallons per year by 2018," according to The...

    News • April 16th, 2013

  • United Airlines Enacts Efficiency Measures

    United Airlines plans to reduce fuel use, cut CO2 emissions and save approximately $275 million dollars in the process. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 16th, 2013

  • UK Market Bans Pesticides That Harms Bees

    Waitrose, a UK supermarket chain, has made the decision not to sell fruit, vegetables and flowers sprayed with three specific pesticides linked with a decline in honeybees. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 16th, 2013

  • Walmart’s Influence On Grain Sustainability

    Walmart may have growing influence when it comes to grain production and sustainability. An article in Green Biz notes products hitting Walmarts’ shelves are now having to answer questions such as “what programs are in place to minimize soil...

    News • April 16th, 2013

  • Staggering Waste

    Half of the food produced in the world, 2 bn tons as calculated by the UK’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers, will end up as trash. This is due in part by “strict sell by dates, buy-one-get-one free and Western consumer demand for cosmetically...

    News • April 9th, 2013

  • U.S. Behind In Sustainability Reporting

    An article in Environmental Leader  states that the U.S. is less likely than their global partners to gather third-party assurance when it comes to sustainability reports. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 9th, 2013

  • Rebranding Food Can Aid Sustainable Choices

    An article in Food Navigator  asserts that food habits are cultural choices. Re-branding food with less appetizing appeal could help maintain sustainable food sources. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 9th, 2013

  • Yum! Brands Works Toward Sustainable Packaging Goal

    Yum! Brands have decided to purchase paper products sourced from responsibly managed forests. An independent third party will also certify that the wood fiber is from sustainable sources. These and other efforts will bring Yum! Brands closer to their...

    News • April 9th, 2013

  • Sustainability & Energy Storage

    Battery technology is becoming a preferred option for grid-scale energy storage. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 2nd, 2013

  • Whole Foods Builds Greenhouse Roof

    A Whole Foods in Brooklyn are building a greenhouse on their store roof to deliver produce throughout New York City locations. To read more, click HERE. 

    News • April 2nd, 2013

  • Chemical Use In The Supply Chain

    Greater effort through the length of the supply chain needs to be made in detecting, screening and assessing damage from potentially hazardous chemicals. To read more, click HERE.

    News • April 2nd, 2013

  • The Case For GM Salmon

    Frankenfish sounds terrifying, but is it really a bad choice? To read more click HERE.

    News • April 1st, 2013

  • Small Companies Can Reap Cost & PR Benefits From Energy-Saving Technology

    Small firms often believe that switching to energy-saving technologies will cost them too much money. Initial cash spent however, is often well worth the return on investment. To read more, click HERE. 

    News • March 26th, 2013

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