Did you know that one-third of all food produced each year is never eaten, while at the same time nearly 800 million people go hungry? In the latest in our ‘Farm to Fork’ series, Liz Goodwin of the World Resources Institute [http://www.wri.org/] explores what can be done about food loss and waste.
Cheryl Hicks and Nitin Paranjpe look at how an innovative approach to tackling the urban sanitation crisis – which involves testing the world’s most imaginative solutions – could transform society for the better, while also creating businesses and jobs.
Over the past two weeks, nations have been meeting at the UN’s Climate Change negotiations (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, to drive action on tackling climate change. One important talking point has been the hugely damaging impact of deforestation. We asked Hannah Hislop, our Global Advocacy & Partnerships Manager, about the issue and what must be done.
How can it be right that, in our super-advanced world, 2.3 billion people still lack basic sanitation services and almost 900 million defecate in the open? We don’t believe it is. Which is why Domestos is working to address these statistics.
Poor handwashing behaviours and lack of access to clean, safe toilets have a profound impact on the lives and potential of children in developing countries. For Global Handwashing Day and World Toilet Day, we asked Professor Val Curtis from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine how and why businesses should tackle this issue.
Naturals has gone from a trend to a way of life – and Seventh Generation is leading the way when it comes to powerful, plant-based homecare. We talked to the brand’s CEO Joey Bergstein (pictured) to find out how they do it.
The World Economic Forum’s Gender Gap Report, published today, shows that a decade of slow but steady progress on improving parity between the sexes came to a halt in 2017. Katja Freiwald – who leads our women´s partnership and advocacy agenda – explains what this means for her personally.
Together with IDH - the Sustainable Trade Initiative, PT Perkebunan Nusantara III Persero (PTPN III), and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), we are working to drive sustainable palm oil through the RSPO certification programme. Working with UD Lestari, a group of independent farmers, 63 farmers received the first RSPO certification in North Sumatera in 2017, of which 30% were women.