ANDREC Week, Oct. 2018-Attendee List

ANDREC WEEK ATTENDEE LIST NOW AVAILABLE   With renewable energy auctions in Colombia less than 4 months away, over 350 local and international decision makers are gathering at ANDREC WEEK 2018 as they look to identify partners, suppliers and experts that can help them lead the country’s transition to renewables. …

Structural Roots of Food System Inequalities

“Ethical Markets  Green Transition Scoreboard 2018  report: 2Capturing Carbon While Improving Human Nutrition and Health” makes many of the same points as this useful article at UTNE Reader . See also  our TV program “Investing in Saltwater Agriculture : The Next Big Thing” with NASA Chief Scientist Bushnell … playing …

UN Begins Talks on World’s First Treaty to Regulate High Seas

“Ethical Markets welcomes this focus on the world’s ocean and urges our own government to honor the original Law of the Sea! We also draw attention to the uses of sea water in growing many good foods to diversify the current global food supply with these salt-loving plants (halophytes, e.g. …

SDG Update – 6 September 2018

GUEST ARTICLES Business Engagement in SDGs Follow up and Review: Lessons Learned after Three HLPFs, Preparing for 2019 Pietro Bertazzi, Head of Sustainable Development, Global Reporting Initiative; and Charlotte Portier, Senior Coordinator, Sustainable Development, GRI The 2018 session of the UN High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) reflected business’ …

SDG Update – 28 August 2018

GUEST ARTICLES Progress on National Forest Monitoring Systems for REDD+: A Win-win for Forests and Climate Action Julian Fox, Interim Team Leader National Forest Monitoring, Forestry Department, FAO Harnessing the potential for climate action (SDG 13) offered by forests through protection, restoration, and sustainable management (SDG 15) has been constrained …

August 2018 Policy Update

ASBC Sees Progress in CA Fight for Net Neutrality ASBC’s ongoing push for net neutrality saw exciting results in August. Notably, ASBC’s advocacy for SB 822 and SB 460 in California, which would restore protections akin to the 2015 FCC rule, has directly helped the bills make startling progress. Assembly …

Cultivating Profits in Organic Agriculture_GreenMoney July18

Joseph Jaramillo is an Isleta Pueblo farmer participating in the New Mexico Landrace (Heirloom) Corn Project. In 2017, NMLCP distributed 1200 lbs. of the pueblo’s blue corn seed to regional farmers following organic protocols. Read the full story Welcome to our annual Sustainable Agriculture Issue. Given the importance of this …

Bloomberg Businessweek ” Tom Isn’t Chicken ” Tyson invests beyond meat !

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article in Bloomberg Business Week “Tom Isn’t Chicken”,  about Tyson’s investing  beyond raising chickens and marketing  animal-meat foods to  plant and cell-based proteins, by Amanda Little with Megan Durisin, which explores the future of human foods from alternative sources: grown from cells, as well as …

Circular Economy Innovations Green Biz

“Ethical Markets recommends this issue of GREEN BUZZ from our colleague, Joel Makower, at Green Biz, particularly the two articles on innovative companies in agriculture, Mercaris, and food, including the many  now raising insects, mostly for animal and fish feed. These alternatives address the current fragile global food system, dependent …