Did you miss (or participate in?) our recent conversation with McDonald’s Corporation? Here are the highlights from the #McDsustainability Twitter chat with VP of Sustainability Bob Langert, CSRwire, and our 227 chat participants.
Category: Food & Agriculture
Showing what’s possible with a little ingenuity, Edenworks operates a closed-loop aquaculture system on the roof of a commercial ironworks in New York City.
Despite resistance to change, new methods of sustainable fish farming and aquaponics are the only way to feed the growing billions of people on the planet.
Join TriplePundit, CSRwire, and McDonald’s Corporation for a Twitter chat on the company’s CSR strategies – Wed. May 7 at 10am PST / 1pm EST.
Monsanto has big plans for the year 2020. The world’s premier agricultural biotech company has upped its sustainability goals, tailoring them to meet the first climate change benchmark given by the IPCC.
McDonald’s has received its fair share of criticism across numerous fronts. This year’s Sustainable Supply awards indicates the fast-food giant is committed to enhancing the overall sustainability of its business, including that of its far-flung network of suppliers.
As if it’s not enough that so many minimum wage workers can’t make ends meet on an honest day’s work, many also find themselves performing work for free or less than they’re due. A new poll conducted by Hart Research Associates shows an overwhelming majority of fast food workers, 89 percent, have experienced wage theft.
You’ve heard of recycling leftover food scraps into a soil amendment for farms, but now a California startup is transforming food waste from grocery stores into a fertilizer that can compete with conventional nitrogen-based soil conditioners that leach chemicals into groundwater, rivers and oceans. We interviewed Dan Morash, founder of West Sacramento-based California Safe Soil (CSS), to learn more about how its Harvest-to-Harvest (H2H) fertilizer saves resources, reduces pollution and improves soil.
As I delved into the commitments these companies have made to address palm-related deforestation and peatland destruction, I was disheartened to see how little some of the brands I love are doing to address the problem.
Giant corporations like McDonald’s and Walmart cast a long shadow across the planet with the enormous amount of resources that they utilize, process, consume and sell. McDonald’s flips and bags 70 million hamburgers every day and is responsible for a full 2 percent of the world’s beef consumption. So when you consider the impact that beef production has on the environment, particularly with regard to climate change, a move by the fast food giant to sustainable beef could be a really big deal.
Tulane University announced on Monday that it would offer a $1M prize for a scalable, market-driven solution to the “dead zones” in the Gulf of Mexico.