Greenhouse Gas

Looking at the whole supply chain could improve environmental and financial returns

Better understanding of consumption to help target eco strategies

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Nestlé and UK supermarkets Sainsbury’s and the Cooperative Group have entered into a pilot project to improve the environmental performance of some of their products, say the project’s organisers at the Product Sustainability Forum (PSF).

Nestlé has updated many of its previous goals on nutrition and sustainability

Nestlé outlines sustainability and nutrition goals

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Nestlé has published a raft of sustainability and nutrition commitments it aims to meet by 2020 or earlier, including sourcing 100% certified sustainable palm oil, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and improving nutrition labelling.

The JDBP is part of Unilever's 'Partner to Win' initiative, which encourages closer ties with key suppliers - such as FrieslandCampina.

Unilever and FrieslandCampina expand sustainability partnership

By Mark Astley

Unilever and Dutch dairy giant FrieslandCampina have expanded their existing sustainability partnership with a pledge to co-operate on development and innovation while promoting sustainable production, packaging, and logistics.

Resource efficiency set to rise in prominence

Resource efficiency set to rise in prominence

By Rod Addy

Resource efficiency will be even more crucial for the food industry in the coming year as it fights to prevent production costs from being passed on to consumers.

Commissioners backtrack on crop-based biofuel targets

European commissioners backtrack on crop-based biofuel targets

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The European Commission has backtracked on biofuels targets, proposing 5% a cap on the amount of fuel that should be produced from food crops to 2020, on concerns that biofuels may be less eco-friendly than earlier thought and may contribute to higher...

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