Innovation for Sustainability

Opinion | Why Talk of Regenerative Agriculture Should Include Pesticide Reduction

Soil carbon sequestration is becoming a topic for farmers and politicians alike—but which conversations will distinguish sustainability from trend?

Scientific and Traditional Knowledge Is Helping Save the World’s Largest Freshwater Fish

This program brought an average increase of 29 percent per year in the Arapaima fish population in the region, and an average increase of 25 percent per yearin the income of communities.

The Terraton Initiative: Working to Remove a Trillion Tons of Carbon

The Terraton Initiative is working with scientific research partners and industry leaders in order to reduce carbon emissions while promoting innovation.

Rethinking Food Packaging May Address the Plastic Crisis

A significant amount of the plastic polluting our environment originates from packaging in the food industry. Now that society is demanding something be done about plastics, companies are rethinking how we can package food.

Opinion | New Report Profiles 21 Organizations Transforming Food Systems

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development points clearly to the nature- and people-based solutions available to us.

Hawaiian Fishpond Restoration Looks to the Past to Feed the Future

He’eia is the second largest of about 40 fishponds left in the Hawaiian Islands, and this non-profit has worked to rebuild and preserve the traditional structure since 2001, looking at ancient foodways that could, if permitted and desired, feed the entire island.

Using Greenhouses to Help Farmers Build Climate Resilience

Nonprofit Kheyti has designed an affordable greenhouse which allows farmers to grow seven times the amount of food using 90 percent less water, stabilize incomes, and build climate resilience.

Regenerative Agriculture with Dr. Bronner’s

Dr. Bronner’s is working to reverse negative environmental and social impacts associated with global agribusinesses. Dr. Bronner’s soaps are known to have 18-in-One uses, one use is to promote constructive capitalist through fair trade, organic principles, regenerative agriculture, worker’s rights, and animal welfare. 

WRI Proposes New Sustainable Menu to Feed the World by 2050

New WRI report sheds light on the current and future solutions we can apply to build food security to 10 billion people by 2050 without compromising ecosystems or the climate.

Kenyan Produce Company Connects 13,000 Farmers to Vendors

One Kenyan produce company, Twiga Foods, is working to improve the lives of small-scale farmers and vendors through innovative technology and education.