Sustainable Business

Meat the Mushroom Is Helping Consumers Embrace a Plant-Based Diet

Encouraged by demand from their local community this Baltimore business wants to help consumers transition to a healthy, plant-forward diet.

The Post-COVID Hospitality Industry: “Crisis Creates Opportunities”

Challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic provided new opportunities for businesses to become more sustainable.

This World Chocolate Day, Let’s Rethink Big Cocoa

The true cost of chocolate production has been paid by cocoa-producing communities in the service of profit for a few. This must change.

Global Accelerator Accepting Applications for Food System Solutions

Good Food Makers is a partnership between Barilla’s accelerator group, BLU1877, and the San Francisco-based incubator KitchenTown.

New Report Finds Consumers Are Increasingly Prioritizing Sustainability

A growing number of consumers want to see businesses adopt more sustainable practices.

How Sun & Swell Ditched Plastic for Compostable Packaging

Sun & Swell is distributing their organic food products in 100 percent compostable packaging and reusable jars, one of the first companies to do this on a large scale.

R&DE Stanford Dining Joins Drawdown Labs: Why it Could Mark the Tipping Point for Campus Dining as a Critical Lever for Scaling Climate Solutions

Stanford Dining is the first university-based member in Drawdown Labs’ network of business leaders taking accelerated action against climate change.

The Pandemic Transformed Contract Catering into a New Diverse Sector

The pandemic disrupted the food service industry. Some sectors learned to become more agile.

Seventh Generation Wants to Show How Businesses Can Do Better

Through sustainability commitments, the certified B corporation is working to set an example for other companies.

GrownBy Connects Farmers and Eaters with Local Farms and Food

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the importance of online purchasing, as well as the stabilizing role of farms in local food systems.