Sustainable Business

A Chef is Reviving the Ozarks Through Food

Chef Rob Connoley is trying to tell a more complete story of the Ozarks with his research and restaurant.

Superfood Bar with Compostable Wrapper Reclaims Carbon

Impacts Snacks, a plant-based superfood bar company, is using compostable wrappers and reclaiming more carbon that it uses to make its bars.

S2G creates new US$100 Million S2G Oceans Fund

Seed 2 Growth (S2G) Ventures, an impact investing firm, launched a new fund to restore ocean health. Named S2G Oceans, the fund intends to address damage caused by climate change.

Bridging the Gap Between the Plant-Based Protein and Meat Industries

The meat and plant-based protein industries do not have to be opponents. Rather, each can learn lessons from the other to help reduce companies’ carbon footprint and develop healthier products.

Liberation Ice Cream: kubé Brings Justice to People and Food

kubé is rebuilding a more inclusive regenerative economy through their plant-based coconut ice cream.

Black Farmer Fund is Building Resilient Black Food Economies

Black Farmer Fund is working to build resilient Black food economies in New York State.

Innovating for the Future of Plant-Based Protein

Through low-tech solutions and natural processes, food companies like Lightlife are developing plant-based proteins that are good for consumers and the planet.

Has COVID-19 Led to a Plant-Forward Revolution?

Plant-based product sales are on the rise as consumers think more critically about the foods they eat and their role in the food system.

Allégorie Reimagines Fashion Through Discarded Fruits and Ethical Values

After learning about animals’ unethical treatment for bag production in the fashion industry, co-founders Heather Jiang and Jen You created the fashion brand Allégorie.

Maryland Bans EPS Packaging in Food Service

With the EPA saying EPS packaging “can have serious impacts upon human health, wildlife, and aquatic environment, and the economy,” Maryland decides to ban foam packaging altogether