12 Orgs Highlighting the True Cost of Food

True cost accounting acknowledges the social, human, and environmental impacts of our food system to reveal what food really costs. These 10 organizations are committed to investigating the true costs of food to make a more sustainable food system for the future.

The True Cost of Food: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet, Publishing in June 2018

Agriculture affects the environment, health, fair labor, employment, food security, and many other aspects of society. Nourished Planet explores new approaches like true cost accounting, to quantify the true cost of the food system as a way to catalyze change in the current system.

Opinion | Valuing the Food System

This piece explores a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

Opinion | To Fight Climate Change, Policymakers Should Turn to Food

This piece is part of Food Tank’s work to promote a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).

Evaluating the Future of Food through True Cost Accounting

In its new booklet, the Global Alliance for the Future of Food explains why we need True Cost Accounting to protect the future of our food, our health, and the health of our planet.

Anne Schwartz on True Cost Accounting to Fix the U.S. Food System

Long-time organic farmer, Anne Schwartz talks about True Cost Accounting, and the positive social and environmental implications of integrating local, organic, and small-farms into food system policy.