The Global Alliance for the Future of Food (GA) recently published a sign-on letter encouraging eaters and policymakers alike to recognize the true costs of food. By embracing True Cost Accounting (TCA), GA believes that global leaders can help ensure…
According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is 3 times what Americans are currently spending on food.
A new book, the True Cost Accounting for Food: Balancing the Scale, provides a new way to understand the social, human, economic and environmental costs of the food system.
Members of the United Nations Food Systems Champions Network discuss the hidden costs and benefits of the food system.
On Food Talk Live: Dani talks with Lauren Baker, the director of programs for the Global Alliance for the Future of Food, about how to account for the true costs of food production. Then, Apeel Sciences CEO James Rogers discusses food waste reduction.
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.
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.
This piece explores a forthcoming report by the U.N. Environment Initiative on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Agriculture & Food (TEEBAgriFood).
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).