Business action to unlock the potential of African farmers – WBCSD’s takeaways from the AGRF Summit 2023

Africa’s food systems are facing unprecedented challenges such as climate change, geopolitical instability and rising food prices following the impacts of COVID-19 and the Ukraine war.

Business backs Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge led by WBCSD and partners

Geneva, 23 September 2021 – A total of 42 companies have now pledged a sum of more than USD $345 million in 34 countries to the Zero Hunger Private Sector Pledge. The Pledge, led by a coalition of partners including the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), asks companies to invest in ending world hunger by 2030. Pledgers already include USD $100 million from PepsiCo, USD $35 million from Unilever and USD $11 million from BASF, all WBCSD members.   Companies who commit must invest in at least one […]