Nature-positive in agri-food value chains: the why and the how

Our global agri-food system faces an unprecedented challenge. It’s responsible for about a third of global greenhouse gas emissions and uses roughly 70% of freshwater, driving significant biodiversity loss and land-use change. With projections indicating a 50% increase in food demand by 2050, the system represents a substantial threat to our natural world. At the […]

WBCSD partners with leading pharmaceutical companies to develop a new ‘Roadmap to Nature Positive’

WBCSD in partnership with GSK is convening the pharma sector including AstraZeneca, Bayer, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Roche and Takeda, to develop an additional tool to the Roadmaps to Nature Positive series, focusing on the pharmaceutical sector. All businesses depend on and impact nature through their direct operations and/or value chains. To accelerate business contribution toward […]

Global soy exporters adopt new measures to eliminate deforestation and native vegetation conversion in Brazil’s Cerrado region

Exporters disclose their soy volumes free of deforestation and Cerrado grassland conversion Cerrado Region, Brazil 21 June 2022 – Six of the world’s largest food and agribusiness companies have developed a new method to disclose deforestation- and conversion-free soy purchases from Brazil’s biodiversity-rich Cerrado region, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) announced today. This is one of many […]