Bayer’s Gabriela Burian on empowering farmers and addressing hunger

March 4, 2020 by  
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Gabriela Burian, senior director of sustainable food systems at Bayer, says that hunger is an issue that the company is trying to combat. “Our goal is to make sure we empower especially farmers that are very small across the world and farmers that don’t have access to technology or to information,” Burian says.

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General Motors’ Sharon Basel on how the company’s ESG reporting provides insights for its work

March 4, 2020 by  
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Sharon Basel, senior manager of sustainability at General Motors, works a lot on the company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting. “I think it’s a really important thing not to be taken lightly,” she says. “A lot of people inside of General Motors call it the encyclopedia of GM and I think how we portray what our mission is and how we’re all marching towards a vision that we have for the company becomes really evident in that reporting.”

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Are ‘open source’ seeds necessary for a resilient food system?

January 4, 2017 by  
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As the global agriculture industry consolidates with the recent merger between Monsanto and Bayer, the question is raised: What does it mean for the rest of us?

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Bayer, DuPont bet $15 million that ag tech is ready to bloom

July 7, 2016 by  
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DuPont’s Pioneer and Bayer AG’s Crop Science join Finistere Ventures and Cloud Break Advisors in creating a new accelerator fund.

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IKEA argues for businesses to go all-in on sustainability

July 7, 2016 by  
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Steve Howard, chief sustainability officer at IKEA, says setting 100 per cent targets will push climate action.

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Industry leadership on the SDGs in 3 charts

July 7, 2016 by  
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Experts advise companies to launch partnerships and innovate on products to help achieve SDGs.

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Episode 27: Chemicals for the circular economy; Milk from peas?

April 29, 2016 by  
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GreenBiz 350 podcast this week: A Bayer materials spinoff looks to close the loop on carbon, and the founder of Method turns to plant-based protein.

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Bayer spinoff Covestro pitches chemicals for a circular economy

April 29, 2016 by  
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What happens when a chemical incumbent focuses on a “return on carbon” instead of the usual return on investment?

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Volkswagen, Panasonic stand out on Dow Jones sustainability Index

September 13, 2013 by  
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Booted from the index this year were Johnson & Johnson, HSBC and Bayer, while UPS and Bank of America were added to this year's list.

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Coalition Sues US Government Over Bee-Toxic Pesticides

March 25, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock American beekeepers, conservation groups and food campaigners have filed a law suit against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to protect the country’s bees from toxic pesticides. Three quarters of the country’s crops rely on bees for pollination, according to The Guardian , yet the EPA is accused of rushing bee-toxic pesticide registrations despite a suite of scientific reviews that have identified neonicotinoids as a serious threat to declining bee populations . Read the rest of Coalition Sues US Government Over Bee-Toxic Pesticides Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture , Bayer , bees , colony collapse disorder , Environment , environmental protection agency , epa , neonicotinoid , News , pesticides , pollinators , Sierra Club , syngenta , US

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