• Why Robeco is talking about agricultural waste in engagements

    03 November 2022

    Manure is on the agenda in engagements with some food and agricultural companies, Peter van der Werf tells Thomas Cox

  • Social issues among 'most material' ESG risks for alternative proteins

    14 September 2022

    Factors ranging from climate to the 'just transition' were among the most material environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks to the alternative proteins industry...

  • Food systems: Investment risk and opportunity, Part one

    02 June 2021

    Moving to more sustainable food production is necessary to cut GHG emissions and biodiversity loss - but assessing risk and opportunity can be hard, Michael Hurley writes

  • Biting the hand that feeds it: Brazilian meat sector's degradation of natural capital

    08 February 2021

    The meat industry is becoming increasingly important for Brazil's economy. But as explored in a new special country report from the Coller FAIRR Protein Producer Index for investors, its degradation of natural capital has the potential to undermine its growth and sovereign risk rating, warns Maria Lettini

  • Valuing water now can prevent another global catastrophe

    20 May 2020

    Investors must learn from Covid-19 and take urgent action to tackle the intertwined climate and water crises, says Kirsten James of Ceres

  • Meat industry "burying head in the sand" over climate risk

    17 March 2020

    Many of the major global meat producers are failing to adapt to climate change challenges, a report has argued.

  • Meat, fish and dairy producers not addressing sustainability risks, says FAIRR

    04 September 2019

    The vast majority of meat, fish and dairy producers have not meaningfully addressed basic sustainability risks, according to a report by investor network FAIRR.