• 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.

  • Institutional investors call for sea change in fish farming

    05 June 2019

    Climate change, pollution and antibiotic resistance could sink the fast-growing fish farming industry, the investor network FAIRR has warned.

  • Sustainable food tech 'hot in venture capital'

    18 October 2018

    Sustainable food technology is a significant investment opportunity, said investors on a private equity panel of Environmental Finance’s Green Equities conference.

  • Follow the money, drive the change

    13 September 2018

    Climate-risk assessments are the next frontier in future-proofing investments – and the agriculture sector should not be overlooked, says John Davis of South Pole.

  • New food index finds most meat and fish companies are of ‘high risk’

    30 May 2018

    More than half of meat and fish companies are of ‘high risk’, according to the first index for global food companies launched by the $5.9 trillion investor network FAIRR.

  • US food companies must do more to prevent 'antibiotics apocalypse'

    01 December 2017

    Investors are beginning to wake up to the dangers posed by antibiotic immunity, argues Maria Lettini

  • China at a farming crossroads in the Year Of The Rooster

    16 February 2017

    China's agricultural census this year and the country's drive to improve its environmental practices mean its food production is at a crossroads, argues Maria Lettini