abusesaffiliationarrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-upattack-typeburgerchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upClock iconclosedeletedevelopment-povertydiscriminationdollardownloademailenvironmentexternal-linkfacebookfiltergenderglobegroupshealthinformation-outlineinformationinstagraminvestment-trade-globalisationissueslabourlanguagesShapeCombined Shapelocationmap-pinminusnewsorganisationotheroverviewpluspreviewprofilerefreshnewssearchsecurityPathtagticktooltiptwitteruniversalityweb
Article

Commentary on food companies' commitments on climate change, land grabs & small-scale farmers

"These 10 companies make a lot of the food we buy. Here’s how we made them better.", 10 Dec 2014

It sounds like a conspiracy theory, but it’s true: There really are 10 companies that control most of the food and drinks you’ll find in the grocery store...So why should these huge companies care about doing business responsibly? First, because their global operations touch countless lives...Second, because shoppers these days think about factors like fairness and sustainability—and we’re increasingly (and successfully) demanding that the brands we buy do the same...Here’s a closer look at three of those issues and some big changes powered by people like you...[Examples of company commitments on climate change, land grabs, fairness for cocoa farmers by Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kellogg, Mars, Mondelez, Nestlé, Unilever]

Story timeline