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The United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) takes place in September with a goal to “launch bold new actions to transform the way the world produces and consumes food, as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.”
The cooperative said it assembled a team of experts in the field of sustainability across numerous priority areas: from environmental stewardship to employee welfare to animal husbandry and beyond.
June 30, 2021
California Dairies Inc. (CDI), the largest dairy farmer-owned cooperative in California and second largest in the United States, announced the formal launch of an initiative aimed at measuring, validating and further improving sustainable business practices.
Land O’Lakes Inc., The Hershey Co. and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay collaborate on ‘Sustainable Dairy PA’ initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve water quality on local dairy farms.
June 29, 2021
The Hershey Company, Land O’Lakes Inc. and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay said they are partnering to implement on-farm best management practices to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help improve water quality in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Food and beverage manufacturers have made great strides during the past couple of decades when it comes to sustainability, and dairy processors are no exception. In fact, many — if not most — dairy processors have set ambitious sustainability goals and are working hard to attain them.
Almost 80 winners from more than 270 nominees have been recognized over the past decade.
June 14, 2021
The U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards program — celebrating its 10-year anniversary — has a new class of seven winners that demonstrate excellence in sustainability and contributions to the industrywide 2050 Environmental Stewardship Goals, as well as positive efforts in communities.
Conversations tied to dairy processor sustainability typically focus on plant-level efforts such as wastewater reduction or reuse, energy-efficiency-minded improvements and recyclable product packaging.
New sustainability commitments will keep Land O’Lakes’ farmer-members on the leading edge of on-farm best practices and help Land O’Lakes’ customers and partner brands achieve their farm-to-fork sustainability goals.
March 11, 2021
Land O’Lakes Inc. announced new on-farm sustainability commitments to be adopted by its more than 1,600 member-dairy farms by 2025.
The Path to Pasture program will help create a more sustainable pasture-raised milk supply using regenerative farming practices with a focus on planned grazing.
February 17, 2021
As a 1% for the Planet member, Good Culture, an Irvine, Calif.-based cultured dairy brand that aims to make real healing foods available to all, said it partnered with Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), Kansas City, Kan., to create the Path to Pasture program.