Agrifood and Biodiversity
A resilient agrifood sector: feeding the world within the limits of our planet
Agriculture feeds the world. Yet food production is a major driver of environmental impacts like biodiversity loss, climate change, eutrophication, and water use. As the world’s largest economic sector, it is also deeply entwined with poverty challenges. With global food demand set to increase as much as 40% by 2050, the road ahead is complex, but it holds many opportunities.
We work with cities, regions, NGOs, and the private sector to unlock these opportunities.
This pilot project pioneered the development of science-based targets for plant-based food and drink producer Alpro’s almond and soya supply chain. The study provides recommendations on how Alpro can keep within the safe environmental limits set by the Planetary Boundaries framework – and advanced development of methodologies for other companies to do the same.
How we work towards regenerative agrifood systems
Our core business is reinventing systems: supporting industry leaders to innovate within their value chains and transform to more sustainable business models.
Together with businesses, governments, and non-profits, we accelerate a sustainable economy.
Brian James Shaw
Daniela Palma Munguia
Anne de Valença
Nature Action Tracker: monitoring actions and outcomes for nature
Healthy soil, healthy food: Agrana’s new framework for sustainable fruit cultivation
Nature-based Solutions Policy Tracker
Alpro’s Regenerative Agriculture Journey
The Aquaponics Greenhouse at De Ceuvel
Preserving nature with science-based targets: How companies can track their impacts on nature and operate more sustainably
How to put regenerative agriculture into practice
Organic vs regenerative farming: What’s the difference?
Fresh is on a mission to fix the food system
Regenerative agriculture: Farming in nature’s form
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Brian leads the work of our agrifood and biodiversity team, focusing on interventions at different scales for a transition towards increased system resilience and sustainability.