Dig In: The Quantis Food Report
This report from international sustainability consultancy Quantis provides advice to companies in the food supply chain on how to transform the food system to become more sustainable.
Topics include setting sustainability goals that are most crucial to the success of a company, using appropriate metrics to measure progress towards those goals, revising recipes and product portfolios, developing sustainable packaging, and building resilience in the supply chain.
Read more here or download the full report, Dig in: A landscape of business actions to cultivate a sustainable and resilient food system, here (PDF link). See also the Foodsource chapter Impacts of climatic and environmental change on food systems and the FCRN project Plating up Progress?
While some of the food system challenges facing humanity are local, in an interconnected world, adopting a global perspective is essential. Many environmental issues, such as climate change, need supranational commitments and action to be addressed effectively. Due to ever increasing global trade flows, prices of commodities are connected through space; a drought in Romania may thus increase the price of wheat in Zimbabwe.