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Oct

26

October 26, 2012

Food Beverage And Agriculture: Leontino Balbo Jr. of Native Organic Products at BSR Conference 2012

Leontino Balbo Jr. of Native Organic Products at BSR Conference 2012

Head of Native Organic Products Leontino Balbo Junior discusses the role of biodiversity on agriculture stability using the example of sugar cane farms in Brazil at BSR Conference 2012: Fast Forward.

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Sep

18

September 18, 2012

Food Beverage And Agriculture: Implementing Sustainable Agriculture in Walmart China’s Supply Chain

Implementing Sustainable Agriculture in Walmart China’s Supply Chain

As part of Walmart's initiative to provide training for 1 million farmers in its supply chain, the company has enlisted BSR's support to design and implement a training program on sustainable agriculture in China. Here's a look at how our project identifies farmers' needs, matches them with experts, and evaluates impact, taking into account unique challenges, crops, soil types, production systems, and levels of management knowledge and skills.

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Aug

20

August 20, 2012

Food Beverage And Agriculture: The Not So Sweet Truth: Corporate Responsibility and the Obesity Epidemic

The Not So Sweet Truth: Corporate Responsibility and the Obesity Epidemic

From the “Oreo Cookie lawsuit” over trans-fat to the ban on Happy Meals in San Francisco to the tax on saturated fat in Denmark, the message is that corporate responsibility, when it comes to health and wellness, doesn’t exist and that only with the help of disincentives (in the form of regulations) are we going to help consumers make healthier choices.

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Aug

14

August 14, 2012

Food Beverage And Agriculture: The Case for the Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals

The Case for the Responsible Use of Antibiotics in Food-Producing Animals

The misuse and overuse of antibiotics in the meat industry is contributing to the growth of antibiotic-resistant strains of bacteria—an issue that is affecting the buying decisions of a growing number of consumers. How should the industry address the issue?

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May

22

May 22, 2012

Food Beverage And Agriculture: Doing Responsible Business in Latin America: Opportunities in the Agriculture Sector

Doing Responsible Business in Latin America: Opportunities in the Agriculture Sector

With Rio+20 around the corner, the world's attention is shifting to Brazil and other countries in Latin America. What are the regional nuances that can affect business' challenges and opportunities for expansion?

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Oct

10

October 10, 2011

Food Beverage And Agriculture: In Your Words: Sustainable Harvest Coffee President David Griswold on Leadership

In Your Words: Sustainable Harvest Coffee President David Griswold on Leadership

This guest blog is part of BSR's ongoing series exploring what leadership for sustainability looks like in today's world.

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Sep

26

September 26, 2011

Food Beverage And Agriculture: In Your Words: in.gredients Co-Founder Christian Lane on Leadership

In Your Words: in.gredients Co-Founder Christian Lane on Leadership

This guest blog is part of BSR’s ongoing series exploring what leadership for sustainability looks like in today’s world.

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