Ball Corporation has been listed on the 2013/2014 DJSI as the most sustainable company in the containers and packaging industry. Ball is the only packaging company listed in both the DJSI World and DJSI North America.
Researchers from the University of Wollongong say that Pacific Island communities could face food shortages due to dwindling fish stocks by as early as 2030 - a problem that could be exacerbated by climate change.
A new Greenpeace analysis shows that significant deforestation in Indonesia took place in concessions owned by members of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the industry's largest sustainability organisation.
A more energy-efficient rendering plant and directing all of its organic waste through a digester to generate clean energy from biogas will reduce Bindaree Beef’s carbon emissions by 95% and deliver annual operating cost savings of $2.44 million.
The food industry needs to collaborate more to address sustainability challenges. This was one of the key messages of the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit.
North American crop production has fallen behind that of Western Europe, despite US farmers using genetically modified seed and more pesticide, University of Canterbury researchers have found.
Don’t compared bottled water with tap water, the Australasian Bottled Water Institute has urged consumers. The institute has rejected recent media reports that bottled water is expensive and environmentally questionable.
A $9.1 million government grant is helping Mackay Sugar eliminate its annual carbon liability and produce enough renewable energy to meet one-third of Mackay City’s power needs.
A new research project is helping agro-food sector small and medium-size enterprises, such as bakeries and breweries, improve their environmental sustainability.
A new report that assesses the facts, myths, issues and challenges around palm oil has been launched by WWF-Australia and the Australian Food and Grocery Council.
The London, UK-based Institution of Mechanical Engineers recently estimated that anywhere between 35 and 50% - or 1.2 to 2 billion tons - of all food produced is wasted worldwide; a fraction of which is due to by-products in food processing.
A web-based software application that is an integral part of the Carbon FOODprint toolkit has been launched by FirstCarbon and Compass Group.
New data released by the AFGC shows that Australia’s drink container recycling rates are continuing to rise, with an extra 42,284 tonnes recycled in 2011-12 compared with the previous year.
Nestlé Australia has announced that every chocolate it sells is now independently certified to ensure the cocoa is sourced and produced sustainably on farms with safe working conditions.
A few simple actions like buying oddly shaped fruit and freezing food could dramatically reduce the 1.3 billion tonnes of lost or wasted food each year, according to a new global campaign to cut food waste.