In the quest for sustainability and social responsibility, banana companies are looking for ways to create efficiencies, conserve resources and improve conditions for workers.
Players at the Salon de la Lingerie channeled demand for standout product and an emotional experience.
Vanguard Renewables, a U.S. leader in farm-derived renewable natural gas, announces the recent appointment of David Darr as its Chief Sustainability Officer. Darr joins Vanguard Renewables from Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) in Kansas City, KS. “For more than twenty years, David has worked to enhance sustainable and regenerative farming practices across the United States. At this time of expansive growth for Vanguard Renewables, it is a tremendous opportunity to bring David to our team,” said Neil H. Smith, Chief Executive Officer of Vanguard Renewables. “David’s knowledge, expertise, and energy will be instrumental in guiding our sustainability initiatives and solutions internally and for our farm and food industry partners.”
Poland will imposed further restrictions on the import of waste from 1 February as the government steps up its “fight against environmental crime”. The country was the second largest destination of waste from the UK after The Netherlands in the first three quarters of last year, according to the Environment Agency (below). Under the new system, all waste transport to and through covered by the Waste Shipment Regulation, EU 1013/2006 must be registered in the ‘Sent Module’. This was introduced in Poland in 2017 to register goods such as chemicals, fuels and tobacco, and is primarily used to capture tax revenues and reduce crime.
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Erika Koss A native Californian, Erika now lives in Nairobi, Kenya, where she is Research Associate at the University of Nairobi. As a PhD candidate in the International, Development Studies program at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her dissertation focuses on the need for climate resilience and gender equity for the East African coffee sector.