Sustainability commitments

Resource Innovation Institute (RII) has assembled a council of global business and environmental leaders to advise the non-profit on its efforts to serve the needs of agricultural producers facing climate risk and technology adoption. The new Strategic Advisory Council–composed of senior leaders from business, investment, government and philanthropic communities–will shape RII’s strategic plan, which will be announced this fall. “Agriculture is...
UPL announced a two-year agreement with the Soil Health Institute (SHI), a non-profit organization whose mission is to safeguard and enhance the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research and advancement. With this collaboration, SHI will evaluate the soil health at selected UPL research and development field stations around the world (including UPL’s OpenAg Farm in Brazil), provide soil health training...
Nutrien announced the release of its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report. Related information regarding Nutrien’s governance, risk management, strategic opportunities and performance are outlined within this report. Nutrien also launched six commitments to address the challenge of sustainably feeding a growing global population while protecting the planet. The Feeding the Future Plan has action pathways to help transform agriculture...
Global compact equipment leader Doosan Bobcat North America announced it was awarded LEED Gold certification for the remodel and expansion of its corporate headquarters building, located at 250 East Beaton Drive in West Fargo, North Dakota. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification is the most widely-used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of...
In recent years there has been increasing interest in bioethanol as a fuel derived from agricultural products. But what is bioethanol? Bioethanol is the ethyl alcohol (ethanol) obtained from the fermentation process of agricultural products or vegetable biomass. Bioethanol can also be used as a biofuel for fireplaces and boilers but is mainly used as a fuel, in the form of pure bioethanol, or...
For many years now, Continental's Tire business area has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to the area of sustainability and has now bundled all activities and projects in a newly created department under the leadership of Claus Petschick as part of its "Vision 2030" strategy program. As Head of Sustainability, he is responsible since April 1, 2020 for the strategic direction...
ADM has announced an ambitious new plan to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent and its energy intensity by 15 percent by 2035. “Every single day, ADM is focused on keeping its employees healthy and safe while simultaneously ensuring we are continuing to support the world’s food supply,” said Chairman and CEO Juan Luciano. The new goals follow on...