Blog Posts in Food

  • How Big is the Nutrition Problem in America?

    Did you know in 2010, diet surpassed smoking as the number one risk factor for disease and death in the United States? ...Read More »

  • 4 Tips for Effective Corporate/NGO Partnerships

    Photo courtesy of General Mills

    The Nature Conservancy and General Mills have worked together to protect land and water for over 40 years - so they know a thing or two about NGO/Corporate collaborations.  Read on for their top 4 tips to effective partnerships. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact Updates for January 2016

    Join us this November in Philadelphia for #NI16

    A note from our CEO, Liz Maw: 2016 has been anything but boring here at Net Impact. We’re committed to doing more for our members and chapters than ever before, whether that’s bringing our annual conference on the road through our NIx initiative, bringing new people into the mix with our Impact Design expansion, and redoing our website. ...Read More »

  • Collaborating to Nourish 9 Billion

    Students and industry discuss the future of STEM and Food at NI15

    At Net Impact's 2015 Conference, students and industry came together to discuss the future of food.  Thought leaders at Google, Starbucks and Monsanto directly engaged with students from across the world during the Nourishing 9 Billion Challenge session.  Read on to see what Monsanto Economist, Mac Marshall thought of the event. ...Read More »

  • 5 Tips to Sustainability Success

    The beef community’s attitude toward sustainability is that it’s a journey – not a destination. We must continually improve. We have over the past decades and we strive to for decades to come. The life cycle assessment (LCA) set us on a direct path to ensure we continue to do so. ...Read More »

  • Net Impact SolutionLab: 3 Solutions in Food and Sustainability

    These students are coming up with innovative ideas to address the world's toughest problems. ...Read More »

  • 10 to Follow: Keep Up with Sustainable Food Trends on Twitter

    This post is part of a new series that highlights ways to keep up with impact-related issues through social media.  ...Read More »

  • Three Initiatives Leading the Way in Sustainable Agriculture

    This blog post is an ongoing series featuring speakers from the 2014 Net Impact Conference. When considering the many daunting challenges that face mankind in the coming years, global food security and the sustainable intensification of agriculture should be a top priority. The world’s population continues to rise and will be over 9 billion people by the year 2050. In order to feed an additional 2 billion people (not to mention the nearly 1 billion who are currently hungry), the agricultural industry needs to develop and innovate quickly. But as 2050 approaches, agriculture will not simply need to produce more food; agricultural production will also have to be more sustainable. ...Read More »

  • 5 Things You Might Not Know About Cocoa and Sustainability

    This blog post is an ongoing series featuring speakers from the 2014 Net Impact Conference. Increasingly, consumers want to feel good about not only their chocolate, but also where it comes from. Find out what you need to know with this behind-the-scenes look at the cocoa industry. ...Read More »

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